Scotland national under-20 football team

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Scotland Under-20
Shirt badge/Association crest
AssociationScottish Football Association
Head coachScot Gemmill (2017)
First colours
Second colours
FIFA U-20 World Cup
Appearances3 (first in 1983)
Best resultQuarter-finals (1983 and 1987)

The Scotland national under-20 football team, controlled by the Scottish Football Association, is Scotland's national under 20 football team and is considered to be a feeder team for the Scotland national football team. The team represents Scotland in international Under 20 competitions such as the FIFA U-20 World Cup.

Scotland reached the quarter-finals of the World Youth Championship on two occasions: in 1983, where they lost to eventual winners Poland; and in 1987, when tournament runners-up West Germany won on penalties. The team last played in a competitive tournament in the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup, which Scotland qualified for by finishing second in the 2006 UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship

An under-20 team selected for the 2017 Toulon Tournament, in which Scotland finished in third place.[1]


Competitive record[edit]

FIFA World Youth Championship / FIFA U-20 World Cup record[edit]

Year Result GP W D* L GS GA
Tunisia 1977 Did not qualify
Japan 1979
Australia 1981
Mexico 1983 Quarter-final 4 2 0 2 4 3
Soviet Union 1985 Did not qualify
Chile 1987 Quarter-final 4 1 3 0 6 5
Saudi Arabia 1989 Did not qualify
Portugal 1991
Australia 1993
Qatar 1995
Malaysia 1997
Nigeria 1999
Argentina 2001
United Arab Emirates 2003
Netherlands 2005
Canada 2007 Group Stage 3 0 0 3 2 7
Egypt 2009 Did not qualify
Colombia 2011
Turkey 2013
New Zealand 2015
South Korea 2017
Poland 2019
Total 3/22 11 3 3 5 12 15

Squad[edit]

The following squad was selected for a friendly match with Turkey under-20s in November 2018.[2]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Cammy Gill (1998-04-07) 7 April 1998 (age 21) Scotland Dunfermline Athletic
1GK Robby McCrorie (1998-03-18) 18 March 1998 (age 21) Scotland Rangers

2DF George Johnston (1998-09-01) 1 September 1998 (age 20) England Liverpool
2DF Ross McCrorie (1998-03-18) 18 March 1998 (age 21) Scotland Rangers
2DF Tom McIntyre (1998-11-06) 6 November 1998 (age 20) England Reading
2DF Calvin Miller (1998-01-09) 9 January 1998 (age 21) Scotland Dundee (on loan from Celtic)
2DF Ryan Porteous (1999-03-25) 25 March 1999 (age 20) Scotland Hibernian
2DF Iain Wilson (1998-12-15) 15 December 1998 (age 20) Scotland Kilmarnock

3MF Lewis Ferguson (1999-08-24) 24 August 1999 (age 19) Scotland Aberdeen
3MF Michael Johnston (1999-04-19) 19 April 1999 (age 19) Scotland Celtic
3MF Callumn Morrison (1999-07-05) 5 July 1999 (age 19) Scotland Heart of Midlothian
3MF Harvey St Clair (1998-10-13) 13 October 1998 (age 20) Italy Venezia
3MF David Turnbull (1999-07-10) 10 July 1999 (age 19) Scotland Motherwell

4FW Bruce Anderson (1998-09-23) 23 September 1998 (age 20) Scotland Aberdeen
4FW Ben House (1999-07-05) 5 July 1999 (age 19) England Reading
4FW Connor McLennan (1999-10-05) 5 October 1999 (age 19) Scotland Aberdeen
4FW Fraser Preston (1999-03-05) 5 March 1999 (age 20) England Sheffield Wednesday
4FW Oli Shaw (1998-03-12) 12 March 1998 (age 21) Scotland Hibernian

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Scotland U-20s beat Czech Republic to seal third-place finish". BBC Sport. BBC. 10 June 2017. Retrieved 10 July 2017.
  2. ^ "Gemmill names Scotland Under-20 squad for Turkey friendly". Scottish FA. 5 November 2018. Retrieved 5 November 2018.

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