Wales national under-17 football team

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Wales Under-17
Nickname(s)Young Dragons
AssociationFootball Association of Wales
Head coachWales Geraint Williams
First colours
Second colours
World Cup
AppearancesNone (first in -)
Best result-
European Championship
AppearancesNone (first in -)
Best result-

The Wales national under-17 football team is the national under-17 football team of Wales and is controlled by the Football Association of Wales. The team competes in the UEFA European Under-17 Championship held every year.

Competitive record[edit]

FIFA Under-17 World Cup[edit]

  • 1985–1989: Did not Enter
  • 1991–2019: Did not Qualify

UEFA Under-16 Championships[edit]

  • 1982–1989 did not enter
  • 1990–2001 did not qualify

UEFA Under-17 Championships[edit]

  • 2002 Qualifying Round
  • 2003 Elite Round
  • 2004 Elite Round
  • 2005 Qualifying Round
  • 2006 Elite Round
  • 2007 Elite Round
  • 2008 Elite Round
  • 2009 Elite Round
  • 2010 Elite Round
  • 2011 Qualifying Round
  • 2012 Elite Round
  • 2013 Qualifying Round
  • 2014 Elite Round
  • 2015 Elite Round
  • 2016 Elite Round
  • 2017 Qualifying Round
  • 2018 TBD

Players[edit]

Latest squad[edit]

Players born on or after 1 January 2001 are eligible for the 2019 UEFA European Under-17 Championship.

Under-17 squad called up to play UEFA Euro qualifiers in October 2018.[1]

Name Club
David Robson England Hull City
Cian Tyler England Coventry City
Iestyn Hughes England Manchester United
Owen Hesketh England Manchester City
Luc Noble England Bristol Rovers
Oliver Denham England Manchester United
Owen Beck England Liverpool
Tivonge Rushesha Wales Swansea City
Will Rickard Wales Swansea City
Bradley Gibbings Wales Swansea City
Chem Campbell England Wolverhampton Wanderers
Eli King Wales Cardiff City
Dan Malone England Stoke City
Rubin Colwill Wales Cardiff City
Jack Madelin England A.F.C. Wimbledon
Joshua Thomas Wales Swansea City
Michael Sparkes Scotland Celtic
James Holmes England Milton Keynes Dons
Will Russ England Leicester City

Results and fixtures[edit]

2016 UEFA Under-17 Championship Qualification Round[edit]

Wales hosted the qualification round games for their group on 22, 24 and 27 October 2015.[2] Wales qualified for the Elite Round as one of the five best third-placed teams from the Qualification Round.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Netherlands 3 2 0 1 10 3 +7 6[a] Elite round
2   Switzerland 3 2 0 1 4 4 0 6[a]
3  Wales (H) 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 4
4  Albania 3 0 1 2 1 8 −7 1
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers
(H) Host.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Ranked by head-to-head record (Netherlands: 3 pts; Switzerland: 0 pts).
Netherlands 1–2 Wales
Nunnely Goal 40+1' Report Cooper Goal 4'71'
Referee: Alexandr Aliyev (Kazakhstan)

Switzerland  1–0 Wales
Zeqiri Goal 57' Report
Referee: Thoroddur Hjaltalin (Iceland)

Wales 1–1 Albania
Evans Goal 42' Report Kastrati Goal 39'
Referee: Thoroddur Hjaltalin (Iceland)

2016 UEFA Under-17 Championship Elite Round[edit]

For the Elite Round, Wales were drawn against Portugal, Croatia and Sweden. Croatia will act as group hosts. Fifteen teams will qualify from the Elite Round; the eight group winners and seven second-placed teams with the best record against the first and third-placed teams in their groups. The Elite Round qualifiers will join hosts Azerbaijan in the final tournament.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Portugal 3 3 0 0 7 2 +5 9 Final tournament
2  Sweden 3 2 0 1 3 3 0 6
3  Wales 3 1 0 2 2 2 0 3
4  Croatia (H) 3 0 0 3 3 8 −5 0
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers
(H) Host.
Croatia 0–2 Wales
Report Woodburn Goal 16'
Cullen Goal 45'
Referee: Juri Frischer (Estonia)

Portugal 1–0 Wales
Gomes Goal 40' Report
Referee: Filip Glova (Slovakia)

Wales 0–1 Sweden
Report Isak Goal 69'
Referee: Filip Glova (Slovakia)

2017 UEFA Under-17 Championship Qualification Round[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Scotland 3 3 0 0 8 0 +8 9 Elite round
2  Portugal (H) 3 2 0 1 7 1 +6 6
3  Wales 3 1 0 2 3 3 0 3
4  Malta 3 0 0 3 0 14 −14 0
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers
(H) Host.
Wales 0–2 Portugal
Report Camacho Goal 13' (pen.)
Rodrigues Goal 36'

Scotland 1–0 Wales
Ross Goal 80+1' Report

Malta 0–3 Wales
Report Thorpe Goal 9'
Vale Goal 58'
Oddy Goal 70'

Friendlies[edit]

Wales 0–1 Greece
Report Athanasios Goal 9'

Wales 1–0 Greece
Edwards Goal 9' Report

Slovenia 0–3 Wales
Report Roberts Goal 34'
Cullen Goal 46'
Zaletel Goal 53' (o.g.)

Slovenia 1–0 Wales
Medved Goal 14' Report

References[edit]

See also[edit]