Wales national under-17 football team

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Wales Under-17
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Young Dragons
Association Football Association of Wales
Head coach Wales Geraint Williams
First colours
Second colours

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 Football Championship held every year.

Players[edit]

Latest squad[edit]

Players born on or after 1 January 2000 are eligible for the 2017 UEFA European Under-17 Championship.

Under-17 squad called up to play UEFA Euro qualifiers in Portugal in September 2016.[1]

Name Club
Adam Przybek England West Bromwich Albion
George Ratcliffe Wales Cardiff City
Pablo Martinez England Reading
Ben Cabango Wales Swansea City
Ryan Reynolds England Everton
Ben Erickson Wales Swansea City
Rhydian Williams Wales Swansea City
Brandon Cooper Wales Swansea City
Ryan Stirk England Birmingham City
Ethan Ampadu England Exeter City
Sion Spence Wales Cardiff City
Elliot Thorpe England Tottenham Hotspur
Dylan Levitt England Manchester United
Rabbi Matondo England Manchester City
Jack Vale England Blackburn Rovers
Kieran Holsgrove England West Bromwich Albion
Mason Jones-Thomas Wales Swansea City
Brandon Oddy England Norwich City

Results and Fixtures[edit]

2016 UEFA Under-17 Championship Qualification Round[edit]

Wales hosted the qualification round games for their group on 22nd, 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).

22 October 2015 (2015-10-22)
13:00
Netherlands  1–2  Wales
Nunnely Goal 40+1' Report Cooper Goal 4'71'
Dragon Park, Newport
Referee: Alexandr Aliyev (Kazakhstan)

24 October 2015 (2015-10-24)
17:00
Switzerland   1–0  Wales
Zeqiri Goal 57' Report
Dragon Park, Newport
Referee: Thoroddur Hjaltalin (Iceland)

27 October 2015 (2015-10-27)
13:00
Wales  1–1  Albania
Evans Goal 42' Report Kastrati Goal 39'
Dragon Park, Newport
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 (Q) 2 2 0 0 3 0 +3 6 Final tournament
2  Wales 2 1 0 1 2 1 +1 3 Possible qualification based on ranking
3  Sweden 2 1 0 1 2 3 −1 3
4  Croatia (H, E) 2 0 0 2 1 4 −3 0
Updated to match(es) played on 18 March 2016. Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers
(E) Eliminated; (H) Host; (Q) Qualified to the phase indicated.

16 March 2016 (2016-03-16)
15:30
Croatia  0–2  Wales
Report Woodburn Goal 16'
Cullen Goal 45'
Stadion Valbruna, Rovinj
Referee: Juri Frischer (Estonia)

18 March 2016 (2016-03-18)
13:30
Portugal  1–0  Wales
Gomes Goal 40' Report
Stadion Veruda, Pula
Referee: Filip Glova (Slovakia)

21 March 2016 (2016-03-21)
Wales  v  Sweden
Report

2017 UEFA Under-17 Championship Qualification Round[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Scotland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Elite round
2  Portugal (H) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3  Wales 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Possible qualification based on ranking
4  Malta 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
First match(es) will be played on 16 September 2016. Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers
(H) Host.

16 September 2016 (2016-09-16)
Scotland  v  Wales

18 September 2016 (2016-09-18)
Wales  v  Portugal

21 September 2016 (2016-09-21)
Malta  v  Wales

Friendlies[edit]

25 August 2015
15:00
Wales  0-1  Greece
Report Athanasios Goal 9'

27 August 2015
15:00
Wales  1-0  Greece
Edwards Goal 9' Report

16 February 2016
Slovenia  0-3  Wales
Report Roberts Goal 34'
Cullen Goal 46'
Zaletel Goal 53' (o.g.)

18 February 2016
Slovenia  1-0  Wales
Medved Goal 14' Report

References[edit]

See also[edit]