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 1999 are eligible for the 2016 UEFA European Under-17 Championship.

Under-17 squad called up for the two friendly matches against Slovenia.[1]

All players are born on, or after 01.01.1998.

Name Club
Goalkeepers
Scott Coughlan Wales Cardiff City
Aaron Jones England Everton
Defenders
Cole Dasilva England Chelsea
Mitchell Clark England Aston Villa
Daniel Jeffries Wales Swansea City
Matthew Blake Wales Swansea City
Liam Angel Wales Newport County
Brandon Cooper Wales Swansea City
Midfielders
Max Smallcombe England Exeter City
Kieran Evans Wales Swansea City
Robbie Burton England Arsenal
Ethan Ampadu England Exeter City
Matthew Smith England Manchester City
Ben Woodburn England Liverpool
Forwards
Rabbi Matondo Wales Cardiff City
Liam Edwards Wales Swansea City
Tyler Roberts England West Bromwich Albion
Liam Cullen Wales Swansea City

Recent call-ups[edit]

Name Club
Goalkeepers
Defenders
Joe Lewis Wales Swansea City
Jack Bodenham Wales Cardiff City
Midfielders
Sam Phillips England Wolverhampton Wanderers
Ryan Stirk England Birmingham City
Sion Spence Wales Cardiff City
Kieron Proctor Wales Cardiff City
Forwards
Ibrahim Sosani Wales Cardiff City

Results and Fixtures[edit]

2016 UEFA Under-17 Championship Qualification Round[edit]

Wales hosted the qualification round games for their group on 22nd, 24th and 27th 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 and join hosts Azerbaijan in the final tournament.

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

16 March 2016 (2016-03-16)
Croatia  v  Wales
Report

18 March 2016 (2016-03-18)
Portugal  v  Wales
Report

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

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  v  Wales

18 February 2016
Slovenia  v  Wales

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wales Under 17s friendly matches". faw.org.uk. Dragon Soccer. 5 February 2016. Retrieved 5 February 2016. 
  2. ^ Wales U17 2016 qualification round fixtures

See also[edit]