England national under-20 football team

England national under-20 football team, also known as England Under-20s or England U20(s), represents England in association football at an under-20 age level and is controlled by the Football Association, the governing body for football in England.

England Under-20
Nickname(s)The Three Lions
AssociationThe Football Association
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachPaul Simpson
FIFA codeENG
First colours
Second colours
FIFA U-20 World Cup
Appearances11 (first in 1981)
Best resultChampions, 2017

England were the previous reigning champions of the FIFA U-20 World Cup, after defeating Venezuela in the final of the 2017 tournament.[1] Since the 2017–18 season, England contest the Under 20 Elite League.

The team is currently coached by Paul Simpson.[2]

Fixtures and results

2017–18 Under 20 Elite League

2018–19 Under 20 Elite League

6 September 2018 England 2–0  Switzerland
10 September 2018 Netherlands 3–1 England
11 October 2018 England 2–1 Italy
15 October 2018 Czech Republic 1–1 England
19 November 2018 England 2–1 Germany

Players

Current squad

For the 2019–20 Under 20 Elite League players born on or after 1 January 1999 are eligible. Players born between January and August 1999 are third-year graduates of the English academy system, players born between September 1999 and August 2000 are second-year graduates, players born between September 2000 and August 2001 are first-year graduates. Players born after 1 January 2001 remain eligible to play for England under-19s.

The following players were named in the squad for the fixtures against Portugal and Iceland, played on 14 and 19 November 2019 respectively.[3]

Names in italics denote players who have been capped by England in a higher age group.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
- 1GK Joseph Anang (2000-06-08) 8 June 2000[4] West Ham United
- 1GK Josef Bursik (2000-07-12) 12 July 2000 Accrington Stanley (on loan from Stoke City)
- 1GK Billy Crellin (2000-06-30) 30 June 2000 Chorley (on loan from Fleetwood Town)

- 2DF Jayden Bogle (2000-07-27) 27 July 2000 Derby County
- 2DF Alex Cochrane (2000-04-21) 21 April 2000 Brighton & Hove Albion
- 2DF Nathan Ferguson (2000-10-06) 6 October 2000 West Bromwich Albion
- 2DF Lewis Gibson (2000-07-19) 19 July 2000 Everton
- 2DF Tariq Lamptey (2000-09-30) 30 September 2000[5] Chelsea
- 2DF Joël Latibeaudiere (2000-01-06) 6 January 2000 FC Twente (on loan from Manchester City)
- 2DF Japhet Tanganga (1999-03-31) 31 March 1999 Tottenham Hotspur

- 3MF Flynn Downes (1999-01-20) 20 January 1999 Ipswich Town
- 3MF Andre Dozzell (1999-05-02) 2 May 1999 Ipswich Town
- 3MF Angel Gomes (2000-08-31) 31 August 2000 Manchester United
- 3MF Matty Longstaff (2000-03-21) 21 March 2000 Newcastle United
- 3MF Emile Smith Rowe (2000-06-28) 28 June 2000 Arsenal
- 3MF Marcus Tavernier (1999-03-22) 22 March 1999 Middlesbrough

- 4FW Luke Bolton (1999-10-07) 7 October 1999 Luton Town (on loan from Manchester City)
- 4FW Tyrese Campbell (1999-12-28) 28 December 1999 Stoke City
- 4FW Jack Clarke (2000-11-23) 23 November 2000 Leeds United (on loan from Tottenham Hotspur)
- 4FW Danny Loader (2000-08-28) 28 August 2000 Reading
- 4FW Ian Poveda (2000-02-09) 9 February 2000 Manchester City

Recent call-ups

The following players have previously been called up to the England under-20 squad in the last 12 months and remain eligible.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Brandon Austin (1999-01-08) 8 January 1999[6] - - Tottenham Hotspur v. Poland/Portugal, 21–26 March 2019[7]
GK Ellery Balcombe (1999-10-15) 15 October 1999[8] - - Viborg FF (on loan from Brentford) Toulon Tournament, 1–15 June 2019[9]
GK Josh Griffiths (2001-09-05) 5 September 2001[10] - - West Bromwich Albion v. Netherlands/Switzerland, 5–9 September 2019[11]
GK Thomas McGill (2000-03-25) 25 March 2000 - - Brighton & Hove Albion v. Italy/Czech Republic, 10–14 October 2019[12]
GK Ryan Schofield (1999-12-11) 11 December 1999 - - Huddersfield Town Toulon Tournament, 1–15 June 2019[9]

DF Trevoh Chalobah (1999-07-05) 5 July 1999 - - Huddersfield Town (on loan from Chelsea) Toulon Tournament, 1–15 June 2019[9]
DF Tom Edwards (1999-01-22) 22 January 1999 - - Stoke City v. Poland/Portugal, 21–26 March 2019[7]
DF Marc Guehi (2000-07-13) 13 July 2000 - - Chelsea Toulon Tournament, 1–15 June 2019[9]
DF Reece James (1999-12-08) 8 December 1999 - - Chelsea Toulon Tournament, 1–15 June 2019[9]
DF Adam Lewis (1999-11-08) 8 November 1999[13] - - Liverpool v. Poland/Portugal, 21–26 March 2019[7]
DF Steven Sessegnon (2000-05-18) 18 May 2000 - - Fulham Toulon Tournament, 1–15 June 2019[9]
DF Dujon Sterling (1999-10-24) 24 October 1999 - - Wigan Athletic (on loan from Chelsea) v. Switzerland/Netherlands, 6–10 September 2018[14]
DF Brandon Williams (2000-09-03) 3 September 2000 - - Manchester United v. Portugal/Iceland, 14–19 November 2019 INJ[3]
DF Ben Wilmot (1999-11-04) 4 November 1999 - - Swansea City (on loan from Watford) v. Poland/Portugal, 21–26 March 2019[7]

MF Elliot Embleton (1999-04-02) 2 April 1999 - - Sunderland v. Poland/Portugal, 21–26 March 2019[7]
MF Conor Gallagher (2000-02-06) 6 February 2000 - - Charlton Athletic (on loan from Chelsea) v. Italy/Czech Republic, 10–14 October 2019 SEN[12]
MF Ryan Giles (2000-01-26) 26 January 2000 - - Shrewsbury Town (on loan from Wolves) v. Italy/Czech Republic, 10–14 October 2019[12]
MF Dwight McNeil (1999-11-22) 22 November 1999 - - Burnley Toulon Tournament, 1–15 June 2019[9]
MF Jamie Shackleton (1999-10-08) 8 October 1999 - - Leeds United v. Netherlands/Switzerland, 5–9 September 2019[11]
MF Callum Slattery (1999-02-08) 8 February 1999 - - Southampton v. Italy/Czech Republic, 10–14 October 2019[12]
MF Joe Willock (1999-08-20) 20 August 1999 - - Arsenal Toulon Tournament, 1–15 June 2019[9]

FW Ben Brereton (1999-04-18) 18 April 1999 - - Blackburn Rovers v. Switzerland/Netherlands, 6–10 September 2018[14]
FW George Hirst (1999-02-15) 15 February 1999 - - Leicester City Toulon Tournament, 1–15 June 2019[9]
FW Jonathan Leko (1999-04-24) 24 April 1999 - - Charlton Athletic (on loan from West Brom) v. Italy/Czech Republic, 10–14 October 2019[12]
FW Reiss Nelson (1999-12-10) 10 December 1999 - - Arsenal v. Switzerland/Netherlands, 6–10 September 2018[14]
FW Eddie Nketiah (1999-05-30) 30 May 1999 - - Leeds United (on loan from Arsenal) Toulon Tournament, 1–15 June 2019[9]
FW Luke Thomas (1999-02-19) 19 February 1999 - - Barnsley v. Netherlands/Switzerland, 5–9 September 2019[11]
  • INJ Player withdrew from the squad before any games had been played.
  • SEN Player withdrew from the squad due to a call-up to the under-21 team.

Tournament history

FIFA U-20 World Cup

Year Round GP W D* L GS GA Squad
1977Did not qualify
1979Did not qualify
1981Fourth place622297Squad
1983Did not qualify
1985Group stage301225Squad
1987Did not qualify
1989Did not qualify
1991Group stage302134Squad
1993Third place632164Squad
1995Did not qualify
1997Round of 16430193Squad
1999Group stage300304Squad
2001Did not qualify
2003Group stage301202Squad
2005Did not qualify
2007Did not qualify
2009Group stage301216Squad
2011[15]Round of 16403101Squad
2013Group stage302135Squad
2015Did not qualify
2017Champions7610123Squad
2019Did not qualify
2021To be determined
Total[16]11/23451415164544

References

  1. "Under-20 World Cup:England beat Venezuela in final". BBC Sport. Retrieved 11 June 2017.
  2. "Young Lions set for new season". The Football Association. 25 July 2017. Retrieved 10 January 2018.
  3. "KEITH DOWNING PICKS HIS SQUAD FOR GAMES IN PORTUGAL AND WITH ICELAND IN WYCOMBE". The Football Association. 8 November 2019. Retrieved 18 November 2019.
  4. "Joseph Anang". West Ham United F.C. Retrieved 18 November 2019.
  5. "Tariq Lamptey". Chelsea F.C. Retrieved 18 October 2019.
  6. "Brandon Austin". Tottenham Hotspur F.C. Retrieved 19 November 2018.
  7. "Paul Simpson has picked his England U20s squad for games with Poland and Portugal". The Football Association. 14 March 2019. Retrieved 14 March 2019.
  8. "Ellery Balcombe". Brentford F.C. Retrieved 19 November 2018.
  9. "ENGLAND MU20S SQUAD NAMED BY PAUL SIMPSON FOR MAURICE REVELLO TOURNAMENT IN FRANCE". The Football Association. 28 May 2019. Retrieved 3 October 2019.
  10. "Josh Griffiths". West Bromwich Albion F.C. Retrieved 7 October 2019.
  11. "ENGLAND U20S OPEN SEASON AGAINST NETHERLANDS AND SWITZERLAND WITH A 21-MAN SQUAD". The Football Association. 30 August 2019. Retrieved 31 August 2019.
  12. "THE ENGLAND MU20S SQUAD HAS BEEN NAMED FOR GAMES WITH ITALY AND CZECH REPUBLIC". The Football Association. 4 October 2019. Retrieved 7 October 2019.
  13. "Adam Lewis". Liverpool F.C. Retrieved 19 November 2018.
  14. "England U20s squad named for September double-header". The Football Association. 31 August 2018. Retrieved 19 November 2018.
  15. "FIFA U-20 World Cup – Previous Tournaments". FIFA.com. Retrieved 18 August 2013.
  16. "FIFA U-20 World Cup: England". FIFA.com. 1 July 2013. Retrieved 18 August 2013.
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