Wales national under-19 football team

The Wales national under-19 football team is the national under-19 football team of Wales and is controlled by the Football Association of Wales. The team competes in the UEFA European Under-19 Championship held every year.

Wales Under-19
Nickname(s)Young Dragons
AssociationFootball Association of Wales
Head coachRob Edwards
First colours
Second colours
First international
 Northern Ireland 4-0  Wales
(London, England; 15 April 1948)
Biggest win
 Wales 6-1  Iceland
(Swansea, Wales; 26 November 1970)
Biggest defeat
 Netherlands 11-2  Wales
(Dordrecht, Netherlands; 6 March 1963)
World Cup
Appearances0
UEFA U-19 Championship
Appearances7 (first in 1948)
Best resultFirst Round (6 times)

Recent history

The under-19 squad is a proving ground for talented youngsters. Full international players like Gareth Bale, Joe Allen, and Wayne Hennessey, as well as most of the current Wales U21 side, have progressed through the team.

Players

Latest squad

Players born on or after 1 January 2001 are eligible for the 2020 UEFA European Under-19 Championship. Players in bold have attained full international caps. Clubs as of the date of the announcement.

Under-19 squad called up for friendly matches versus Austria on 11 and 14 October 2019.[1]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Daniel Barden (2002-01-02) 2 January 2002 0 0 Norwich City
1GK Lewis Webb 0 0 Swansea City
2DF Tivonge Rushesha (2002-07-24) 24 July 2002 0 0 Swansea City
2DF Neco Williams (2001-04-13) 13 April 2001 0 0 Liverpool
2DF Morgan Boyes (2001-04-22) 22 April 2001 0 0 Liverpool
2DF Ryan Astley (2001-10-04) 4 October 2001 0 0 Everton
2DF Cameron Evans (2001-02-23) 23 February 2001 0 0 Swansea City
3MF Danny Williams (2001-04-19) 19 April 2001 0 0 Swansea City
3MF Callum Watts (2001-10-20) 20 October 2001 0 0 Southampton
3MF Rhys Hughes (2001-09-21) 21 September 2001 0 0 Everton
3MF Joe Adams (2001-02-13) 13 February 2001 0 0 Brentford
3MF Sam Pearson (2001-10-26) 26 October 2001 0 0 Bristol City
4FW Sam Bowen (2001-01-14) 14 January 2001 0 0 Cardiff City
4FW Will Russ (2002-11-08) 8 November 2002 0 0 Leicester City
4FW Joshua Thomas (2002-09-24) 24 September 2002 0 0 Swansea City
4FW Lewis Collins (2001-05-09) 9 May 2001 0 0 Newport County
3MF Luca Hoole 0 0 Bristol Rovers
3MF Harry Pinchard (2001-09-11) 11 September 2001 0 0 Cardiff City
3MF Scott Smith (2001-02-07) 7 February 2001 0 0 Wigan Athletic
4FW Christian Norton (2001-05-21) 21 May 2001 0 0 Southampton

Results and Fixtures

2018 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification

Group 13

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Slovakia 3 2 1 0 5 3 +2 7 Elite round
2  Turkey (H) 3 2 0 1 7 4 +3 6
3  Kazakhstan 3 1 1 1 3 5 2 4
4  Wales 3 0 0 3 4 7 3 0
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers
(H) Host.
Wales 1–2 Slovakia
Report
  • Vician  43'
  • Král’ovič  76'
Turkey 2–1 Wales
Report
Referee: Dejan Jakimovksi (Macedonia)
Kazakhstan 3–2 Wales
Report
Referee: Dejan Jakimovksi (Macedonia)

2017 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification round

Group 6

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  England 3 2 0 1 6 3 +3 6 Elite round
2  Greece 3 2 0 1 7 2 +5 6
3  Wales (H) 3 2 0 1 9 6 +3 6
4  Luxembourg 3 0 0 3 2 13 11 0
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers
(H) Host.
Wales 0–2 Greece
Report Mingos  59'
Nikolaou  78'
Referee: Ivaylo Stoyanov (Bulgaria)
England 2–3 Wales
Harris  63' (o.g.)
Alexander-Arnold  73' (pen.)
Report Broadhead  35' (pen.), 75'
Harris  61'
Referee: Benoît Millot (France)
Luxembourg 2–6 Wales
Da Costa  4'
Brandenburger  35' (pen.)
Report Woodburn  21', 50'
Broadhead  38', 71', 81'
Cullen  54'
Referee: Donatas Rumšas (Lithuania)

See also

References

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