England national under-20 football team

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England Under-20
Nickname(s) The Three Lions
Association The Football Association
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Lee Carsley
FIFA code ENG
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FIFA U-20 World Cup
Appearances11 (first in 1981 )
Best resultChampions, 2017

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.

Contents

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 Lee Carsley. [2]

Fixtures and results

2017–18 Under 20 Elite League

31 August 2017 England  Flag of England.svg3–0Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands New Bucks Head, Telford
20:00 Edwards Soccerball shade.svg 27'
Mavididi Soccerball shade.svg 70'
Johnson Soccerball shade.svg 75'
Report Attendance: 2,321
Referee: Daniel Schlager (Germany)
4 September 2017 Switzerland   Flag of Switzerland.svg0–0Flag of England.svg  England Stadion Schützenwiese, Winterthur
18:00 Report Referee: Maurizio Mariani (Italy)
5 October 2017 Italy  Flag of Italy.svg1–5Flag of England.svg  England Stadio Città di Gorgonzola, Gorgonzola
18:00 Panico Soccerball shade.svg 14' Report Buckley-Ricketts Soccerball shade.svg 4', 34'
Edwards Soccerball shade.svg 21'
Suliman Soccerball shade.svg 63'
Ugbo Soccerball shade.svg 67' (pen.)
Referee: João Capela (Portugal)
10 October 2017 England  Flag of England.svg4–0Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic St George's Park, Burton upon Trent
Johnson Soccerball shade.svg 17'
Mavididi Soccerball shade.svg 25' (pen.), 75'
Barnes Soccerball shade.svg 36'
Report Referee: Łukasz Szczech (Poland)
14 November 2017 Germany  Flag of Germany.svg2–1Flag of England.svg  England Stadion Zwickau, Zwickau
Eggestein Soccerball shade.svg 10', 32' Report Barnes Soccerball shade.svg 86'Attendance: 3,720
Referee: Marco Di Bello (Italy)
22 March 2018 Poland  Flag of Poland.svg0–1Flag of England.svg  England Stadion Miejski, Bielsko-Biała
19:00 Report Wan-Bissaka Yellow card.svg 52' Yellow-red card.svg 76'
Davis Soccerball shade.svg 87'
Attendance: 13,745
Referee: Maurizio Mariani (Italy)
27 March 2018 England  Flag of England.svg3–0Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal Academy Stadium, Manchester
20:00 Willock Soccerball shade.svg 15'
Davis Soccerball shade.svg 41' (pen.)
Suliman Soccerball shade.svg 66'
Report Attendance: 841
Referee: Siemen Mulder (Netherlands)

2018–19 Under 20 Elite League

6 September 2018 England  Flag of England.svg2–0Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland
10 September 2018 Netherlands  Flag of the Netherlands.svg3–1Flag of England.svg  England
11 October 2018 England  Flag of England.svg2–1Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
15 October 2018 Czech Republic  Flag of the Czech Republic.svg1–1Flag of England.svg  England
19 November 2018 England  Flag of England.svg2–1Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
21 March 2019 England  Flag of England.svg1–3Flag of Poland.svg  Poland
25 March 2019 Portugal  Flag of Portugal.svg1–0Flag of England.svg  England

Players

Current squad

Players born between September 2000 and August 2001 are second-year graduates of the English academy system, players born between September 2000 and August 2001 are first-year graduates. Players born after 1 January 2002 remain eligible to play for England under-19s.

The following players were named in the squad for a training camp in November 2020. [3]

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

No.Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)Club
-1 GK Luca Ashby-Hammond (2001-03-25) 25 March 2001 (age 20) [4] Flag of England.svg Fulham
-1 GK Josh Griffiths (2001-09-05) 5 September 2001 (age 19) Flag of England.svg Cheltenham Town (on loan from West Bromwich Albion)
-1 GK Carl Rushworth (2001-07-02) 2 July 2001 (age 19) [5] Flag of England.svg Brighton & Hove Albion
-1 GK George Wickens (2001-11-08) 8 November 2001 (age 19) [6] Flag of England.svg Fulham

-2 DF Vontae Daley-Campbell (2001-04-02) 2 April 2001 (age 20) [7] Flag of England.svg Leicester City
-2 DF Taylor Harwood-Bellis (2002-01-30) 30 January 2002 (age 19) Flag of England.svg Blackburn Rovers (on loan from Manchester City)
-2 DF Nohan Kenneh (2003-01-10) 10 January 2003 (age 18) [8] Flag of England.svg Leeds United
-2 DF Henry Lawrence (2001-09-21) 21 September 2001 (age 19) [9] Flag of England.svg Chelsea
-2 DF Nathanael Ogbeta (2001-04-28) 28 April 2001 (age 19) Flag of England.svg Shrewsbury Town
-2 DF Luke Thomas (2001-06-10) 10 June 2001 (age 19) Flag of England.svg Leicester City
-2 DF Nathan Wood (2002-05-31) 31 May 2002 (age 18) Flag of England.svg Crewe Alexandra (on loan from Middlesbrough)

-3 MF Tino Anjorin (2001-11-23) 23 November 2001 (age 19) Flag of England.svg Chelsea
-3 MF Tommy Doyle (2001-10-17) 17 October 2001 (age 19) Flag of England.svg Manchester City
-3 MF James Garner (2001-03-13) 13 March 2001 (age 20) Flag of England.svg Nottingham Forest (on loan from Manchester United)
-3 MF Anthony Gordon (2001-02-24) 24 February 2001 (age 20) Flag of England.svg Preston North End (on loan from Everton)
-3 MF Valentino Livramento (2002-11-12) 12 November 2002 (age 18) [10] Flag of England.svg Chelsea
-3 MF Marcel Lewis (2001-09-30) 30 September 2001 (age 19) [11] Flag of England.svg Chelsea
-3 MF Jacob Ramsey (2001-05-28) 28 May 2001 (age 19) Flag of England.svg Aston Villa
-3 MF Morgan Whittaker (2001-01-07) 7 January 2001 (age 20) Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Swansea City

-4 FW Folarin Balogun (2001-07-03) 3 July 2001 (age 19) Flag of England.svg Arsenal
-4 FW Rico Richards (2003-09-27) 27 September 2003 (age 17) [12] Flag of England.svg West Bromwich Albion
-4 FW Louie Sibley (2001-09-13) 13 September 2001 (age 19) Flag of England.svg Derby County
-4 FW Ellis Simms (2001-01-05) 5 January 2001 (age 20) Flag of England.svg Blackpool (on loan from Everton)
-4 FW Harvey White (2001-09-19) 19 September 2001 (age 19) Flag of England.svg Portsmouth (on loan from Tottenham Hotspur)

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.PlayerDate of birth (age)CapsGoalsClubLatest call-up
GK Marcus Dewhurst (2001-03-20) 20 March 2001 (age 20) [13] -- Flag of England.svg Sheffield United v. Wales, 13 October 2020 [14]

DF Aji Alese (2001-01-17) 17 January 2001 (age 20)-- Flag of England.svg Cambridge United (on loan from West Ham United)v. Wales, 13 October 2020 [14]
DF Lee Buchanan (2001-03-07) 7 March 2001 (age 20)-- Flag of England.svg Derby County v. Wales, 13 October 2020 [14]
DF Cody Drameh (2001-12-08) 8 December 2001 (age 19) [15] -- Flag of England.svg Leeds United Training Camp, November 2020 [3]
DF Rhys Williams (2001-02-03) 3 February 2001 (age 20)-- Flag of England.svg Liverpool v. Wales, 13 October 2020 SEN [14]

MF Xavier Amaechi (2001-01-05) 5 January 2001 (age 20)-- Flag of Germany.svg Karlsruher SC (on loan from Hamburger SV)v. Wales, 13 October 2020 [14]
MF Paris Maghoma (2001-05-08) 8 May 2001 (age 19) [16] -- Flag of England.svg Brentford v. Wales, 13 October 2020 [14]

FW Bobby Duncan (2001-06-26) 26 June 2001 (age 19) [17] -- Flag of England.svg Derby County v. Wales, 13 October 2020 [14]
FW Tyreece John-Jules (2001-02-14) 14 February 2001 (age 20)-- Flag of England.svg Doncaster Rovers (on loan from Arsenal)v. Wales, 13 October 2020 [14]
  • SEN Player withdrew from the squad due to a call-up to the under-21 team.

Tournament history

FIFA U-20 World Cup

YearRoundGPWD*LGSGASquad
Flag of Tunisia (1959-1999).svg 1977 Did not qualify
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg 1979 Did not qualify
Flag of Australia (converted).svg 1981 Fourth place622297 Squad
Flag of Mexico.svg 1983 Did not qualify
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg 1985 Group stage301225 Squad
Flag of Chile.svg 1987 Did not qualify
Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg 1989 Did not qualify
Flag of Portugal.svg 1991 Group stage302134 Squad
Flag of Australia (converted).svg 1993 Third place632164 Squad
Flag of Qatar.svg 1995 Did not qualify
Flag of Malaysia.svg 1997 Round of 16430193 Squad
Flag of Nigeria.svg 1999 Group stage300304 Squad
Flag of Argentina.svg 2001 Did not qualify
Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg 2003 Group stage301202 Squad
Flag of the Netherlands.svg 2005 Did not qualify
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg 2007 Did not qualify
Flag of Egypt.svg 2009 Group stage301216 Squad
Flag of Colombia.svg 2011 [18] Round of 16403101 Squad
Flag of Turkey.svg 2013 Group stage302135 Squad
Flag of New Zealand.svg 2015 Did not qualify
Flag of South Korea.svg 2017 Champions7610123 Squad
Flag of Poland.svg 2019 Did not qualify
Flag of Indonesia.svg 2021 Qualified
Total [19] 11/22451415164544

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