|Association||Irish Football Association|
|Head coach||Gerard Lyttle|
| Northern Ireland 0–3 Austria |
(Ballymena, Northern Ireland; 18 September 2001)
| Northern Ireland 7–0 Luxembourg |
(Beggen, Luxembourg; 30 October 2019
| Northern Ireland 0–8 Turkey |
(Staines, England; 2 September 2007
|Appearances||6 (first in 1987)|
|Best result||Group stage (6 times)|
The Northern Ireland national under-17 football team also known as Northern Ireland under-17s or Northern Ireland U17s represents Northern Ireland in association football at under-17 level. It is controlled by the Irish Football Association. The team first competed as Northern Ireland under-16 before evolving into the current under-17 side when UEFA realigned their youth tournaments in 2001. They have qualified for the finals of the UEFA European Under-16 Championships five times (1987, 1990, 1992, 1993 and 1997) and for the UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship once (2004). In addition to the UEFA Championships, the team also plays regular friendlies and in minor tournaments from similar age-group teams from throughout the world.
|UEFA European Under-16/17 Championship Finals record||Qualification record|
|1982||Did not enter||Did not enter|
|1986||Did not qualify||2||0||1||1||0||1||–1|
|1988||Did not qualify||2||0||1||1||0||2||–2|
|1991||Did not qualify||2||0||0||2||0||4||–4|
|1994||Did not qualify||2||1||0||1||4||5||–1|
|1998||Did not qualify||2||1||1||0||1||0||+1|
|2005||Did not qualify||6||2||1||3||11||12||–1|
|2020||Cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic||3||1||0||2||7||6||+1|
|2021||Cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic|
|2022||To be determined||To be determined|
|1985||did not enter|
|1987||did not qualify|
|2021||To be determined|
|Assistant Manager||Andy Waterworth|
|Goalkeeping Coach||Roy Carroll|
Players born on or after 1 January 2005 will be eligible until the end of the 2022 UEFA European Under-17 Championship. Names in bold denote players who have been capped by Northern Ireland in a higher age group.
The following players were named in a Under-17 Euro 2022 qualifiers preparation training camp.
|No.||Pos.||Player||Date of birth (age)||Club|
|GK||Kai McLean||23 February 2005||Celtic|
|GK||Rian Brown||6 June 2005||Portadown|
|GK||Pierce Charles||1 October 2005||Sheffield Wednesday|
|DF||Reece Jordan||6 March 2005||Portadown|
|DF||Darragh McCloskey||Derry City|
|DF||Daithí McCallion||Derry City|
|DF||Bayley McCann||Peterborough United|
|MF||Caolán Donnelly||14 January 2005||Larne|
|MF||Jack Patterson||16 October 2005||Crusaders|
|MF||Conal McGarrigle||Derry City|
|MF||Rio Oudnie-Morgan||Ipswich Town|
|FW||Jamie Donley||3 January 2005||Tottenham Hotspur|
|FW||Shea Brennan||14 February 2005||Larne|
|FW||Sam Glenfield||10 May 2005||Portadown|
|FW||Luca Doherty||28 July 2005||Derry City|
|FW||Ethan Sousa||21 November 2005||Dundalk|
|FW||Omari Kellyman||Derby County|
|FW||Corey Smith||Dungannon Swifts|
The following players have previously been called up to the Northern Ireland under-17 squad and remain eligible.
|Pos.||Player||Date of birth (age)||Caps||Goals||Club||Latest call-up|
|GK||Matthew Williamson||-||-||Linfield||Training Camp, June 2021|
|DF||Ruairi McConville||1 May 2005||-||-||Brighton||Training Camp, June 2021|
|DF||Lewis Loughlin||-||-||Ballinamallard United||Training Camp, June 2021|
|DF||Daniel Farrelly||-||-||Portadown||Training Camp, June 2021|
|MF||Bobby Higgins||-||-||Linfield||Training Camp, June 2021|
|MF||Bradley Maguire||-||-||Crusaders||Training Camp, June 2021|
|FW||Jack Berry||-||-||Cliftonville||Training Camp, June 2021|
|FW||Jaydyn Withers||-||-||Cliftonville||Training Camp, June 2021|
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