|Nickname(s)||The GAWA, Norn Iron|
|Association||Irish Football Association|
|Head coach||Gerard Lyttle|
| Ireland Youth 0-4 Wales |
(Solitude, Belfast; 10 January 1948)
|Appearances||13 (first in 1948)|
|Best result||Runners-Up: 1963|
The Northern Ireland national under-19 football team also known as Northern Ireland under-19s or Northern Ireland U19s represents Northern Ireland in association football at under-19 level. It is controlled by the Irish Football Association and began under the name of Ireland Youth when the Home Nations first held a round robin of friendly matches in 1948. The same year they entered the first International Youth Tournament, now the UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship. Their best performance was in 1963 when they finished as runner-up. The team evolved into the Northern Ireland under-18 team then the current under-19 team. As well as the UEFA Under-19 Championships the team also enters the annual Milk Cup (currently as an under-20 side). In addition, the team plays regular friendlies, sometimes as an under-20 or under-18 team by agreement of the opposing association.
Champions Runners-up Third Place Fourth Place
|UEFA European Under-18/19 Championship Finals record||Qualification record|
|1948||Sixth place||3||1||0||2||7||12||–5||No qualification needed|
|1949||Fourth place||3||0||1||2||3||10||–7||No qualification needed|
|1950||Did not enter||Did not enter|
|1951||Fourth place||3||1||0||2||3||3||0||No qualification needed|
|1952||Did not enter||Did not enter|
|1953||Fifteenth place||4||1||0||3||11||16||–5||No qualification needed|
|1954||Eighteenth place||5||0||0||5||4||22||–18||No qualification needed|
|1955||Group stage||3||0||1||2||2||9||–7||No qualification needed|
|1956||Did not enter||Did not enter|
|1964||Group stage||2||1||0||1||2||3||–1||No qualification needed|
|1965||Did not enter||Did not enter|
|1976||Group stage||3||0||0||3||3||10||–7||Walkover against Scotland|
|1978||Did not qualify||2||0||0||2||2||9||–7|
|1981||Did not qualify||2||0||0||2||0||4||–4|
|1990||Did not enter||Did not enter|
|1992||Did not qualify||6||0||3||3||4||10||–6|
|2005||Group stage||3||0||0||3||1||4||–3||Qualified as hosts|
|2006||Did not qualify||6||2||1||3||10||9||+1|
|2020||Cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic||Qualified as hosts|
|2021||Cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic|
|2022||To be determined||To be determined|
|2023||To be determined||To be determined|
|2024||To be determined||Qualified as hosts|
|2025||To be determined||To be determined|
Coaches of the Northern Ireland youth/under-18/under-19 side include:
Players born on or after 1 January 2003 will be eligible until the end of the 2022 UEFA European Under-19 Championship. Names in bold denote players who have been capped by Northern Ireland in a higher age group.
The following players were named in the squad for two friendlies against Faroe Islands on 1 September and 3 September.
|No.||Pos.||Player||Date of birth (age)||Club|
|GK||Dylan Berry||14 May 2003||Norwich City|
|GK||Josh Clarke||28 July 2004||Bournemouth|
|DF||Cameron Stewart||20 February 2003||Ipswich Town|
|DF||Lewis MacKinnon||3 March 2003||Rangers|
|DF||Shea Charles||5 November 2003||Manchester City|
|DF||Henry Jeffcott||15 November 2003||Arsenal|
|DF||Dane McCullough||20 December 2003||Burnley|
|DF||Matty Carson||29 April 2004||Southampton|
|DF||Michael Forbes||29 April 2004||West Ham United|
|DF||Brodie Spencer||6 May 2004||Huddersfield Town|
|MF||Sean McAllister||1 January 2003||Everton|
|MF||Caolan McBride||19 September 2003||Aston Villa|
|MF||Isaac Price||26 September 2003||Everton|
|MF||Terry Devlin||6 November 2003||Dungannon Swifts|
|MF||Charlie Allen||22 November 2003||Leeds United|
|MF||Ciaran McGuckin||30 December 2003||Rotherham United|
|MF||Jamie McDonnell||16 February 2004||Nottingham Forest|
|FW||Euan Williams||15 January 2003||Charlton Athletic|
|FW||Ross McCausland||12 May 2003||Rangers|
|FW||Matthew Lusty||14 July 2003||Larne|
|FW||Conor Falls||2 January 2004||Huddersfield Town|
|FW||Jamie Donley||3 January 2005||Tottenham Hotspur|
The following players have previously been called up to the Northern Ireland under-19 squad and remain eligible.
|Pos.||Player||Date of birth (age)||Caps||Goals||Club||Latest call-up|
|GK||Stephen McMullan||31 December 2004||-||-||Warrenpoint Town||Training Camp, June 2021|
|GK||Conor Manderson||12 December 2003||-||-||Portsmouth||Training Camp, March 2021|
|DF||Jake Wallace||25 February 2004||-||-||Fleetwood Town||Training Camp, June 2021|
|DF||Bobby Deane||11 April 2004||-||-||Lincoln City||Training Camp, June 2021|
|DF||Aaron Donnelly||8 June 2003||-||-||Nottingham Forest||Training Camp, March 2021|
|MF||Oisin Conaty||17 February 2003||-||-||Portadown||Training Camp, June 2021|
|MF||Charlie Lindsay||26 January 2004||-||-||Rangers||Training Camp, June 2021|
|MF||Harry Wilson||16 February 2004||-||-||Fleetwood Town||Training Camp, June 2021|
|FW||Rio McEvoy||-||-||Bolton Wanderers||Training Camp, June 2021|
|FW||Dale Taylor||12 December 2003||-||-||Nottingham Forest||Training Camp, March 2021|
|FW||Marcus Daws||26 December 2003||-||-||Bournemouth||Training Camp, March 2021|
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