Scotland national under-17 football team

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Scotland Under-17
Association Scottish Football Association
Head coach Brian McLaughlin [1]
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U-17 World Cup
Appearances1 (first in 1989 )
Best resultRunners-up: 1989
European U-17 Championship
Appearances5 (first in 2008 )
Best resultSemi-final: 2014

The Scotland national under-17 football team, controlled by the Scottish Football Association, is Scotland's national Under-17 football team and is considered to be a feeder team for the Scotland national football team. The team represents Scotland in international Under-17 competitions such as the U-17 World Cup and the European U-17 Championship.

Scottish Football Association governing body of association football in Scotland

The Scottish Football Association, is the governing body of football in Scotland and has the ultimate responsibility for the control and development of football in Scotland. Members of the SFA include clubs in Scotland, affiliated national associations as well as local associations. It was formed in 1873, making it the second oldest national football association in the world. It is not to be confused with the "Scottish Football Union", which is the name that the SRU was known by until the 1920s.

Scotland Country in Europe, part of the United Kingdom

Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. Sharing a border with England to the southeast, Scotland is otherwise surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west, by the North Sea to the northeast and by the Irish Sea to the south. In addition to the mainland, situated on the northern third of the island of Great Britain, Scotland has over 790 islands, including the Northern Isles and the Hebrides.

Scotland national football team Mens association football team representing Scotland

The Scotland national football team represents Scotland in international football and is controlled by the Scottish Football Association. It competes in the three major professional tournaments, the FIFA World Cup, UEFA Nations League and the UEFA European Championship. Scotland, as a constituent country of the United Kingdom, is not a member of the International Olympic Committee and therefore the national team does not compete in the Olympic Games. The majority of Scotland's home matches are played at the national stadium, Hampden Park.

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The team has qualified for five European Championship final tournaments, in 2008, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017. The team achieved its best result in 2014 by progressing to the semi-final. [2]

Coaches

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Steven Pressley Footballer and manager

Steven John Pressley is a Scottish football player and coach, who is currently the manager of Carlisle United.

Brian McLaughlin is a Scottish former footballer, who most notably played for Celtic in the early 1990s, and was a Scottish under-21 international.

Competitive record

FIFA U-16/17 World Cup Record

YearResultGPWD*LGFGAGD
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 1985 did not qualify
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg 1987
Flag of Scotland.svg 1989 Runners-up630383+5
Flag of Italy.svg 1991 did not qualify
Flag of Japan.svg 1993
Flag of Ecuador.svg 1995
Flag of Egypt.svg 1997
Flag of New Zealand.svg 1999
Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg 2001
Flag of Finland.svg 2003
Flag of Peru.svg 2005
Flag of South Korea.svg 2007
Flag of Nigeria.svg 2009
Flag of Mexico.svg 2011
Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg 2013
Flag of Chile.svg 2015
Flag of India.svg 2017
Flag of Brazil.svg 2019 To be determined

UEFA European U-17 Championship Record

YearResultGPWD*LGFGAGD
2002 did not qualify
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008 Group stage300305−5
2009 did not qualify
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014 Semi final420248−4
2015 Group stage300308-8
2016 Group stage300305-5
2017 Group stage311143+1
2018 did not qualify
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Current squad

The following players were selected for the Elite Round of 2019 UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualification in March 2019. [6]

The 2019 UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualifying competition is a men's under-17 football competition that will determine the 15 teams joining the automatically qualified hosts Republic of Ireland in the 2019 UEFA European Under-17 Championship final tournament.

No.Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)CapsGoalsClub
1 GK Cieran Slicker Flag of England.svg Manchester City
1 GK Jamie Smith Flag of Scotland.svg Hamilton Academical

2 DF Finn Ecrepont (2002-07-30) 30 July 2002 (age 16) Flag of Scotland.svg Ayr United
2 DF Jamie Hamilton Flag of Scotland.svg Hamilton Academical
2 DF Cammy Logan Flag of Scotland.svg Heart of Midlothian
2 DF Connor McAvoy Flag of England.svg Fulham
2 DF Liam Morrison Flag of Scotland.svg Celtic
2 DF Harris O'Connor Flag of Scotland.svg Rangers

3 MF Connor Barron Flag of Scotland.svg Aberdeen
3 MF Michael Craig Flag of England.svg Tottenham Hotspur
3 MF Ciaran Dickson Flag of Scotland.svg Rangers
3 MF Aaron Hickey Flag of Scotland.svg Heart of Midlothian
3 MF Reece McAlear Flag of Scotland.svg Motherwell
3 MF Stuart McKinstry Flag of Scotland.svg Motherwell
3 MF Liam Miller Flag of England.svg Sunderland
3 MF Connor Smith Flag of Scotland.svg Heart of Midlothian

4 FW Sonny Blu Lo-Everton Flag of England.svg Watford
4 FW Thomas Dickson-Peters Flag of England.svg Norwich City
4 FW Kai Kennedy Flag of Scotland.svg Rangers
4 FW Andrew Winter Flag of Scotland.svg Hamilton Academical

See also

The Scotland national under-21 football team, controlled by the Scottish Football Association, is Scotland's national under 21 football team and is considered to be a feeder team for the Scotland national football team.

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References

  1. 1 2 "McLaughlin aiming to take under-17s to the next level". www.scottishfa.co.uk. Scottish Football Association. 17 August 2017. Retrieved 17 August 2017.
  2. "Scotland Under-17s reach European Championship semi-final". BBC Sport. BBC. 15 May 2014. Retrieved 15 May 2014.
  3. Stewart Fisher (19 October 2012). "Gorre aims to add Dutch of magic to industrious Scots". The Herald . Retrieved 1 November 2012.
  4. "Scotland Under-17 squad announced for Euro finals". www.scottishfa.co.uk. Scottish Football Association. 23 April 2014. Retrieved 23 April 2014.
  5. "Steven Pressley to lead Scotland Under-17s". www.scottishfa.co.uk. Scottish Football Association. 2 October 2015. Retrieved 2 October 2015.
  6. @ScotlandNT (4 March 2019). "Brian McLaughlin has named his #SCO17s side for the Elite Round stage of European qualifying" (Tweet). Retrieved 4 March 2019 via Twitter.