Scotland national under-20 football team

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Scotland Under-20
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Association Scottish Football Association
Head coach Scot Gemmill (2017)
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FIFA U-20 World Cup
Appearances3 (first in 1983 )
Best resultQuarter-finals (1983 and 1987)

The Scotland national under-20 football team, controlled by the Scottish Football Association, is Scotland's national under 20 football team and is considered to be a feeder team for the Scotland national football team. The team represents Scotland in international Under 20 competitions such as the FIFA U-20 World Cup.

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 Northwest Europe, part of the United Kingdom

Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. It covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain, with a border with England to the southeast, and is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west, the North Sea to the northeast, the Irish Sea to the south, and more than 790 islands, including the Northern Isles and the Hebrides.

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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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Scotland reached the quarter-finals of the World Youth Championship on two occasions: in 1983, where they lost to eventual winners Poland; and in 1987, when tournament runners-up West Germany won on penalties. The team last played in a competitive tournament in the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup, which Scotland qualified for by finishing second in the 2006 UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship

The FIFA U-20 World Cup is the biennial football world championship for male players under the age of 20, organised by FIFA. The competition has been staged every two years since the first tournament in 1977 held in Tunisia. Until 2005 it was known as the FIFA World Youth Championship.

Poland national football team mens national association football team representing Poland

The Poland national football team represents Poland in association football and is controlled by the Polish Football Association, the governing body for football in Poland.

Germany national football team mens national association football team representing Germany

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An under-20 team selected for the 2017 Toulon Tournament, in which Scotland finished in third place. [1]

2017 Toulon Tournament

The 2017 Toulon Tournament was the 45th edition of the Toulon Tournament. The tournament was named after Maurice Revello, who started the tournament in 1967 and died in 2016. It was held in the region of Provence from 29 May to 10 June 2017. The 2017 edition was the first to feature 12 teams.


Competitive record

FIFA World Youth Championship / FIFA U-20 World Cup record

YearResultGPWD*LGSGA
Flag of Tunisia.svg 1977 Did not qualify
Flag of Japan.svg 1979
Flag of Australia (converted).svg 1981
Flag of Mexico.svg 1983 Quarter-final420243
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg 1985 Did not qualify
Flag of Chile.svg 1987 Quarter-final413065
Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg 1989 Did not qualify
Flag of Portugal.svg 1991
Flag of Australia (converted).svg 1993
Flag of Qatar.svg 1995
Flag of Malaysia.svg 1997
Flag of Nigeria.svg 1999
Flag of Argentina.svg 2001
Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg 2003
Flag of the Netherlands.svg 2005
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg 2007 Group Stage300327
Flag of Egypt.svg 2009 Did not qualify
Flag of Colombia.svg 2011
Flag of Turkey.svg 2013
Flag of New Zealand.svg 2015
Flag of South Korea.svg 2017
Flag of Poland.svg 2019
Total3/22113351215

Squad

The following squad was selected for a friendly match with Turkey under-20s in November 2018. [2]

No.Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)CapsGoalsClub
1 GK Cammy Gill (1998-04-07) 7 April 1998 (age 20) Flag of Scotland.svg Dunfermline Athletic
1 GK Robby McCrorie (1998-03-18) 18 March 1998 (age 20) Flag of Scotland.svg Rangers

2 DF George Johnston (1998-09-01) 1 September 1998 (age 20) Flag of England.svg Liverpool
2 DF Ross McCrorie (1998-03-18) 18 March 1998 (age 20) Flag of Scotland.svg Rangers
2 DF Tom McIntyre (1998-11-06) 6 November 1998 (age 20) Flag of England.svg Reading
2 DF Calvin Miller (1998-01-09) 9 January 1998 (age 21) Flag of Scotland.svg Dundee (on loan from Celtic)
2 DF Ryan Porteous (1999-03-25) 25 March 1999 (age 19) Flag of Scotland.svg Hibernian
2 DF Iain Wilson (1998-12-15) 15 December 1998 (age 20) Flag of Scotland.svg Kilmarnock

3 MF Lewis Ferguson (1999-08-24) 24 August 1999 (age 19) Flag of Scotland.svg Aberdeen
3 MF Michael Johnston (1999-04-19) 19 April 1999 (age 19) Flag of Scotland.svg Celtic
3 MF Callumn Morrison (1999-07-05) 5 July 1999 (age 19) Flag of Scotland.svg Heart of Midlothian
3 MF Harvey St Clair (1998-10-13) 13 October 1998 (age 20) Flag of Italy.svg Venezia
3 MF David Turnbull (1999-07-10) 10 July 1999 (age 19) Flag of Scotland.svg Motherwell

4 FW Bruce Anderson (1998-09-23) 23 September 1998 (age 20) Flag of Scotland.svg Aberdeen
4 FW Ben House (1999-07-05) 5 July 1999 (age 19) Flag of England.svg Reading
4 FW Connor McLennan (1999-10-05) 5 October 1999 (age 19) Flag of Scotland.svg Aberdeen
4 FW Fraser Preston (1999-03-05) 5 March 1999 (age 19) Flag of England.svg Sheffield Wednesday
4 FW Oli Shaw (1998-03-12) 12 March 1998 (age 20) Flag of Scotland.svg Hibernian

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References

  1. "Scotland U-20s beat Czech Republic to seal third-place finish". BBC Sport. BBC. 10 June 2017. Retrieved 10 July 2017.
  2. "Gemmill names Scotland Under-20 squad for Turkey friendly". Scottish FA. 5 November 2018. Retrieved 5 November 2018.