Wales national under-19 football team

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Wales Under-19
Nickname(s) Young Dragons
Association Football Association of Wales
Head coach Rob Edwards
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First colours
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Second colours
First international
Ulster Banner.svg  Northern Ireland 4-0 Flag of Wales (1807-1953).svg  Wales
(London, England; 15 April 1948)
Biggest win
Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales 6-1 Flag of Iceland.svg  Iceland
(Swansea, Wales; 26 November 1970)
Biggest defeat
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 11-2 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales
(Dordrecht, Netherlands; 6 March 1963)
World Cup
Appearances0
UEFA U-19 Championship
Appearances7 (first in 1948)
Best resultFirst Round (6 times)

The Wales national under-19 football team is the national under-19 football team of Wales and is run by the Football Association of Wales. The team competes in the UEFA European Under-19 Championship held every year.

Contents

In 2019 the side qualified for the Elite Round of the European Under-19 Football Championship for the first time. In 2020 they qualified once again, after topping their qualifying group for the first time.

Recent history

The under-19 squad is a proving ground for talented youngsters. Full international players like Gareth Bale, Joe Allen, and Wayne Hennessey, as well as most of the current Wales U21 side, have progressed through the team.

Players

Latest squad

Players born on or after 1 January 2001 are eligible for the 2020 UEFA European Under-19 Championship. Players in bold have attained full international caps. Clubs as of the date of the announcement.

Under-19 squad called up for friendly match versus England on 14 October 2020. [1]

No.Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)CapsGoalsClub
1 GK Daniel Barden (2002-01-02) 2 January 2002 (age 19)00 Flag of England.svg Norwich City
1 GK Lewis Webb (2001-09-12) 12 September 2001 (age 19)00 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Swansea City
2 DF Tivonge Rushesha (2002-07-24) 24 July 2002 (age 18)00 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Swansea City
2 DF Morgan Boyes (2001-04-22) 22 April 2001 (age 20)00 Flag of England.svg Liverpool
2 DF Ryan Astley (2001-10-04) 4 October 2001 (age 19)00 Flag of England.svg Everton
2 DF Cameron Evans (2001-02-23) 23 February 2001 (age 20)00 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Swansea City
2 DF Jacob Jones (2001-09-05) 5 September 2001 (age 19)00 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Swansea City
3 MF Sam Bowen (2001-01-14) 14 January 2001 (age 20)00 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Cardiff City
3 MF Daniel Williams (2001-04-19) 19 April 2001 (age 20)00 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Swansea City
3 MF Rhys Hughes (2001-09-21) 21 September 2001 (age 19)00 Flag of England.svg Everton
3 MF Joe Adams (2001-02-13) 13 February 2001 (age 20)00 Flag of England.svg Brentford
3 MF Sam Pearson (2001-10-26) 26 October 2001 (age 19)00 Flag of England.svg Weymouth
3 MF Callum Jones (2001-04-05) 5 April 2001 (age 20)00 Flag of England.svg Hull City
3 MF Luca Hoole (2002-06-02) 2 June 2002 (age 18)00 Flag of England.svg Bristol Rovers
3 MF Harry Pinchard (2001-09-11) 11 September 2001 (age 19)00 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Swansea City
4 FW Josh Thomas (2002-09-24) 24 September 2002 (age 18)00 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Swansea City
4 FW Isaak Davies (2001-09-25) 25 September 2001 (age 19)00 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Cardiff City
4 FW Kieron Evans (2001-12-19) 19 December 2001 (age 19)00 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Cardiff City
4 FW Iestyn Hughes (2002-10-31) 31 October 2002 (age 18)00 Flag of England.svg Manchester United

Results and fixtures

2020 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification

Group 5

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification
1Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales (H)321072+57 Elite round
2Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 312073+45
3Flag of Poland.svg  Poland 31024843
4Flag of Kosovo.svg  Kosovo 30122751
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers
(H) Host.
Russia  Flag of Russia.svg1–1Flag of Kosovo.svg  Kosovo
Report
Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg3–0Flag of Poland.svg  Poland
Report
Referee: Maurizio Mariani (Italy)

Russia  Flag of Russia.svg2–2Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales
Report
Poland  Flag of Poland.svg4–1Flag of Kosovo.svg  Kosovo
Report
Referee: Volen Chinkov (Bulgaria)

Poland  Flag of Poland.svg0–4Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
Report
Referee: Maurizio Mariani (Italy)
Kosovo  Flag of Kosovo.svg0–2Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales
Report
Referee: Ville Nevalainen (Finland)


2019 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification

Group 4

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification
1Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland 321093+67 Elite round
2Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales (H)320153+26
3Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 31115504
4Flag of San Marino.svg  San Marino 30031980
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers
(H) Host.
Sweden  Flag of Sweden.svg2–1Flag of San Marino.svg  San Marino
Report
Referee: Alexandr Aliyev (Kazakhstan)
Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg1–2Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland
Report
Referee: Juri Frischer (Estonia)

Scotland  Flag of Scotland.svg5–0Flag of San Marino.svg  San Marino
Report
Referee: Alexandr Aliyev (Kazakhstan)
Sweden  Flag of Sweden.svg1–2Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales
Report
Referee: Dumitri Muntean (Moldova)

Scotland  Flag of Scotland.svg2–2Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
Report
Referee: Juri Frischer (Estonia)
San Marino  Flag of San Marino.svg0–2Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales
Report
Referee: Dumitri Muntean (Moldova)


2018 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification

Group 13

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification
1Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia 321053+27 Elite round
2Flag of Turkey.svg  Turkey (H)320174+36
3Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan 31113524
4Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales 30034730
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers
(H) Host.
Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg1–2Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia
Report
Turkey  Flag of Turkey.svg2–1Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales
Report
Referee: Dejan Jakimovski (Macedonia)
Kazakhstan  Flag of Kazakhstan.svg3–2Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales
Report
Referee: Dejan Jakimovksi (Macedonia)

2017 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification round

Group 6

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification
1Flag of England.svg  England 320163+36 Elite round
2Flag of Greece.svg  Greece 320172+56
3Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales (H)320196+36
4Flag of Luxembourg.svg  Luxembourg 3003213110
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers
(H) Host.
Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg0–2Flag of Greece.svg  Greece
Report Mingos Soccerball shade.svg 59'
Nikolaou Soccerball shade.svg 78'
Referee: Ivaylo Stoyanov (Bulgaria)
England  Flag of England.svg2–3Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales
Harris Soccerball shade.svg 63' (o.g.)
Alexander-Arnold Soccerball shade.svg 73' (pen.)
Report Broadhead Soccerball shade.svg 35' (pen.), 75'
Harris Soccerball shade.svg 61'
Luxembourg  Flag of Luxembourg.svg2–6Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales
Da Costa Soccerball shade.svg 4'
Brandenburger Soccerball shade.svg 35' (pen.)
Report Woodburn Soccerball shade.svg 21', 50'
Broadhead Soccerball shade.svg 38', 71', 81'
Cullen Soccerball shade.svg 54'
Referee: Donatas Rumšas (Lithuania)

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