Wales Under-17
Nickname(s)Young Dragons
AssociationFootball Association of Wales
Head coachRichard Williams
First colours
Second colours
World Cup
AppearancesNone (first in -)
Best result-
European Championship
AppearancesNone (first in -)
Best result-

The Wales national under-17 football team is the national under-17 football team of Wales and is controlled by the Football Association of Wales. The team competes in the UEFA European Under-17 Championship held every year.

Competitive record

FIFA Under-17 World Cup

UEFA Under-16 Championships

UEFA Under-17 Championships

Latest squad

Players born on or after 1 January 2005 are eligible for the 2022 UEFA European Under-17 Championship.

Under-17 squad called up for the 2022 UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualifying matches against Ukraine (10 November 2021), hosts Portugal (13 November) and Kazakhstan (16 November).[1]

Name Club
James Pradic England Preston North End
Alex Williams England West Bromwich Albion
Seb Dabrowski Wales Swansea City
William Andiyapan England Tottenham Hotspur
George Abbott England Watford
Charlie Crew Wales Cardiff City
Ben Lloyd Wales Swansea City
Luke Harris England Fulham
Omari Benjamin England Arsenal
Alex Roberts England Norwich City
Japhet Mpadi Wales Cardiff City
Oliver Camis England Bournemouth
Theo Robinson England Nottingham Forest
Scott Godden England Leeds United
Sonny Lewis Wales Newport County
Finn Ashworth England Wolverhampton Wanderers
Cole Fleming Wales Cardiff City
Jaydon Fuller England Brighton & Hove Albion
Tanatswa Nyakuhwa Wales Cardiff City
Troy Perrett Wales Cardiff City

Results and fixtures

2016 UEFA Under-17 Championship Qualification Round

Wales hosted the qualification round games for their group on 22, 24 and 27 October 2015.[2] Wales qualified for the Elite Round as one of the five best third-placed teams from the Qualification Round.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Netherlands 3 2 0 1 10 3 +7 6[a] Elite round
2   Switzerland 3 2 0 1 4 4 0 6[a]
3  Wales (H) 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 4
4  Albania 3 0 1 2 1 8 −7 1
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers
(H) Host
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Ranked by head-to-head record (Netherlands: 3 pts; Switzerland: 0 pts).
Netherlands 1–2 Wales
Nunnely Goal 40+1' Report Cooper Goal 4'71'
Dragon Park, Newport
Referee: Alexandr Aliyev (Kazakhstan)

Switzerland  1–0 Wales
Zeqiri Goal 57' Report
Dragon Park, Newport
Referee: Thoroddur Hjaltalin (Iceland)

Wales 1–1 Albania
Evans Goal 42' Report Kastrati Goal 39'
Dragon Park, Newport
Referee: Thoroddur Hjaltalin (Iceland)

2016 UEFA Under-17 Championship Elite Round

For the Elite Round, Wales were drawn against Portugal, Croatia and Sweden. Croatia will act as group hosts. Fifteen teams will qualify from the Elite Round; the eight group winners and seven second-placed teams with the best record against the first and third-placed teams in their groups. The Elite Round qualifiers will join hosts Azerbaijan in the final tournament.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Portugal 3 3 0 0 7 2 +5 9 Final tournament
2  Sweden 3 2 0 1 3 3 0 6
3  Wales 3 1 0 2 2 2 0 3
4  Croatia (H) 3 0 0 3 3 8 −5 0
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers
(H) Host
Croatia 0–2 Wales
Report Woodburn Goal 16'
Cullen Goal 45'
Stadion Valbruna, Rovinj
Referee: Juri Frischer (Estonia)

Portugal 1–0 Wales
Gomes Goal 40' Report
Stadion Veruda, Pula
Referee: Filip Glova (Slovakia)

Wales 0–1 Sweden
Report Isak Goal 69'
Stadion Valbruna, Rovinj
Referee: Filip Glova (Slovakia)

2017 UEFA Under-17 Championship Qualification Round

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Scotland 3 3 0 0 8 0 +8 9 Elite round
2  Portugal (H) 3 2 0 1 7 1 +6 6
3  Wales 3 1 0 2 3 3 0 3
4  Malta 3 0 0 3 0 14 −14 0
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers
(H) Host
Wales 0–2 Portugal
Report Camacho Goal 13' (pen.)
Rodrigues Goal 36'
Estádio Municipal Carlos Duarte, Pampilhosa
Referee: Suren Baliyan (Armenia)

Scotland 1–0 Wales
Ross Goal 80+1' Report
Estádio Municipal Carlos Duarte, Pampilhosa
Referee: Alexandre Boucaut (Belgium)

Malta 0–3 Wales
Report Thorpe Goal 9'
Vale Goal 58'
Oddy Goal 70'
Estádio Municipal Carlos Duarte, Pampilhosa
Referee: Suren Baliyan (Armenia)

Friendlies

Wales 0–1 Greece
Report Athanasios Goal 9'

Wales 1–0 Greece
Edwards Goal 9' Report

Slovenia 0–3 Wales
Report Roberts Goal 34'
Cullen Goal 46'
Zaletel Goal 53' (o.g.)

Slovenia 1–0 Wales
Medved Goal 14' Report

See also

References