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England Under-20
Nickname(s) The Three Lions
Association The Football Association
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Lee Carsley
FIFA code ENG
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FIFA U-20 World Cup
Appearances 11 (first in 1981)
Best result Champions, 2017

The England national under-20 football team, also known as England Under-20s or England U20(s), are the under-20s of England. It is currently controlled by the FA. The team is coached by Lee Carsley.

Matches

2017–18 Under 20 Elite League

2018–19 Under 20 Elite League

Players

Current squad

Players born between September 2000 and August 2001 are second-year graduates of the English academy system, players born between September 2000 and August 2001 are first-year graduates. Players born after 1 January 2002 remain eligible to play for England under-19s.

The following players were named in the squad for a training camp in November 2020.

Names in italics denote players who have been capped by England in a higher age group.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
- 1GK Ashby-Hammond, LucaLuca Ashby-Hammond 25 March 2001 (2001-03-25) (age 20) England Fulham
- 1GK Griffiths, JoshJosh Griffiths 5 September 2001 (2001-09-05) (age 20) England Cheltenham Town (on loan from West Bromwich Albion)
- 1GK Rushworth, CarlCarl Rushworth 2 July 2001 (2001-07-02) (age 20) England Brighton & Hove Albion
- 1GK Wickens, GeorgeGeorge Wickens 8 November 2001 (2001-11-08) (age 19) England Fulham

- 2DF Daley-Campbell, VontaeVontae Daley-Campbell 2 April 2001 (2001-04-02) (age 20) England Leicester City
- 2DF Harwood-Bellis, TaylorTaylor Harwood-Bellis 30 January 2002 (2002-01-30) (age 19) England Blackburn Rovers (on loan from Manchester City)
- 2DF Kenneh, NohanNohan Kenneh 10 January 2003 (2003-01-10) (age 18) England Leeds United
- 2DF Lawrence, HenryHenry Lawrence 21 September 2001 (2001-09-21) (age 20) England Chelsea
- 2DF Ogbeta, NathanaelNathanael Ogbeta 28 April 2001 (2001-04-28) (age 20) England Shrewsbury Town
- 2DF Thomas, LukeLuke Thomas 10 June 2001 (2001-06-10) (age 20) England Leicester City
- 2DF Wood, NathanNathan Wood 31 May 2002 (2002-05-31) (age 19) England Crewe Alexandra (on loan from Middlesbrough)

- 3MF Anjorin, TinoTino Anjorin 23 November 2001 (2001-11-23) (age 19) England Chelsea
- 3MF Doyle, TommyTommy Doyle 17 October 2001 (2001-10-17) (age 19) England Manchester City
- 3MF Garner, JamesJames Garner 13 March 2001 (2001-03-13) (age 20) England Nottingham Forest (on loan from Manchester United)
- 3MF Gordon, AnthonyAnthony Gordon 24 February 2001 (2001-02-24) (age 20) England Preston North End (on loan from Everton)
- 3MF Livramento, ValentinoValentino Livramento 12 November 2002 (2002-11-12) (age 18) England Chelsea
- 3MF Lewis, MarcelMarcel Lewis 30 September 2001 (2001-09-30) (age 19) England Chelsea
- 3MF Ramsey, JacobJacob Ramsey 28 May 2001 (2001-05-28) (age 20) England Aston Villa
- 3MF Whittaker, MorganMorgan Whittaker 7 January 2001 (2001-01-07) (age 20) Wales Swansea City

- 4FW Balogun, FolarinFolarin Balogun 3 July 2001 (2001-07-03) (age 20) England Arsenal
- 4FW Richards, RicoRico Richards 27 September 2003 (2003-09-27) (age 17) England West Bromwich Albion
- 4FW Sibley, LouieLouie Sibley 13 September 2001 (2001-09-13) (age 20) England Derby County
- 4FW Simms, EllisEllis Simms 5 January 2001 (2001-01-05) (age 20) England Blackpool (on loan from Everton)
- 4FW White, HarveyHarvey White 19 September 2001 (2001-09-19) (age 20) England Portsmouth (on loan from Tottenham Hotspur)

Recent call-ups

The following players have previously been called up to the England under-20 squad in the last 12 months and remain eligible.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Dewhurst, MarcusMarcus Dewhurst 20 March 2001 (2001-03-20) (age 20) - - England Sheffield United v. Wales, 13 October 2020

DF Alese, AjiAji Alese 17 January 2001 (2001-01-17) (age 20) - - England Cambridge United (on loan from West Ham United) v. Wales, 13 October 2020
DF Buchanan, LeeLee Buchanan 7 March 2001 (2001-03-07) (age 20) - - England Derby County v. Wales, 13 October 2020
DF Drameh, CodyCody Drameh 8 December 2001 (2001-12-08) (age 19) - - England Leeds United Training Camp, November 2020INJ
DF Williams, RhysRhys Williams 3 February 2001 (2001-02-03) (age 20) - - England Liverpool v. Wales, 13 October 2020SEN

MF Amaechi, XavierXavier Amaechi 5 January 2001 (2001-01-05) (age 20) - - Germany Karlsruher SC (on loan from Hamburger SV) v. Wales, 13 October 2020
MF Maghoma, ParisParis Maghoma 8 May 2001 (2001-05-08) (age 20) - - England Brentford v. Wales, 13 October 2020

FW Duncan, BobbyBobby Duncan 26 June 2001 (2001-06-26) (age 20) - - England Derby County v. Wales, 13 October 2020
FW John-Jules, TyreeceTyreece John-Jules 14 February 2001 (2001-02-14) (age 20) - - England Doncaster Rovers (on loan from Arsenal) v. Wales, 13 October 2020
  • INJ Player withdrew from the squad before any games had been played.
  • SEN Player withdrew from the squad due to a call-up to the under-21 team.

Tournament history

FIFA U-20 World Cup

Year Round GP W D!L GS GA Squad
Tunisia 1977 Did not qualify
Japan 1979 Did not qualify
Australia 1981 Fourth place 6 2 2 2 9 7 Squad
Mexico 1983 Did not qualify
Soviet Union 1985 Group stage 3 0 1 2 2 5 Squad
Chile 1987 Did not qualify
Saudi Arabia 1989 Did not qualify
Portugal 1991 Group stage 3 0 2 1 3 4 Squad
Australia 1993 Third place 6 3 2 1 6 4 Squad
Qatar 1995 Did not qualify
Malaysia 1997 Round of 16 4 3 0 1 9 3 Squad
Nigeria 1999 Group stage 3 0 0 3 0 4 Squad
Argentina 2001 Did not qualify
United Arab Emirates 2003 Group stage 3 0 1 2 0 2 Squad
Netherlands 2005 Did not qualify
Canada 2007 Did not qualify
Egypt 2009 Group stage 3 0 1 2 1 6 Squad
Colombia 2011 Round of 16 4 0 3 1 0 1 Squad
Turkey 2013 Group stage 3 0 2 1 3 5 Squad
New Zealand 2015 Did not qualify
South Korea 2017 Champions 7 6 1 0 12 3 Squad
Poland 2019 Did not qualify
Indonesia 2021 Qualified
Total 11/22 45 14 15 16 45 44
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