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The England national under-21 football team is one of the youth teams of England’s national football team.

The team is for English players that are 21 years of age or younger. It is also possible for older players to be eligible because FIFA allows 3 or 5 over-aged players maximum.

Gareth Southgate is their current coach.

Competitive Record

UEFA European Under-21 Championship record
Year Round Position Pld W D * L GF GA
Europe 1978 Semi-Finals 4th of 8 4 1 2 1 4 4
Europe 1980 Semi-Finals 3rd of 8 4 1 1 2 4 4
Europe 1982 Champions 1st of 8 6 3 2 1 11 8
Europe 1984 Champions 1st of 8 6 5 0 1 13 3
Europe 1986 Semi-Finals 4th of 8 4 1 2 1 3 4
Europe 1988 Semi-Finals 3rd of 8 4 2 1 1 6 6
Europe 1990 Did not qualify
Europe 1992 Did not qualify
France 1994 Did not qualify
Spain 1996 Did not qualify
Romania 1998 Did not qualify
Slovakia 2000 Group Stage 5th of 8 3 1 0 2 6 4
Switzerland 2002 Group Stage 7th of 8 3 1 0 2 4 6
Germany 2004 Did not qualify
Portugal 2006 Did not qualify
Netherlands 2007 Semi-Finals 3rd of 8 4 1 3 0 5 3
Sweden 2009 Runners-Up 2nd of 8 5 2 3 0 8 9
Denmark 2011 Group Stage 7th of 8 3 0 2 1 2 3
Israel 2013 Group Stage 7th of 8 3 0 0 3 1 5
Czech Republic 2015 Group Stage 7th of 8 3 1 0 2 2 4
Poland 2017 Semi-Finals 3rd of 12 4 2 2 0 7 3
Italy San Marino 2019 Group Stage 9th of 12 3 0 1 2 6 9
Total 2 titles 15/22 59 21 19 19 82 75
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