This article lists the squads for the 2011 UEFA European Under-21 Championship. Only players born on or after 1 January 1988 are eligible to play.
Each participating national association must submit a list of up to 40 players to the UEFA administration on or before 12 May 2011. No further changes may be made to this list after this deadline. At least four of these 40 players must be goalkeepers.
Only 23 of the 40 players listed are authorised to take part in the final tournament. A list of these 23 players must be in the possession of the UEFA administration on or before 1 June 2011. Three of these 23 players must be goalkeepers.
Head coach: Georgi Kondratiev
Head coach: Keld Bordinggaard
Head coach: Eyjólfur Sverrisson
Head coach: Pierluigi Tami
Head coach: Jakub Dovalil
Head coach: Stuart Pearce
- Withdrawn prior to tournament but not replaced.
Head coach: Luis Milla
Head coach: Pavlo Yakovenko
- Player representation by club
||23x15px BATE Borisov, 23x15px Dynamo Kyiv
||23x15px Shakhtar Donetsk, 23x15px Vorskla, 23x16px Basel, 23x15px Brøndby
||23x15px Aston Villa, 23x15px Chelsea, 23x15px Manchester United, 23x15px West Ham United, 23x16px Zürich, 23x16px Grasshopper, 23x15px Athletic Bilbao, 23x15px Midtjylland, 23x15px Anderlecht, 23x15px Slavia Prague, 23x15px Slovan Liberec
||23x15px Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk, 23x15px Metalurh Donetsk, 23x15px Kryvbas, 23x15px Arsenal, 23x15px Tottenham Hotspur, 23x15px Reading, 23x16px Young Boys, 23x15px Brescia, 23x15px Nuremberg, 23x15px Kaiserslautern, 23x15px Atlético Madrid, 23x15px Sporting Gijón, 23x15px Deportivo La Coruña, 23x15px Villarreal, 23x15px AEK Athens, 23x15px SønderjyskE, 23x15px AaB, 23x15px OB, 23x15px København, 23x15px Nordsjælland, 23x15px AZ, 23x15px Ajax, 23x15px Dinamo Minsk, 23x15px Dinamo Brest, 23x15px Shakhtyor
- Player representation by league
The Ukrainian squad were made up entirely of players from the respective countries' domestic leagues. Altogether, there were 18 national leagues that had players in the tournament.
- Average age of squads