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Republic of Ireland national under-21 football team

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Republic of Ireland Under-21
Shirt badge/Association crest
Association Football Association of Ireland (FAI)
Head coach Noel King
Most caps Shane Duffy (20)
Top scorer Robbie Brady (7)
First international
23x15px Rep. Ireland U21 1–1 Northern Ireland U21 23x15px
(Dublin; 8 March 1978)
Biggest win
23x15px Rep. Ireland U21 5–0 Estonia U21 23x15px
(Tallaght Stadium, Dublin; 10 August 2010)
Biggest defeat
23x15px Germany U21 8–0 Rep. Ireland 23x15px
(Baunatal; 23 March 1993)
UEFA U-21 Championship
Appearances None

The Republic of Ireland national under-21 football team, is the national under-21 football team of the Republic of Ireland and is controlled by the Football Association of Ireland and competes in the biennial European Under-21 Football Championship and has competed since 1978.

Competitive Record

As a European U21 team, the Republic of Ireland compete for the European Championship, with the finals every odd-numbered year, formerly even-numbered years. There is no Under-21 World Cup, although there is an Under-20 World Cup. For the first five (1978–1986) European Under-21 Football Championships, Ireland did not enter but in 1988 they entered for the first time but failed to qualify.

UEFA European Under-21 Championship Record

UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship record UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship Qualification record
Year Round Pld W D * L GF GA Pld W D L GF GA
1978 Did not enter
1980
1982
1984
1986
1988 Did not qualify 4 0 2 2 3 7
1990 Did not enter
1992 Did not qualify 6 1 0 5 5 14
23x15px 1994 8 1 1 6 7 20
23x15px 1996 8 2 2 4 7 9
23x15px 1998 8 3 0 5 11 7
23x15px 2000 8 4 2 2 13 12
23x16px 2002 8 4 1 3 10 7
23x15px 2004 8 2 2 4 8 11
23x15px 2006 8 1 2 5 10 14
23x15px 2007 2 1 0 1 2 1
23x15px 2009 8 1 2 5 4 14
23x15px 2011 10 1 4 5 5 11
Template:Country data Israel 2013 8 4 1 3 15 10
23x15px 2015 8 2 2 4 10 12
Total 0/20 0 0 0 0 0 0 102 27 21 54 116 153
*Draws include knockout matches decided by penalty shootout.

Results and fixtures 2013–2015

2015 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship

Qualification

Group stage

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Friendly matches

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Players

Current squad

Players born on or after 1 January 1994 are eligible for the next UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship.

The following players were named in the squad for the UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship qualifying match against Andorra on 26 March 2015.[1]

Caps and goals updated as of 17 November 2014.

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Ian Lawlor (1994-10-27) 27 October 1994 (age 21) 3 0 23x15px Manchester City
1GK Danny Rogers (1994-03-23) 23 March 1994 (age 21) 3 0 23x15px Aberdeen
2DF Jack Connors (1994-10-24) 24 October 1994 (age 21) 5 0 23x15px Dagenham & Redbridge
2DF Tommie Hoban (1994-01-24) 24 January 1994 (age 22) 4 0 23x15px Watford
2DF Sean Long (1995-05-02) 2 May 1995 (age 20) 3 0 23x15px Reading
2DF Pierce Sweeney (1994-09-11) 11 September 1994 (age 21) 3 0 23x15px Reading
2DF Sean Kavanagh (1994-01-24) 24 January 1994 (age 22) 1 0 23x15px Fulham
2DF Lee Desmond (1995-01-22) 22 January 1995 (age 21) 1 0 23x15px St Patrick's Athletic
3MF Kenneth McEvoy (1994-09-04) 4 September 1994 (age 21) 5 0 23x15px Peterborough United
3MF Jack Byrne (1996-04-24) 24 April 1996 (age 19) 4 0 23x15px Manchester City
3MF Dylan Connolly (1995-05-02) 2 May 1995 (age 20) 3 1 23x15px Ipswich Town
3MF Darragh Lenihan (1994-03-16) 16 March 1994 (age 21) 3 0 23x15px Blackburn Rovers
3MF Alan Browne (1995-04-15) 15 April 1995 (age 20) 2 1 23x15px Preston North End
3MF Glen Rea (1994-09-03) 3 September 1994 (age 21) 2 1 23x15px Brighton & Hove Albion
3MF Callum O'Dowda (1995-04-23) 23 April 1995 (age 20) 0 0 23x15px Oxford United
4FW Conor Wilkinson (1995-01-23) 23 January 1995 (age 21) 3 0 23x15px Oldham Athletic
4FW Shamir Fenelon (1994-08-03) 3 August 1994 (age 21) 0 0 23x15px Dagenham & Redbridge
4FW Sean Maguire (1994-05-01) 1 May 1994 (age 21) 0 0 23x15px Accrington Stanley

Recent call-ups

The following players have also been called up to the Republic of Ireland under-21 squad and remain eligible:

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Eric Grimes (1995-04-04) 4 April 1995 (age 20) 1 0 23x15px Leeds United v. 23x15px United States, 15 November 2014
DF Bradley Garmston (1994-01-18) 18 January 1994 (age 22) 2 0 23x15px West Bromwich Albion v. 23x15px Andorra, 26 March 2015 INJ
DF Niall Keown (1995-04-05) 5 April 1995 (age 20) 0 0 23x15px Reading v. 23x15px Andorra, 26 March 2015 INJ
DF Shane Griffin (1994-09-08) 8 September 1994 (age 21) 5 0 23x15px Reading v. 23x15px United States, 15 November 2014
DF Mason Watkins-Clark (1995-01-01) 1 January 1995 (age 21) 4 1 23x15px Stoke City v. 23x15px United States, 15 November 2014
DF Brian Lenihan (1994-06-08) 8 June 1994 (age 21) 3 0 23x15px Hull City v. 23x15px United States, 15 November 2014
DF Eoghan O'Connell (1995-08-13) 13 August 1995 (age 20) 2 0 23x15px Celtic v. 23x15px United States, 15 November 2014
DF Seán Hoare (1994-03-15) 15 March 1994 (age 21) 1 0 23x15px St Patrick's Athletic v. 23x15px United States, 15 November 2014
DF Bradley Lewis (1995-01-24) 24 January 1995 (age 21) 1 0 23x15px Aston Villa v. 23x15px Qatar, 24 May 2014
MF Will Hayhurst (1994-02-24) 24 February 1994 (age 22) 5 0 23x15px Notts County v. 23x15px United States, 15 November 2014
MF Liam Kelly (1995-11-22) 22 November 1995 (age 20) 1 0 23x15px Reading v. 23x15px United States, 15 November 2014
MF Jack Grealish (1995-09-10) 10 September 1995 (age 20) 6 1 23x15px Aston Villa v. 23x15px Norway, 9 October 2014
MF Luke Gallagher (1994-07-29) 29 July 1994 (age 21) 1 0 23x15px Bray Wanderers v. 23x15px Qatar, 24 May 2014
FW Matthew Hamilton (1995-11-20) 20 November 1995 (age 20) 2 0 23x15px Wigan Athletic v. 23x15px Andorra, 26 March 2015 INJ
FW Kieran Sadlier (1994-09-14) 14 September 1994 (age 21) 4 0 23x15px St. Mirren v. 23x15px United States, 15 November 2014
FW Sam Byrne (1995-07-23) 23 July 1995 (age 20) 3 0 23x15px Everton v. 23x15px United States, 15 November 2014
FW Philip Roberts (1994-04-07) 7 April 1994 (age 21) 1 0 23x15px Alloa v. 23x15px Norway, 9 October 2014
FW Michael Drennan (1994-02-02) 2 February 1994 (age 22) 2 0 23x15px Shamrock Rovers v. 23x15px Qatar, 24 May 2014

Note: Names in italics denote players that have been capped for the Senior team.

References

  1. ^ "King names squad for UEFA U21 opener in Waterford". FAI. Retrieved 11 March 2015. 

See also

External links