Northern Ireland women's national under-17 football team

Northern Ireland U-17
AssociationIrish Football Association
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachGail Redmond
Top scorerAimee Mackin (6)
First colours
Second colours
First international
ScotlandScotland 6-0 Northern IrelandNorthern Ireland (Croatia; 20 October 2007)
Biggest win
KazakhstanKazakhstan 0-5 Northern IrelandNorthern Ireland (Ioannina, Greece; 18 October 2018)
Biggest defeat
AustriaAustria 9-0 Northern IrelandNorthern Ireland (Luso, Italy; 28 September 2017)

The Northern Ireland women's national under-17 football team represents Northern Ireland in international youth football competitions and is controlled by the Northern Ireland Women's Football Association (NIWFA), the women's football arm of the Irish Football Association (IFA) and the governing body for women's football in Northern Ireland.

FIFA U-17 World Cup

The team has never qualified.[1]

Year Result Matches Wins Draws* Losses GF GA
New Zealand 2008 Did not qualify
Trinidad and Tobago 2010
Azerbaijan 2012
Costa Rica 2014
Jordan 2016
Uruguay 2018
India 2022
Dominican Republic 2024
Morocco 2025 TBD
Total 0/8 0 0 0 0 0 0

UEFA Under-17 Championship

The Northern Ireland U17 team took part in the qualification for the UEFA Under-17 Championship in 2008[2] and has consistently participated since 2011. The team has never qualified.[3]

UEFA Under-17 Championship Qualifying
Year Matches Wins Draws Losses GF GA
Switzerland 2008 3 0 1 2 0 8
Switzerland 2009 Did not participate
Switzerland 2010 Did not participate
Switzerland 2011 3 1 0 2 4 4
Switzerland 2012 3 0 0 3 4 8
Switzerland 2013 6 3 1 2 7 6
England 2014 6 2 0 4 9 13
Iceland 2015 3 1 0 2 3 10
Belarus 2016 6 1 2 3 3 14
Czech Republic 2017 3 1 0 2 4 8
Lithuania 2018 3 1 0 2 3 11
Bulgaria 2019 6 1 1 4 8 17
Sweden 2020 3 0 1 2 1 7
Faroe Islands 2021 Cancelled due to COVID-19
Bosnia and Herzegovina 2022 6 3 0 3 7 11
Estonia2023 4 1 0 3 2 6

Current squad

The following players were named in the squad for the 2023 UEFA Under-17 Championship qualification.[4]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Ellie Scott (2006-01-10) 10 January 2006 (age 18) 6 0 Northern IrelandLisburn Rangers F.C.
12 1GK Cerys Sharkey (2007-11-28) 28 November 2007 (age 16) Northern IrelandGlentoran
4 2DF Abi Sweetlove (2006-04-09) 9 April 2006 (age 18) Northern IrelandLinfield F.C.
3 2DF Sofie Keenan (2006-06-30) 30 June 2006 (age 18) Northern IrelandLinfield F.C.
11 2DF Sophie Gargan (2006-06-09) 9 June 2006 (age 18) Northern IrelandLinfield F.C.
14 2DF Morgan Hanna (2007-01-29) 29 January 2007 (age 17) Northern IrelandLarne FC
2 2DF Olivia Canavan (2006-09-01) 1 September 2006 (age 17) 4 0 Northern IrelandGlentoran
5 2DF Niamh O’Donnell (2006-05-12) 12 May 2006 (age 18) Northern IrelandMid-Ulster F.C.
8 3MF Mia Moore (2007-04-17) 17 April 2007 (age 17) Northern IrelandLinfield F.C.
13 3MF Erin Morrison Northern IrelandCrusaders Strikers F.C.
6 3MF Darcie McNeill (2007-07-17) 17 July 2007 (age 16) Northern IrelandCrusaders Strikers F.C.
10 3MF Aimee Kerr (2006-05-31) 31 May 2006 (age 18) Northern IrelandBallyclare Comrades F.C.
16 3MF Faye Loughran (2006-12-12) 12 December 2006 (age 17) Northern IrelandLisburn Rangers F.C.
20 3MF Ellen McCartney Northern IrelandBallyclare Comrades F.C.
16 4FW Rhianna Breen (2007-09-28) 28 September 2007 (age 16) Northern IrelandLinfield F.C.
17 4FW Maureen Quinn (2006-09-15) 15 September 2006 (age 17) Northern IrelandLinfield F.C.
9 4FW Kascie Weir (2006-10-02) 2 October 2006 (age 17) Northern IrelandGlentoran
7 4FW Rachel McIntyre (2006-02-06) 6 February 2006 (age 18) 10 2 Northern IrelandGlentoran
18 4FW Rebecca Mann Northern IrelandCrusaders Strikers
19 4FW Ciara McAleer Northern IrelandSion Swifts F.C.

Recent call-up

The following players were named in the squad for the first round of the 2023 UEFA Under-17 Championship qualification.[5]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Kate Smith (2007-05-10) 10 May 2007 (age 17) Northern IrelandBanbridge
2DF Ellen Hampton (2007-04-05) 5 April 2007 (age 17) Northern IrelandLinfield F.C.
2DF Orleigha McGuinness (2006-05-18) 18 May 2006 (age 18) Northern IrelandCliftonville F.C.
2DF Sophie Magee (2006-07-08) 8 July 2006 (age 18) SwitzerlandGrasshopper Club Zürich
3MF Eva Myles (2007-01-28) 28 January 2007 (age 17) Northern IrelandLinfield F.C.
4FW Gracie Conway (2006-01-26) 26 January 2006 (age 18) Northern IrelandBallyclare Comrades F.C.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Women U-17 World Cup". www.rsssf.org. Retrieved 2023-02-28.
  2. ^ "European Women U-17 Championship 2007-08". www.rsssf.org. Retrieved 2023-02-28.
  3. ^ "European Women's U-17 Championship". www.rsssf.org. Retrieved 2023-03-01.
  4. ^ "Northern Ireland Women's U17 squad revealed for Euro qualifiers". IFA. Retrieved 2023-05-18.
  5. ^ "Northern Ireland WU17 squad for Euro qualifiers revealed". IFA. Retrieved 2023-05-18.
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