28 December 2011

Northern Ireland in the UEFA Under-17 Championships (1985-date)

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The UEFA European Under-16 Championships were founded in 1981/82 and Northern Ireland first entered in 1985/86. It was re-designated as an Under-17 tournament in 2001/02.

Held annually, the current format involves two group stages for qualifying, hosted by one of the competing teams, followed by the Finals which are played in a pre-selected country.

To date Northern Ireland have qualified for the finals six times, in 1987, 1990, 1992, 1993, 1997 and 2004.


Date
Opponent
Venue
Result
Stage
Host
Under-16
1982 Italy
Did not enter
1984 West German
Did not enter
1985 Hungary
Did not enter
1986 Greece
05/11/85
11/03/86
Denmark
Denmark
Horsens
Belfast
A
H
L
D
0
0
1
0
Qualifying Group 2
Qualifying Group 2
1987 France
18/11/86
10/03/87
Rep. Ireland
Rep. Ireland
Dublin
Belfast
A
H
L
W
0
1
1
0
[5-4p]
Qualifying Group 7
Qualifying Group 7
25/05/87
27/05/87
29/05/87
West Germany
Italy
Czechoslovakia
Chaumont
Vittel
Mulhouse
N
N
N
L
D
D
1
1
0
2
1
0
Finals - Group C
Finals - Group C
Finals - Group C
(France)
(France)
(France)
1988 Spain
17/11/87
08/03/88
Rep. Ireland
Rep. Ireland
Belfast
Cork
H
A
D
L
0
0
0
2
Qualifying Group 10
Qualifying Group 10
1989 Denmark
15/11/88
07/12/88
East Germany
East Germany
Belfast
Hennigsdorf
H
A
D
L
0
1
0
3
Qualifying Group 2
Qualifying Group 2
1990 East Germany
21/11/89
06/03/90
17/05/90
19/05/90
21/05/90
Wales
Wales
Portugal
Denmark
Turkey
Rhyl
Belfast
Arnstadt
Eisenach
Weimar
A
H
N
N
N
W
D
L
L
W
3
1
1
0
2
2
1
2
6
0
Qualifying Group 3
Qualifying Group 3
Finals - Group A
Finals - Group A
Finals - Group A
(E. Germany)
(E. Germany)
(E. Germany)
1991 Switzerland
14/03/91
27/03/91
Germany
Germany
Essen
Bangor
A
H
L
L
0
0
3
1
Qualifying Group 10
Qualifying Group 10
1992 Cyprus
24/09/91
28/10/91
Iceland
Iceland
Mosfellsbæjar
Belfast
A
H
L
W
1
2
2
1
[6-5p]
Qualifying Group 2
Qualifying Group 2
07/05/92
09/05/92
11/05/92
Germany
Cyprus
Scotland
Larnaca
Larnaca
Larnaca
N
A
N
L
D
L
1
0
1
3
0
3
Finals - Group C
Finals - Group C
Finals - Group C
(Cyprus)
(Cyprus)
(Cyprus)
1993 Turkey
11/11/92
01/12/92
Austria
Austria
Rohrbach
Belfast
A
H
L
W
0
1
1
0
[4-3p]
Qualifying Group 9
Qualifying Group 9
26/04/93
28/04/93
30/04/93
Iceland
Switzerland
Poland
Inegöl
Yalova
Bursa
N
N
N
L
D
L
2
1
0
6
1
1
Finals - Group A
Finals - Group A
Finals - Group A
(Turkey)
(Turkey)
(Turkey)
1994 Republic of Ireland
26/10/93
28/10/93
Denmark
Poland
Norre Åby
Fredericia
A
N
L
W
1
3
3
2
Qualifying Group 10
Qualifying Group 10
(Denmark)
(Denmark)
1995 Belgium
29/10/94
31/10/94
Luxembourg
France
Algrange
Jarny
A
N
W
L
1
0
0
4
Qualifying Group 1
Qualifying Group 1
(Luxembourg)
(Luxembourg)
1996 Austria
30/10/95
01/11/95
France
Finland
Toulouse
Auch
A
N
L
L
2
0
3
1
Qualifying Group 11
Qualifying Group 11
(France)
(France)
1997 Germany
18/11/96
22/11/96
Lithuania
Rep. Ireland
Coleraine
Coleraine
H
H
W
W
4
4
1
1
Qualifying Group 14
Qualifying Group 14
(N. Ireland)
(N. Ireland)
28/04/97
30/04/97
02/05/97
Switzerland
Israel
Germany
Einbeck
Vöhrum
Bremen
N
N
A
L
W
L
1
2
0
2
1
1
Finals - Group A
Finals - Group A
Finals - Group A
(Germany)
(Germany)
(Germany)
1998 Scotland
23/02/98
27/02/98
Belgium
Rep. Ireland
Portadown
Lurgan
H
H
W
D
1
0
0
0
Qualifying Group 14
Qualifying Group 14
(N. Ireland)
(N. Ireland)
1999 Czech Republic
09/11/98
12/11/98
30/11/98
03/12/98
Switzerland
France
Switzerland
France
Bülach
Oyonnax
Belfast
Belfast
A
A
H
H
L
L
D
W
0
0
1
1
1
2
1
0
Qualifying Group 13
Qualifying Group 13
Qualifying Group 13
Qualifying Group 13
2000 Israel
25/10/99
29/10/99
Iceland
Spain
Coleraine
Ballymena
H
H
D
L
0
0
0
2
Qualifying Group 12
Qualifying Group 12
(N. Ireland)
(N. Ireland)
2001 England
25/09/00
27/09/00
Finland
Lithuania
Vantaa
Vantaa
A
N
L
D
0
1
2
1
Qualifying Group 13
Qualifying Group 13
(Finland)
(Finland)
Under-17
2002 Denmark
25/09/01
16/10/01
19/10/01
07/03/02
Russia
Russia
Germany
Germany
Ballymena
Moskva
Baunatal
Ballymena
H
A
A
H
L
L
L
L
3
0
1
0
5
2
2
2
Qualifying Group 14
Qualifying Group 14
Qualifying Group 14
Qualifying Group 14
2003 Portugal
15/10/02
17/10/02
19/10/02
Denmark
Sweden
Malta
Vejle
Vejle
Haderslev
A
N
N
D
W
W
0
1
1
0
0
0
Qualifying Group 9
Qualifying Group 9
Qualifying Group 9
(Denmark)
(Denmark)
(Denmark)
24/03/03
26/03/03
28/03/03
Austria
Serbia-Mont.
Finland
Londonderry
Ballymena
Coleraine
H
H
H
L
L
W
0
1
1
2
2
0
Elite - Group 3
Elite - Group 3
Elite - Group 3
(N. Ireland)
(N. Ireland)
(N. Ireland)
2004 France
16/09/03
18/09/03
20/09/03
Croatia
Finland
Malta
Kajaani
Iisalmi
Iisalmi
N
A
N
D
L
L
2
2
1
2
4
2
Qualifying Group 2
Qualifying Group 2
Qualifying Group 2
(Finland)
(Finland)
(Finland)
27/03/04
29/03/04
31/03/04
Belarus
Scotland
Belgium
Visé
Serking
Visé
N
N
A
W
W
W
3
2
2
2
0
0
Elite - Group 7
Elite - Group 7
Elite - Group 7
(Belgium)
(Belgium)
(Belgium)
04/05/04
06/05/04
09/05/04
France
Turkey
Spain
Blois
Romorantin-Lanthenay
Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire
N
N
N
L
L
L
0
2
1
3
5
4
Finals - Group A
Finals - Group A
Finals - Group A
(France)
(France)
(France)
2005 Italy
25/10/04
27/10/04
29/10/04
Switzerland
Slovakia
Liechtenstein
Ballymena
Belfast
Belfast
H
H
H
D
W
W
1
3
5
1
0
0
Qualifying Group 10
Qualifying Group 10
Qualifying Group 10
(N. Ireland)
(N. Ireland)
(N. Ireland)
26/03/05
28/03/05
30/03/05
Rep. Ireland
England
Serbia-Mont.
Solihull
Wolverhampton
Solihull
N
A
N
L
L
L
1
0
1
2
3
6
Elite - Group 2
Elite - Group 2
Elite - Group 2
(England)
(England)
(England)
2006 Luxembourg
27/09/05
29/09/05
01/10/05
Malta
Lithuania
Serbia-Mont.
Kaunas
Suduva
Kaunas
N
A
N
W
W
L
3
1
1
1
0
3
Qualifying Group 1
Qualifying Group 1
Qualifying Group 1
(Lithuania)
(Lithuania)
(Lithuania)
24/03/06
26/03/06
28/03/06
Germany
Finland
Netherlands
Boxmeer
Venray
Venray
N
N
A
L
W
L
0
3
1
4
2
3
Elite - Group 1
Elite - Group 1
Elite - Group 1
(Netherlands)
(Netherlands)
(Netherlands)
2007 Belgium
19/10/06
21/10/06
24/10/06
Cyprus
Faroe Islands
Switzerland
Lurgan
Belfast
Belfast
H
H
H
W
W
W
3
1
1
0
0
0
Qualifying Group 12
Qualifying Group 12
Qualifying Group 12
(N. Ireland)
(N. Ireland)
(N. Ireland)
19/03/07
21/03/07
24/03/07
Iceland
Russia
Portugal
Nazaré
Marinha Grande
Peniche
N
N
A
D
L
L
2
1
1
2
3
2
Elite - Group 6
Elite - Group 6
Elite - Group 6
(Portugal)
(Portugal)
(Portugal)
2008 Turkey
22/10/07
24/10/07
27/10/07
Moldova
Montenegro
Belgium
Maldegem
Aalter
Maldegem
N
N
A
W
W
W
3
1
1
0
0
0
Qualifying Group 12
Qualifying Group 12
Qualifying Group 12
(Belgium)
(Belgium)
(Belgium)
17/03/08
19/03/08
22/03/08
Scotland
Slovenia
Wales
Belfast
Newry
Lurgan
H
H
H
L
L
L
1
0
1
3
2
3
Elite - Group 5
Elite - Group 5
Elite - Group 5
(N. Ireland)
(N. Ireland)
(N. Ireland)
2009 Germany
18/09/08
20/09/08
23/09/208
Liechtenstein
Austria
Belgium
Eschen
Eschen
Eschen
A
N
N
W
L
L
1
0
0
0
1
2
Qualifying Group 1
Qualifying Group 1
Qualifying Group 1
(Liechtenstein)
(Liechtenstein)
(Liechtenstein)
2010 Liechtenstein
22/10/09
24/10/09
27/10/09
Malta
Andorra
Netherlands
Andorra la Vella
Andorra la Vella
Andorra la Vella
N
A
N
W
W
L
2
2
0
0
0
1
Qualifying Group 8
Qualifying Group 8
Qualifying Group 8
(Andorra)
(Andorra)
(Andorra)
17/03/10
19/03/10
22/03/10
Spain
Poland
Belgium
Portadown
Belfast
Lurgan
H
H
H
L
W
W
0
1
1
4
0
0
Elite - Group 4
Elite - Group 4
Elite - Group 4
(N. Ireland)
(N. Ireland)
(N. Ireland)
2011.Serbia
22/10/10
24/10/10
27/10/10
Montenegro
Azerbaijan
Portugal
Póvoa de Varzim
Maia
Barcelos
N
N
A
D
W
L
0
6
1
0
0
3
Qualifying Group 5
Qualifying Group 5
Qualifying Group 5
(Portugal)
(Portugal)
(Portugal)
26/03/11
28/03/11
31/03/11
England
Spain
Belgium
Geel
Tielen
Tielen
N
N
A
L
L
W
2
1
2
3
5
1
Elite - Group 5
Elite - Group 5
Elite - Group 5
(Belgium)
(Belgium)
(Belgium)
2012 Slovenia
28/10/11
30/10/11
02/11/11
Luxembourg
Faroe Islands
France
Petange
Petange
Bascharage
A
N
N
L
W
L
0
2
0
1
0
4
Qualifying Group 10
Qualifying Group 10
Qualifying Group 10
(Luxembourg)
(Luxembourg)
(Luxembourg)
2013 Slovakia
21/10/12
23/10/12
26/10/12
21/03/13
23/03/13
26/03/13
Wales
Estonia
England
Netherlands
Norway
Italy
Tallinn
Tallinn
Tallinn
Uden
Uden
Echt
N
A
N
A
N
N
W
D
L
D
L
D
4
1
2
2
1
0
0
1
3
2
2
0
Qualifying Group 7
Qualifying Group 7
Qualifying Group 7
Elite - Group 7
Elite - Group 7
Elite - Group 7
(Estonia)
(Estonia)
(Estonia)
(Netherlands)
(Netherlands)
(Netherlands)
2014 Malta
14/11/13
16/11/13
19/11/13
Latvia
Luxembourg
Turkey
Dungannon
Belfast
Dungannon
H
H
H
L
W
L
0
3
0
1
1
2
Qualifying Group 9
Qualifying Group 9
Qualifying Group 9
(N. Ireland)
(N. Ireland)
(N. Ireland)
2015 Bulgaria
19/09/14
21/09/14
24/09/14
12/03/15
14/03/15
17/03/15
Portugal
Turkey
Slovenia
Belgium
Netherlands
Georgia
Bakovci
Odranci
Lendava
Gendt
Gendt
Gendt
N
N
A
N
A
N
L
W
D
L
D
L
0
4
0
0
1
2
3
3
0
4
1
4
Qualifying Group 6
Qualifying Group 6
Qualifying Group 6
Elite - Group 3
Elite - Group 3
Elite - Group 3
(Slovenia)
(Slovenia)
(Slovenia)
(Netherlands)
(Netherlands)
(Netherlands)
2016 Azerbaijan
20/10/15
22/10/15
25/10/15
France
Norway
Israel
Shefayim
Shefayim
Petak Tikva
N
N
A
L
D
L
0
1
1
1
1
2
Qualifying Group 11
Qualifying Group 11
Qualifying Group 11
(Israel)
(Israel)
(Israel)
2017 Croatia
19/09/16
21/09/16
24/09/16
Spain
Slovakia
San Marino
Lurgan
Belfast
Lurgan
H
H
H
L
L
W
0
3
2
4
4
1
Qualifying Group 9
Qualifying Group 9
Qualifying Group 9
(N. Ireland)
(N. Ireland)
(N. Ireland)

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