UEFA Women's EURO 2017: youngest, oldest, by clubs

Who are the youngest and oldest players at the finals? Which club have 14 of their squad involved – more even than the European champions? Let us explain.

The competition's senior player, Ingrid Hjelmseth
The competition's senior player, Ingrid Hjelmseth ©Sportsfile

Youngest players

1 Viktoriya Shkoda (DF, Russia) – born 21/12/1999
2 Davina Vanmechelen (FW, Belgium) – born 30/08/1999
3 Agla Maria Albertsdottir (MF, Iceland) – born 05/08/1999

All-time: Oksana Yakovyshyn (Ukraine) v Netherlands, 23/08/2009, 16 years 156 days
Youngest goalscorer: Isabell Herlovsen (Norway) v France, 09/06/2005, 16 years 351 days

Oldest players

1 Ingrid Hjelmseth (GK, Norway) – born 10/04/1980
2 Ifeome Dieke (DF, Scotland) – born 25/02/1981
3 Leanne Ross (MF, Scotland) – born 08/07/1981

All-time: Sandrine Soubeyrand (France) v Denmark, 22/07/2013, 39 years 340 days
Oldest goalscorer: Patrizia Panico (Italy) v Germany, 04/09/2009, 34 years 208 days

Dieke, Ross or England's Casey Stoney (or goalkeeper Hjelmseth) could beat Panico's record as the oldest goalscorer in a post-1991 UEFA European Women's Championship.

Wolfsburg have 14 players at the finals
Wolfsburg have 14 players at the finals©Getty Images

Most teenage players

3 – Austria
2 – Belgium, Iceland, Norway, Russia

Clubs with most players

14 – Wolfsburg (GER)
12 – Barcelona (ESP), Lyon (FRA)
11 – Bayern München (GER), Montpellier (FRA)
10 – Arsenal (ENG)

Leagues with most players

61 – Germany
40 – England
36 – Sweden
35 – France
24 – Italy, Russia