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UEFA European Under-17 Championship: Facts and figures

All the key player and team stats since 2001/02, including past winners, top scorers and biggest victories.

Adil Aouchiche got a record tally at the 2019 finals
Adil Aouchiche got a record tally at the 2019 finals ©Sportsfile

Records apply for the UEFA European Under-17 Championship (2001/02 onwards) only. Final tournaments: 16 teams 2001/02 and from 2014/15 onwards, otherwise 8. The 2019/20 season was abandoned and the 2020/21 edition cancelled due to COVID-19.

Champions (hosts)

2022: France (Israel)
2020 & 2021: no final tournament
2019: Netherlands (Republic of Ireland)
2018: Netherlands (England)
2017: Spain (Croatia)
2016: Portugal (Azerbaijan)
2015: France (Bulgaria)
2014: England (Malta)
2013: Russia (Slovakia)
2012: Netherlands (Slovenia)
2011: Netherlands (Serbia)
2010: England (Liechtenstein)
2009: Germany (Germany)
2008: Spain (Turkey)
2007: Spain (Belgium)
2006: Russia (Luxembourg)
2005: Turkey (Italy)
2004: France (France)
2003: Portugal (Portugal)
2002: Switzerland (Denmark)

Biggest wins

Pre-2002 qualifying round: Czech Republic 7-0 Luxembourg, Switzerland 7-0 Faroe Islands, 2001/02
Post-2002 qualifying round: Belarus 12-0 Liechtenstein, 2010/11; San Marino 0-12 Netherlands, 2013/14
Elite round: France 9-0 Belarus, 2010/11; Germany 10-1 Armenia, 2016/17
Final tournament: France 7-0 Faroe Islands, 2016/17; Republic of Ireland 0-7 Germany, 2016/17

Individual match goalscoring

Qualifying: Nikola Kalinić (Croatia) 5 v Andorra, 2004/05; Fabian Himcinschi (Romania) 5 v Liechtenstein, Viktor Fischer (Denmark) 5 v Lithuania, 2010/11; Timo Werner (Germany) 5 v Andorra, 2012/13; Ezra Walian (Netherlands) v San Marino, Raz Yizhak (Israel) v Liechtenstein, 2013/14
Final tournament: Morten Rasmussen (Denmark) 5 v Finland, 2001/02

Season top scorers

2021/22: Dzenan Pejcinovic (Germany) 12
2020/21: season cancelled
2019/20 qualifying round only: Matthis Abline (France), Szymon Włodarczyk (Poland) 5
2018/19: Adil Aouchiche (France) 12
2017/18: Daishawn Redan (Netherlands) 10
2016/17: Jann-Fiete Arp (Germany), Amine Gouiri (France), Abel Ruiz (Spain) 10
2015/16: José Gomes (Portugal) 12
2014/15: Odsonne Edouard (France) 13
2013/14: Adam Armstrong (England), Dominic Solanke (England) 9
2012/13: Timo Werner (Germany) 13
2011/12: Gergely Bobál (Hungary) 8
2010/11: Samed Yesil (Germany) 11
2009/10: Paco Alcácer (Spain) 14
2008/09: Muhammet Demir (Turkey) 7
2007/08: Danijel Aleksić (Serbia), Geoffrey Castillion (Netherlands) 9
2006/07: Toni Kroos (Germany), Vitali Rushnitski (Belarus), Kolbein Sigthórsson (Iceland) 7
2005/06: Manuel Fischer (Germany) 13
2004/05: Nikola Kalinić (Croatia) 11
2003/04: Fausto Lourenço (Portugal) 8
2002/03: David Rodríguez (Spain) 9
2001/02: Collins John (Netherlands), Simon Vukčević (Yugoslavia) 8

Finals top scorers

2021/22: Jovan Milošević (Serbia) 5
2019/20 & 2020/21: no tournament
2018/19: Adil Aouchiche (France) 9
2017/18: Edoardo Vergani (Italy), Yorbe Vertessen (Belgium) 4
2016/17: Amine Gouiri (France) 8
2015/16: José Gomes (Portugal) 7
2014/15: Odsonne Edouard (France) 8
2013/14: Jari Schuurman (Netherlands), Dominic Solanke (England) 4
2012/13: Elio Capradossi (Italy), Robin Kamber (Switzerland), Mario Pugliese (Italy), Martin Slaninka (Slovakia) 2
2011/12: Max Meyer (Germany) 3
2010/11: Kyle Ebecilio (Nethelands), Hallam Hope (England), Tonny Trindade de Vilhena (Netherlands), Samed Yesil (Germany) 3
2009/10: Paco Alcácer (Spain) 6
2008/09: Luc Castaignos (Netherlands), Lennart Thy (Germany) 3
2007/08: Yannis Tafer (France) 4
2006/07: Toni Kroos (Germany), Victor Moses (England) 3
2005/06: Manuel Fischer (Germany), Bojan Krkić (Spain), Tomáš Necid (Czech Republic) 5
2004/05: Tevfik Köse (Turkey) 6
2003/04: Hatem Ben Arfa (France), Bruno Gama (Portugal), Shane Paul (England), Marc Pedraza (Spain) 3
2002/03: David Rodríguez (Spain) 6
2001/02: Jonathan Soriano (Spain) 7

All time (final tournaments)

Adil Aouchiche (France) 9
Abel Ruiz (Spain) 8
Amine Gouiri (France) 8
Odsonne Edouard (France) 8
Jann-Fiete Arp (Germany) 7
José Gomes (Portugal) 7
Bojan Krkić (Spain) 7
David Rodríguez (Spain) 7
Jonathan Soriano (Spain) 7

All time (including qualifying)

José Gomes (Portugal) 16
Abel Ruiz (Spain) 16
Paco Alcácer (Spain) 14
Adam Idah (Republic of Ireland) 14
Daishawn Redan (Netherlands) 14
Brian Brobbey (Netherlands) 13
Odsonne Edouard (France) 13
Manuel Fischer (Germany) 13
Timo Werner (Germany) 13

Highest attendances

Qualifying round: Belarus v Portugal, Minsk, 2004/05, 12,500
Elite round: Ukraine v Georgia, Tbilisi, 2011/12, 12,000
Final tournament: Azerbaijan v Portugal, Baku, 2015/16, 33,000

Final tournament appearances (max 17)

14 England, Netherlands, Spain
13 France, Germany
10 Italy
9 Portugal
8 Belgium, Serbia (inc Yugoslavia/Serbia and Montenegro), Switzerland, Turkey
6 Austria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Scotland,Ukraine
5 Hungary, Republic of Ireland, Sweden
4 Croatia, Israel, Russia
3 Bosnia and Herzegovina, Greece, Iceland, Poland, Slovenia
2 Bulgaria, Georgia, Luxembourg, Norway
1 Azerbaijan, Belarus, Faroe Islands, Finland, Malta, Moldova, Northern Ireland, Romania, Slovakia