Published 01 July 2022 4 min read
Men's U19

Meet the England MU19s squad who won EURO title

Written by:

Nicholas Veevers

Meet the players who represented the Young Lions at the UEFA U19 EURO Finals in Slovakia and brought the title home
England men’s under-19s squad became UEFA U19 EURO champions for 2022, following their extra-time victory over Israel in the Final in Trnava, Slovakia.

After cruising through their group stage games with wins over Austria, Serbia and Israel, they then knocked out Italy in the semi-final before finding their toughest game of the competition in a second clash with the Israeli team.

And following their victory, find out a little bit more about each of the players in Ian Foster’s squad, starting with the head coach himself...

Ian Foster - After initially joining as England men's under-18s coach back in 2019, the Liverpool-born boss took on this term's MU19s and led them to the U19 EURO title. Prior to taking over the MU18s, he had served as an assistant coach to Steve Cooper with the MU17s and MU18s, following spells as a manager in Ireland with Galway United and Dundalk as well as coaching roles with the Coventry City academy and Portsmouth FC. Read more about Foster and his coaching philosophy here. As a player, he was a striker with Liverpool as a young player, before going on to represent the likes of Hereford United, Kidderminster Harriers and Chester.

Goalkeepers

Matthew Cox (Brentford) – After starting his career with Chelsea as a boy and then coming through the youth ranks with AFC Wimbledon, the goalkeeper moved to Brentford in the summer of 2021. He’s been a regular in the MU19s squad this season, having previously been capped at MU17s level.

Harvey Davies (Liverpool) – Liverpool born and bred, he came through the academy ranks with his hometown club and has also been a regular face around England squads at MU19s and MU20s level.

Teddy Sharman-Lowe (Chelsea) – Born in Leicester, Sharman has been capped at MU17s level and MU19s this season. Teddy was with Burton Albion’s youth academy when he was signed by Chelsea in September 2020 before being loaned back to the club.
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Defenders

Luke Chambers (Liverpool) – The left-back hails from Preston originally, but has been on the books at Anfield since the age of six, rising through the academy teams and into their U23 side.

Callum Doyle (Manchester City) – After spending an impressive season on loan with Sunderland and aiding their promotion from League One, the Mancunian central defender has also been a regular in the MU19s squad this term. Find out more about his story.

Ronnie Edwards (Peterborough United) – Born in Harlow, central defender Ronnie was first picked up by Barnet before his move to Peterborough, where he’s become a first-team regular. His first taste of international football came with the MU19s last October and he’s been an almost ever present in the squad since then. Find out more about his story.

Bashir Humphreys (Chelsea) – Capable of playing across the defence, the former Reading youngster has also featured for England at MU16s level.

Brooke Norton-Cuffy (Arsenal) – The pacy and powerful right-back enjoyed a loan spell with Lincoln City last term. He was initially in the MU18s squad at the start of the season before moving into the MU19s in the new year.

Daniel Oyegoke (Brentford) – Originally on the books of Arsenal, he moved across the capital to Brentford in the summer of 2021. Prior to this season, he’s also picked up international caps with England MU17s.

Jarell Quansah (Liverpool) – A ball-playing central defender, who scored England’s semi-final winner against Italy. He comes from Warrington and has been in Liverpool’s academy since he was five. Previously capped by England at MU17s level before his involvement with the MU19s this term.
Young Lions head coach  Ian Foster speaks to his players during their U19 EURO semi-final win over Italy
Young Lions head coach Ian Foster speaks to his players during their U19 EURO semi-final win over Italy
Midfielders:

Carney Chukwuemeka (Aston Villa) – A real technician in midfield, Carney was born in Austria, but grew up in Northampton and joined Villa’s academy at the age of 12 before working his way into the first team under Steven Gerrard.

Alfie Devine (Tottenham Hotspur) – Despite growing up in the Rugby League stronghold of St. Helens and having a father who played professionally, Alfie spent time with Liverpool as a youngster before joining Wigan Athletic. From there, he was signed by Spurs in 2020 and he became the club’s youngest first-team player when he featured in an Emirates FA Cup tie against Marine in January 2021.

Jamie Bynoe-Gittens (Borussia Dortmund) – A relatively new face in the MU19s squad, having played for the MU18s earlier in the campaign, the tricky winger has made a big impact with his performances at the U19 EURO. Initially on the books of Reading, Chelsea and Manchester City, the London-born player moved to Germany in 2020 and has since played for Dortmund first team.

Sam Iling-Junior (Juventus) - The left-footed winger spent nine years with Chelsea before joining the Italian giants in 2020. On the international front, he’s been a regular with England at MU16, MU17 and MU19 level.

Tim Iroegbunam (Aston Villa) – A midfielder who grew up in Sutton Coldfield before joining West Bromwich Albion’s academy and then switching to Midlands rivals Villa. After breaking into their first-team squad this season, he was called into the England MU19s squad in 2022.

Aaron Ramsey (Aston Villa) – Another Midlands-based playmaker, Ramsey will be looking to follow his older brother Jacob into the Aston Villa first-team and England MU21s set up. Find out more about his story.

Alex Scott (Bristol City) – A Channel Islander from Guernsey, Scott has been a regular for Bristol City this season since joining the club from Guernsey FC. He’s also featured for England MU19s throughout the season, and scored the equaliser in the semi-final against Italy.

Harvey Vale (Chelsea) – The Chelsea playmaker has been England’s captain this season and is a key player in the middle. Born in Haywards Heath in Sussex, Vale was initially with Fulham as a youngster before joining Chelsea.
Dane Scarlett has been a regular goalscorer for England in their U19 EURO campaign this season
Dane Scarlett has been a regular goalscorer for England in their U19 EURO campaign this season
Forwards:

Liam Delap (Manchester City) – The son of former Carlisle, Derby and Stoke player Rory Delap, Liam has been a regular on the England development scene for a number of years and has been capped at both MU17, MU18 and MU19 level. Born in Winchester, while his father was playing at Southampton, he was initially with Derby County before joining Manchester City.

Daniel Jebbison (Sheffield United) – Born in Canada, but a native of Derby, the striker has enjoyed an impressive loan spell with Burton Albion this season as well as being a regular in the England MU19s squad.

Dane Scarlett (Tottenham Hotspur) – A lethal finisher up front, the Spurs striker grew up in Uxbridge, west London. Some of his goals this season have been crucial in helping the Young Lions reach this stage of the U19 EURO.

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