Fixtures

European U21 Championship Qual 09/05 14:00 1 Turkey U21 vs Rep of Ireland U21 - View
European U21 Championship Qual 09/05 14:00 1 Latvia U21 vs Rep of Ireland U21 - View
European U21 Championship Qual 09/09 14:00 1 Rep of Ireland U21 vs Latvia U21 - View
European U21 Championship Qual 10/10 14:00 1 Rep of Ireland U21 vs Norway U21 - View
European U21 Championship Qual 10/14 14:00 1 Italy U21 vs Rep of Ireland U21 - View

Results

U21 International 06/11 14:00 - England U20 v Rep of Ireland U21 D 2-2
U21 International 06/07 16:00 - Croatia U21 v Rep of Ireland U21 W 2-3
European U21 Championship Qual 03/22 17:00 1 [6] San Marino U21 v Rep of Ireland U21 [2] W 0-7
European U21 Championship Qual 11/21 17:30 1 [3] Rep of Ireland U21 v Italy U21 [1] D 2-2
European U21 Championship Qual 11/17 17:00 1 [4] Norway U21 v Rep of Ireland U21 [2] L 3-2
European U21 Championship Qual 10/13 12:00 1 [4] Latvia U21 v Rep of Ireland U21 [2] W 1-2
European U21 Championship Qual 09/12 18:30 1 [3] Rep of Ireland U21 v San Marino U21 [6] W 3-0
European U21 Championship Qual 09/08 18:30 1 [4] Rep of Ireland U21 v Turkey U21 [4] W 3-2
Youth International 06/19 15:00 - Rep of Ireland U21 v Kuwait U22 W 3-0
U21 International 06/16 16:00 - Ukraine U21 v Rep of Ireland U21 D 2-2
European U21 Championship Qual 09/27 17:15 1 [2] Israel U21 v Rep of Ireland U21 [2] L 3-1
European U21 Championship Qual 09/23 18:00 1 [2] Rep of Ireland U21 v Israel U21 [2] D 1-1

Stats

 TotalHomeAway
Matches played 9 3 6
Wins 5 2 3
Draws 3 1 2
Losses 1 0 1
Goals for 26 8 18
Goals against 14 4 10
Clean sheets 2 1 1
Failed to score 0 0 0

The Republic of Ireland national under-21 football team is a representative team of Irish football players. It is governed by the Football Association of Ireland and represents them at Under-21 level against the national teams of other national associations. The team played its first match in 1978 and has competed in the UEFA European Under-21 Championship since 1988.

History

As a European under-21 team, the Republic of Ireland participates in the UEFA European Under-21 Championship, which takes place every two years. There is no Under-21 World Cup, although there is an Under-20 World Cup. Ireland did not enter the first five Under-21 Championships, entering for the first time in 1988 but failing to qualify. Ireland have never qualified for the European Under-21 Championships.

UEFA European Under-21 Championship record

UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship record UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship Qualification record
Year Round Pld W D * L GF GA Pld W D L GF GA
1978 did not enter
1980
1982
1984
1986
1988 did not qualify 4 0 2 2 3 7
1990 did not enter
1992 did not qualify 6 1 0 5 5 14
1994 8 1 1 6 7 20
1996 8 2 2 4 7 9
1998 8 3 0 5 11 7
2000 8 4 2 2 13 12
2002 8 4 1 3 10 7
2004 8 2 2 4 8 11
2006 8 1 2 5 10 14
2007 2 1 0 1 2 1
2009 8 1 2 5 4 14
2011 10 1 4 5 5 11
2013 8 4 1 3 15 10
2015 8 2 2 4 10 12
2017 10 4 0 6 14 17
2019 10 4 2 4 12 15
2021 10 6 1 3 15 8
2023 12 6 3 3 17 11
Total 134 43 27 64 160 187
*Draws include knockout matches decided by penalty shootout.
The Republic of Ireland U21 soccer team is the youth national team representing Ireland in international competitions. Comprised of talented players under the age of 21, the team serves as a stepping stone for young Irish footballers to develop their skills and gain valuable experience on the international stage.

The team competes in various tournaments and qualifiers, aiming to qualify for major youth competitions such as the UEFA European Under-21 Championship. With a strong emphasis on player development and teamwork, the Republic of Ireland U21 team is known for its competitive spirit and determination to succeed.

Led by a dedicated coaching staff, the team is committed to nurturing the next generation of Irish soccer stars and preparing them for future success at the senior level. With a rich history and passionate fan base, the Republic of Ireland U21 team continues to inspire and excite supporters with their talent and potential.