England's first under-21 match, a goalless draw against Wales at Molineux, took place in 1976. Since then, hundreds of young hopefuls have featured for the Lion Cubs (a nickname that, mercifully, hasn't caught on), but they haven't all gone on to star at senior level like Beckham, Rooney et al. We've trawled the archives: can you name the players?
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November 14, 1984

Turkey vs England

June 9, 1993

Czech Republic vs England

September 7, 1993

England vs Poland

November 15, 1994

England vs Rep of Ireland

May 30, 1997

Poland vs England

June 8, 1999

Bulgaria vs England

March 29, 2000

Yugoslavia vs England

May 24, 2001

England vs Mexico

August 19, 2003

England vs Croatia

March 20, 2015

England vs Germany

The answers

Sure, you probably got Barry Venison, Jamie Redknapp and Rio Ferdinand, but did you get the rest...?

November 13, 1984
Turkey 0-0 England
Back row: Wayne Fereday, Gary Lund, Ian Snodin, Ian Butterworth, Chris Fairclough, David Seaman.
Front row: Paul Parker, Danny Wallace, Barry Venison, Paul Bracewell, Trevor Steven.

June 9, 1993
Czech Republic 1-1 England
Back row: Jamie Redknapp, Richard Hall, Gary Flitcroft, Paul Gerrard, Chris Sutton, Bryan Small, Nicky Summerbee.
Front row: Neal Ardley, Darren Anderton, Mike Sheron, Andy Awford.

September 7, 1993
England 1-2 Poland
Back row: Ugo Ehiogu, Ian Walker, Matt Jackson, Chris Sutton, Garry Flitcroft, Neil Cox, Bryan Small.
Front row: Andy Cole, Steve McManaman, Jamie Redknapp, Darren Anderton.

November 15, 1994
England 1-0 Republic of Ireland
Back row: Steve Watson, Paul Gerrard, Noel Whelan, David Unsworth, Nicky Butt, Graham Fenton.
Front row: Sol Campbell, Trevor Sinclair, Chris Bart-Williams, Julian Joachim, Dean Gordon.

May 30, 1997
Poland 1-1 England
Back row: Emile Heskey, Des Hamilton, Danny Granville, Richard Wright, Adie Moses, Marcus Hall, Nigel Quashie.
Front row: Paul Murray, Stephen Hughes, Lee Bradbury, Jamie Carragher

June 8, 1999
Bulgaria 0-1 England
Back row: Jonathan Greening, Hayden Mullins, Steve Simonsen, Richard Cresswell, Carl Cort, Wes Brown.
Front row: Seth Johnson, Paul Robinson, John Curtis, Jamie Carragher, Curtis Woodhouse.

March 29, 2000
Yugoslavia 0-3 England
Back row: Richard Wright, Steven Gerrard, Rio Ferdinand, Gareth Barry, Emile Heskey, Andy Campbell.
Front row: Seth Johnson, Frank Lampard, Jamie Carragher, Kieron Dyer, Lee Hendrie.

May 24, 2001
England 3-0 Mexico
Back row: Sean Davis, Shola Ameobi, Titus Bramble, David Prutton, John Terry, Chris Kirkland.
Front row: Jermain Defoe, David Dunn, Lee Naylor, Malcolm Christie, Luke Young.

August 19, 2003
England 0-3 Croatia
Back row: Glen Johnson, Jermaine Jenas, Matt Murray, Stuart Parnaby, Paul Konchesky, Peter Clarke.
Front row: Francis Jeffers, Jermaine Pennant, Jermain Defoe, Gareth Barry, David Prutton.

March 30, 2015
England 3-2 Germany
Back row: Carl Jenkinson, Luke Garbett, Jonathan Bond, Ben Gibson, John Stones.
Front row: Nathan Redmond, Will Hughes, Jake Forster-Caskey, Jesse Lingard, Danny Ings, James Ward-Prowse.