UEFA U-21 Championships Table of Merit 1978-2017  
  Country 1st 2nd 3rd 4th  
    ITALY 5 2 2 3  
    SPAIN 4 3 2    
    ENGLAND 2 1 5 1  
    GERMANY (& WEST) 2 1   1  
    NETHERLANDS 2   1 2  
    SOVIET UNION 2     1  
    SWEDEN 1 1 2 1  
    FRANCE 1 1 1 2  
    CZECH REPUBLIC 1 2   1  
    YUGOSLAVIA 1 1   2  
    PORTUGAL   2 1    
    EAST GERMANY   2      
    GREECE   2      
    SERBIA   2      
    UKRAINE   1      
    SCOTLAND     2 1  
    DENMARK     1 1  
    NORWAY     1 1  
    BULGARIA     1    
    SERBIA & MONTENEGRO     1    
    BELARUS     1    
    SWITZERLAND       1  
    HUNGARY       1  
    SLOVAKIA       1  
    BELGIUM       1