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Loader called up for England U18 Panda Cup tournament

Young striker off on international duty

10 May 2018

Young Royals striker, Danny Loader, has been called up once again to England U18s as they're set to take part in the upcoming four-team Panda Cup in China.

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The Royals' forward won the U17 World Cup with his country earlier in the season and has since made the seamless transition to U18 level.

The Young Lions will be playing three matches in this tournament - against China, Uruguay and Hungary in Chengdu.

It'll be a tough schedule for Neil Dewsnip's side, with three games in five days to be played - but another invaluable experience for Loader nonetheless, after his trip to India with England in the winter.

Loader is one of a 19-man squad to be flying over to China, representing the Royals' Academy along the way.

Fixtures

England U18 vs Uruguay U18 - Wednesday 23rd May
England U18 vs China U18 - Friday 25th May
England U18 vs Hungary U18 - Sunday 27th May

Full England U18 squad

Goalkeepers: Curtis Anderson (Manchester City), Josef Bursik (Stoke City), William Crellin (Fleetwood Town)

Defenders: Timothy Eyoma (Tottenham Hotspur), Nathan Ferguson (West Bromwich Albion), Tariq Lamptey (Chelsea), Jonathan Panzo (Chelsea), Steven Sessegnon (Fulham), Jake Vokins (Southampton), Adam Wilson (Newcastle United)

Midfielders: Alex Denny (Everton), Conor Gallagher (Chelsea), Nya Kirby (Crystal Palace), George McEachran (Chelsea), Stephen Walker (Middlesbrough), Callum Wright (Leicester City)

Forwards: Danny Loader (Reading), Felix Nmecha (Manchester City), Ian Poveda-Ocampo (Manchester City)


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