DANNY Loader captained England U18s in his first involvement with the age group last week.

The 17-year-old came off the bench in a 0-0 draw with Brazil last week.

The Reading Academy graduate was then made England skipper as the Three Lions lost 2-1 to South Africa over the weekend.

Despite the loss, Loader impressed by creating England’s late goal scored by Manchester City’s Phil Foden after Lyle Foster and Tashreeq Matthews had put South Africa 2-0 up.

Meanwhile, defender Axel Andresson scored the opening goal for Iceland in a 3-2 defeat to Albania in an U21 Euro 2019 qualifier.

Jordan Holsgrove played three matches for Scotland U19s in a friendly Stevan Volitic Memorial Tournament in Serbia.

Scotland lost 3-1 to the hosts, drew 3-3 with Ukraine and 2-2 with Montenegro before losing 4-3 on penalties in a shootout.