Sheffield United: Four members of Bramall Lane's squad were in international action tonight

Sheffield United's Dean Henderson won his latest England under-21 cap during the Young Lions' European Championship qualifying draw against Holland.

Thursday, 6th September 2018, 10:19 pm
Updated Thursday, 6th September 2018, 10:31 pm
John Egan was an unused substitute for the Republic of Ireland

The goalkeeper, on loan from Manchester United, kept a clean sheet at Carrow Road but Aidy Boothroyd's side were unable to force a breakthrough at the other end of the pitch despite Dominic Calvert-Lewin's best efforts.

The Everton centre-forward, who progressed through Bramall Lane's youth system before joining the Premier League club, twice went close as England maintained their grip on Group Four.

Henderson's United team mate Ben Woodburn has been spared the prospect of facing a Denmark team comprised of amateur and futsal players in Aarhus on Sunday after Spillerne, the Scandinavian's equivalent of the PFA, reached agreement with their national association. 

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Woodburn, an unused substitute during tonight's League of Nation's victory over the Republic of Ireland, had been preparing to play weakened opposition due to a dispute over personal sponsorship packages and those brokered by the DBU.

Although the row has yet to be totally resolved, it was announced yesterday that a truce had been brokered after it emerged UEFA could bar the Danes from its competitions if they named an under-strength side.

United's John Egan and Enda Stevens both featured in the Republic of Ireland squad for the match in Cardiff, with the latter entering the fray as a 60th minute substitute after Connor Roberts had scoered the hosts' final goal of a 4-1 win.

Rhys Norrington-Davies could represent Wales under-21's when they face Liechtenstein in Bangor tomorrow evening.