Owens selected by Northern Ireland U21's

QPR Under-23s Charlie Owens has been selected for Northern Ireland’s Under-21 squad.

The R’s midfielder has been called-up by the Irish for their forthcoming UEFA European Under-21 qualifiers.

Owens, who signed a one-year deal at Loftus Road in May, has been selected to face Albania at home on 31st August (7:30pm BST) and away to Slovakia on 5th September (7:30pm BST).

Northern Ireland are currently top of Group 2 after one match as they bid to qualify for the finals in San Marino and Italy in 2019.