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Academy fixtures announced

Posted: Tue 23 Jul 2013
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Rovers' Under-18s have an away start to their 2013-14 Barclays Under-18 Premier League campaign against familiar opposition.

For the Academy starlets kick off the new season on Saturday August 17th against Norwich City, a side they defeated four times last term.

The Under-18s's first home game follows seven days later with Middlesbrough the visitors to Brockhall with a 12 noon kick-off.

In a change of format for the new season the league is split into two groups, with Rovers will playing home and away against opposition from the north group. Those teams are Bolton Wanderers, Everton, Liverpool, Manchester United, Stoke City, Manchester City, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Newcastle United, Middlesbrough and Sunderland.

The remaining 11 fixtures against against teams from the southern group.