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Away start for Under-21s

Posted: Thu 31 Jul 2014
Author: rovers.co.uk
Eric Kinder

Eric Kinder

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Rovers' development squad will kick-off the new 2014-15 Barclays Under 21 Premier League season away to Brighton & Hove Albion.

Eric Kinder’s side travel to face the Division 2 newcomers at the Sussex FA headquarters on Monday 18th August, kick-off 7.00pm.

The following Monday 25th August sees Rovers return to Leigh Sports Village once more with Aston Villa the visitors.

Whilst Leigh Sports Village will host the majority of matches, three of the games will be played at Ewood Park during the campaign. Reading on September 29th, Derby County on December 15th and Wolverhampton Wanderers on Monday April 20th.

The Rovers youngsters also face the prospect of visiting some high-profile venues, with matches scheduled to be played at the Riverside, the Hawthorns, St. James Park and the iPRO Stadium.

Following last season's inaugural Barclays Under 21 Premier League, the league has now split into two divisions, with Rovers in Division 2. Both leagues consists of 12 teams, with each team playing each other home and away.

The full fixture list can be found here, all fixtures are subject to change.