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Home start for Academy

Posted: Wed 06 Aug 2014
Author: rovers.co.uk
Academy footballs

Academy footballs

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Rovers' Under-18s start their 2014-15 Barclays Under 18 Premier League campaign at home to Manchester City.

David Lowe's young charges kick off their new season at Brockhall on Saturday 16th August, kick-off 11.00am.

The following Saturday sees Rovers make the short journey to take on Bolton Wanderers, before they end the month with an away match against Derby County.

Rovers are part of an 12-team northern group, with each side playing each other home and away.

Once the 22 games have been played, the top four clubs from the northern and southern division will play each other in Group A. Clubs from 5th place to 8th place will form Group B, with clubs placed 9th - 12th in Group C.

Each group will see seven matches played, the two teams placed highest in the northern and southern groups will play four matches at home and three away.

The club finishing in top place within Group A will be deemed Barclays U18 Premier League Champions.

The full Academy fixture list can be seen here.