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Academy add extra friendly

9 July 2013

Rovers' Under-18s have an additional match to their pre-season programme.

The Academy will take on renowned school Barking Abbey in a friendly match at Brockhall on Tuesday August 13 at 1.00pm.

The Under-18s pre-season preparations begin this Friday when Burton Albion are the visitors with a 1.00pm kick-off at Brockhall.

The following week the young scholars will spend a week training in Scotland before returning to play a Nike Cup Game away at St. George's Park on July 23rd.

Home friendlies against Carlisle United (27th July) and Rochdale (30th July) follow before a trip to Wales to face Bala Town on Friday 2nd August, kick-off 7.30pm.

Tuesday 6th August sees Birmingham City visit Rovers with a 12.30pm kick-off before a Saturday home match against Wigan Athletic, kick-off 11.00am on August 10th.

The match against Barking Abbey takes place the following Tuesday before the Academy's big season kick-off on Saturday 17th August.

The full Academy fixture list can be found here.

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