Rovers Under-21s have been drawn at home to Aston Villa in the Barclays U21 Premier League Cup.
Eric Kinder’s side will host the Villans in the Last 16 of the competition.
Rovers received a bye in the last round, whilst Villa beat local rivals Wolves 1-0 to book their place in the hat.
Kinder’s young charges will be hoping to better last year’s cup run, after losing 2-1 away to Exeter City at this stage.
Date and venue for the match are yet to be confirmed.
Full draw as follows:
Watford vs. Leicester City or Leeds United
Middlesbrough vs. Stoke City or Sheffield United
Southampton vs. Norwich City
Newcastle United vs. West Ham United
Bolton Wanderers or Wigan Athletic vs. Reading
Huddersfield Town or Everton vs. Charlton Athletic or Brighton & Hove Albion
Rovers vs. Aston Villa
Derby County vs. Manchester City or Sunderland