Rovers will take on Aston Villa on Monday 12th January in the last 16 of the Under-21 Premier League Cup
The tie will take place at Leigh Sports Village, with a 7.00pm kick-off.
Rovers received a bye in the previous round, whilst Villa beat local rivals Wolverhampton Wanderers 1-0 to progress.
The draw for the round of 16 is as follows:
Watford vs. Leeds United
Middlesbrough vs. Stoke City
Southampton vs. Norwich City
Newcastle United vs. West Ham United
Bolton Wanderers vs. Reading
Huddersfield Town vs. Charlton Athletic or Brighton & Hove Albion
Rovers vs. Aston Villa
Derby County vs. Sunderland
As a result of the tie, the Under-21 Premier League match against Brighton & Hove Albion scheduled for that evening has been moved. It will now take place at Ewood Park on Monday 2nd March, kick-off 7.00pm.
• Meanwhile, the Under-21s are back in action tomorrow night when they take on Derby County at Ewood Park. The club are offering free admission for all supporters. Kick-off is at 7.00pm, the Jack Walker Lower Tier will be open for fans.