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Rovers draw Spurs in FA Youth Cup

7 November 2014

Rovers youngsters have been handed a tricky away task in the third round of the FA Youth Cup.

In the draw made this lunchtime, the Under-18s will be up against Premier League opposition, with a trip to White Hart Lane to take on Tottenham Hotspur.

Runners-up in 2011/12, Rovers were knocked out at the third round stage away at Cardiff City last season. Whilst Spurs bowed out in the fourth round to beaten finalists Fulham.

The third round draw in full: 

Mansfield Town or Knaresborough Town or Northampton Town v Tranmere Rovers or Shrewsbury Town
Colchester United or Cheltenham Town v Ipswich Town
Nottingham Forest v Newport County or Milton Keynes Dons
Leicester City v Wigan Athletic
Oxford City or Luton Town v Royston Town or Potters Bar Town or Welling United
Arsenal v Reading
Huddersfield Town v Crystal Palace
Brighton & Hove Albion v Derby County
Dartford or Thamesmead Town or Portsmouth v Bolton Wanderers
Burton Albion or Kidderminster Harriers v Blackpool
Tottenham Hotspur v Blackburn Rovers
Sunderland v Fleetwood Town or Sheffield United 
Leeds United v Chelsea
Gillingham or AFC Wimbledon v Burnley
Southampton v West Ham United
Stevenage or Needham Market or Wealdstone v Everton
Doncaster Rovers or Peterborough United or Notts County v Norwich City
Birmingham City v Queens Park Rangers
AFC Bournemouth v Rochdale or Coventry City
Liverpool v Bradford City or Barnsley
Millwall v Newcastle United
Manchester City v Oxford United or Swindon Town
Rotherham United v Wolverhampton Wanderers
Southend United or Leverstock Green or Barnet v Middlesbrough
Manchester United v Ellesmere Rangers or Port Vale or Bury 
Swansea City v Watford
Crewe Alexandra or Abbey Hey or York City v Fulham
Sheffield Wednesday v Stoke City
Hull City v Brentford
West Bromwich Albion v Maidenhead United or Poole Town or Torquay United
AFC Fylde or Chesterfield v Aston Villa
Charlton Athletic v Cardiff City

Ties to be played by Saturday 20th December.

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