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Academy pre-season fixtures

7 July 2016

Rovers' Academy have put the finishing touches to their pre-season programme with nine confirmed friendly matches.

The Under-18s, who returned to Brockhall at the beginning of the month, will spend next week at their traditional Scotland 'boot camp' before returning to Lancashire to face Morecambe at the Rovers Academy on Saturday 16th July, kick-off 11.00am.

The following Tuesday 19th sees Rovers take part in a three-team round robin competition with hour-long games against both Mansfield Town and Preston North End - kick-off time to be confirmed.

Huddersfield Town will be the visitors to Brockhall at 11am on Saturday 23rd July, before Billy Barr's side travel to take on Carlisle United on the 26th.

Rovers' youngsters end July with a home game against Glasgow Celtic at 2pm on Sunday 31st. The following day they jet off to Holland for a two-week educational stay through the League Football Education Erasmus programme.

Whilst in the Netherlands, Rovers will play three matches. They'll take on Feyenoord at 12 noon on Saturday 6th August, Vitesse Arnhem on Tuesday 9th August at 11am, and NAC Breda on Saturday 13th August at 1pm local time.

An updated Under-18 fixture list can be found here.

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