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U23s learn of EFL Trophy opponents

27 July 2016

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Rovers's Under-23s to take part in new-look EFL Trophy...

Rovers' development squad will face Carlisle United, Fleetwood Town and Oldham Athletic in this season's EFL Trophy.

Rovers are one of sixteen Category 1 academies to have accepted an invitation to take part in the reformed version of this season's competition.

The group stages will begin week commencing August 29, with Rovers travelling to Highbury Stadium to face Fleetwood Town, before Brunton Park is the venue for the match against Carlisle United on week commencing October 3rd.

Rovers end the Group D at home to Oldham Athletic week commencing November 7th.

The top two teams from the group will progress to the knockout stage of the competition.

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