A selection of images from Rovers' FA Youth Cup triumph over Stoke City
14 December 2017
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Rovers have been paired with Tranmere Rovers in the first round of this season's FA Youth Cup.
Hat-trick hero Jack Vale admitted it was "amazing" to bag a trio of strikes at Ewood Park, as Rovers Under-18s confidently brushed aside Nottingham Forest Under-18s in the FA Youth Cup.
Rovers Under-18s will host Nottingham Forest at Ewood Park in round five of the FA Youth Cup.
George Wilson’s stunning strike against West Ham United is in the running for the LFE’s Goal of the Month award for October.
Unbeaten in four games in all competitions, Rovers Under-18s will be hoping to continue their fine form when they take on Leicester City Under-18s later this afternoon.
The FA Youth Cup third-round draw was made at Wembley on Friday afternoon, as clubs from the Premier League and Championship, including Rovers, join the competition.
Rovers Professional Development Phase Assistant Coach Mike Sheron says it's clear progress is being made by the Under-18s following an emphatic win against West Bromwich Albion.