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PL Cup latest: Rovers v Sunderland

2 March 2017

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Updates from Brockhall as Rovers take on Sunderland in their final Premier League Cup group match...

Damien Johnson has a strong squad at his disposal for this lunchtime's Premier League Cup match against Sunderland.

A number of first team squad players will get a runout at Brockhall in the group decider.

David Raya, Stephen Hendrie, Wes Brown and Adam Henley all start the match against the Black Cats. Willem Tomlinson, who has featured in Rovers' last two home games, is also named in the starting eleven.

Both sides have already qualified for the knockout stages of the competition. Rovers just need to avoid defeat to win the group.

ROVERS: Raya, Travis, Hendrie, Tomlinson, Brown, Grayson, Henley, Hardcastle (c), Mansell, Butterworth, Rankin-Costello.

Subs: Magloire, Powell (GK), Pemberton, Mols, Hendry.

SUNDERLAND: Talbot, J. Robson, Hume, Wright, Brady, Brotherton, Asoro, E. Robson (c), Maja, Embleton, Molyneux.

Subs: Casey, Stryjek (GK), Allan, Gamble, Diamond.

Keep up-to-date with events from the game via our twitter feed below. 

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