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Premier League Cup ties confirmed

Dates and times announced for Rovers Under-23s as Cup journey is set to begin

14 September 2018

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Rovers can now confirm dates, venues and kick-off times for our upcoming Premier League Cup group stage fixtures.

Damien Johnson’s side have been drawn in Group B alongside Sheffield United, Everton and Doncaster Rovers.

The competition consists of eight four-team groups, with each side playing the others home and away. 

Rovers’ fixtures are as follows:

Match Round 1:

Sheffield United U23s v Rovers U23s  

Friday October 5th 2018

Stocksbridge Park Steels, Sheffield

Kick-off 7pm 

Match Round 2:

Rovers U23s v Everton U23s

Friday November 9th 2018

LFA County Ground, Leyland 

Kick-off 7pm 

Match Round 3:

Rovers U23s v Doncaster Rovers U23s 

Monday December 3rd 2018

LFA County Ground, Leyland

Kick-off 7pm 

Match Round 4:

Rovers U23s v Sheffield United U23s

Monday January 21st 2019

LFA County Ground, Leyland

Kick-off 7pm

Match Round 5:

Everton U23s v Rovers U23s

Friday February 8th 2019

Venue TBC

Kick-off 7pm

Match Round 6:

Doncaster Rovers U23s v Rovers U23s 

Monday February 25th 2019

Keepmoat Stadium, Doncaster

Kick-off 7pm

The duration of each game will be 90 minutes, with no extra-time or penalties in the group stage.

The top two clubs from each group will qualify for the knockout phase of the competition. 

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