A date has been set for Rovers’ FA Youth Cup third round tie against Newport County.
The two teams will meet at Ewood Park on Tuesday December 17th, kick-off 7pm. Admission is priced at £4 for adults and £2 for concessions.
The tie must be decided on the night, so should the scores be level after 90 minutes then extra-time and penalties will take place.
Newport reached the third round of the competition for the first time in the club’s history courtesy of a 4-3 victory over Uxbridge earlier this month, having beaten Bridgwater Town 1-0 in round one.
Rovers will be hoping to improve on last season’s showing, having suffered a surprise 2-1 defeat at home to Gillingham at the third round stage.
Third round draw in full:
Manchester City v Swansea City
Sunderland v Birmingham City
Cardiff City v Ipswich Town
Cheltenham Town v Arsenal
Stevenage or Peterborough United v Aston Villa
Bradford City v Stoke City
Manchester United v Lincoln City or Wrexham
Wigan Athletic v Croydon or Bath City
Preston North End v Bristol City
Sheffield United v Hanworth Villa or AFC Wimbledon
Fulham v South Shields or Hartlepool United
Norwich City v Newcastle United
Bristol Rovers v Southampton
Luton Town v Sheffield Wednesday
Rovers v Newport County
Chelsea v Huddersfield Town
Mansfield Town v Queens Park Rangers
Reading v Crystal Palace
Wolverhampton Wanderers v Nottingham Forest
Fleetwood Town v Watford
Brighton & Hove Albion v Leicester City
Middlesbrough v Dulwich Hamlet or Forest Green Rovers
Tottenham Hotspur v Liverpool
Leeds United v Hull City
Bolton Wanderers v Millwall
Crewe Alexandra v Barnsley
Colchester United or Oxford United v Maidenhead United
AFC Bournemouth v Barnet
Curzon Ashton v Burnley
West Ham United v Charlton Athletic
Derby County v Everton
West Bromwich Albion v Scunthorpe United