Date confirmed for FA Youth Cup and UEFA Youth League ties

Following our 4-1 victory over Leyton Orient in the Youth Cup third round, our Under-18s will be preparing for an away trip against Watford. That game is scheduled to take place at Vicarage Road on Thursday 13 January with a 7pm kick-off time.

On the European front, our Under-19s will take on Genk in the UEFA Youth League play-off round, with the winners of the one-legged tie advancing to the last-16. Andy Myers’s side will play away in Belgium at the Cegeka Arena on Wednesday 9 February, kick-off 3pm UK time.

A new date has also been set for our Premier League 2 trip to Manchester United, a game postponed earlier this week. That will now take place on Sunday 13 February, kick-off 12noon at Leigh Sports Village.