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Checkatrade Trophy Round Three date confirmed

COMPETITION: Manchester City's Academy side will again play in the Checkatrade Trophy this season.

COMPETITION: Manchester City's Academy side will again play in the Checkatrade Trophy this season.

Manchester City’s Checkatrade Trophy Round Three tie away at Rochdale will take place on Tuesday, January 8th, 2019.

The date for the fixture was confirmed today with the Spotland tie kicking-off at 7pm.

Admission for the game will be £5 for Adults and £1 for 16-year-olds and Under.

Away fans will be housed in the Willbutts Lane Stand (Reside Estate and Lettings Agency).

City booked a place in the knock-out phase after beating Barnsley on penalties in the previous round, while Rochdale progressed after a dramatic late win over Oldham.

The Blues started as one of 16 Under-21 teams competing in the 2018/19 instalment of the competition, with EDS boss Paul Harsley overseeing the squad.

Full Checkatrade Trophy Round Three draw:

Northern section

Rochdale v Manchester City U21s

Sunderland v Newcastle U21s

Accrington v Bury

Port Vale v Shrewsbury

Southern section:

Southend v Portsmouth

Chelsea U21s v Peterborough

Cheltenham v Oxford or Tottenham U21s

Northampton v Bristol Rovers


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