EDS & Academy

Checkatrade Trophy quarter-final details confirmed

COMPETITION: Manchester City's Academy side will again play in the Checkatrade Trophy this season.
Manchester City’s Checkatrade Trophy quarter-final against Sunderland will take place on Tuesday 22 January, with kick-off at 7.45pm.

City’s Under 21s moved through to the last eight after beating Rochdale 4-2 at the Crown Oil Arena where the Blues fought back from 2-0 down.

Now Paul Harsley's side face a trip to the Stadium of Light to take on the League One high-fliers.

Sunderland secured their place in the quarter-finals thanks to a 4-0 win over Newcastle Under-21s.

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

Quarter-final draw:

Portsmouth v Peterborough

Bristol Rovers v Port Vale

Sunderland v Manchester City U21s

Bury v Oxford United

WATCH: Rochdale 2-4 City U21s: Match highlights
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