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U23 Home Opener Switched to Barnfield

Clarets' Professional Development League game against Ipswich behind closed doors

17 August 2017

The Clarets’ opening home game in the U23 Professional Development League will be played behind closed doors.

The fixture against Ipswich Town on Monday, 21 August has been moved from Turf Moor to the Barnfield Training Centre.

Meanwhile, the Clarets have been drawn away to Preston North End in the first round of the Lancashire FA Senior Cup.

The tie will be played at Preston’s Springfields training ground on Tuesday, 5 September (kick-off 2pm).

Full draw: Accrington Stanley v Morecambe; Rochdale v Blackpool; Bolton v AFC Fylde; Blackburn v Wigan; Bury v Barrow; Everton v Oldham; Preston v Burnley; Fleetwood (bye)

Meanwhile, Burnley have been given a bye in the opening round of the Lancashire FA Professional Youth Cup.

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