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Youths Up For The Cup

Clarets travel to Preston in Lancashire FA Youth Cup Quarter-Final.

23 October 2018

The youth team face Preston North End in the Lancashire FA Youth Cup quarter-finals this afternoon (Tuesday).

John Townson's side edged out Bolton Wanderers in the previous round at the Barnfield Training Centre last month, with a 3-2 win.

Michael Fowler grabbed a hat-trick on that afternoon as the Clarets progressed into the quarter-finals.

Preston currently sit fifth in the Youth Alliance League, the Lilywhites won their opening six games and have only lost once this season in all competitions.

And North-End reached the final of the competiton last season, where they fell to defeat to the hands of Wigan Atheltic.

The game kicks off at 1:00pm and will be played at the UCLAN Sports Arena.

Live updates will be avaliable throughout the match on Twitter (@BurnleyOfficial) followed by report and reaction.


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