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Youths Set For CEE Cup

U18s to kick off Prague CEE Cup campaign today

24 July 2019

Burnley’s youth team get their CEE Cup campaign underway this afternoon, with their opening group fixture against Brazilian Palmeiras.

Tony Philliskirk’s side, who landed in the Czech Republic last night, are in a group alongside Turkish outfit Altinordu, hosts Slavia Prague and Palmeiras.

The Clarets face Palmeiras today, before coming up against Altinordu on Friday, finishing the group fixtures on Saturday against Slavia Prague.

The tournament consists of eight teams, with the other group including Shakhtar Donetsk, Dinamo Zagreb, Sparta Prague and Besiktas.

The top two teams from each group will go through to the semi-finals, with the bottom two from each group playing for third and fourth spots.

There will be live updates throughout the tournament on Twitter and Instagram (@Burnleyofficial) along with daily interviews and match reports.

Fans can watch all of the Clarets’ matches LIVE for free here in Prague on the website ceecup.org.

U18s CEE Cup match schedule:

Wednesday 24th July – Palmeiras. KO: 17:30 local time (16:30 BST)

Friday 26th July – Altinordu. KO: 17:30 local time (16:30 BST)

Saturday 27th July – Slavia Prague. KO 15:30 local time (14:30 BST).

Further fixtures TBC.


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