THE ACADEMY

21/01/2010 16:22, Report by Ben Hibbs

Youth Cup date set

United Under-18s' FA Youth Cup fifth round tie against Blackburn Rovers has been scheduled for Thursday 28 January.

The match will be played at Ewood Park and kicks-off at 19:00 GMT.

United beat Birmingham 2-0 in the third round and then defeated Burnley in a resounding 5-1 victory at Turf Moor in the fourth round.

Blackburn, who are four points ahead of the Reds at the top of the Premier Academy League Group C, beat Leyton Orient in the fourth round to set up this tie.

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