Under-18s fixtures released

Wednesday 27 July 2022 09:59

The Under-18 Premier League North fixture list has been confirmed, ahead of the start of the 2022/23 season.

Travis Binnion's side will open the campaign with a home game against new boys Nottingham Forest, at Carrington, on 20 August.

A week later, our FA Youth Cup holders face a big clash away to rivals Liverpool on Merseyside.

Please note that all fixtures are subject to change.

Academy coaching update


Travis Binnion is promoted, while Mark Dempsey leads the U23s and Justin Cochrane departs.


Sat 20: Nottingham Forest (H) 12:30 (Carrington)
Sat 27: Liverpool (A) 11:00 (Liverpool Academy)


Sat 3: U18 PL Cup MR1
Sat 10: Sunderland (H) 12:30 (Carrington)
Sat 17: Stoke City (A) 11:00 (Clayton Wood)
Sat 24: International Break


Sat 1: Blackburn Rovers (H) 11:00 (Carrington)
Sat 8: U18 PL Cup MR2
Sat 22: Wolves (H) 11:30 (Carrington)
Sat 29: Newcastle United (A) 12:30 (Newcastle United Academy)


Sat 5: U18 PL Cup MR3
Sat 12: Manchester City (A) 11:30 (City Football Academy)
Sat 26: Derby County (A) 12:00 (Derby County Football Academy)


Sat 3: Leeds United (H) 11:30 (Carrington)
Sat 10: Everton (H) 11:00 (Carrington)
Sat 17: Middlesbrough (A) 12:30 (Middlesbrough Academy)
FA Youth Cup R3 to be played by Saturday 17 December 2022

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Fourteen players will step up to the Professional Development Phase ahead of the 2022/23 campaign.


Sat 14: Blackburn Rovers (A) 11:00 (Blackburn Rovers Academy)
Sat 21: Liverpool (H) 11:00 (Carrington)
FA Youth Cup R4 to be played by Saturday 21 January 2023
Sat 28: Wolves (A) 11:30 (Wolverhampton Wanderers Academy)


Sat 4: 2023 U18 PL Cup QF
Sat 11: Newcastle United (H) 12:30 (Carrington)
FA Youth Cup R5 to be played by Saturday 11 February 2023
Sat 18: Nottingham Forest (A) 12:30 (Nigel Doughty Academy)
Sat 25: Derby County (H) 12:00 (Carrington)


Sat 4: Leeds United (A) 12:00 (Thorp Arch)
FA Youth Cup R6 to be played by Saturday 4 March 2023
Sat 11: U18 PL Cup SF
Sat 18: Stoke City (H) 11:00 (Carrington)
Sat 25: International Break


Sat 1: Everton (A) 11:00 (Finch Farm)
FA Youth Cup SF to be played by Saturday 8 April 2023
Sat 15: Manchester City (H) 11:00 (Carrington) 
Sat 22:Middlesbrough (H) 12:00 (Carrington)
Tues 25: U18 PL Cup Final
Sat 29: Sunderland (A) 12:30 (Academy of Light)
FA Youth Cup final to be played by Saturday 29 April 2023


Sat 13: U18 PL National final