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Under-23s learn PL Cup opponents

20 August 2018

ALBION’s under-23s have been drawn in Premier League Cup Group C.

The Baggies will face Liverpool, Burnley and AFC Bournemouth with the top two advancing to the knockout stages.  

Fixture details will be confirmed in due course. 

Competition format

The draw consists of eight four-team groups, with each side playing the others home and away.

The top two from each group progress to the last 16.

All knockout ties are one-off matches to be decided by extra-time, if level after 90 minutes, and then penalties. 

Premier League 2 teams from Category One Academies are joined by teams from Categories Two, Three and Four in the competition. 

Premier League Cup group stage draw 

Group A: Stoke City, Sunderland, Charlton Athletic, Peterborough United

Group B: Blackburn Rovers, Everton, Doncaster Rovers, Sheffield United

Group C: Liverpool, West Bromwich Albion, Burnley, AFC Bournemouth

Group D: Norwich City, Leicester City, Bristol Rovers/Exeter City, Nottingham Forest

Group E: Wolverhampton Wanderers, Swansea City, Southend United/Oxford United, Hull City

Group F: Derby County, Aston Villa, Plymouth Argyle/Portsmouth, Bristol City

Group G: Reading, Fulham, Birmingham City, Colchester United

Group H: Southampton, Newcastle United, Leeds United, Newport County/Notts County


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