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PREMIER LEAGUE CUP: GROUP STAGE DATES CONFIRMED

20 September 2019

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Young Terriers to face Liverpool, Sunderland and Wigan

- Huddersfield Town’s Premier League Cup dates confirmed
- Young Terriers in Group F with Liverpool, Sunderland & Wigan Athletic
- Performance & results the focus for Town in this Under-23 competition

Huddersfield Town’s youngsters will face Liverpool, Sunderland and Wigan Athletic in Group F of the Premier League Cup between October and February.

The Young Terriers, led by Dean Whitehead, qualified for the group stage after beating Oxford United by four goals at the John Smith’s Stadium and have been rewarded with six further games against high-quality opposition.

Town will play two home games at the John Smith’s Stadium, with the third being hosted by neighbours Guiseley at their Nethermoor Park ground.

The full set of group fixtures is as follows:

Monday 7 October 2019, 7pm
Huddersfield Town vs Sunderland
The John Smith’s Stadium

Monday 11 November 2019, 7pm
Wigan Athletic vs Huddersfield Town
Lancashire County FA

Monday 2 December 2019, 7pm
Huddersfield Town vs Liverpool FC
The John Smith’s Stadium

Monday 20 January 2020, 7pm
Sunderland vs Huddersfield Town
Eppleton County Welfare FC

Monday 10 February 2020, 7pm
Huddersfield Town vs Wigan Athletic
Nethermoor Park, Guiseley AFC

Sunday 23 February 2020, 2pm
Liverpool FC vs Huddersfield Town
Liverpool FC Academy

The Premier League Cup is a competition for Under-23 players, although clubs are permitted to play three overage outfielders and an overage goalkeeper if they choose.

There are 32 teams split across eight groups at the current stage, with the top two teams in each group qualifying for the knockout stage.

Prices for the fixtures will be confirmed in due course.


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