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Under 18s to face Rovers in FA Youth Cup

18 January 2018

Nottingham Forest Under 18s will travel to Blackburn Rovers in the fifth round of the FA Youth Cup.

The young Reds secured their spot in the last 16 with a dramatic penalty shootout win over Leicester City on Tuesday night and now face a trip to Ewood Park with a quarter-final berth as the prize for the winners.

Blackburn saw off Stoke City in the third round of the competition before a 2-0 victory over Watford on Wednesday night secured their clash with The Reds.

Forest last reached the fifth round of the FA Youth Cup in the 2015-16 season when they were beaten 2-1 by Liverpool at The City Ground.

The game at Blackburn must be played before Saturday 10th February and details will be confirmed in due course.

FA Youth Cup fifth-round draw

Colchester United vs Reading

Plymouth Argyle vs Fulham

Bury/Aston Villa vs Birmingham City

Middlesbrough vs Liverpool/Arsenal

Blackburn Rovers vs Nottingham Forest

Norwich City vs Crystal Palace/Newcastle United

Tottenham Hotspur vs Chelsea

Ipswich Town vs Blackpool

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