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Group Opponents Confirmed For EFL Trophy

27 July 2016

Blackpool To Face Everton, Bolton Wanderers and Cheltenham Town

Blackpool have been drawn to face Everton, Bolton Wanderers and Cheltenham Town in Group A of this season's new-look EFL Trophy.

Everton were one of 16 Category One academy sides to accept an invitation for their under-23s to take part in the competition.

The group stage begins w/c 29 August and each club will play each other once, either home or away.

Two teams from each of the 16 groups will progress to the knockout stage.

Order of fixtures:

w/c 29 August - Blackpool vs Cheltenham Town
w/c 3 October - Bolton Wanderers vs Blackpool
w/c 7 November - Everton vs Blackpool

Confirmed dates and kick-off times will be announced in due course.



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