Blackpool To Face Everton, Bolton Wanderers and Cheltenham TownBlackpool 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.