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Young Blues Face Liverpool Tonight

Pompey on the road in FA Youth Cup

18 December 2018

FA Youth Cup

Pompey Academy will look to cause an upset when they face Liverpool in the third round of the FA Youth Cup tonight.

The match – which kicks-off at 7pm – takes place at St Helens’ Totally Wicked Stadium, with the winners securing a home clash with Accrington in the next stage.

Academy manager Mark Kelly said: “The boys are really looking forward to it and will be looking to go there and perform.

"We’ll certainly be the underdogs, but it’s a situation that we’ve been in a few times before and everyone’s excited."

Mark Kelly

“We’ve shown this season that we can score goals and if we can negate what they do, then we have the ability to hurt Liverpool.

“We’ll certainly be the underdogs, but it’s a situation that we’ve been in a few times before and everyone’s excited.”

Pompey reached this round of the competition with a 5-2 victory over Bristol Rovers at Fratton Park and a 4-0 win at Cray Wanderers.

The match is being shown live on LFCTV (Sky channel 425, Virgin Media channel 544). A subscription is required.

It is also being broadcast online via LFCTV GO, with Liverpool offering a free one-month trial period (T&Cs apply). Click here for more details.


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