New date for development squad finale at Brighton

A new date has been confirmed for our Premier League 2 trip to Brighton & Hove Albion next month, an outing that will be the final game of the season for Joe Edwards’s development squad.

Originally scheduled for Monday 29 April, the fixture has been rearranged due to our involvement in the UEFA Youth League semi-finals the previous Friday. If successful against Barcelona in the last four, our youngsters will remain in Switzerland and play the European final on the Monday.

The trip to the south coast will now take place on Friday 3 May, kick-off 7pm. The game will be played at the Amex Training Centre.

The Seagulls are looking for the win that will secure a second-place finish in the PL2 top tier following their defeat at Goodison Park at the start of the week, a result that confirmed Everton as league champions for the second time in three years. Our youngsters are currently seventh, with a fifth-place finish the best they can hope for.

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