Our final two Academy fixtures of 2021 have been postponed...

Both our Premier League 2 trip to Manchester United on Friday evening and Saturday morning's home game against Southampton will now be played in the new year, with revised fixture information confirmed shortly.

The young Blues will return from the Christmas break with an Under-18 Premier League trip to Aston Villa on Saturday 8 January. Ed Brand's youth team end the calendar year joint-top of the southern section and through to the FA Youth Cup fourth round following last weekend's victory over Leyton Orient.

Meanwhile, Andy Myers's development squad are currently 11th in PL2 and into the EFL Trophy last-16, where they will take on their counterparts from Arsenal's Under-21s next month.