Spurs’ PL2 (under23) fixtures announced for 2017/18 season:
The fixtures for the new PL2 season have been announced, with Wayne Burnett’s under 23 side finding out their fixtures for the coming campaign. Spurs start their season with a long trek up to the north east to face Sunderland in County Durham on Friday 11th August. There are 22 games in total for Spurs who will also be competing in this seasons Checkatrade trophy. Some interesting fixtures include a visit to face Arsenal at the Emirates stadium on the 12th March, a visit to Old Trafford to face Manchester United on the 29th January and a home match against the same club at the Lamex stadium on the 25th August. Our home games will be played at both Stevenage’s Lamex stadium and our Hotspur way training ground, whilst there will be no matches held at our temporary home Wembley stadium for the coming campaign. I will be trying my utmost to report on all Spurs matches, though it can prove very tricky with all games being subject to change at fairly short notice. It’s an exciting season for Burnett’s side, and I’m very hopeful ahead of what will prove to be a fascinating season for the young lilywhites. The full list of fixtures is published below:
TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR – PREMIER LEAGUE 2 FIXTURE LIST 2017-18
Fri 11 Aug – Sunderland (A) – Eppleton Colliery Welfare Ground – 7pm Mon 21 Aug – West Ham United (H) – Tottenham Hotspur Training Centre – 12pm Fri 25 Aug – Manchester United (H) – Stevenage – 7pm Mon 18 Sep – Swansea City (H) – Stevenage – 7pm Fri 13 Oct – Leicester City (H) – Tottenham Hotspur Training Centre – KO TBC Mon 23 Oct – Arsenal (H) – Tottenham Hotspur Training Centre – KO TBC Fri 27 Oct – Derby County (A) – Pride Park – 7pm Fri 17 Nov – Chelsea (H) – Tottenham Hotspur Training Centre – KO TBC Sat 25 Nov – Manchester City (A) – Manchester City Academy Stadium – 1pm Mon 11 Dec – West Ham United (A) – Dagenham & Redbridge – 7pm Mon 18 Dec – Sunderland (H) – Stevenage – 7pm Mon 8 Jan – Leicester City (A) – Holmes Park – 7pm Mon 15 Jan – Everton (H) – Tottenham Hotspur Training Centre – 12pm Mon 29 Jan – Manchester United (A) – Old Trafford – 7pm Mon 5 Feb – Liverpool (H) – Stevenage – 7pm Mon 19 Feb – Swansea City (A) – Landore Training Ground – 7pm Fri 2 Mar – Derby County (H) – Tottenham Hotspur Training Centre – 12pm Mon 12 Mar – Arsenal (A) – Emirates Stadium (TBC) – 7pm Fri 13 Apr – Chelsea (A) – Aldershot Town – 7.05pm Mon 23 Apr – Manchester City (H) – Stevenage – 7pm TBC – Liverpool (A) TBC – Everton (A)
Meanwhile in other related youth news, Burnett’s side travel to Ploufragan in France for the annual European under 21 tournament which begins tomorrow. Spurs will face PSG, EA Guingamp and FC Lorient in their group. The squad which is listed below is the same side that faced Cambridge United last week, with absentees including Nick Tsaroulla, George Marsh, Marcus Edwards and Cy Goddard. Expected captain of the under 21 team Luke Amos had the following words to say about the tournament- “We’ve spoken about it a lot, about what we need to do to win, and that’s the focus. It’s always good to play against different styles and there will be some older players there, players that have played men’s football, so that will be a good chance to test ourselves and pick up new things as well.”
Friday 28 July – PSG v Spurs – 12.20pm local time Saturday 29 July – Spurs v EA Guingamp – 11.05am local time Saturday 29 July – Spurs v FC Lorient – 5.15pm local time Sunday 30 July – Play-off stage fixtures
Travelling squad: De Bie, Freeman, Amos, Bennetts, Duncan, Eyoma, Harrison, Hinds, Lock, Loft, C Maghoma, Pritchard, Roles, S Shashoua, Skipp, Sterling, Tanganga, Tracey.