EFL Youth Alliance fixtures announced

Hartlepool United Academy will travel to Morecambe to open the EFL Youth Alliance season on Saturday 10th August.

Ian McGuckin’s side, who finished last season in sixth, will face 14 new teams in the EFL Youth Alliance North during the 2024/25 campaign.

Pools Academy have also been drawn into North East Group 1 of the EFL Youth Alliance Cup, where they reached the final eight last season.

Pools will enter the FA Youth Cup in the second qualifying round in the week commencing Monday 30th September, which is yet to be drawn.

Full Fixture List


Sat 10 Aug – Morecambe (A)

Sat 17 Aug – Notts County (H)

Sat 24 Aug – Doncaster Rovers (H) – Cup fixture

Sat 31 Aug – Port Vale (A)



Sat 7 Sep – Preston North End (H)

Sat 14 Sep – Bradford City (H) – Cup fixture

Sat 21 Sep – Rochdale (A)

Wed 25 Sep – Harrogate Town (H) – Cup fixture

Sat 28 Sep – Rotherham United (H)



Wed 9 Oct – Huddersfield Town (A) – Cup fixture

Sat 12 Oct – Salford City (A)

Sat 19 Oct – Shrewsbury Town (H)

Sat 26 Oct – Stockport County (A)



Sat 2 Nov – Walsall (H)

Sat 16 Nov – Accrington Stanley (H)

Sat 30 Nov – Blackpool (A)



Sat 7 Dec – Grimsby Town – Cup fixture

Sat 21 Dec – Bolton Wanderers (H)



Sat 11 Jan – Bradford City (A)

Sat 18 Jan – Burton Albion (H)



Sat 1 Feb – Carlisle United (A)

Sat 15 Feb – Chesterfield (H)



Sat 8 Mar – Doncaster Rovers (A)

Sat 15 Mar – Grimsby Town (H)

Sat 22 Mar – Harrogate Town (A)

Sat 29 Mar – Wrexham (H)



Sat 12 Apr – Huddersfield Town (H)

Sat 26 Apr – Lincoln City (A)



Sat 3 May – Mansfield Town (H)

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