Pools Youth Team's pre season schedule is now starting to come together.
Pools Youth Team will play local rivals Middlesbrough and Sunderland during a testing pre season schedule.
John Hewitson’s youngsters currently have five friendlies confirmed for pre season as they prepare for the new Youth Alliance League campaign.
Pools will travel to Boro’s Rockliffe Park for a game on Tuesday 16th July (11am) before making the trip to the Academy of Light to take on Sunderland on Friday 19th July (11am).
Games against Gateshead College, Sunderland RCA and Team Northumbria have also already been confirmed.
Click here for a full list of Youth Team pre season friendlies.