The Club has agreed to participate in the Nextgen Series, a new six-month international Under-19 tournament that commences this August.
Sixteen clubs from across Europe, including Barcelona, Inter Milan, Aston Villa, Manchester City and Liverpool, will compete in the inaugural tournament where clubs will be drawn into four groups of four, playing home and away, with the top two from each advancing to the knockout phase to determine who will be crowned champions in January, 2012.
Sanctioned by UEFA and the FA, the tournament has been established to assist young players in making the transition from youth football to senior level.
Confirmed clubs: Aston Villa, Barcelona, FC Basel, Celtic, Fenerbahce, Inter Milan, Liverpool, Manchester City, Marseille, Molde, PSV Eindhoven, Rosenborg, Sporting Lisbon, Tottenham Hotspur, Wolfsburg.
For more information visit www.nextgenseries.com