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Youngsters to face Monaco in UEFA Youth League today

Posted on 14 September 2016  - 07:57

Today not only marks the start of our UEFA Champions League adventure – our youngsters are also set to step out on the European stage in the UEFA Youth League this afternoon.

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As participants in the Champions League, we are automatically entered into this Under-19 tournament with our group stage fixtures mirroring those of the senior side.

That means our academy will take on Monaco’s Under-19s today at the Training Centre, kick-off 2pm.

“We play roughly 30 international games a year with our various tours so we’ll approach the UEFA Youth League in a similar manner,” said John McDermott, our Head of Player Development.

“We’ve played against similar styles of football so the boys are used to it, but it will still be a great occasion.”

Follow us on Twitter @SpursOfficial for live updates from the game.

Supporters should note that all matches in the UEFA Youth League will be all-ticket events. Under competition rules, entry cannot be granted without a ticket. Supporters are therefore asked not to arrive at the venue without a valid ticket on matchdays.