As the winter season unfolds, excitement is building at Vicarage Road as Watford’s youth teams prepare for two thrilling encounters.
Under-18s, led by Tom Cleverley, are preparing to host Manchester City in the third round of the FA Youth Cup.
Watford’s Under-18s showcased their talent with a run to the fifth round in the previous FA Youth Cup.
Furthermore, impressive victories against Lincoln City and Everton set the stage for their journey, culminating in a defeat to Arsenal. Eager to replicate their success, Cleverley’s side faces a formidable challenge in the form of Manchester City.
Under Ben Wilkinson, City secured the 2020 Youth Cup and currently are third in the Premier League Under-18 North table. Indeed Fans can anticipate an enthralling match as these talented young players vie for progression in this prestigious competition.
As the Under-18s prepare for the FA Youth Cup, the Under-21s are taking on Tring Athletic in Herts Senior Cup.
The Michael Anthony Stadium will be offering fans a chance to witness the next generation of Hornets.
Cheap and affordable tickets for the Watford fans
With ticket prices set at £9/adults, £5/over-65s and 16/17-year-olds, and free/Under-16s, the match promises an affordable and exciting football experience.
Watford’s Under-21s, fresh from semi-final appearance in the Herts Senior Cup, are eager to make their mark in the competition.
Despite bowing out to eventual winners Berkhamsted, the young Hornets demonstrated resilience and skill, setting the stage for another compelling campaign. Tring Athletic, currently positioned 13th in the Spartan South Midland League Premier Division, presents a challenging but surmountable hurdle for the Hornets’ youngsters.
In light of these cup fixtures, it’s worth noting that the Under-21s’ scheduled league game against Millwall has been rescheduled. The clash will now take place at London Colney on Monday, December 11, at 1 pm.
This adjustment provides the young Hornets with ample opportunities to showcase their talents on various fronts. Its an opportunity balancing cup competitions and league commitments.
Eventually as the date draws near for these encounters, Watford fans eagerly await ticket details for the FA Youth Cup fixture.
The promise of witnessing emerging talents and potential future stars in action is undoubtedly a highlight for football enthusiasts, making these youth competitions an integral part of the football calendar.
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