Pilgrims To Face Cherries

ARGYLE will face AFC Bournemouth in the first qualifying round of the inaugural Under-21 Premier League Cup.

The Pilgrims' development squad will travel to the Goldsands Stadium for the tie and will be handed an away draw with either Watford or Bristol Rovers should they progress into the next round of the competition.

More details for the fixture, including a confirmed date and kick-off time, will be announced in due course. The tie is to be played within 14 days of 23rd September.

The Under-21 Premier League Cup features 51 clubs and starts with qualifying rounds for category two and three academies.

Category one clubs, including Chelsea, Manchester City and Arsenal, then enter at the round of 32 stage in October.

For more information about the competition click here.

Qualifying round one – w/c September 23, 2013
Qualifying round two – w/c October 21, 2013
Round of 32 – w/c 18 November 18, 2013
Round of 16 – w/c December 16, 2013
Quarter-final – w/c January 27, 2014
Semi-final – w/c February 22, 2014
Final – w/c March 17, 2014