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2 August 2017

Paul Hazlewood
Ian Buckman

Brighton & Hove Albion's under-18s will start their 2017/18 campaign at home to West Ham United on Saturday 12th August, kick-off 11am.

The under-18s' first away fixture takes place the following Saturday 19th August against Norwich City and will be played at their Colney Training Centre, kick-off 1pm.

The youth team will face the likes of Arsenal, Aston Villa, Chelsea and West Ham United over the course of the Under-18 Premier League South season.
The competition format will be two divisions of 12 teams from the northern and southern divisions, with Albion playing each opponent both home and away.
In a change to the original format, there will be a national final between the winners of the two regional groups.

The victorious side in the one-off match, at a main stadium, will win the Under-18 Premier League title, which is currently held by Chelsea.

All of Albion’s home games are currently scheduled to take place at the American Express Elite Football Performance Centre, but please note all fixtures are subject to change.
The full fixture list will be published on in due course.

The 12 clubs in the North Group of the Under-18 Premier League are:
Blackburn Rovers, Derby County, Everton, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United, Middlesbrough, Newcastle United, Sunderland, Stoke City, West Bromwich Albion, Wolverhampton Wanderers

The 12 clubs in the South Group of the Under-18 Premier League are:
Arsenal, Aston Villa, Brighton & Hove Albion, Chelsea, Fulham, Leicester City, Norwich City, Reading, Southampton, Swansea City, Tottenham Hotspur, West Ham United

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