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Under-23s to compete in Premier League International Cup

16 July 2018

Norwich City Under-23s will compete in the Premier League International Cup during the 2018-19 season.

Twelve teams from Premier League 2 and twelve equivalent teams from elite European Academies are invited, with the competition split into six groups of four. 

The six group winners and the two best runners-up advance to the quarter-finals.

In the knockout stages, the ties are decided in one-off matches, with extra-time and then penalties required if the match is level after 90 minutes.

City last competed in the tournament in 2016-17 and managed to reach the semi-finals, only to be beaten by Sunderland at Carrow Road.

After a year's absence, Gill's side will face Tottenham Hotspur, Athletic Bilbao and Wolfsburg in 2018-19 edition.

Fixture details will be announced in due course.

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