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U21s: PSV Eindhoven vs Athletic Bilboa

A prestigious European club match comes to Aldershot Town next Tuesday, 28 October, as PSV Eindhoven Under 21s face Athletic Bilbao in the inaugural Premier League International Cup.

Kick-off at the Electrical Services Stadium is 7pm. Ticket prices will be confirmed as soon as possible.

The new 16 team tournament places eight Premier League Academy sides alongside eight of the top youth teams from across Europe in four groups, with all matches played in England between October and January.

Group A sees Chelsea and Norwich City drawn alongside Porto and Borussia Monchengladbach; joining PSV and Athletic Bilbao in Group B are Fulham and West Ham United; Group C will feature Manchester City, Leicester City, Benfica and Schalke 04; whilst Group D contains Everton, Sunderland, Celtic and Villarreal.

Bilbao won the first game of the tournament on 15 October, beating West Ham 5-3 at Upton Park.

The winners and runners-up from each group will progress to the Quarter-Finals, Semi-Finals and Final, all to be played as single-leg ties in England. A full schedule of matches will be announced soon, with further games expected to be played in Aldershot.

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