Liverpool Football Club can today confirm that an agreement has been reached with Tranmere Rovers Football Club to play the majority of Liverpool’s U23’s matches in the 2016-2017 season at Prenton Park.

The agreement will see Michael Beale’s side play the majority of their Premier League 2 fixtures as well as Premier League Cup and International Cup matches at Prenton Park, along with several matches at Anfield.

The Reds begin their season with a home fixture against Southampton on Sunday August 14 at Prenton Park before travelling to London for two away fixtures with Chelsea and Arsenal on August 22 and August 25 respectively. 

The U23s then return to action at Prenton Park on Sunday September 11, facing Premier League champions Leicester City’s U23 side the day after the first teams meet at Anfield.

Reds supporters can also enjoy the Merseyside derby with Everton on Sunday 23 October in the Wirral as well as the clash with Chelsea on Sunday 12 March.

Anfield will host the home matches against Arsenal on Sunday December 11, with kick-off set for 1pm, and the clashes with Manchester United on Sunday January 15 2017, and Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday February 5.
 

U23 fixtures for 2016-17

August

Sunday 14 – Southampton (H) 1pm BST, Prenton Park.

Monday 22 – Chelsea (A) 7.05pm, at Aldershot Town FC.

Friday 26 – Arsenal (A) 7pm, at Emirates Stadium.

September

Sunday 11 – Leicester City (H) 2pm, Prenton Park.

Monday 19 – Tottenham Hotspur (A) 7pm, White Hart Lane.

Sunday 25 – Sunderland (H) 1pm, Prenton Park.

October

Monday 17 – Manchester United (A) 7pm, Leigh Sports Village.

Sunday 23 – Everton (H) 1pm, Prenton Park.

Saturday 29 – Manchester City (A) 1pm, venue TBC.

November

Sunday 20 – Reading (H) 1pm, Prenton Park

Monday 28 – Derby County (A) 7pm, venue TBC.

December

Sunday 11 – Arsenal (H) 1pm, Anfield.

January 2017

Monday 9 – Leicester City (A) 7pm, Holmes Park, Leicestershire FA.

Sunday 15 – Manchester United (H) 1pm, Anfield.

Sunday 29 – Sunderland (A) 12 noon, Eppleton Colliery Welfare Ground.

February

Sunday 5 – Tottenham Hotspur (H) 1pm, Anfield.

Sunday 19 – Derby County (H) 1pm, Kirkby Academy.

March

Monday 6 – Reading (A) 7pm, venue TBC.

Sunday 12 – Chelsea (H) 1.05pm, Prenton Park.

April

Monday 10 – Southampton (A) 7pm, Staplewood Training Ground.

Sunday 23 – Manchester City (H) 1pm, Kirkby Academy.

May

Monday 8 – Everton (A) 7pm, Southport FC.

Supporters should note that these fixtures are subject to change.

JACK DUNN

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