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Blackpool's opponents confirmed for quarter final of FA Youth Cup

Blackpool's youth team are looking to book their spot in the semi finals
Blackpool's youth team are looking to book their spot in the semi finals

Blackpool will take on Lancashire neighbours Blackburn Rovers in the quarter finals of the FA Youth Cup.

The tie was confirmed after Rovers beat Nottingham Forest 5-1 in their fourth round clash last night.

Academy coach John Murphy has been delighted with the progress his players have made

Academy coach John Murphy has been delighted with the progress his players have made

The young Seasiders, meanwhile, made the last eight of the competition after beating Ipswich Town 2-0 at Portman Road last week.

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Blackpool have already beaten the likes of West Ham United and Southampton to reach this stage.

A date will be confirmed in due course.