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Vital View - EFL Trophy - 3rd October 2017

Vital View - EFL Trophy - 3rd October 2017

The EFL Trophy continued with the latest group games played this week.

Premier League and Championship U23 - or are these U21? - sides were involved once again.

Not that all these 'age group' sides involved had players entirely falling into that age bracket with several overage players permitted to feature so the aims of 'young English talent' being involved in them not exactly the case...

Here's a round-up of the EFL Trophy results.


Tuesday 3rd October
Cambridge United 0-1 Southampton U21 19:00
Rotherham United 1-2 Chesterfield 19:00
Accrington Stanley 1-2 Blackpool 19:30
Crewe Alexandra 0-1 Oldham Athletic 19:30
Doncaster Rovers 1-0 Sunderland U21 19:30
AFC Wimbledon 4-3 Tottenham Hotspur U21 19:45
Blackburn Rovers 0-1 Bury 19:45
Carlisle United 0-1 Leicester City U21 19:45
Cheltenham Town 1-2 Forest Green Rovers 19:45
Colchester United 0-1 Gillingham 19:45
Fleetwood Town 2-1 Morecambe 19:45
Luton Town 1-1 Barnet 19:45
(Luton win 4-3 on penalties)
Milton Keynes Dons 0-0 Stevenage 19:45
(Milton Keynes Dons win 5-4 on penalties)
Oxford United 2-2 Brighton and Hove Albion U21 19:45
(Brighton win 5-4 on penalties)
Peterborough United 1-1 Northampton Town 19:45
(Northampton win 4-2 on penalties)
Plymouth Argyle 2-2 Exeter City 19:45
(Plymouth win 5-3 on penalties)
Port Vale 1-0 Newcastle United U21 19:45
Portsmouth 3-1 Crawley Town 19:45
Rochdale 0-0 Stoke City U21 19:45
(Stoke win 5-4 on penalties)
Scunthorpe United 2-1 Grimsby Town 19:45
Shrewsbury Town 3-0 West Bromwich Albion U21 19:45
Southend United 1-0 Reading U21 19:45
Walsall 2-2 Coventry City 19:45
(Coventry win 4-3 on penalties)

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Writer:Site Staff
Date:Wednesday October 4 2017
Time: 7:07PM

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