AFC Fylde to stage England Under-20s v Italy

AFC Fylde are to host an England Under-20 international in October.

Thursday, 30th August 2018, 10:51 am
Updated Thursday, 30th August 2018, 10:56 am
Mill Farm

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The first of two autumn internationals for Paul Simpson’s Young Lions will be against Italy at Mill Farm on Thursday, October 11, with a 7pm kick-off.The other will be against Germany at Colchester on November 19. Tickets are on sale now priced £3 for adults and £1 for children.Simpson said: “Italy and Germany will provide our players with a real stern test. AFC Fylde and Colchester United will provide us with excellent stadiums to host these games.”AFC Fylde chairman David Haythornthwaite said: “Everyone at the club is very excited about this tremendous opportunity to showcase our facilities. This would have been unthinkable five years ago and shows how far we as a club have come. I am extremely proud that the FA has chosen us to host this game.”

This article was previously published with an incorrect match date. Apologies for the error.