Robins youngsters set for Burton test in FA Youth Cup

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Ilkeston FC will host Burton Albion tonight in the FA Youth Cup first round proper.

The young Robins have won three matches to get this far, earning the right to face the U18 side from League One Albion at the New Manor Ground.

Victory would see Ilkeston through to play either Shrewsbury Town or Telford United in the second round, before potentially facing a Premier League club in round three.

Two years ago, the Robins beat Northampton Town in the first round before narrowly missing out on a home tie with West Ham when they fell to a 1-0 defeat against Accrington Stanley.

Admission to tonight’s game a the NMG is £3 for adults and £1 concessions. Children under-16 are admitted free with a paying adult. Kick-off is 7.45pm.