Derby County Under-23s could take a step closer to advancing out of the group stage of the Premier League Cup when they take on Aston Villa on Monday night, kick-off: 7pm.

Darren Wassall’s side will travel to Halesowen Town to face Villa in the reverse fixture after suffering a 1-0 defeat earlier in the season and here, has all the information you need ahead of the meeting.


The Rams currently sit second in Group F behind tonight’s opponents with two games remaining.

Having picked up seven points in four games already after wins over Bristol City and Plymouth Argyle, a draw over the latter and a loss to Villa, the Rams could pull away enough from the bottom two with a win to secure their place in the next round.

Meanwhile, Villa – the current Premier League Cup holders - have won all four of their matches so far in the competition without conceding a goal and have already guaranteed their qualification to the next round.


Available to stream for FREE on, as well as through the official DCFC app, RamsTV’s coverage of the game will begin from 6.45pm with full team news as well as exclusive pre-match interviews from Academy Director Darren Wassall and young midfielder Alex Babos.

Owen Bradley will be joined by former Rams full-back Shane Nicholson as they provide commentary on the full 90 minutes of football (kick-off 7pm).

Owen and Shane will also be on hand to provide half time and full time analysis of the young Rams’ performance along with a look back at all the key moments from the game.