Derby County Under-23s and Under-18s’ pre-season schedules have been confirmed as the young Rams prepare to build on historic campaigns in the 2019/20 season.


Darren Wassall's Under-23s prepare to improve on their highest ever finish in the Premier League 2 Division 1 last season while Justin Walker's Under-18s get ready for their debut campaign in the UEFA Youth League after being crowned the Champions of England in May.

Both squads will kick off their pre-season with home games against Wigan Athletic and Sheffield Wednesday.

The Under-23s will conclude their preparations in the Netherlands where they will face PSV Eindhoven.

The Under-18s will host Barnsley before taking on Loughborough University and will also conclude preparations with a home fixture against Norwich.

Under-23s Pre-Season Fixtures:

Wigan Athletic - Saturday 13th July (12pm) – Training Centre in partnership with University of Derby

Sheffield Wednesday -Tuesday 16th July (12pm) - Training Centre in partnership with University of Derby

Alfreton Town - Saturday 20 July (3pm) – Impact Arena

Lincoln City - Thursday 25 July (1pm) - Training Centre in partnership with University of Derby

Norwich City - Tuesday 30 July (1pm) - Training Centre in partnership with University of Derby

PSV Eindhoven - Friday 2nd August (2pm) - Sportscomplex de Herdgang

Under-18s Pre-Season Fixtures:

Wigan Athletic - Saturday 13th July (12pm) - Training Centre in partnership with University of Derby

Sheffield Wednesday - Tuesday 16th July(12pm) – Training Centre in partnership with University of Derby

Barnsley - Saturday 20th July (12pm) - Training Centre in partnership with University of Derby

Loughborough University - Thursday 25th July (1pm) –Loughborough University Stadium

Norwich City - Tuesday 30th July (1pm) – Training Centre in partnership with University of Derby

Both Derby's Under-23s and Under-18s wil report back for pre-season training on Monday 1st July to begin their preparations for the new season.