Derby County Under-23s’ Premier League Cup opponents have been confirmed for the group stage of the 2019/20 competition.

Darren Wassall’s side have been drawn in Group H and will face Birmingham City, Leeds United and Wolverhampton Wanderers in home and away fixtures.

After storming to the top of their group last season, the Rams defeated Wolves 2-1 in the round of 16 at Pride Park Stadium to reach the quarter-finals.

The Rams fought back from 2-0 against Newcastle United in the quarter-final with goals from Calum Macdonald and Josh Shonibare to force a 2-2 draw and extra time. However, the Magpies added another to move on to the semi-finals with a 3-2 victory.

Leeds reached the semi-final of the competition last season, also tasting defeat to Newcastle, while Birmingham were knocked out at the group stage after finishing third int their group.

Details of the fixtures with be confirmed on and the Academy’s official social media channels.