Derby County’s Under-18s got their Under-18 Premier League – North season started with an emphatic 3-0 success at Middlesbrough on Saturday.

Marko Borkovic put the Rams ahead after 31 minutes in the North East and they led by the second-year scholar’s strike at the break.

Quickfire goals from Cian Kelly Caprani and Reece Nicholas-Davies before the hour mark rounded off a good afternoon’s work for Adam Robinson’s side.

Derby County Under-18s: Roberts (GK), Brailsford (C), Moloney, Robinson, Rutt (Christie 86), Ryan, Borkovic, Sebagabo, Kelly Caprani, Eze, Nicholas-Davies.

Substitutes Not Used: Moore, Houston, Fapetu, Aideyan.

Derby’s Under-18s will face Blackburn Rovers at Moor Farm Training Centre in their first home game of the season on Saturday 21st August (12:30pm kick-off).