Derby County Under-23s’ Premier League 2 - Division 1 fixture at Crystal Palace this weekend has been postponed.

Pat Lyons’ side were due to travel south to face the Eagles in their final fixture of 2021 on Sunday 19th December but will now be re-scheduled for the second half of the campaign.

Derby’s Under-23s will return to competitive action following the Christmas and New Year period with a league fixture at home to Liverpool, at Loughborough University Stadium, on Monday 10th January 2022 (7pm kick-off).

In addition, Derby’s Under-18s were due to host Everton in the Under-18 Premier League - North on Saturday 18th December but the fixture has been re-arranged for Saturday 29th January 2022 (12pm kick-off) at Moor Farm Training Ground.

Adam Robinson’s side will resume their league programme after the festive period with a home fixture against Nottingham Forest on Saturday 8th January 2022 (11am kick-off).