Everton Under-18s' FA Youth Cup Opener Confirmed

Everton Under-18s will face Stockport County in the FA Youth Cup third round on Tuesday 12 December at Goodison Park (7pm kick-off).

Leighton Baines' young Blues begin their cup campaign under the lights at Goodison against the Greater Manchester outfit, who defeated Leighton Town 1-0 to reach this stage.

Everton have won the prestigious FA Youth Cup three times - in 1965, 1984 and, most recently, 1998 - while also finishing runners-up on four occasions.

Ticket details for the tie against Stockport County will be announced on in due course.