Norwich City youngsters to face Derby in FA Youth Cup on January 12

Adam Idah scores his third goal during the FA Youth Cup win over Barnsley at Carrow Road. Picture:

Adam Idah scores his third goal during the FA Youth Cup win over Barnsley at Carrow Road. Picture: Matthew Usher/Focus Images - Credit: Matthew Usher/Focus Images Ltd

Norwich City's FA Youth Cup fourth round tie against Derby County at Carrow Road has been arranged for the evening of Friday, January 12.

Up for grabs will be a place in the last 16 of the competition the Canaries won in 2013, with the tie going to extra-time and penalties if necessary.

David Wright's side booked their place in the fourth round with a 4-1 home victory over Barnsley in which Republic of Ireland youngster Adam Idah grabbed a hat-trick and Anthony Spyrou also hit the target.

The match saw City score four times in 10 second half minutes, having been 1-0 down at the break.

Derby beat the tournament's most successful side Manchester United 3-1 on penalties after a 2-2 draw to set up their trip to Carrow Road.


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The Rams' Under-18s are currently fifth in the northern section of the Premier League and have only lost once in the competition all season.

All tickets for the tie are priced at £3 and are available from the usual outlets,

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The game kick-off at 7pm.

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