EFL Floodlit Cup Preview | Cardiff City vs. Burton Albion

Cardiff City’s U15 side will face Burton Albion in the Final of the efl Floodlit Cup at cardiff city stadium on thursday evening – 6pm kick-off.

Entry for Thursday's game is free for all supporters.

The young Bluebirds defeated Cambridge United, Swansea City and Plymouth Argyle in the previous rounds of the competition. 

In the Regional Final, City claimed a 4-1 win over the Pilgrims to earn a place in the National Final.

Thomas Prickett

Ahead of the fixture, coach Réda Johnson said: "It's brilliant for the players, a great experience for them. Playing at Cardiff City Stadium will be amazing for them. They did really well against Plymouth in the Regional Final, but now, we get to play at home in the Final."

Lead U15 and U16 Coach, Hywel Bartlett, added: "It's a great occasion and one of the main parts of the experience for the players. It rounds off a really positive season for the group. We're really proud of the development and progress that they've shown. It all comes together to the National Final at Cardiff City Stadium. 

U15 captain Thomas Prickett said: "As a group, we've shown great character. I'm really proud of this team as the captain. In the Semi-Final, we came back from 2-0 down against Swansea City and that shows how much character we have in the group.