U23s set for Dordrecht trip as Canaries confirm academy pre-season schedules

PUBLISHED: 14:20 24 May 2019 | UPDATED: 14:20 24 May 2019

Simon Power in action for Norwich City during a 6-0 thrashing of a young Borussia Dortmund U23 squad in Germnay during pre-season in 2018 
Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Simon Power in action for Norwich City during a 6-0 thrashing of a young Borussia Dortmund U23 squad in Germnay during pre-season in 2018 Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

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Norwich City have confirmed the pre-season schedule for their academy teams, with the under-23s set to take on Dutch second tier side Dordrecht.

The U23s will be in Germany as part of the club's pre-season training camp between July 12 and 20, with one friendly due to be confirmed, but the squad's other fixtures have been announced.

The young Canaries will be away to Colchester United U23s on Tuesday, July 23 (1pm) before facing the first team of another League Two club, newly promoted Leyton Orient, on Saturday, July 27 (3pm) as part of a Norwich City XI.

David Wright's squad are then set to travel to Derby County U23s on Tuesday, July 20 (1pm) before heading to Holland to face second-tier side Dordrecht on Saturday, August 3 (3pm), where U23 players Simon Power and Savvas Mourgos spent time on loan this season.

The initial schedule for City's U18s has also been confirmed, with games against the U18s of Coventry, Colchester, Grimsby and Derby all lined up, as well as a game against local side Norwich United, who are managed by former Canaries midfielder Cedric Anselin.

NCFC U23 SCHEDULE

- July 12-20 - Tour in Germany with fixture details TBC

- Tues, July 23 (1pm) - Colchester Utd U23s (a)

- Sat, July 27 (3pm) - Leyton Orient v Norwich City XI

- Tues, July 30 (1pm) - Derby County U23s (a)

- Sat, August 3 (3pm) - Dordrecht (a)

NCFC U18 SCHEDULE

- Sat July 20 (1pm) - Coventry City U18s (a)

- Tues, July 23 (1pm) - Colchester United U18s (a)

- Weds, July 24 (7pm) - Norwich United (a)

- Sat, July 27 (1pm) - Grimsby Town U18s (a)

- Tues, July 30 (1pm) - Derby County U18s (a)

*All fixtures subject to change

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