Fixture details have now been confirmed for Liverpool's group-stage matches in the 2021-22 Papa John's Trophy.

As an invited Premier League club, the Reds' U21s were drawn in Group D of the northern section and are set to face Port Vale, Rochdale and Bolton Wanderers, all away from home.

Fixture dates

Tuesday August 31 – Rochdale (A) – 7pm
Tuesday October 5 – Bolton Wanderers (A) – 7pm
Tuesday November 9 – Port Vale (A) – 7pm

The winners and runners-up of the north and south groups will qualify for the last 32 of the competition.