Huddersfield Town Under 18s will play a pre-season friendly against the Nike Academy at PPG Canalside on Saturday, August 6 (11.30).

Founded in 2009 and based at St George’s Park, the academy has a revolving squad of unsigned Under 20 players and is run with the intention of helping them find a professional club.

Players are scouted worldwide and drafted to the squad through Nike Most Wanted trials.

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More than 50 have gone on to earn contracts with professional clubs, including Town academy defender Rarmani Edmonds-Green.

Another product is Celtic and Australia midfielder Tom Rogic.

It’s a fifth friendly at Under 18 level.

Town also face Walsall (at Lilleshall on July 14), Blackburn Rovers (away on July 23), Burnley (home on July 26) and Oldham Athletic (away on July 30).