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DCFA Senior Challenge Cup Final: Buxton vs Derby County Academy

The final will take place at Pride Park on Wednesday 19th April 2023

Buxton & Derby County Academy will go head-to-head in the 2022/23 Cawarden Derbyshire Senior Challenge Cup.


Buxton, of the National League North, entered the competition in the third round where they travelled to Matlock Town FC, coming away with a 2-1 win against the Gladiators. In the quarter-finals, the Bucks beat Long Eaton United 3-0. Their journey to the final was completed with a tight 3-2 victory at the Silverlands against Belper United.


Derby County Academy, of the Premier League 2 Division 2, also entered the competition in the third round and began their cup campaign with a visit to Graham Street Prims, who they beat 4-0. The quarter-finals saw an absolute classic against Alfreton Town which finished 5-5. The Rams were 5-2 down in the 88th minute, but somehow scored three goals before full-time, and went on to win the penalty shootout. Derby then defeated Belper Town 3-2 in the semi-final, confirming their place in this years Derbyshire Senior Challenge Cup final.


Buxton vs Derby County Academy will take place at Pride Park Stadium, home of Derby County FC.

The final will be played on Wednesday 19th April 2023, with a kick off time of 19:45.


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