Carabao Cup first round draw revealed


Tonight saw the Carabao Cup first round draw being made at Morrisons Collindale.

The big ties of the round involve League Two Salford City drawing Championship side Leeds United at their Moor Lane home while AFC Wimbledon will renew their rivalry with MK Dons at Kingsmeadow once again.

In the Northern Section, last season’s semi-finalists Burton Albion will travel to League Two side Port Vale while recently relegated Bradford City will host Championship side Preston North End and Huddersfield Town will entertain Lincoln City at The John Smiths Stadium.

In the Southern Section, Leyton Orient’s return to the competition saw them being handed a trip to fellow League Two side Plymouth Argyle while fellow London side Charlton Athletic will play host to League Two side Forest Green Rovers.

Milwall will take part in an all-Championship affair with West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns. And lastly, Luton Town will play host to Ipswich Town with the two sides switching leagues during this summer.

The full draw:

Northern Section 

Tranmere Rovers vs Hull City

Grimsby Town vs Doncaster Rovers

Wigan Athletic vs Stoke City

Port Vale vs Burton Albion

Nottingham Forest vs Fleetwood Town

Bradford City vs Preston North End

Blackpool vs Macclesfield Town

Blackburn Rovers vs Oldham Athletic

Mansfield Town vs Morecambe

Accrington Stanley vs Sunderland

Scunthorpe United vs Derby County

Rochdale vs Bolton Wanderers

Huddersfield Town vs Lincoln City

Middlesbrough vs Crewe Alexandra

Shrewsbury Town vs Rotherham United

Sheffield Wednesday vs Bury

Salford City vs Leeds United

Barnsley vs Carlisle United

Southern Section 

Colchester United vs Swindon Town

AFC Wimbledon vs MK Dons

Oxford United vs Peterborough United

QPR vs Bristol City

Plymouth Argyle vs Leyton Orient

Wycombe Wanderers vs Reading

Charlton Athletic vs Forest Green Rovers

Gillingham vs Newport County

Stevenage vs Southend United

Luton Town vs Ipswich Town

Walsall vs Crawley Town

Bristol Rovers vs Cheltenham Town

Brentford vs Cambridge United

Coventry City vs Exeter City

Swansea City vs Northampton Town

West Bromwich Albion vs Milwall

Portsmouth vs Birmingham City


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