Wolves Away In Capital One Cup

14 June 2012 12:03
Aldershot Town face a trip to former Premiership side.

Aldershot Town will travel to Championship side Wolverhampton Wanderers for their First Round Capital One Cup tie after this mornings draw was made.

The tie will be played on the week commencing the 13th August, although the Football League will give consideration to matches to be played on 11th or 12th August if mutually agreed between competing clubs.

Speaking to the clubs official website after the draw was made, Shots boss Dean Holdsworth said: "This is fantastic news. There has been so much work occurring at the club during the close season and this is more good news.

"Last season's run in the competition was a great experience for everybody concerned and it gave the club a huge lift.

"To be paired to play a club who were a Premier League team just last season will be another occasion for supporters, players and management to look forward to.  I am delighted for everybody concerned."

Last season was a huge success for the Shots after boss Holdsworth steered his side to the last 16 after securing victories against higher league opposition, West Ham United, Rochdale and Carlisle United.

The full draw:

Derby County vs Scunthorpe United Rochdale vs Barnsley Port Vale vs Burnley Notts County vs Bradford City Hull City vs Rotherham United Fleetwood Town vs Nottingham Forest Carlisle United vs Accrington Stanley Doncaster Rovers vs York City Crewe Alexandra vs Hartlepool United Bury vs Middlesbrough Chesterfield vs Tranmere Rovers Sheffield United vs Burton Albion Blackpool vs Morecambe Leeds United vs Shrewsbury Town Preston North End vs Huddersfield Town Oldham Athletic vs Sheffield Wednesday Cheltenham Town vs Milton Keynes Dons Ipswich Town vs Bristol Rovers Stevenage vs AFC Wimbledon Exeter City vs Crystal Palace Yeovil Town vs Colchester United Birmingham City vs Barnet Bristol City vs Gillingham Northampton Town vs Cardiff City Plymouth Argyle vs Portsmouth Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Aldershot Town Walsall vs Brentford Millwall vs Crawley Town Torquay United vs Leicester City Dagenham & Redbridge vs Coventry City Peterborough United vs Southend United Swindon Town vs Brighton & Hove Albion Watford vs Wycombe Wanderers Charlton Athletic vs Leyton Orient Oxford United vs AFC Bournemouth


Trending on the forum