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No JPT bye for Iron
Published : 31 Jul 2012 12:33:42Rss feed
Scunthorpe will enter this season's Johnstone's Paint Trophy in the first round after missing out on one of 16 byes into the second stage of the competition.
Bradford, Bury, Crewe, Doncaster, Hartlepool, Sheffield United, Shrewsbury, Walsall, Barnet, Brentford, Cheltenham, Colchester, Leyton Orient, Plymouth, Torquay and Wycombe will all skip the first round.
The Iron will face either Burton Albion, Chesterfield, Coventry, Notts County, Oldham, Rotherham or York.
The draw will be made on Saturday August 18, and broadcast live on Soccer AM on Sky Sports 1. The tie will take place in the first week of September.
The draw is split into the following sections:
Northern section - East Burton Albion, Chesterfield, Coventry City, Notts County, Oldham Athletic, Rotherham United, Scunthorpe United, York City
Northern section - West Accrington Stanley, Carlisle United, Fleetwood Town, Morecambe, Port Vale, Preston North End, Rochdale, Tranmere Rovers
Southern section - East AFC Wimbledon, Crawley Town, Dagenham & Redbridge, Gillingham, Milton Keynes Dons, Northampton Town, Stevenage, Southend United
Southern section - West AFC Bournemouth, Aldershot Town, Bristol Rovers, Exeter City, Oxford United, Portsmouth, Swindon Town, Yeovil Town
The sixteen teams that have received byes until the second round are:
Northern section: Bradford City, Bury, Crewe Alexandra, Doncaster Rovers, Hartlepool United, Sheffield United, Shrewsbury Town, Walsall
Southern section: Barnet, Brentford, Cheltenham Town, Colchester United, Leyton Orient, Plymouth Argyle, Torquay United, Wycombe Wanderers
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