Blades Draw Pool in JPT
Sheffield United will face League Two outfit Hartlepool United in the second round of the Johnstone's Paint Trophy at Bramall Lane.
The Blades overcame Scunthorpe United in round one - beating the Iron on penalties at their Glanford Park ground and have now earned a tie against North-East side Hartlepool United, whom like the Iron were relegated from League One last season despite a brave battle to stave away from the drop.
Whilst no official announcement has been made the game is likley to take place on Tuesday, 8 October.
York City v Rotherham United; Sheffield United v Hartlepool United; Wolverhampton Wanderersv Notts County; Mansfield Town v Chesterfield; Fleetwood Town v Crewe Alexandra; Morecambe v Carlisle United; Preston North End v Oldham Athletic; Port Vale v Rochdale.
Southend United v Dagenham & Redbridge; Peterborough United v Brentford; Stevenage v MK Dons; Leyton Orient v Coventry City; Oxford United v Portsmouth; Swindon Town v Plymouth Argyle; Wycombe Wanderers v Bristol City; Crawley Town v Newport County.
Ties to be played on week commencing Monday 7 October.
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