Blades Face Burton In Capital Cup
Sheffield United have been handed a home tie against League Two outfit Burton Albion in the first round of the Captial One (League) Cup.
Capital One who were sponsors of the Blades from 2006 to 2008 will now sponsor the League Cup, The draw was made yesterday and the Blades will face Burton Albion for only the second tie in the clubs' history - they first met last season with United leaving the Pirelli Stadium with a 2-1 win in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy.
A date for the tie has yet to be set with the Football League considering matches being played on Saturday, 11th or Sunday 12th August, though they could revert to the traditional Tuesday night fixture.
First Round Draw in Full.
Derby County v Scunthorpe UnitedRochdale v BarnsleyPort Vale v BurnleyNotts County v Bradford CityHull City v Rotherham UnitedFleetwood Town v Nottingham ForestCarlisle United v Accrington StanleyDoncaster Rovers v York CityCrewe Alexandra v Hartlepool UnitedBury v MiddlesbroughChesterfield v Tranmere RoversSheffield United v Burton AlbionBlackpool v MorecambeLeeds United v Shrewsbury TownPreston North End v Huddersfield TownOldham Athletic v Sheffield WednesdayCheltenham Town v Milton Keynes DonsIpswich Town v Bristol RoversStevenage v AFC WimbledonExeter City v Crystal PalaceYeovil Town v Colchester UnitedBirmingham City v BarnetBristol City v GillinghamNorthampton Town v Cardiff CityPlymouth Argyle v PortsmouthWolverhampton Wanderers v Aldershot TownWalsall v BrentfordMillwall v Crawley TownTorquay United v Leicester CityDagenham & Redbridge v Coventry CityPeterborough United v Southend UnitedSwindon Town v Brighton & Hove AlbionWatford v Wycombe WanderersCharlton Athletic v Leyton OrientOxford United v AFC Bournemouth
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