Rivals paired in CC 1st-rd draw

16 June 2011 10:09
otts County versus Nottingham Forest and Leeds against Bradford are the picks of the Carling Cup first-round draw, which was made on Thursday.

Football League new boys Crawley and AFC Wimbledon have been dangled a tasty carrot for their first-round tie, with Championship side Crystal Palace their possible opponent.

Relegated duo Blackpool and West Ham face Sheffield Wednesday and Aldershot respectively.

Defending champions Birmingham have been given a bye due to their Europa League participation.

First-round draw:

Rochdale v Chesterfield

Port Vale v Huddersfield Town

Hull City v Macclesfield Town

Rotherham United v Leicester City

Hartlepool United v Sheffield United

Leeds United v Bradford City

Doncaster Rovers v Tranmere Rovers

Walsall v Middlesbrough

Barnsley v Morecambe

Accrington Stanley v Scunthorpe United

Derby County v ShrewsburyTown

Oldham Athletic v Carlisle United

Bury v Coventry City

Sheffield Wednesday v Blackpool

Burnley v Burton Albion

Preston North End v Crewe Alexandra

Nottingham Forest v NottsCounty

Brighton & Hove Albion v Gillingham

AFC Bournemouth v Dagenham & Redbridge

Ipswich Town v Northampton Town

Cheltenham Town v Milton Keynes Dons

Bristol Rovers v Watford

Plymouth Argyle v Millwall

Oxford United v Cardiff City

West Ham United v Aldershot Town

Southampton v Torquay United

Charlton Athletic v Reading

Portsmouth v Barnet

Stevenage v Peterborough United

Southend United v Leyton Orient

Wycombe Wanderers v Colchester United

Hereford United v Brentford

Exeter City v Yeovil Town

Bristol City v Swindon Town

Crystal Palace v Crawley Town/AFC Wimbledon

Ties to be played week commencing August 8.

Source: Team_Talk