EFL Cup first round: Aston Villa to travel to Luton, Leeds face Fleetwood trip – draw in full

22 Jun

Aston Villa have been drawn away against League Two side Luton in the first round of the re-named EFL Cup.

Villa, relegated from the Premier League and under new manager Roberto Di Matteo, will travel to Kenilworth Road during the week commencing August 8.

Newcastle and Norwich, also relegated from the Premier League, have been handed byes into the second round as they were the highest-placed teams last season.

The EFL Cup, known as the Capital One Cup for the past four seasons, has been renamed as part of the English Football League’s rebranding, announced last November and which came into use at the end of last season.

Sheffield Wednesday, winners in 1991, will travel to League Two side Cambridge and 2013 finalists Bradford will play at Accrington.

Fleetwood have a home tie against Leeds, relegated Doncaster will play four-time winners Nottingham Forest at the Keepmoat Stadium and Derby take on newly-promoted Grimsby at the iPro Stadium.

Two-time winners Wolves face Crawley at home and Jaap Stam’s Reading play Plymouth at the Madejski Stadium.

Brighton face Colchester at the Amex Stadium, Swindon travel to QPR and Leyton Orient take on Fulham in a London derby at Brisbane Road.

Full draw

Section One: 

Carlisle v Port Vale

Rotherham v Morecambe

Accrington v Bradford

Rochdale v Chesterfield

Mansfield v Blackburn

Barnsley v Northampton

Cambridge v Sheff Wed

Derby v Grimsby

Oldham v Wigan

Scunthorpe v Notts County

Doncaster v N Forest

Burton v Bury

Fleetwood v Leeds

Sheff Utd v Crewe

Shrewsbury v Huddersfield

Preston v Hartlepool

Blackpool v Bolton

Section Two:

Peterborough v AFC Wimbledon

Bristol Rovers v Cardiff

Coventry v Portsmouth

Luton v Aston Villa

Brighton v Colchester

Cheltenham v Charlton

Birmingham v Oxford

Southend v Gillingham

Wolves v Crawley

Leyton Orient v Fulham

Ipswich v Stevenage

Wycombe v Bristol City

Walsall v Yeovil

Exeter v Brentford

QPR v Swindon

Barnet v Millwall

Reading v Plymouth

Newport v MK Dons


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