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Carling Cup first-round draw news

League Cup

Recently-relegated Reading will travel to League Two side Dagenham & Redbridge in the first round of the Carling Cup.

Elsewhere, Football League new boys Exeter will host Championship side Southampton, while fellow League Two newcomers Aldershot travel to Coventry.

Derby County, who were also relegated from the Premier League along with Reading and Birmingham, host Lincoln.

Birmingham travel to Wycombe, while Sheffield Wednesday host Rotherham in a repeat of last season's local derby.

Bradford travel to Yorkshire rivals Huddersfield, while across the Pennines Bury face Lancashire neighbours Burnley at Gigg Lane.

Morecambe, who dumped Preston and Wolves out of the competition last season - travel to newly promoted Nottingham Forest.

Ties are due to be played in the week commencing 11 August.

The draw for the first round of the Carling Cup:

Preston v Chesterfield
Chester v Leeds
Leicester v Stockport
Sheff Utd v Port Vale
Grimsby v Tranmere
Crewe v Barnsley
Hartlepool v Scunthorpe
Derby v Lincoln
Notts County v Doncaster
Sheff Wed v Rotherham
Shrewsbury v Carlisle
Wolves v Accrington
Bury v Burnley
Rochdale v Oldham
Nottm Forest v Morecambe
Huddersfield v Bradford
Macclesfield v Blackpool
Walsall v Darlington
Coventry v Aldershot
Milton Keynes Dons v Norwich
Wycombe v Birmingham
Brighton v Barnet
Gillingham v Colchester
Southend v Cheltenham
Swansea v Brentford
Luton v Plymouth
Exeter v Southampton
Watford v Bristol Rovers
Bournemouth v Cardiff
Bristol City v Peterborough
Charlton v Yeovil
Millwall v Northampton
Swindon v QPR
Crystal Palace v Hereford
Dagenham & Redbridge v Reading
Ipswich v Leyton Orient

see also
Ups and downs
04 Jun 08 |  Football
Sunday's football photos
24 Feb 08 |  Football
Tottenham 2-1 Chelsea
24 Feb 08 |  Football
Carling Cup final as it happened
24 Feb 08 |  League Cup

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