Carling Cup draw sets up Nottingham derby
Thursday 16 June 2011
Steve McClaren's first cup tie back in English football will see his Nottingham Forest side face local rivals Notts County at the City Ground.
The former England boss has succeeded Billy Davies at the midlands club and the Carling Cup first-round clash could be his first home game in charge.
League Two Aldershot have been handed a tough draw away to West Ham while Blackpool, the other relegated Premier League side in the draw, face a trip to Hillsborough to face Sheffield Wednesday.
Defending champions Birmingham have been given a bye due to their Europa League participation.
Championship outfit Leeds and League Two side Bradford face each other in a West Yorkshire derby at Elland Road while AFC Wimbledon could face a trip to face Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park if they come through their preliminary round meeting with Crawley.
Carling Cup first-round draw:
Rochdale v Chesterfield
Port Vale v Huddersfield
Rotherham v Leicester
Hull v Macclesfield
Hartlepool v Sheffield United
Leeds v Bradford
Doncaster v Tranmere
Walsall v Middlesbrough
Barnsley v Morecambe
Accrington v Scunthorpe
Derby v Shrewsbury
Oldham v Carlisle
Bury v Coventry
Sheffield Wednesday v Blackpool
Burnley v Burton
Preston v Crewe
Nottingham Forest v Notts County
Brighton v Gillingham
AFC Bournemouth v Dagenham & Redbridge
Ipswich v Northampton
Cheltenham v MK Dons
Bristol Rovers v Watford
Plymouth v Millwall
Oxford v Cardiff
West Ham v Aldershot
Southampton v Torquay
Charlton v Reading
Portsmouth v Barnet
Stevenage v Peterborough
Southend v Leyton Orient
Wycombe v Colchester
Hereford v Brentford
Exeter v Yeovil
Bristol City v Swindon
Crystal Palace v Crawley/AFC Wimbledon
(All ties will be played during the week commencing August 8).
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