Johnstone's Paint Trophy first round draw

Johnstone's Paint Trophy

Defending champions Carlisle have been drawn away to Accrington in the first round of the Johnstone's Paint Trophy.

The League One Cumbrians are seeking a third successive appearance in the final and begin against League Two Stanley at the Crown Ground.

In the southern section there is an intriguing West Country derby between Exeter and Plymouth at St James' Park.

League newcomers Crawley Town face a visit to Roots Hall to meet fellow League Two side Southend.

Northern Section (East):
Scunthorpe v Hartlepool
Bradford v Sheffield Wednesday
Northampton v Huddersfield
Burton v Sheffield United
Northern Section (West):
Bury v Crewe
Tranmere v Port Vale
Walsall v Shrewsbury
Accrington v Carlisle
Southern Section (East):
MK Dons v Brentford
Colchester v Barnet
Leyton Orient v Dagenham & Redbridge
Southend v Crawley
Southern Section (West):
Bournemouth v Hereford
Cheltenham v Torquay
Exeter v Plymouth
Wycombe v Bristol Rovers

Matches to be played in the week commencing 29 August.

Byes to round two: Chesterfield, Macclesfield, Morecambe, Notts County, Oldham Preston, Rochdale, Rotherham (Northern Section); AFC Wimbledon, Aldershot, Charlton, Gillingham, Oxford, Stevenage, Swindon, Yeovil (Southern Section)