Cardiff get Northampton in League Cup

Cardiff get Northampton in League Cup
By Eurosport

14/06/2012 at 17:54Updated 14/06/2012 at 17:56

Last season’s beaten finalists Cardiff City travel to Northampton Town in the League Cup first round, while 2010/11 winners Birmingham City take on Barnet at St Andrew’s.

Relegated Wolverhampton Wanderers have been handed a draw at home to fourth-tier Aldershot.

Wolves are the only team from last season’s Premier League in the draw for the round, which takes place the week commencing August 13.

Charlton Athletic, impressive League One champions, face local rivals Leyton Orient. Sheffield Wednesday travel to Oldham, while Sheffield United have a home draw against Burton Albion.

League Two newcomers Fleetwood Town have earned a glamorous tie at home to Nottingham Forest, while fellow promoted side York City travel to Doncaster Rovers.

The Cup, which is now sponsored by Capital One, was won last season by Liverpool.


Derby County v Scunthorpe United

Rochdale v Barnsley

Port Vale v Burnley

Notts County v Bradford City

Hull City v Rotherham United

Fleetwood Town v Nottingham Forest

Carlisle United v Accrington Stanley

Doncaster Rovers v York City

Crewe Alexandra v Hartlepool United

Bury v Middlesbrough

Chesterfield v Tranmere Rovers

Sheffield United v Burton Albion

Blackpool v Morecambe

Leeds United v Shrewsbury Town

Preston North End v Huddersfield Town

Oldham Athletic v Sheffield Wednesday

Cheltenham Town v Milton Keynes Dons

Ipswich Town v Bristol Rovers

Stevenage v AFC Wimbledon

Exeter City v Crystal Palace

Yeovil Town v Colchester United

Birmingham City v Barnet

Bristol City v Gillingham

Northampton Town v Cardiff City

Plymouth Argyle v Portsmouth

Wolverhampton Wanderers v Aldershot Town

Walsall v Brentford

Millwall v Crawley Town

Torquay United v Leicester City

Dagenham & Redbridge v Coventry City

Peterborough United v Southend United

Swindon Town v Brighton & Hove Albion

Watford v Wycombe Wanderers

Charlton Athletic v Leyton Orient

Oxford United v AFC Bournemouth

Ties to be played week commencing August 13. However, if mutually agreed, requests to play on August 11-12 will be considered.