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)