League Cup: Nottingham Forest host Wigan Athletic

Nottingham Forest will host Wigan Athletic in the second round of the Capital One Cup.

Thirteen Premier League clubs were in the draw, with League Two outfit Morecambe set for a trip to the north east to face Sunderland.

Most League Cup wins

  • 8 - Liverpool
  • 5 - Aston Villa
  • 4 - Chelsea, Manchester United, Nottingham Forest, Tottenham Hotspur
  • 3 - Leicester City
  • 2 - Arsenal, Birmingham City, Manchester City, Norwich, Wolves
  • 1 - Blackburn, Leeds, Luton Town, Middlesbrough, Oxford United, QPR, Sheffield Wednesday, Stoke City, Swindon Town, West Brom

Northampton Town's reward for beating last season's finalists Cardiff City in the first round is a home game against Championship side Wolves.

The ties will be played in the week commencing 27 August.

The competition has already provided plenty of drama this season, with Scunthorpe United progressing to a meeting with Norwich City after they came back from 3-0 and 5-3 down to defeat Derby County on penalties.

Manchester City, Manchester United, Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur, Newcastle United, Chelsea and Liverpool all enter in the third round.

The competition, won by Liverpool last season, has been rebranded the Capital One Cup after the League agreed a new four-year sponsorship deal.

It had been sponsored by brewers Molson Coors since 1998 and branded as the Carling Cup since 2003.

League Cup second round draw in full:

Preston North End v Crystal Palace, Watford v Bradford City, Swansea City v Barnsley, Yeovil Town v West Bromwich Albion, Coventry City v Birmingham City, West Ham United v Crewe Alexandra, Doncaster Rovers v Hull City, Carlisle United v Ipswich Town, Reading v Peterborough United, Sheffield Wednesday v Fulham, Leicester City v Burton Albion, Burnley v Plymouth Argyle, QPR v Walsall, Stevenage v Southampton, Nottingham Forest v Wigan Athletic, Stoke City v Swindon Town, Aston Villa v Tranmere Rovers, Crawley Town v Bolton Wanderers, Gillingham v Middlesbrough, Northampton Town v Wolverhampton Wanderers, Everton v Leyton Orient, MK Dons v Blackburn Rovers, Leeds United v Oxford United, Sunderland v Morecambe, Norwich City v Scunthorpe United