Did Fleetwood Town midfielder Kyle Dempsey predict another cup clash with Jamie Vardy's Leicester City?

Fleetwood midfielder Kyle Dempsey
Fleetwood midfielder Kyle Dempsey

Is Fleetwood Town star Kyle Dempsey a soothsayer? It seems the midfielder might have guessed a reunion with Jamie Vardy and Leicester City was on the cards in the League Cup

Joey Barton's League One side will travel to the Premier League outfit on the week commencing August 27.

It is the first time Town will compete in the second round of the competition.

Vardy fired Fleetwood to the Football League in 2012 before joining Leicester, going on to win a Premier League winner's medal and 26 England caps.

Fleetwood met the Foxes in last season's FA Cup, the first top-tier side they had ever faced competitively.

Town, then under Uwe Rosler, held Leicester to a 0-0 draw at Highbury but lost 2-0 at the King Power.

Speaking before tonight's draw, Dempsey said he was hoping to face a Premier League side again after beating League Two Crewe in the first round on penalties this week.

Dempsey said: "The two ties against Leicester were really good for us, especially as young pros.

"It was great experience playing against players of that calibre and some of the best in the world.

"If we are fortunate to get one of those teams, it will be good for the club and the squad to test ourselves."