Pool draw Morecambe in League Cup

Capital One League Cup
Capital One League Cup

THE draw for the first round of the League Cup, now rebranded the Capital One Cup, was made today.

Blackpool are at home to Morecambe in the first round of the Capital One Cup, while Fleetwood Town have earned a plum draw at Highbury against Nottingham Forest.

The match at Highbury between Fleetwood and Forest is the tie of the round.

Town officials are already predicting a sell-out for the clash, which will take place on the week beginning August 13, and is a ;possible candidate for live tv showing.

Fleetwood manager Micky Mellon hailed the clash as ‘terrific’.

He said: “Everyone is thrilled - it doesn’t get better than a European Cup-winning team coming to Fleetwood.

“To play against a magnificent club like Nottingham Forest shows how far this club has progressed.”

The full draw for Round One of the Capital One Cup:

Derby County v Scunthorpe Utd

Rochdale v Barnsley

Port Vale v Burnley

Notts County v Bradford City

Hull City v Rotherham Utd

Fleetwood Town v Nottingham Forest

Carlisle Utd v Accrington Stanley

Doncaster Rovers v York City

Crewe v Hartlepool Utd

Bury v Middlesbrough

Chesterfield v Tranmere Rovers

Sheffield Utd v Burton Albion

Blackpool v Morecambe

Leeds Utd v Shrewsbury Town

Preston North End v Huddersfield Town

Oldham Athletic v Sheffield Wednesday

Cheltenham Town v MK Dons

Ipswich Town v Bristol Rovers

Stevenage v AFC Wimbledon

Exeter City v Crystal Palace

Yeovil Town v Colchester Utd

Birmingham City v Barnet

Bristol City v Gillingham

Northampton Town v Cardiff City

Plymouth Argyle v Portsmouth

Wolves v Aldershot Town

Walsall v Brentford

Millwall v Crawley Town

Torquay Utd v Leicester City

Dagenham &amp

Redbridge v Coventry City

Peterborough Utd v Southend Utd

Swindon Town v Brighton &amp

Hove Albion

Watford v Wycombe Wanderers

Charlton v Leyton Orient

Oxford Utd v AFC Bournemouth

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