WALSALL START ON THE ROAD
LAST season’s beaten finalists Walsall have been handed a tough trip to Morecambe in the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy.
The first round draw was made yesterday morning and the Saddlers, who were beaten by Bristol City at Wembley in March, will travel to the League Two Shrimps.
The first round games are scheduled to be played the week commencing August 31.
Johnstone’s Paint Trophy first round draw NorthWest: Port Vale v Carlisle United, Shrewsbury Town v Oldham Athletic, Accrington Stanley v Bury, Morecambe v Walsall.
North East: Hartlepool United v Sheffield United, Doncaster Rovers v Burton Albion, Notts County v Mansfield Town, Scunthorpe United v Barnsley.
South West: Yeovil Town v Barnet, Newport County v Swindon Town, Exeter City v Portsmouth, AFC Wimbledon v Plymouth Argyle.
South East: Luton Town v Leyton Orient, Millwall v Peterborough United, Northampton Town v Colchester United, Cambridge United v Dagenham & Redbridge.