Local affairs are the main story to come out from the first round draw of the Capital One Cup. The official
There are three East Anglian derbies, with Ipswich Town travelling to Stevenage, Colchester hosting Peterborough and Northampton Town at home to Milton Keynes Dons.
Preston North End entertain Blackpool in a spicy Lancastrian battle, and Bournemouth meet neighbours Portsmouth on the south coast.
QPR will begin away at League Two side Exeter City, while last season’s shock cup finalists Bradford City also begin on the road away to Championship side Huddersfield Town.
Other standout ties see Derby County head to Oldham Athletic, Blackburn facing a tough trip to Cumbria to tackle Carlisle United and newcomers Mansfield Town and Newport County both starting away from home at Tranmere Rovers and Brighton respectively.
Reading have a bye into the second round, along with 14 non-Premier League European sides including 2012 winners Liverpool. Heavyweights such as Manchester United, Chelsea and current holders Swansea City will not join in until the third round.
All ties for the first round will be played on the week commencing 5 August. The final is at Wembley in March 2014.
Capital One Cup Round One draw:
Bury v Crewe Alexandra
Shrewsbury Town v Bolton Wanderers
Middlesbrough v Accrington Stanley
Doncaster Rovers v Rochdale
Preston North End v Blackpool
Barnsley v Scunthorpe United
Tranmere Rovers v Mansfield Town
York City v Burnley
Notts County v Fleetwood Town
Sheffield United v Burton Albion
Oldham Athletic v Derby County
Carlisle United v Blackburn Rovers
Morecambe v Wolverhampton Wanderers
Nottingham Forest v Hartlepool United
Leeds United v Chesterfield
Huddersfield Town v Bradford City
Rotherham United v Sheffield Wednesday
Port Vale v Walsall
Gillingham v Bristol City
AFC Bournemouth v Portsmouth
Wycombe Wanderers v Leicester City
Brentford v Dagenham and Redbridge
Exeter City v Queens Park Rangers
Charlton Athletic v Oxford United
Southend United v Yeovil Town
Millwall v AFC Wimbledon
Swindon Town v Torquay United
Birmingham City v Plymouth Argyle
Stevenage v Ipswich Town
Cheltenham Town v Crawley Town
Bristol Rovers v Watford
Northampton Town v Milton Keynes Dons
Leyton Orient v Coventry City
Colchester United v Peterborough United
Brighton and Hove Albion v Newport County
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