Notts County have been drawn away to Scunthorpe United in the northern section of the draw for the first round of this season’s Johnstone’s Paint Trophy.
The game against our npower League 1 rivals will take place on the week commencing Monday 3 September 2012, with full details of date, time and ticketing arrangements to be announced in due course.
Other ties in the northern section of the draw include an all-League 1 encounter between Carlisle United and Preston North End and Rotherham United playing host to York City.
The draw for the opening round is as follows:
Rochdale v Fleetwood Town
Carlisle United v Preston North End
Accrington Stanley v Morecambe
Port Vale v Tranmere Rovers
Rotherham United v York City
Chesterfield v Oldham Athletic
Coventry City v Burton Albion
Scunthorpe United v Notts County
Oxford United v Swindon Town
Bristol Rovers v Yeovil Town
Portsmouth v AFC Bournemouth
Exeter City v Aldershot Town
Southend United v AFC Wimbledon
Dagenham & Redbridge v Stevenage
Northampton Town v Milton Keynes Dons
Crawley Town v Gillingham
The following 16 clubs have been given a bye for Round 1:-