Date: 15th June 2018 at 11:16am
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The draw for the first round of this season’s EFL Cup took place earlier this morning in Vietnam.

Thankfully for the competition’s sponsor, it wasn’t a repeat of last season’s shenanigans where the likes of Charlton were drawn both home and away against different sides, and they weren’t alone in ‘technical’ hitches either.

For rule changes this season for the cup competition, click on the below.

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The only thing that stood out is mid-draw it appeared their Twitter team had disappeared for a cup of coffee and then frantically had to try and catch up! So progress.

The only part of the draw that counts in reality, is this bit.

Full Draw:

Rotherham United v Wigan Athletic
Tranmere Rovers v Walsall
Crewe Alexandra v Fleetwood Town
Scunthorpe United v Doncaster Rovers
Macclesfield Town v Bradford City
Grimsby Town v Rochdale
Sheffield United v Hull City
Nottingham Forest v Bury
Middlesbrough v Notts County
Sunderland v Sheffield Wednesday
Leeds United v Bolton Wanderers
Carlisle United v Blackburn Rovers
Mansfield Town v Accrington Stanley
Port Vale v Lincoln City
Preston North End v Morecambe
Oldham Athletic v Derby County
Shrewsbury Town v Burton Albion
Blackpool v Barnsley
Millwall v Gillingham
Portsmouth v AFC Wimbledon
Cheltenham Town v Colchester United
Yeovil Town v Aston Villa
Southend United v Brentford
Reading v Birmingham City
Swindon Town v Forest Green Rovers
Exeter City v Ipswich Town
MK Dons v Charlton Athletic
West Bromwich Albion v Luton Town
Bristol Rovers v Crawley Town
Bristol City v Plymouth Argyle
Cambridge United v Newport County
Queens Park Rangers v Peterborough United
Oxford United v Coventry City
Wycombe Wanderers v Northampton Town
Norwich City v Stevenage

 
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