PNE land cup trip to Stanley

Preston North End have been drawn away to Accrington Stanley in the first round of the Carabao Cup.

Friday, 16th June 2017, 2:35 pm
Updated Wednesday, 21st June 2017, 3:19 pm
Accrington Stanley's Crown Ground
Accrington Stanley's Crown Ground

The Lilywhites will make the trip to the Crown Ground in the week commencing August 7.

It will be the first competitive meeting between the clubs since January 1961 when they met twice in the FA Cup in three days.

North End are due to face Stanley in a friendly in July.

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PNE boss Simon Grayson

The draw for the Carabao Cup - the League Cup in old money - was made in Bangkok where sponsors Carabao are based.

It was regionalised and seeded, with it streamed live.

North End new boy Sean Maguire, who will join from Cork City in July, previously had a loan spell with Accrington.

PNE boss Simon Grayson