PNE land Dale in Capital One Cup

Capital One Cup first round draw
Capital One Cup first round draw
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Preston North End have been drawn away to Rochdale in the first round of the Capital One Cup.

The Lilywhites will travel to Spotland in the week commencing August 11 to take on newly-promoted Dale.

North End’s last visit there came last summer for a pre-season friendly, with the sides’ last competitive meeting being a 1-1 draw in January 2012.

Rochdale won automatic promotion from League Two in May having finished third in the table.

Elsewhere in the draw which was seeded and regionalised, Morecambe will tackle 2013 finalists Bradford City at the Globe Arena, while Accrington Stanley were given a plum draw away to Leeds United.


Oldham v Middlesbrough, Shrewsbury v Blackpool, Sheffield Wednesday v Notts County, Tranmere v Nottingham Forest, Leeds v Accrington, Bolton v Bury, Rochdale v Preston, Rotherham v Fleetwood, Carlisle v Derby. Port Vale v Hartlepool, Morecambe v Bradford, Barnsley v Crewe, Chesterfield v Huddersfield, Blackburn v Scunthorpe, Burton Albion v Wigan Athletic, York v Doncaster, Sheffield United v Mansfield, Reading v Newport, Bristol City v Oxford, Brighton v Cheltenham, Coventry v Cardiff, Luton v Swindon, Dagenham & Redbridge v Brentford, Charlton v Colchester, Crawley v Ipswich, Wolves v Northampton, Yeovil v Gillingham, MK Dons v AFC Wimbledon, Exeter v Bournemouth, Stevenage v Watford, Plymouth v Leyton Orient, Birmingham v Cambridge, Portsmouth v Peterborough, Millwall v Wycombe, Southend v Walsall.

Ties to be played week beginning August 11.