Derby County have been handed an away tie against Grimsby Town in the First Round of the newly-branded Carabao Cup.
The draw took place in Bangkok, Thailand just after 1pm UK time today and was also streamed live here on dcfc.co.uk.World Cup winner Emmanuel Petit, Carabao CEO Sathien Setthasit, British Ambassador to Thailand Brian Davidson and EFL Chief Executive Shaun Harvey unveiled the 35 ties from the home of the competition’s title sponsor, Carabao Energy Drink.
Seventy EFL clubs were in the draw with matches scheduled to take place week commencing 7th August – with the match date and ticketing details to be confirmed in due course.
Grimsby, ironically, went head-to-head in the competition last season, with Richard
Keogh's second half header handing the Rams a 1-0 home victory at Pride
Grimsby finished 14th in League 2 last season and are now managed by Russell Slade.
Their squad contains former Rams midfielder Ben Davies and Luke Summerfield, the son of Derby's Assistant Manager Kevin Summerfield.
The draw was regionalised to minimise travelling time for supporters in with seeding decided by a club’s finishing position in the EFL in 2016/17, in addition to being seeded.
Coventry City v Blackburn Rovers
Nottingham Forest v Shrewsbury Town
Bradford City v Doncaster Rovers
Mansfield Town v Rochdale
Grimsby Town v Derby County
Barnsley v Morecambe
Crewe Alexandra v Bolton Wanderers
Oldham Athletic v Burton Albion
Wigan Athletic v Blackpool
Bury v Sunderland
Sheffield Wednesday v Chesterfield
Accrington Stanley v Preston North End
Fleetwood Town v Carlisle United
Sheffield United v Walsall
Scunthorpe United v Notts County
Rotherham United v Lincoln City
Leeds United v Port Vale
Birmingham City v Crawley Town
Exeter City v Charlton Athletic
QPR v Northampton Town
Newport County v Southend United
Bristol City v Plymouth Argyle
Cardiff City v Portsmouth
Millwall v Stevenage
Oxford United v Cheltenham
AFC Wimbledon v Brentford
Norwich City v Swindon Town
Bristol Rovers v Cambridge United
Peterborough United v Barnet
Wycombe Wanderers v Fulham
Colchester United v Aston Villa
Wolves v Yeovil Town
Reading v Gillingham
Forest Green Rovers v MK Dons
Luton Town v Ipswich Town