Hartlepool United to face Port Vale in Capital One Cup

Colin Cooper during the game against Exeter City. Picture by FRANK REID
Colin Cooper during the game against Exeter City. Picture by FRANK REID
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HARTLEPOOL United have been drawn away to League One side Port Vale in the first round of the Capital One Cup.

Colin Cooper’s Sky Bet League Two side were one of the non-seeded teams in the regional draw which took place this morning.

The competition is split in to north and south sections for the first stage and the seeding system means that Colin Cooper’s men were guaranteed to be playing higher division opposition.

Championship side Middlesbrough were drawn away to League One side Oldham Athletic.

The first round ties are due to be scheduled to be played in the week beginning Monday, August 11.

Capital One Cup draw in full:

Oldham Athletic v Middlesbrough

Shrewsbury Town v Blackpool

Sheffield Wednesday v Notts County

Tranmere Rovers v Nottingham Forest

Leeds United v Accrington Stanley

Bolton Wanderers v Bury

Rochdale v Preston North End

Rotherham United v Fleetwood Town

Carlisle United v Derby County

Port Vale v Hartlepool United

Morecambe v Bradford City

Barnsley v Crewe Alexandra

Chesterfield v Huddersfield Town

Blackburn Rovers v Scunthorpe United

Burton Albion v Wigan Athletic

York City v Doncaster Rovers

Sheffield United v Mansfield Town

Reading v Newport County

Bristol City v Oxford United

Brighton & Hove Albion v Cheltenham Town

Coventry City v Cardiff City

Luton Town v Swindon Town

Dagenham & Redbridge v Brentford

Charlton Athletic v Colchester United

Crawley Town v Ipswich Town

Wolverhampton Wanderers v Northampton Town

Yeovil Town v Gillingham

Milton Keynes Dons v AFC Wimbledon

Exeter City v AFC Bournemouth

Stevenage v Watford

Plymouth Argyle v Leyton Orient

Birmingham City v Cambridge Untied

Portsmouth v Peterborough United

Millwall v Wycombe Wanderers

Southend United v Walsall