SUNDERLAND face former player Lee Clark as they begin bid to return to Wembley in the Capital One Cup – while Newcastle United travel to Gillingham.
Sunderland, who lost in the final last season against Manchester City, will travel to Birmingham for their second round clash.
The Championship club are managed by former Sunderland and Newcastle United midfielder Clark.
Newcastle, meanwhile, will travel to League One outfit Gillingham in their second round clash.
The games will be played August 26/27.