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Away to Reading in the Capital One Cup

17 June 2014

Away to Reading in the Capital One Cup

The draw for the First round of the 2014/15 Capital One Cup has been made and we have been drawn Away to Reading.

The meeting in the Capital One Cup will be the 91st between the two clubs, our first meeting coming back in August 1920 in the Division 3 (South) with Reading winning the tie 1-0. Fast forward to August 1970 and our only meeting in the League Cup was a home tie, which we walked away with a 2-1 victory over the Royals. This will be the first game between the two clubs since we met in the old Division 3 back in March 1986, a 2-0 win for the Royals that day was one of 13 consecutive wins in their all time league win record. The Sky Bet Championship side finished 7th last season narrowly missing out on the playoffs and Nigel Adkins men will be a good test for Justin Edinburgh and the squad at the start of the 2014/15 season.

The tie will be played in the week commencing 11th August 2014 and we will keep you up to date on information regarding the game on the official Newport County website, Facebook and Twitter pages.

Here are the full list of First Round ties in the Capital One Cup:

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
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 United
Portsmouth v Peterborough United
Millwall v Wycombe Wanderers
Southend United v Walsall

This is the first confirmed competitive fixture to pencil into the diary for County fans and we will have another 46 for you tomorrow from 9am, when the official fixtures for the Sky Bet League Two are released.

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