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EFL TROPHY | Exiles to face Cheltenham Town, Norwich City a Plymouth Argyle in Southern Group F

18 August 2020

Sky Bet Championship side Norwich City will join Newport County AFC, Cheltenham Town and Plymouth Argyle in Southern Group F in the EFL Trophy.

The Exiles discovered two of their opponents on Monday before the Canaries were placed into the group following the draw, which took place on Tuesday afternoon live on talkSPORT 2.

The EFL Trophy will be split into northern and southern sections with invited clubs joining Sky Bet League One and Two Clubs in each group. 

Michael Flynn's side reached the semi-finals of the competition last season, falling to a 6-5 penalty shoot-out defeat against Salford City at Rodney Parade.

Group Stage Match Dates

Match 1 – w/c 7th September 2020

Alternative Dates – w/e 29th August 2020 / w/c 14th September 2020* / w/c 21st September 2020*

* Subject to Carabao Cup progress

Match 2 – w/c 5th October 2020

Alternative Dates – w/c 28th September 2020* / w/c 12th October 2020

* Subject to Carabao Cup progress

Match 3 – w/c 9th November 2020

Alternative Dates – w/c 16th November 2020


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