Cobblers to take on Cardiff

Crawley Town V Cobblers.'Aidy Boothroyd.
Crawley Town V Cobblers.'Aidy Boothroyd.

Northampton Town will play last season’s finalists Cardiff City in the first round of the Capital One Cup.

The draw was made this morning and Aidy Boothroyd’s side will face Malky Mackay’s team, who were beaten on penalties by Liverpool in last season’s showpiece, at Sixfields.

All first-round ties will be played in the week commencing August 13.

Full draw: Derby County v Scunthorpe United, Rochdale v Barnsley, Port Vale v Burnley, Notts County v Bradford City, Hull City v Rotherham United, Fleetwood Town v Nottingham Forest, Carlisle United v Accrington Stanley, Doncaster Rovers v York City, Crewe Alexandra v Hartlepool United, Bury v Middlesbrough, Chesterfield v Tranmere Rovers, Sheffield United v Burton Albion, Blackpool v Morecambe, Leeds United v Shrewsbury Town, Preston North End v Huddersfield Town, Oldham Athletic v Sheffield Wednesday, Cheltenham Town v Milton Keynes Dons, Ipswich Town v Bristol Rovers, Stevenage v AFC Wimbledon, Exeter City v Crystal Palace, Yeovil Town v Colchester United, Birmingham City v Barnet, Bristol City v Gillingham, Northampton Town v Cardiff City, Plymouth Argyle v Portsmouth, Wolverhampton Wanderers v Aldershot Town, Walsall v Brentford, Millwall v Crawley Town, Torquay United v Leicester City, Dagenham & Redbridge v Coventry City, Peterborough United v Southend United, Swindon Town v Brighton & Hove Albion, Watford v Wycombe Wanderers, Charlton Athletic v Leyton Orient, Oxford United v AFC Bournemouth.