Capital One Cup: QPR handed Exeter trip in first round as Newport tackle Brighton

Swansea lift last year's Capital One Cup after beating Bradford

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The Capital One Cup first round draw has been made with relegated QPR handed a trip to Exeter City in the week commencing August 5.

FA Cup holders Wigan, relegated to the Championship, are granted a bye due to European commitments but Harry Redknapp's men start at square one with a trip to St James Park.

Wigan's absence means that Newport County, who gained promotion to League Two, avoid a play-off scenario and bag a round one trip to the Amex Stadium to take on Championship play-off semi-finalists Brighton.

Conference champions Mansfield also feature in the draw and squeeze a trip to Tranmere into their League Two schedule, while one of the eye-catching ties of the round sees Northampton take on neighbours MK Dons.

Beaten finalists Bradford, who upset the odds to reach Wembley before coming unstuck against Swansea, have a local derby against Huddersfield Town in their opening game this term.

Full draw:

Bury v Crewe Alexandra

Shrewsbury Town v Bolton Wanderers

Middlesbrough v Accrington Stanley

Doncaster Rovers v Rochdale

Preston North End v Blackpool

Barnsley v Scunthorpe United

Tranmere Rovers v Mansfield Town

York City v Burnley

Notts County v Fleetwood Town

Sheffield United v Burton Albion

Oldham Athletic v Derby County

Carlisle United v Blackburn Rovers

Morecambe v Wolverhampton Wanderers

Nottingham Forest v Hartlepool United

Leeds United v Chesterfield

Huddersfield Town v Bradford City

Rotherham United v Sheffield Wednesday

Port Vale v Walsall

Gillingham v Bristol City

AFC Bournemouth v Portsmouth

Wycombe Wanderers v Leicester City

Brentford v Dagenham & Redbridge

Exeter City v Queens Park Rangers

Charlton Athletic v Oxford United

Southend United v Yeovil Town

Millwall v AFC Wimbledon

Swindon Town v Torquay United

Birmingham City v Plymouth Argyle

Stevenage v Ipswich Town

Cheltenham Town v Crawley Town

Bristol Rovers v Watford

Northampton Town v Milton Keynes Dons

Leyton Orient v Coventry City

Colchester United v Peterborough United

Brighton & Hove Albion v Newport County

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