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Blackpool Given Away Tie

17 June 2014

Capital One Cup Draw

Blackpool will travel to Shrewsbury Town in the first round of the Capital One Cup.

The clash at the Greenhous Meadow will take place the week commencing 11 August 2014.

Shrewsbury were relegated to League Two last campaign, but now have former-Blackpool midfielder Micky Mellon in charge.

Along with Mellon, ex-Pool defender Mike Jackson is his assistant, while former-goalkeeper Mark Halstead is now at the club. 

The last competitive meeting between the two sides came in 2001, when Town beat The Seasiders 1-0. 

Further information will be provided in due course. 

The first round draw in full is as follows:
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 United
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 Untied
Portsmouth v Peterborough United
Millwall v Wycombe Wanderers
Southend United v Walsall

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