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Forest At Home In The Cup

Forest At Home In The Cup

The draw for the first round of the Capital One Cup 2014-15 took place earlier today, and Tranmere Rovers have been paired with Nottingham Forest.

The game will take place in the week commencing August 11th, at Prenton Park as we have been given home advantage against the Championship side who were pushing for promotion last season via the play offs, so it's set to be a tough encounter for us, and a good test for manager Rob Edward's new team and new Tranmere.

To open our cup competition this season, the club are also offering entry to junior's for just £1 following a joint League and Sponsor initiative.

Two first round ties will be selected for TV viewing by Sky Sports and those games will take place on Monday August 11th and Wednesday August 13th, and both will kick off at 7.45pm.

Concrete date, kick off and ticket information will all follow in due course, as will details of the Junior initiative and information on how to redeem that price.

Jaidev Janardana, chief marketing officer at the sponsor's of the competition said of the Junior initiative.

'We wanted to make round one as family friendly as possible and we hope our great offer will encourage parents across the UK to treat the whole family to a host of great games, and, no doubt, goals galore.'

Full Draw - Capital One Cup - Round 1

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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Writer:Site Staff
Date:Tuesday June 17 2014
Time: 9:44PM

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