Carling Cup First Round Draw: Sheffield Wednesday v Blackpool, Hartlepool v Sheffield United, Barnsley v Morecambe, Doncaster v Tranmere, Rotherham v Huddersfield, Rochdale v Chesterfield

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SHEFFIELD Wednsday will entertain Premier League relegated Blackpool and Sheffield United are away against League One side Hartlepool United in the first round of the Carling Cup.

The draw was made today for the ties which will be played during the week commencing August 8.

Championship squad Barnsley are at home to League Two’s Morecambe, while Doncaster Rovers face League One’s Tranmere Rovers at the Keepmoat.

Rotherham United are at home to Championship opposition Leicester City, with newly promoted Chesterfield to play away against League One’s Rochdale.

For full reaction and more see The Star tomorrow

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Here is the full draw for the first round of the Carling Cup:

Rochdale v Chesterfield

Port Vale v Huddersfield Town

Rotherham United v Leicester City

Hull City v Macclesfield Town

Hartlepool United v Sheffield United

Leeds United v Bradford City

Doncaster Rovers v Tranmere Rovers

Walsall v Middlesbrough

Barnsley v Morecambe

Accrington Stanley v Scunthorpe United

Derby County v Shrewsbury Town

Oldham Athletic v Carlisle United

Bury v Coventry City

Sheffield Wednesday v Blackpool

Burnley v Burton Albion

Preston North End v Crewe Alexandra

Nottingham Forest v Notts County

Brighton & Hove Albion v Gillingham

AFC Bournemouth v Dagenham & Redbridge

Ipswich Town v Northampton Town

Cheltenham Town v Milton Keynes Dons

Bristol Rovers v Watford

Plymouth Argyle v Millwall

Oxford United v Cardiff City

West Ham United v Aldershot Town

Southampton v Torquay United

Charlton Athletic v Reading

Portsmouth v Barnet

Stevenage v Peterborough United

Southend United v Leyton Orient

Wycombe Wanderers v Colchester United

Hereford United v Brentford

Exeter City v Yeovil Town

Bristol City v Swindon Town

Crystal Palace v Crawley Town/AFC Wimbledon