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West Brom to face Shakers test

West Brom have been drawn against Bury in the first round of the Carling Cup just one month after their relegation from the Premier League was confirmed.

Newcastle United and Middlesbrough, who were also relegated to the Championship last month, have received byes into the second round.

Meanwhile Burton Albion, promoted from the Blue Square Premier League, have been handed a tough draw at Reading to new boss Paul Peschisolido’s delight.

“It’s a fantastic draw and I’m so pleased for the players,” he said.

“To get a draw like this is wonderful for the club and the players and it is a chance for someone to make a name for themselves.”

The draw for the first round of the Carling Cup is:

Accrington Stanley v Walsall

Huddersfield v Stockport

Rotherham v Derby

Tranmere v Grimsby

Sheff Weds v Rochdale

Bury v West Brom

Notts County v Doncaster

Lincoln v Barnsley

Scunthorpe v Chesterfield

Coventry v Hartlepool

Darlington v Leeds

Preston v Morecambe

Crewe v Blackpool

Carlisle v Oldham

Nottm Forest v Bradford

Macclesfield v Leicester

Sheff Utd v Port Vale

Cardiff v Dag & Red

Wycombe v Peterborough

Southampton v Northampton

Barnet v Watford

Hereford v Charlton

Bristol Rovers v Aldershot

Millwall v Bournemouth

Gillingham v Plymouth

Colchester v Leyton Orient

Reading v Burton Albion

Exeter v QPR

Cheltenham v Southend

Brentford v Bristol City

Yeovil v Norwich

Crystal Palace v Torquay

MK Dons v Swindon

Swansea v Brighton

Shrewsbury v Ipswich

The ties are scheduled to be played in the week commencing 10 August.

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