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Groups To Be Confirmed For EFL Trophy 2017/18

Groups To Be Confirmed For EFL Trophy 2017/18

Following on from the earlier draw for clubs in League One and Two, the 16 invited Category One clubs will soon be given their particular draw.

Split into Northern and Southern sections, each group contains three EFL clubs with and the draw was as follows:

Northern:

Group A
Carlisle United, Fleetwood Town, Morecambe

Group B
Accrington Stanley, Blackpool, Wigan Athletic

Group C
Blackburn Rovers, Bury, Rochdale

Group D
Crewe Alexandra, Oldham Athletic, Port Vale

Group E
Coventry City, Shrewsbury Town, Walsall

Group F
Bradford City, Chesterfield, Rotherham United

Group G
Lincoln City, Mansfield Town, Notts County

Group H
Doncaster Rovers, Grimsby Town, Scunthorpe United

To be drawn in those groups are Everton, Leicester City, Manchester City, Middlesbrough, Newcastle United, Stoke City, Sunderland and West Bromwich Albion.

Southern:

Group A
Charlton Athletic, Crawley Town, Portsmouth

Group B
Colchester United, Gillingham, Southend United

Group C
Bristol Rovers, Swindon Town, Wycombe Wanderers

Group D
Exeter City, Plymouth Argyle, Yeovil Town

Group E
Cheltenham Town, Forest Green Rovers, Newport County

Group F
Wimbledon, Barnet, Luton Town

Group G
MK Dons, Oxford United, Stevenage

Group H
Cambridge United, Northampton Town, Peterborough United

To be drawn in those groups are Brighton, Chelsea, Fulham, Reading, Southampton, Swansea City, Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United.

The final part of the draw allocating Category One clubs to a group will take place on Wednesday July 12 and fixtures should be allocated at that draw as well. All invited sides will play away from home.

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Writer:Site Staff
Date:Friday July 7 2017
Time: 1:00PM

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