Derby County in the Carling Cup First Round

Huddersfield Town story posted by Phill Rodgerson on 25/06/2003
At 10am this morning the draw took place for the newly titled Carling Cup, after Carling struck a three-year deal with the Football League to sponsor the League Cup competition. Huddersfield Town were the first team out of the 'hat', earning them a home tie at the McAlpine, which will surely please most Town fans. Their opponents will be First Division promotion-hopefuls Derby County.Derby County in the Carling Cup First Round

The last time the Terriers met the Rams was in the FA Cup Fifth Round just over four years ago. Town drew the First Leg 2-2 but lost in the replay 3-1. Back then Derby were in the Premiership and we were in the First Division.

Only one game will be played between the teams on the week commencing the 11th of August. There is no second leg in the tie.

The draw, in full, is below:

Barnsley v Blackpool
Boston United v Reading
Bradford City v Darlington
Bristol City v Swansea City
Bristol Rovers v Brighton & Hove Albion
Cambridge United v Gillingham
Cardiff City v Leyton Orient
Cheltenham Town v Queens Park Rangers
Chesterfield v Burnley
Colchester United v Plymouth Argyle
Coventry City v Peterborough United
Crewe Alexandra v Wrexham
Doncaster Rovers v Grimsby Town
Huddersfield Town v Derby County
Ipswich Town v Kidderminster Harriers
Lincoln City v Stockport County
Luton Town v Yeovil Town
Macclesfield Town v Sheffield United
Mansfield Town v Sunderland
Millwall v Oxford United
Northampton Town v Norwich City
Port Vale v Nottingham Forest
Preston North End v Notts County
Rotherham United v York City
Scunthorpe United v Oldham Athletic
Sheffield Wednesday v Hartlepool United
Southend United v Swindon Town
Stoke City v Rochdale
Torquay United v Crystal Palace
Tranmere Rovers v Bury
Walsall v Carlisle United
Watford v Bournemouth
West Bromwich Albion v Brentford
West Ham United v Rushden & Diamonds
Wigan Athletic v Hull City
Wycombe Wanderers v Wimbledon


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