Carabao Cup: Sunderland travel to Bury in first round
Last Updated: 16/06/17 3:41pm
Sunderland and Aston Villa have been drawn away in the first round of the Carabao Cup, at Bury and Colchester respectively.
The Black Cats, who finished bottom of the Premier League last season, must travel to Gigg Lane on the week commencing Monday, August 7.
Villa suffered a humiliating away defeat against League Two Luton Town at the same stage last season. The Hatters have again been paired with Championship opposition this time round, hosting Ipswich Town.
Wimbledon host Brentford in the South Section while Wigan Athletic have been drawn at home against Blackpool.
The other relegated clubs from the Premier League, Hull and Middlesbrough, have been given a bye to the second round. The draw was regionalised to avoid long travelling time.
Premier League clubs enter the competition at the second round stage except for those with Champions League entries, who come in for the third round draw.
Carabao Cup First round draw:
Birmingham City v Crawley Town
Exeter City v Charlton Athletic
QPR v Northampton Town
Newport County v Southend United
Bristol City v Plymouth Argyle
Luton Town v Ipswich Town
Cardiff City v Portsmouth
Millwall v Stevenage
Oxford United v Cheltenham
AFC Wimbledon v Brentford
Norwich City v Swindon Town
Bristol Rovers v Cambridge United
Peterborough United v Barnet
Wycombe Wanderers v Fulham
Colchester United v Aston Villa
Wolves v Yeovil Town
Reading v Gillingham
Forest Green Rovers v MK Dons
Coventry City v Blackburn Rovers
Nottingham Forest v Shrewsbury Town
Bradford City v Doncaster Rovers
Mansfield Town v Rochdale
Grimsby Town v Derby County
Barnsley v Morecambe
Crewe Alexandra v Bolton Wanderers
Oldham Athletic v Burton Albion
Wigan Athletic v Blackpool
Bury v Sunderland
Sheffield Wednesday v Chesterfield
Accrington Stanley v Preston North End
Fleetwood Town v Carlisle United
Sheffield United v Walsall
Scunthorpe United v Notts County
Rotherham United v Lincoln City
Leeds United v Port Vale
Ties to be played week commencing August 7
Sky Sports will show a selection of live games from each round of this season's competition, and you can catch highlights from every clash on skysports.com.