Milton Keynes Dons will be in the Southern Section East for Round 1 of the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy.
The draw will take place on Saturday 18th August between 10am-10.30am and will be shown live on Soccer AM.
Karl Robinson’s side are joined in the Southern Section East by League Two sides AFC Wimbledon, Dagenham & Redbridge, Gillingham, Northampton Town and Southend United and League One rivals Crawley Town and Stevenage.
The Dons will always have fond memories of the competition having won the trophy back in 2008 after beating Grimsby Town 2-0 at Wembley Stadium. The Club also came close in 2010, missing out on another trip to the national stadium after being defeated by Southampton in the Area Final.
Round 1 is scheduled to take place the week commencing 3rd September and mkdons.com will have details of the draw as soon as it happens.
Byes have been awarded to the following teams for the first round:
Barnet, Bradford City, Brentford, Bury, Cheltenham Town, Colchester United, Crewe Alexandra, Doncaster Rovers, Hartlepool United, Leyton Orient, Plymouth Argyle, Sheffield United, Shrewsbury Town, Torquay United, Walsall, Wycombe Wanderers.