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Dons discover EFL opponents for Checkatrade Trophy Group Stage

Robbie Neilson's side to face Oxford United and Stevenage...

7 July 2017

MK Dons have been drawn in Group G for the opening stage of this season’s Checkatrade Trophy.

Alongside Robbie Neilson’s side in the group are their Sky Bet League One rivals Oxford United as well as Sky Bet League Two outfit Stevenage.

A fourth team will be added to Group F this coming Wednesday when the Category 1 Under-21 sides are drawn. The possible Under-21 opponents are: Brighton & Hove Albion, Chelsea, Fulham, Reading, Southampton, Swansea City, Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United.

The Group stage fixtures will also be confirmed next Wednesday, with invited Under-21 teams to play all Group games away from home.

Checkatrade Trophy Group Stage draw in full:
Southern section
Group A
Charlton Athletic, Crawley Town, Portsmouth, TBC

Group B
Colchester United, Gillingham, Southend United, TBC

Group C
Bristol Rovers, Swindon Town, Wycombe Wanderers, TBC

Group D
Exeter City, Plymouth Argyle, Yeovil Town, TBC

Group E
Cheltenham Town, Forest Green Rovers, Newport County, TBC

Group F
AFC Wimbledon, Barnet, Luton Town, TBC

Group G
Milton Keynes Dons, Oxford United, Stevenage, TBC

Group H
Cambridge United, Northampton Town, Peterborough United, TBC

Southern Category 1 Under-21 teams
Brighton & Hove Albion, Chelsea, Fulham, Reading, Southampton, Swansea City, Tottenham Hotspur, West Ham United.

Northern section
Group A
Carlisle United, Fleetwood Town, Morecambe, TBC

Group B
Accrington Stanley, Blackpool, Wigan Athletic, TBC

Group C
Blackburn Rovers, Bury, Rochdale, TBC

Group D
Crewe Alexandra, Oldham Athletic, Port Vale, TBC

Group E
Coventry City, Shrewsbury Town, Walsall, TBC

Group F
Bradford City, Chesterfield, Rotherham United, TBC

Group G
Lincoln City, Mansfield Town, Notts County, TBC

Group H
Doncaster Rovers, Grimsby Town, Scunthorpe United, TBC

Northern Category 1 Under-21 teams
Everton, Leicester City, Manchester City, Middlesbrough, Newcastle United, Stoke City, Sunderland, West Bromwich Albion.


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