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Dons to face Forest Green Rovers in Carabao Cup opener

Robbie Neilson's men will visit the EFL newcomers in early August...

16 June 2017

MK Dons will travel to Forest Green Rovers in Round One of the Carabao Cup.

Robbie Neilson's side will visit The New Lawn during the week commencing Monday 7th August. Date, kick-off time and ticket details will be confirmed in due course.

It will be the Dons' inaugral meeting with Rovers, who were promoted to the EFL for the first time in the club's history last season.

Mark Cooper's side finished third in the National League table in 2016/17 and secured their place in Sky Bet League Two courtesy of a 3-1 win over Tranmere Rovers at Wembley Stadium in May.

Carabao Cup Round One draw in full:

South Section
Birmingham City v Crawley Town
Exeter City v Charlton Athletic
Queens Park Rangers v Northampton Town
Newport County v Southend United
Bristol City v Plymouth Argyle
Cardiff City v Portsmouth
Millwall v Stevenage
Oxford United v Cheltenham Town
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
Wolverhampton Wanderers v Yeovil Town
Reading v Gillingham
Forest Green Rovers v Milton Keynes Dons
Luton Town v Ipswich Town

North Section
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