LEAGUE CUP: Posh to tackle the real Dons

Peterborough United will host League One rivals AFC Wimbledon in the first round of the English Football League Cup

Wednesday, 22nd June 2016, 1:43 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 8:16 pm
Ken Charlery scored his first Posh goal in a League Cup tie in Wimbledon.

The match will most likely take place on Tuesday, August 9, three days after the start of the new League One season.

Posh last played Wimbledon in a League Cup tie in the 1990-91 season. Posh won that tie 4-3 on aggregate and went on to beat Newcastle and Liverpool on the way to the quarter-finals.

Ken Charlery scored his first Posh goal in the away leg at Selhurst Park, which was won 2-1.

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Wimbledon were re-formed as AFC Wimbledon after the original club re-located to Milton Keynes in 2003.

AFC Wimbledon won the League Two play-offs last season.

Full first round draw: (Ties to be played weeek commencing Monday, August 8):

South: Reading v Plymouth, Newport v MK Dons, Barnet v Millwall, QPR v Swindon, Exeter v Brentford, Walsall v Yeovil, Wycombe v Bristol City, Leyton Orient v Fulham, Ipswich v Stevenage, Wolves v Crawley, Southend v Gillingham, Birmingham v Oxford, Cheltenham v Charlton, Brighton v Colchester, Luton v Aston Villa, Coventry v Portsmouth, Bristol Rovers v Cardiff, POSH v AFC Wimbledon.

North: Preston v Hull, Shrewsbury v Huddersfield, Fleetwood v Leeds, Sheffield United v Crewe, Doncaster Rovers v Nottingham Forest, Burton v Bury, Cambridge United v Sheffield Wednesday, Scunthorpe v Notts County, Oldham v Wigan, Barnsley v Northampton, Mansfield v Blackburn, Rochdale v Chesterfield, Accrington v Bradford City, Carlisle v Port Vale.