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Leicester City Away In The Cup

13 August 2014

Capital One Cup draw hands Town trip to Leicester City

Town have been handed an away trip to Leicester City in the second round of the Capital One Cup.

Town saw off Championship side Blackpool on Tuesday evening thanks to a good performance and a Scott Vernon strike and will now travel the Premier League side.

In recent years Town have put in some good performances on the road in the cup at the likes of Derby County, Stoke City and at Arsenal.

Leicester are managed by popular ex Shrewsbury Town defender Nigel Pearson who played over 150 games for Town between 1981 and 1987.

The ties are scheduled to be played in the week commencing 25th August.

We will bring you full details on the game once the details have been confirmed. 

Second round draw is as follows -

Burton Albion v Queens Park Rangers 
Port Vale v Cardiff City 
Middlesbrough v Preston North End 
Stoke City v Portsmouth 
Huddersfield Town v Nottingham Forest 
Swansea City v Rotherham United 
Watford v Doncaster Rovers 
Millwall v Southampton 
Bournemouth v Northampton Town 
Brentford v Fulham 
West Bromwich Albion v Oxford United 
Scunthorpe United v Reading 
Derby County v Charlton Athletic 
West Ham United v Sheffield United 
Swindon Town v Brighton and Hove Albion 
Leicester City v Shrewsbury Town 
Crewe Alexandra v Bolton Wanderers 
Birmingham City v Sunderland 
Gillingham v Newcastle United 
Norwich City v Crawley Town 
Bradford City v Leeds United 
Aston Villa v Leyton Orient 
Burnley v Sheffield Wednesday 
Walsall v Crystal Palace 
Milton Keynes Dons v Manchester United 

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