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Johnstone’s Paint Trophy Round 1 preview

1 September 2015

The 2015/16 Johnstone’s Paint Trophy commences on Tuesday 1st September, with 32 teams in action in Round 1.

With defending champions Bristol City being promoted to the Sky Bet Championship last season, there will definitely be new winners of the competition this time around and plenty of Football League clubs will have their eyes on the prize.

Here is a full look at the Round 1 ties, which kick-off the road to Wembley (all matches kick-off at 7:45pm unless stated otherwise):

Tuesday 1st September

Northern Section

Port Vale v Carlisle United
Shrewsbury Town v Oldham Athletic
Accrington Stanley v Bury
Morecambe v Walsall
Hartlepool United v Sheffield United (7pm)
Doncaster Rovers v Burton Albion
Notts County v Mansfield Town
Scunthorpe United v Barnsley

INTERVIEW: @wesolowski14 looking forward to facing former club @OfficialOAFC tonight:

— Shrewsbury Town FC (@shrewsweb) September 1, 2015
Southern Section

Yeovil Town v Barnet
Newport County v Swindon Town
Exeter City v Portsmouth
AFC Wimbledon v Plymouth Argyle
Luton Town v Leyton Orient (7.15pm)
Millwall v Peterborough United
Northampton Town v Colchester United
Cambridge United v Dagenham & Redbridge.

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Don’t miss it!

We’ll have live updates on all the matches in Round 1 of the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy via @JP_Trophy on Twitter. 

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