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Papa Johns Trophy

Papa Johns Trophy Group Stage draw numbers

20 June 2022

Northern and Southern Groups, and Draw Numbers for Invited Clubs, have been confirmed for the Papa Johns Trophy 2022/23, as follows:

Northern Groups

Group A

Harrogate Town

Hartlepool United


Group B

Bolton Wanderers

Crewe Alexandra

Tranmere Rovers

Group C

Port Vale

Shrewsbury Town

Stockport County

Group D

Accrington Stanley


Salford City

Group E


Doncaster Rovers

Lincoln City

Group F

Derby County

Grimsby Town

Mansfield Town

Group G


Carlisle United

Fleetwood Town

Group H

Bradford City

Burton Albion

Sheffield Wednesday

Invited Clubs

1 Everton U21
2 Leeds United U21
3 Leicester City U21
4 Liverpool U21
5 Manchester City U21
6 Manchester United U21
7 Newcastle United U21
8 Wolverhampton Wanderers U21


Southern Groups

Group A

Charlton Athletic

Colchester United


Group B

AFC Wimbledon

Crawley Town


Group C

Cheltenham Town

Milton Keynes Dons


Group D

Peterborough United


Wycombe Wanderers

Group E

Bristol Rovers

Plymouth Argyle

Swindon Town

Group F

Exeter City

Forest Green Rovers

Newport County

Group G

Oxford United

Leyton Orient

Sutton United

Group H

Cambridge United

Ipswich Town

Northampton Town

Invited Clubs

1 Arsenal U21
2 Aston Villa U21
3 Brighton & Hove Albion U21
4 Chelsea U21
5 Crystal Palace U21
6 Southampton U21
7 Tottenham Hotspur U21
8 West Ham United U21

As part of the EFL’s fixture release day on Thursday 23 June, the Papa Johns Trophy draw will take place live on Sky Sports News.

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