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Carabao Cup second round draw: Nottingham Forest meet Derby while Newport host West Ham

Phillip Cocu speaks after Derby's Carabao Cup victory
Phillip Cocu speaks after Derby's Carabao Cup victory

The Carabao Cup second round draw has been made with Nottingham Forest hosting Derby in an East Midlands derby.

Forest beat Fleetwood 1-0 in the first round, while it was also a single goal victory for Derby away at Scunthorpe.

Elsewhere, Newport's reward for their penalties victory over Gillingham is a home tie against Premier League West Ham.

Watford will host Coventry, Brighton travel to Bristol Rovers and Crystal Palace host Colchester.

Forest Green beat higher opposition as they got the better of Charlton on spot kicks. Rovers will travel to Bournemouth in the second round.

Leeds were comfortable in victory over Salford in Tuesday's televised affair and they were handed an all-Championship affair as Stoke will travel to Elland Road.

Draw in full

Southern Section

  • Plymouth v Reading
  • Crawley v Norwich
  • Newport v West Ham
  • Oxford v Millwall
  • Watford v Coventry
  • Swansea v Cambridge
  • Cardiff v Luton
  • Bristol Rovers v Brighton
  • Crystal Palace v Colchester
  • Fulham v Southampton
  • Bournemouth v Forest Green
  • Southend v MK Dons
  • QPR v Portsmouth

Northern Section

  • Crewe v Aston Villa
  • Lincoln v Everton
  • Leeds v Stoke
  • Sheffield Utd v Blackburn
  • Rotherham v Sheffield Wednesday/Bury
  • Newcastle v Leicester
  • Burton v Morecambe
  • Burnley v Sunderland
  • Nottingham Forest v Derby
  • Grimsby v Macclesfield
  • Preston v Hull
  • Rochdale v Carlisle

Ties to be played week beginning August 26


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Joelinton scores for Newcastle against Tottenham1

Joelinton lifts the Toon gloom

Joelinton's goal stunned Spurs as Newcastle lifted some of the gloom around Steve Bruce with a hard-fought 1-0 win at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

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