Stevenage await Capital One Cup fate

Luke Freeman puts Stevenage ahead against Everton in last season's Capital One Cup. Photo: Danny Loo

Luke Freeman puts Stevenage ahead against Everton in last season's Capital One Cup. Photo: Danny Loo - Credit: Archant

Boro are unseeded in the Southern Section of the draw

Stevenage could face Championship opposition in the first round of this season’s Capital One Cup.

Boro, who were knocked out by Everton in the second round of last season’s competition, are unseeded in the Southern Section of the cup draw, which will be announced at 10am next Tuesday (June 17).

The first round draw is seeded based on the final league positions of teams last 2013/14 season, and then split regionally into north and south.

North seeds


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1. Barnsley; 2. Blackburn Rovers; 3. Blackpool; 4. Bolton Wanderers; 5. Bradford City; 6. Derby County; 7. Doncaster Rovers; 8. Huddersfield Town; 9. Leeds United; 10. Middlesbrough; 11. Nottingham Forest; 12. Port Vale; 13. Preston North End; 14. Rotherham United; 15. Sheffield United; 16. Sheffield Wednesday; 17. Wigan Athletic.

North non-seeds

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18. Accrington Stanley; 19. Burton Albion; 20. Bury; 21. Carlisle United; 22. Chesterfield; 23. Crewe Alexandra; 24. Fleetwood Town; 25. Hartlepool United; 26. Mansfield Town; 27. Morecambe; 28. Notts County; 29. Oldham Athletic; 30. Rochdale; 31. Scunthorpe United; 32. Shrewsbury Town; 33. Tranmere Rovers; 34. York City.

South seeds

1. AFC Bournemouth; 2. Birmingham City; 3. Brentford; 4. Brighton & Hove Albion; 5. Bristol City; 6. Cardiff City; 7. Charlton Athletic; 8. Ipswich Town; 9. Leyton Orient; 10. Millwall; 11. MK Dons; 12. Peterborough United; 13. Reading; 14. Swindon Town; 15. Walsall; 16. Watford; 17. Wolverhampton Wanderers; 18. Yeovil Town.

South non-seeds

19. AFC Wimbledon; 20. Cambridge United; 21. Cheltenham Town; 22. Colchester United; 23. Coventry City; 24. Crawley Town; 25. Dagenham & Redbridge; 26. Exeter City; 27. Gillingham; 28. Luton Town; 29. Newport County; 30. Northampton Town; 31. Oxford United; 32. Plymouth Argyle; 33. Portsmouth; 34. Southend United; 35. Stevenage; 36. Wycombe Wanderers.

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