LEAGUE CUP: HOME START FOR 6 SOUTH WEST SIDES

Bristol City, Cheltenham Town, Exeter City, Plymouth Argyle, Torquay United and Yeovil Town have all received home draws in the Football League Cup first round.

Bristol Rovers are the only south west side to travel in the Capital One Cup first round. Mark McGhee’s Pirates set sail for Ipswich.

Bristol City host Gillingham, Cheltenham face a re-run of last season’s round one tie at home to MK Dons, Exeter are at home to Crystal Palace while Plymouth Argyle face south coast rivals Portsmouth.

Torquay United will meet Leicester City at Plainmoor while Gary Johnson’s Yeovil host Colchester United at Huish Park.

Ties are due to be played week commencing August 13. However if clubs agree, the Football League will consider matches being played on Saturday 11 or Sunday 12 August.

The new Football League season kicks off on Saturday August 18.

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