The draw for the 2nd round on the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy (JPT) will take place on Saturday 6th September on Soccer AM on the Sky Sports channel at about 10 past 10. Ties will take place during week commencing 6th October.
The following Southern sections teams were given a bye in round 1, Bristol City, Exeter City, Northampton Town, Plymouth Argyle, Colchester United, Dagenham & Redbridge, Luton Town, Milton Keynes Dons.
The 4 sections are as follows:-
|Southern Section – East||Southern Section – West|
|AFC Wimbledon||Bristol City|
|Colchester United||Cheltenham Town|
|Crawley Town||Coventry City|
|Dagenham & Redbridge||Exeter City|
|Gillingham||Newport County or Swindon Town|
|Leyton Orient||Northampton Town|
|Luton Town||Plymouth Argyle|
|Milton Keynes Dons||Portsmouth|
|Northern Section – West||Northern Section – East|
|Carlisle United||Burton Albion|
|Port Vale||Hartlepool United|
|Preston North End||Notts County|
|Tranmere Rovers||Scunthorpe United|
The Newport County v Swindon Town couldn’t be played this week due to a NATO meeting in South Wales and will be played on 23rd September.