DRFC Rovers to face Tranmere in cup
Doncaster Rovers have been handed a home draw in the first round of the 2011/12 Carling Cup.
Rovers will welcome League One side Tranmere Rovers to the Keepmoat in the week commencing August 8th.
Rovers have a poor recent record in the cup having lost in the first round to League Two sides, in two of the last three seasons.
It will be the first time the two sides have met in the League Cup.
The last time they met in a cup competition was in the Northern area final of the associate members cup in 1990.
On that occasion they shared a 1-1 draw at Belle Vue, a result that saw Tranmere progress to the final 3-1 on aggregate.
The last time the two sides met was during the 2007/08 season when Rovers won 1-0 at Prenton Park thanks to an early James Coppinger strike.
Carling Cup first-round draw
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Port Vale v Huddersfield Town
Rotherham United v Leicester City
Hull City v Macclesfield Town
Hartlepool United v Sheffield United
Leeds United v Bradford City
Doncaster Rovers v Tranmere Rovers
Walsall v Middlesbrough
Barnsley v Morecambe
Accrington Stanley v Scunthorpe United
Derby County v Shrewsbury Town
Oldham Athletic v Carlisle United
Bury v Coventry City
Sheffield Wednesday v Blackpool
Burnley v Burton Albion
Preston North End v Crewe Alexandra
Nottingham Forest v Notts County
Brighton & Hove Albion v Gillingham
AFC Bournemouth v Dagenham & Redbridge
Ipswich Town v Northampton Town
Cheltenham Town v Milton Keynes Dons
Bristol Rovers v Watford
Plymouth Argyle v Millwall
Oxford United v Cardiff City
West Ham United v Aldershot Town
Southampton v Torquay United
Charlton Athletic v Reading
Portsmouth v Barnet
Stevenage v Peterborough United
Southend United v Leyton Orient
Wycombe Wanderers v Colchester United
Hereford United v Brentford
Exeter City v Yeovil Town
Bristol City v Swindon Town
Crystal Palace v Crawley Town/AFC Wimbledon
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