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Town Discover Checkatrade Trophy Group Opponents

Reds To Face Rovers And Wycombe In This Season's Competition

7 July 2017

Swindon Town will compete in Southern Group C in the 2017/18 Checkatrade Trophy, it has been revealed this morning.

The Reds will be joined by local rivals Bristol Rovers and fellow League Two outfit Wycombe Wanderers in their group.

Invited U21 teams will be drawn on Wednesday 12th July and Town could face one of Brighton & Hove Albion, Chelsea, Fulham, Reading, Southampton, Swansea City, Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United.

The group stage fixtures will also be confirmed next Wednesday, with all U21 teams to play their group games away from home.

Please find the groups in full below:

NORTHERN SECTION:

Group A Group B
Carlisle United Accrington Stanley
Fleetwood Town Blackpool
Morecambe Wigan Athletic
Category 1 Club Category 1 Club
Group C Group D
Blackburn Rovers Crewe Alexandra
Bury Oldham Athletic
Rochdale Port Vale
Category 1 Club Category 1 Club
Group E Group F
Coventry City Bradford City
Shrewsbury Town Chesterfield
Walsall Rotherham United
Category 1 Club Category 1 Club
Group G Group H
Lincoln City Doncaster Rovers
Mansfield Town Grimsby Town 
Notts County Scunthorpe United
Category 1 Club Category 1 Club

Northern Category 1 Clubs: 

Everton, Leicester City, Manchester City, Middlesbrough, Newcastle United, Stoke City, Sunderland, West Bromwich Albion.

 SOUTHERN SECTION:

Group A Group B
Charlton Athletic Colchester United
Crawley Town Gillingham 
Portsmouth Southend United
Category 1 Club Category 1 Club
Group C Group D
Bristol Rovers Exeter City
Swindon Town Plymouth Argyle
Wycombe Wanderers Yeovil Town
Category 1 Club Category 1 Club
Group E Group F
Cheltenham Town AFC Wimbledon
Forest Green Rovers Barnet 
Newport County Luton Town
Category 1 Club Category 1 Club
Group G Group H
Oxford United Cambridge United
MK Dons Northampton Town
Stevenage  Peterborough United
Category 1 Club Category 1 Club

Southern Category 1 Clubs:

Brighton & Hove Albion, Chelsea, Fulham, Reading, Southampton, Swansea City, Tottenham Hotspur, West Ham United.


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