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Pompey To Face Northampton In Trophy

League Two side will visit Fratton Park in second round

16 November 2019 Trophy

Pompey have been drawn at home to League Two side Northampton in the second round of the Trophy.

The tie is scheduled to take place at Fratton Park in the week commencing December 2.

The only previous meeting between the sides in this competition came back in 2014, with the Cobblers winning 2-1 on the south coast.

Keith Curle's outfit currently sit ninth in the fourth tier and finished runners-up behind Peterborough in Southern Group H.

Pompey – who beat Sunderland in last season's Wembley final – had guaranteed a home tie by topping Southern Group B. Trophy R2 (Southern Section)
Colchester United v Stevenage
Walsall v Chelsea U21
Brighton & Hove Albion U21 v Newport County
POMPEY v Northampton Town
Milton Keynes Dons v Coventry City
Exeter City v Oxford United
Peterborough United v Ipswich Town
Bristol Rovers v Leyton Orient Trophy R2 (Northern Section)
Port Vale v Mansfield Town
Accrington Stanley v Bolton Wanderers
Leicester City U21 v Doncaster Rovers
Salford City v Wolverhampton Wanderers U21
Everton U21 v Fleetwood Town
Manchester City U21* v Shrewsbury Town
Blackpool v Scunthorpe United
Manchester United U21* v Tranmere Rovers

*Manchester City U21 and Manchester United U21 have been granted dispensation to play knockout games away from home, so these ties will be reversed.

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