Newcastle, Sunderland land home ties against League Two opposition

Newcastle boss Steve McClaren.
Newcastle boss Steve McClaren.
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Newcastle United and Sunderland have both been handed home draws in the second round of the Capital One Cup.

Steve McClaren’s Magpies will entertain Northampton Town, with Dick Advocaat’s Black Cats tackling another League Two club, Exeter City.

The ties are due to be played in the week beginning Monday, August 24.

Full second round draw:

Aston Villa v Notts County

Walsall v Brighton

Crystal Palace v Shrewsbury

Sheffield Wednesday v Oxford

Portsmouth v Reading

Hartlepool v Bournemouth

Fulham v Sheff Utd

MK Dons v Cardiff

Hull v Rochdale

Sunderland v Exeter

Bury v Leicester

Doncaster v Ipswich

Rotherham v Norwich

Swansea v York

QPR v Carlisle

Barnsley v Everton

Peterborough v Charlton

Birmingham v Gillingham

Newcastle v Northampton

West Brom v Port Vale

Wolves v Barnet

Burton v Middlesbrough

Luton v Stoke

Preston v Watford