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9th July 2004 18:32

Mansfield Town have drawn Preston at home in the first Round of the Carling Cup.
Keith Curle told mansfieldtown.net that last season's Carling Cup clash with Sunderland - which the Black Cats narrowly won 2-1 - proved Mansfield were capable of giving the big guns a run for their money.

Said the Field Mill supremo: "We're at home for a start which is always the first thing you look for in a cup draw and we've also got a big club from the Championship division.

"Preston will provide a great early-season test for the lads but it's a challenge I have no doubt we'll rise to.

"Last season we played Sunderland at our place in the first round and we have them a very good game indeed so I'll be looking for more of the same against Preston."
full draw: (Ties will be played week beginning 23 August)

Lincoln v Derby
Sunderland v Chester
Darlington v Barnsley
Hull v Wrexham
Nottingham Forest v Scunthorpe
Rochdale v Wolves
Bradford v Notts County
Bury v Burnley
Tranmere v Shrewbury
Crewe v Blackpool
Mansfield v Preston
Sheffield Wednesday v Walsall
Sheffield United v Stockport
Hartlepool v Macclesfield
Doncaster v Port Vale
Oldham v Stoke
Grimsby v Wigan
Rotherham v Chesterfield
Leeds v Huddersfield
Colchester v Cheltenham
Peterborough v Milton Keynes Dons
Gillingham v Northampton
Brighton v Bristol Rovers
Leyton Orient v Bournemouth
Wycombe v Bristol City
Boston v Luton
Watford v Cambridge
QPR v Swansea
Kidderminster v Cardiff
West Ham v Southend
Ipswich v Brentford
Rushden & Diamonds v Swindon
Oxford v Reading
Yeovil v Plymouth
Coventry v Torquay


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