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Town Draw Scunny in JPT

By: Rob Sedgwick
Date: 06/09/2008

GRIMSBY have drawn neighbours Scunthorpe United away in the second round of the Johnstone Paint Trophy. Town will have a chance to make up for their 4-0 pounding at Glanford Park just a month ago in the Lincolnshire Senior Cup Final.

Town played Scunthorpe in the same competition 11 years ago, when they won 2-0 at Glanford Park and went on to win the trophy. Grimsby of course got to the final of the JPT again last season, when 25,000 Town fans saw them lose 2-0 to MK Dons at the national stadium.

With the match being a local derby a large gate is likely, which will boost Town's coffers. Town avoided the two big guns Leicester and Leeds, which are in their half of the draw.

Northern Section Draw

Tranmere Rovers v Crewe Alexandra
Rochdale v Carlisle United
Chester City v Morecambe
Bury v Stockport County
Scunthorpe United v Grimsby Town
Rotherham United v Leeds United
Darlington v Huddersfield Town
Leicester City v Lincoln City

Southern Section Draw

Cheltenham Town v Walsall
Hereford United v Swindon Town
Wycombe Wanderers v Shrewsbury Town
Milton Keynes Dons v AFC Bournemouth
Peterborough United v Dagenham & Redbridge
Brighton & Hove Albion v Leyton Orient
Gillingham v Colchester United
Luton Town v Brentford

Ties will be played week commencing 6th October 2008. 

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