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Dons handed Cardiff tie

16 June 2015

Neal Ardley to return to former club

AFC Wimbledon have been handed a Capital One Cup first round tie at Cardiff in a match that offers a return for Dons manager Neal Ardley.

This morning’s draw paired the Bluebirds with Wimbledon with the match due to take place in the week commencing 10 August at the Cardiff City Stadium.

at the end of their first season back in the Championship with Russell Slade having taken over during the course of the last campaign.thCardiff City finished 11

Neal Ardley spent five years as Cardiff City’s academy manager after ending his playing career there and Deji Oshilaja was a big success in his loan spell with the Dons last season.

AFC Wimbledon were only able to get seeded teams from the south in the first round of the competition.

The full draw is as follows:

Carlisle United v Chesterfield

Nottingham Forest v Walsall

Fleetwood Town v Hartlepool United

Scunthorpe United v Barnsley

Bolton Wanderers v Burton Albion

Accrington Stanley v Hull City

Rochdale v Coventry City

Oldham Athletic v Middlesbrough

Huddersfield Town v Notts County

Blackburn Rovers v Shrewsbury Town

Morecambe v Sheffield United

Doncaster Rovers v Leeds United

Wigan Athletic v Bury

Northampton Town v Blackpool

Sheffield Wednesday v Mansfield Town

Rotherham United v Cambridge United

Crewe Alexandra v Preston North End

York City v Bradford City

Port Vale v Burnley

Peterborough United v Crawley Town

Yeovil Town v Queens Park Rangers

Plymouth Argyle v Gillingham

Swindon Town v Exeter City

Bristol Rovers v Birmingham City

Ipswich Town v Stevenage

Luton Town v Bristol City

Charlton Athletic v Dagenham & Redbridge

Wolverhampton Wanderers v Newport County

Brentford v Oxford United

Portsmouth v Derby County

Southend United v Brighton & Hove Albion

Milton Keynes v Leyton Orient

Cardiff City v AFC Wimbledon

Millwall v Barnet

Wycombe Wanderers v Fulham

Colchester United v Reading

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