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Royals Draw Newport County In League Cup

17 June 2014
By Hob Nob Anyone?

Reading have been drawn against League Two side Newport County in the first round of the League Cup. The game will take place during the week beginning 11 August - meaning the game will most likely be held at the Madejski Stadium on 12 August with an 8pm kick-off.

Newport finished mid-table in League Two last season, returning to the Football League after 25 years playing non-league football. In their first season back in the League they also recorded an impressive 3-1 victory over Brighton in the first round of the League Cup. Given that Reading managed to lose 0-6 at Peterborough in their League Cup game last season, Newport might fancy their chances of another upset.

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