Yorkshire derby after League Cup draw

Andy Butler scores for Sheffield United in their 2-1 first-round win over Mansfield Town. The Blades face West Ham next.
Andy Butler scores for Sheffield United in their 2-1 first-round win over Mansfield Town. The Blades face West Ham next.
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Bradford City will host West Yorkshire rivals Leeds United in the second round of the Capital One Cup.

The League One side were drawn against the Whites in last night’s draw, which handed tough trips for some of our other Yorkshire clubs.

Sheffield United, Sheffield Wednesday and Rotherham United were all drawn away against Premier League opposition in West Ham, Burnley and Swansea City respectively.

Doncaster Rovers face a trip to Watford, while Huddersfield Town take on Nottingham Forest at the John Smith’s Stadium. Middlesbrough are at home to Preston.

Manchester United were last out of the hat as they entered the second round draw for the first time in 19 years - and will travel to MK Dons.

United have not been in this stage of the draw since 1995 - when they were famously dumped out by York - but are there this season after failing to qualify for Europe last term.

Last season’s beaten finalists Sunderland will face the 2011 champions as they travel to Birmingham.

Gus Poyet’s men lost 3-1 to Manchester City in last season’s Wembley showpiece but will be confident of another cup run after last season’s dramatic escape from Barclays Premier League relegation and a summer of recruitment on Wearside.

League Two Burton, who created the upset of round one by beating Championship Wigan on Tuesday night, will face even higher opposition as they welcome QPR to the east midlands.

Fulham will make the short trip to face west London rivals Brentford while West Ham will host a grudge match against Sheffield United who were relegated by the Carlos Tevez affair in 2007.

Stoke will be heavy favourites to beat League Two Portsmouth at the Britannia Stadium although Southampton face a potentially tougher prospect with a trip to face Millwall.

West Brom will welcome Oxford to the Hawthorns, Leicester play host to Shrewsbury and Burnley take on Sheffield Wednesday at Turf Moor.

Newcastle will face a long midweek trip as they travel to Kent to take on Gillingham while Crystal Palace head north to face off against Walsall and Swansea host Rotherham.

The other Premier League side in the draw, Aston Villa, host league One Leyton Orient.

In the pick of the other ties, there will be a big Yorkshire derby at Valley Parade as Leeds make the short trip to face near-neighbours Bradford.

Cardiff, who beat Coventry 2-1 on Wednesday night, have been rewarded with a trip to Port Vale, Huddersfield face Nottingham Forest in an all-Championship affair and Middlesbrough host Preston.

Watford will face Doncaster at Vicarage Road, Bournemouth will take on Northampton and Reading face a testing trip to Scunthorpe

Championship promotion favourites Derby take on Charlton, Brighton face a trip to Swindon, Bolton travel to Crewe and Norwich host Crawley.

2nd round draw: Burton v QPR, Port Vale v Cardiff, Middlesbrough v Preston, Stoke v Portsmouth, Huddersfield v Nottm Forest, Swansea v Rotherham, Watford v Doncaster, Millwall v Southampton, Bournemouth v Northampton, Brentford v Fulham, West Brom v Oxford, Scunthorpe v Reading, Derby v Charlton, West Ham v Sheff Utd, Swindon v Brighton, Leicester v Shrewsbury, Crewe v Bolton, Birmingham v Sunderland, Gillingham v Newcastle, Norwich v Crawley, Bradford v Leeds, Aston Villa v Leyton Orient, Burnley v Sheff Wed, Walsall v Crystal Palace, MK Dons v Man Utd. Ties to be played August 26-27.