Southend United to welcome The Saddlers to Roots Hall in the Capital One Cup first round
Southend United will face League 1 side Walsall at home in the first round of the Capital One Cup.
The tie will be played the week commencing August 11th, with full details to be confirmed in due course.
Walsall finished 13th in League 1 last season, and were the lowest ranked seeded team in the southern section of the draw.
Blues have an excellent record against The Saddlers, having won 39 games, drawn 17 and lost 21 in the previous meetings between the two sides.
The last game between the two was back in March 2010, when Blues won 3-0 at Roots Hall in a League One fixture.
Please keep checking the website for full details on the game.
The full draw for the first round is as follows:
Oldham Athletic v Middlesbrough
Shrewsbury Town v Blackpool
Sheffield Wednesday v Notts County
Tranmere Rovers v Nottingham Forest
Leeds United v Accrington Stanley
Bolton Wanderers v Bury
Rochdale v Preston North End
Rotherham United v Fleetwood Town
Carlisle United v Derby County
Port Vale v Hartlepool United
Morecambe v Bradford City
Barnsley v Crewe Alexandra
Chesterfield v Huddersfield Town
Blackburn Rovers v Scunthorpe United
Burton Albion v Wigan Athletic
York City v Doncaster Rovers
Sheffield United v Mansfield Town
Reading v Newport County
Bristol City v Oxford United
Brighton & Hove Albion v Cheltenham Town
Coventry City v Cardiff City
Luton Town v Swindon Town
Dagenham & Redbridge v Brentford
Charlton Athletic v Colchester United
Crawley Town v Ipswich Town
Wolverhampton Wanderers v Northampton Town
Yeovil Town v Gillingham
Milton Keynes Dons v AFC Wimbledon
Exeter City v AFC Bournemouth
Stevenage v Watford
Plymouth Argyle v Leyton Orient
Birmingham City v Cambridge Untied
Portsmouth v Peterborough United
Millwall v Wycombe Wanderers
Southend United v Walsall