Ian Evatt’s Wanderers have been placed in Group D in the Northern Section, in the first round of the 2021/22 Papa John’s Trophy campaign, along with Sky Bet League Two sides Rochdale, and Port Vale.
The three sides will be joined in the group by an invited club, which will be one from the following list:
Leeds United U21.
Leicester City U21.
Manchester City U21.
Manchester United U21.
Newcastle United U21.
Wolverhampton Wanderers U21.
A draw will take place live on Sky Sports from 4:30pm on Thursday (June 23) where one of the above Invited Clubs will be drawn into Group D.
Confirmation of the fixture dates for the competition will be announced in due course.