Ipswich Town drawn at home against Newport County in first round of the Carabao Cup
Ipswich Town will have home advantage in the first round of the 2021/22 Carabao Cup.
The Tractor Boys will play host to League Two outfit Newport County, who reached the fourth round of the competition last term.
The tie – scheduled to be played on the week commencing August 9 – will be the first meeting between the two since Ipswich beat the Welsh side 3-0 in same tournament back in 1972.
In total, the teams have clashed on 21 occasions, with Ipswich winning 12 times and Newport triumphing in the other nine.
Ipswich – four-time semi-finalists – have never previously won the League Cup.
Meanwhile, earlier today Ipswich's EFL League One fixtures were released. Click here for more details.