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Checkatrade Trophy: Gills drawn in Group A of Southern section

Gillingham to face Crawley, Portsmouth and Spurs U21s in Group A of the EFL Trophy



Gillingham have learned the identities of their three opponents in the Checkatrade Trophy group stages.

The draw put the Gills in Group A of the Southern section, where they’ll play Crawley Town, Portsmouth and Tottenham Hotspur’s Under-21 side.

The first round of group stage games are scheduled to be played in the week commencing September 3, with the official matchday dates set to be confirmed on July 30.

The final will be played on March 31 next year.

Here’s the draw in full:

Group A

Crawley Town
Tottenham Hotspur U21s

Group B

Cambridge United
Colchester United
Southend United
Southampton U21s

Group C

Newport County
Plymouth Argyle
Swindon Town
Chelsea U21s

Group D

Bristol Rovers
Exeter City
Yeovil Town
West Ham U21s

Group E

Cheltenham Town
Coventry City
Forest Green Rovers
Arsenal U21s

Group F

Northampton Town
Oxford United
Wycombe Wanderers
Fulham U21s

Group G

AFC Wimbledon
Charlton Athletic
Swansea City U21s

Group H

Luton Town
Milton Keynes Dons
Peterborough United
Brighton & Hove Albion U21s