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Oxford Await the Winner

By: Rob Sedgwick
Date: 05/11/2023

GRIMSBY or Slough will face Oxford away at the start of December in the 2nd Round. Oxford are second in League One and are the highest-ranking team in the competition.

Last year Grimsby of course reached the Quarter Finals, but it will be a tough challenge to reach Round 3 again as they will have to beat both Slough and Oxford to do so. The Mariners were fortunate to come away with the fixture at Slough with a 1-1 draw and they could have easily been 3-0 down at halftime.

The full draw, made today, is as follows, with the fixtures played on 1st/2nd/3rd December.

Maidstone United vs Barrow
Wycombe Wanderers vs Morecombe
Notts County vs Shrewsbury Town
Chesterfield vs Leyton Orient
Aldershot Town vs Stockport County
Alfreton Town vs Walsall
Blackpool vs Scarborough Athletic or Forest Green
Cambridge United vs Kidderminster Harrier or Fleetwood
Bolton Wanderers vs Harrogate Town
Wrexham vs Yeovil Town
Crewe Alexandra or Derby vs Bristol Rovers
Peterborough or Salford vs Doncaster Rovers or Accrington Stanley
Eastleigh vs Reading
Gillingham vs Charlton or Cray Valley
Stevenage vs Port Vale or Burton Albion
Newport County vs Barnet
Oxford United vs Slough Town or Grimsby Town
Chester of York City vs Wigan Athletic
Sutton United vs Barnsley or Horsham

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