The draw for Round 1 of the Johnstone's Paint Trophy will be made on Saturday 18th August, live on Sky Sports' Soccer AM programme. It will be made between 10.00am and 10.30am and will be split into four sections as below: -

Northern Section - West
Accrington Stanley
Carlisle United
Fleetwood Town
Morecambe
Port Vale
Preston North End
Rochdale
Tranmere Rovers

Northern Section - East
Burton Albion
Chesterfield
Coventry City
Notts County
Oldham Athletic
Rotherham United
Scunthorpe United
York City

Southern Section - West
AFC Bournemouth
Aldershot Town
Bristol Rovers
Exeter City
Oxford United
Portsmouth
Swindon Town
Yeovil Town

Southern Section - East
AFC Wimbledon
Crawley Town
Dagenham & Redbridge
Gillingham
Milton Keynes Dons
Northampton Town
Stevenage
Southend United

Meanwhile, the 16 clubs that have been given a bye for Round 1 of this season's Johnstone's Paint Trophy have been confirmed as follows:-

Northern Section
Bradford City
Bury
Crewe Alexandra
Doncaster Rovers
Hartlepool United
Sheffield United
Shrewsbury Town
Walsall

Southern Section
Barnet
Brentford
Cheltenham Town
Colchester United
Leyton Orient
Plymouth Argyle
Torquay United
Wycombe Wanderers

Ties to be played week commencing 3rd September 2012.