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Hammers to face new Dons

Filed: Thursday, 16th August 2018
By: Staff Writer

West Ham Utd face a trip to Wimbledon in the second round of the Carabao Cup.

The south west London club, who made their way back up the league pyramid after the original club was moved to Milton Keynes and renamed as MK Dons will face West Ham for the first time since the phoenix club was formed by supporters in 2002.

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Prior to the original Wimbledon FC being renamed and moved, the two clubs had met on 27 occasions with West Ham winning 11 to the Dons 8, with the remaining 8 matches ending in draws.

United's biggest win over Wimbledon came in an FA Cup replay in March 1985, a game in which John Lyall's side ran out 5-1 winners having drawn the original tie 1-1 at Plough Lane, the club's former home. Goalscorers on that day were Paul Allen, Alan Dcikens and hat-trick hero Tony Cottee.

The League One side, who currently play at Kingsmeadow will host West Ham in the week commencing Monday 27 August.

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Carabao Cup: full draw

Southern section

Brighton vs Southampton
QPR vs Bristol Rovers
Wimbledon vs West Ham
Fulham vs Exeter City
Wycombe Wanderers vs Forest Green Rovers
Cardiff vs Norwich
Millwall vs Plymouth Argyle
Brentford vs Cheltenham Town
Swansea vs Crystal Palace
Newport County vs Oxford United
Bournemouth vs MK Dons
Reading vs Watford

Northern section

Leicester vs Fleetwood Town
Leeds vs Preston
Sunderland or Sheff Wed vs Wolves
Nottingham Forest vs Newcastle
Doncaster Rovers vs Blackpool
Burton vs Aston Villa
Hull vs Derby
Middlesbrough vs Rochdale
Everton vs Rotherham
Blackburn vs Lincoln City
West Brom vs Mansfield
Walsall vs Macclesfield
Stoke vs Huddersfield

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