Chesterfield test for Doncaster Rovers

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ROVERS will host holders Chesterfield in their first Johnstone’s Paint Trophy match in five years.

After being handed a bye in the first round, Rovers will welcome the Spireites in a battle for former trophy winners at the Keepmoat.

The game will also see acquaintances renewed with ex-Rovers defender Sam Hird, now skipper of the League Two side.

Chesterfield saw off Oldham Athletic 2-1 in the first round.

The Spireites are currently without a manager following the sacking of John Sheridan after a winless start to the season.

The tie will be played during the week commencing October 8.

Draw in full: Northern Section: Shrewsbury Town v Crewe Alexandra; Rochdale v Bury; Morecambe v Preston North End; Walsall v Port Vale; Doncaster Rovers v Chesterfield; York City v Coventry City; Notts County v Sheffield United; Hartlepool United v Bradford City.

Southern Section: Portsmouth v Wycombe Wanderers; Cheltenham Town v Oxford United; Torquay United v Yeovil Town; Plymouth Argyle v Aldershot Town; Northampton Town v Colchester United; Leyton Orient v Barnet; Brentford v Crawley Town; Southend United v Dagenham and Redbridge.