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Robins EFL Trophy group finalised

18 August 2020

Cheltenham Town will face Newport County, Plymouth Argyle and Norwich City Under-21s in Group F of the EFL Trophy following the final draw this afternoon.

Michael Duff's side are in the southern section of the competition with three EFL clubs in each group joined by an invited club with a Category 1 Academy.

The Canaries make up Group F, with the opening round of fixtures expected to take place on 8/9 September. 

This will be the fourth season in a row that the Robins have faced Newport in the EFL Trophy, with the Exiles winning an 11-goal thriller 7-4 at the Jonny-Rocks Stadium in the most recent meeting last season.

Plymouth were promoted from League Two last season on PPG as they gear up to face Cheltenham again in 2020/21, with the away side emerging victorious during both meetings in the fourth tier last season. 

Norwich City enter the competition following relegation from the Premier League in 2019/20, their Under-21 side finished third in southern section Group B last year. 

Full fixture details will be confirmed in due course. 




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