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. (detailed below)
The Grecians aren't seeded which means we will face a First Round game the week beginning the 3rd September.
Northern Section - West
Preston North End
Northern Section - East
Southern Section - West
Southern Section - East
Dagenham & Redbridge
Milton Keynes Dons
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:-