City receive passage to second roundWithout even having kicked a ball, the Grecians have already secured a place in the second round of the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy.
Exeter City are one of eight teams in the Southern section of the draw to get a pass to the following round, alongside Bristol City, Northampton Town, Plymouth Argyle, Colchester United, Dagenham & Redbridge, Luton Town and MK Dons.
32 clubs will enter the competition in the first round, and they are split into four regional groups at this stage.
The draw for the first round will take place on Saturday 16th August.
The regional groupings for the first round are as follows:
Northern Section – West
Preston North End
Northern Section – East
Southern Section – West
Southern Section – East
Northern Section – byes
Southern Section – byes
Dagenham & Redbridge
Milton Keynes Dons