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Gillingham at the Lane in the EFL Cup

Posted on 24 August 2016  - 22:35

We have been drawn at home against League One side Gillingham in the third round of the EFL Cup.

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A date for the tie has yet to be confirmed, but all third round ties will be played on the week commencing Monday, September 19.

As soon as we have a date, we will let you know through our usual channels.

Gillingham took the scalp of Premier League side Watford in the second round on Tuesday having beaten Southend 3-1 in the first round.

They are managed by our former defender Justin Edinburgh, who played 276 times for us between 1990-2000, winning the FA Cup and League Cup.

Here is the third round draw in full:

Nottingham Forest v Arsenal
Leeds v Blackburn
QPR v Sunderland
West Ham v Accrington Stanley
Southampton v Crystal Palace 
Swansea v Manchester City
Fulham v Bristol City
Bournemouth v Preston
TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR v Gillingham
Everton v Norwich
Derby v Liverpool
Northampton v Manchester United
Brighton v Reading
Newcastle v Wolves
Stoke v Hull
Leicester v Chelsea

Ties to be played week commencing September 19...