ACCRINGTON Stanley will be ball number one in Saturday's Checkatrade Trophy draw (12.20pm) with boss John Coleman hoping for a home tie.

The Reds reached the last-16 of the competition after a penalty shoot-out victory over Lincoln City on Tuesday night following a 2-2 draw.

It means Coleman's side are now just three games from what would be a first Wembley appearance in the club's history.

The third round draw is regionalised meaning Stanley will face either Bury, Port Vale, Shrewsbury Town, Sunderland, Manchester City Under-21s, Newcastle United Under-21s or the winners of Rochdale versus Oldham which takes place on Tuesday.

From the quarter-finals the competition becomes nationwide with League One leaders Portsmouth and Chelsea Under-21s among the sides still in in the southern section.

And Coleman is hoping his side collect a fifth home draw of the season when the balls are pulled out on Saturday, having been at home in the last round and the three FA Cup ties so far this term, including January's date with Ipswich Town.

"We are in a habit of getting home ties at the moment so let us hope that continues," he said.

Of the draw against Paul Lambert's side, the Reds boss added: "You have to be pleased you are at home and it will be a tough game and we expect it to be a tough game."

The Checkatrade Trophy draw will be broadcast live on Sky Sports.