ACCRINGTON Stanley have been drawn in Group G of the EFL Trophy Northern Group Stage.

The Reds will come up against League One rivals Blackpool, League Two new boys Barrow AFC as well as Premier League opposition in Leeds United Under 21s.

The exact fixtures have yet to be confirmed but the following match dates are as follows:

Match 1 dates are w/c 7th September; Match 2 dates are w/c 5th October; Match 3 dates are w/c 9th November.

All are subject to change in the event of teams progressing in the Carabao Cup competition.