County draw Premier League West Brom
NEWPORT County AFC will travel to Premier League West Bromwich Albion in the second round of the Capital One Cup.
The Exiles beat Championship outfit Brighton & Hove Albion in round one on Tuesday night.
The Baggies, who finished 8th in the Premier League last season, are managed by ex-Chelsea star Steve Clarke.
Justin Edinburgh's League Two new boys will travel to The Hawthorns in the week beginning August 26.
Edinburgh said: "I'm absolutely delighted. It will be another fantastic night for the football club.
"If you can't get a home tie the next best thing is a trip to a big club and West Brom will be taking it seriously I'm sure.
"It's a great opportunity for my players to test themselves against some top class players once again.
"We have nothing to lose. There will be upsets along the way as we showed at Brighton."
Captain David Pipe said: "It's a great draw. Newport County going to a Premier League side is massive and it's a dream for those fans and staff who have been through the hard times at this club.
"I'll be proud to lead the side out at the Hawthorns and be one of the players representing Newport at a Premier League ground.
"We will enjoy the day but we will be going there to win, as we always do - we showed that at Brighton the other night - and we'll be looking to cause another upset."
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