Sunderland and Newcastle United handed lower-league draws in Capital One Cup

TOGETHERNESS ... Paolo Di Canio.
TOGETHERNESS ... Paolo Di Canio.

SUNDERLAND will host MK Dons in the second round of the Capital One Cup while Newcastle United travel to Morecambe.

The Black Cats have been handed a home draw in the competition, with the League One Dons visiting the Stadium of Light in the week commencing Monday, August 26.

Sunderland faced Karl Robinson’s side in the third round of last season’s League Cup and won 2-0, despite the dismissal of skipper Lee Cattermole.

The Magpies, meanwhile, take on League Two opposition in the form of Jim Bentley’s Shrimps.