Date: 7th December 2016 at 3:54pm
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With Tuesday evening seeing the bulk of the EFL Trophy second round ties taking place, the third round draw has now been confirmed as taking place on Thursday morning.

The draw for the competition, also known as the Checkatrade Trophy following their sponsorship sees another couple of Under 23 invited sides drop out this time round.

It will take place on Sky Sports News at 11.30am tomorrow morning and the geographical divide amongst North and South sides is now removed from the third round onwards.

The sides who progressed already this week were:

Swansea City U23
Brighton U23
Mansfield Town
Scunthorpe Town
Oxford United
Luton Town
Wolverhampton Wanderers U23
Yeovil Town

Tonight’s fixtures see:

Bradford City v Cambridge United
Coventry City v Crawley Town
Millwall v Wycombe Wanderers

Cheltenham v Leicester City U23 takes place on Tuesday January 10.