More information confirmed ahead of Saturday's Johnstone's Paint Trophy draw.
The regional groups for the First Round draw of the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy have now been confirmed.
The draw for Round One will take place live on Soccer AM this Saturday morning with Pools placed in the North (East) section of the competition.
That means they will face Barnsley, Burton Albion, Doncaster Rovers, Mansfield Town, Notts County, Scunthorpe United or Sheffied United in the First Round.
Bradford City, Chesterfield, Rochdale and York City have been awarded byes in Pools section of the draw.