There are three newcomers to the League Cup who have been given home draws in the Preliminary Round, all against sides from higher divisions.
FA PREMIER LEAGUE CUP
PRELIMINARY ROUND DRAW
Liverpool Marshalls Feds v Steel City Wanderers
Poole Town v Crystal Palace
Southampton WFC v Actonians
The New Saints v Leicester City Women
PLATE PRELIMINARY ROUND DRAW
Chorley v Rotherham United
Hull City v Leicester City Ladies
St Nicholas v Basingstoke Town
Ties to be played on Sunday 24th September 2017.
Poole face Crystal Palace, TNS take on tough opposition too in Leicester City Women, with Southampton Women the other newbies, who will welcome Actonians.
Liverpool Feds have home advantage over Steel City in the only other Cup tie.
Chorley and Hull both had good campaigns in the league last season and their Plate challenge begins at home to Rotherham and Leicester City Ladies respectively.
St Nicholas host Basingstoke in the other tie, a meeting of two South West Division 1 outfits.