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READ | Round of 16 draw - Papa John's Trophy

1 December 2021

The Papa John’s Trophy Round of 16 draw will take place live on Sky Sports on Saturday 4 December from the Coventry Building Society Arena.

Rotherham United will be number six for the Northern Section of the draw.

The draw will be conducted following the culmination of Coventry City’s Sky Bet Championship fixture against West Bromwich Albion, with former Sunderland and Baggies talisman Kevin Phillips, and former Cardiff City and Sky Blues striker Jay Bothroyd on-hand to draw the teams out.

Phillips enjoyed an illustrious career in English football, gaining promotion to the Premier League on five occasions with multiple teams, whilst Bothroyd scored over 150 goals in a career spanning over 20 years, including three years at Coventry.

There will be 16 Clubs involved in next stage of the competition with the draw split into Northern and Southern sections.

Tranmere Rovers / Harrogate Town and Exeter City / Portsmouth will be included in the draw, alongside the winners of tonight’s fixtures, with their Round of 32 ties yet to be completed.

The Round of 16 draw, hosted by David Prutton, will be available to watch live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Football, with the details of the completed draw also covered in full on the @PapaJohnsTrophy Twitter account.

Round of 16 matches will be played week commencing 3 January.


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