Tonight’s Caring Cup 2nd Round draw pitches League Two side Hereford United against Premiership Pompey.
Seeded Pompey came out of the hat first to secure a 2nd Round clash with conquerors of Charlton Athletic, Hereford United in a game to take place at Fratton Park in the week commencing August 24.
Pompey have only faced Hereford nine times in competitive fixtures, with the most recent match also being in the league cup in 1983/84 in which Pompey won a two legged tie 5-4 on aggregate.
Prior to that, two apiece from Alan Biley and Billy Rafferty saw Pompey progress as 4-1 victors to the 2nd Round of the FA Cup in November 1982.
Famous players that have transferred between the two clubs include Bobby Kellard, Steve Davey, Colin Sullivan, Joe Laidlaw, Peter Mellor, Phil Roberts, Derek Showers and Roy Smith.
Whereas Paul Gilchrist, Chris Price and Kevin Russell wore both the blue of Pompey and white of Hereford in between spells elsewhere.
Vital Pompey looks forward to welcoming The Bulls to Fratton Park
The full Carling Cup second round draw is as follows:
West Bromwich Albion v Rotherham United
Norwich City v Sunderland
Tranmere Rovers v Bolton Wanderers
Queens Park Rangers v Accrington Stanley
Bristol City v Carlisle United
Leyton Orient v Stoke City
Port Vale v Sheffield Wednesday
Hull City v Southend United
Leeds United v Watford
Cardiff City v Bristol Rovers
POMPEY v Hereford United
Crystal Palace v Manchester City
Wolverhampton Wanderers v Swindon Town
Gillingham v Blackburn Rovers
Blackpool v Wigan Athletic
Southampton v Birmingham City
Preston North End v Leicester City
Newcastle United v Huddersfield Town
West Ham United v Millwall
Hartlepool United v Burnley
Nottingham Forest v Middlesbrough
Reading v Barnsley
Swansea City v Scunthorpe United
Doncaster Rovers v Tottenham Hotspur
Peterborough United v Ipswich Town