DUMBARTON have learned their League Cup group-stage opponents.

Stevie Farrell's side enjoyed a strong end to the season as they gained promotion to League One through the playoffs.

The Sons will face Aberdeen, Airdrieonians, Queen of the South and East Kilbride in the competition.

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Full fixture dates are yet to be confirmed but the tournament will begin on the weekend of July 13 and 14. 

The eight group winners, along with the three best runners-up progress to the round of 16 where they will be joined by the five clubs competing in European competitions - Celtic, Rangers, Hearts, Kilmarnock and St Mirren.