The Iron will face Cambridge United, Shrewsbury Town and Middlesborough in the group stage of the EFL Trophy.
Each club will play each other once, either home or away.
Northern Group G
Match Day 1 – w/c 29th August 2016
Scunthorpe United v Middlesbrough
Shrewsbury Town v Cambridge United
Match Day 2 – w/c 3rd October 2016
Cambridge United v Middlesbrough
Scunthorpe United v Shrewsbury Town
Match Day 3 – w/c 7th November 2016
Cambridge United v Scunthorpe United
Middlesbrough v Shrewsbury Town