Carabao Cup attract complete as West Brom face Sheff Utd in pick out of first spherical ties

The draw for the primary spherical of this 12 months’s pageant – which Liverpool received closing season after an epic penalty shoot-out win over Chelsea – has been made, with 70 aspects learning their warring parties

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Steve Bruce’s West Bromwich Albion will face Championship opponents and his outdated membership Sheffield United within the pick out of the primary spherical Carabao Cup ties.

The 2 aspects will probably be hoping for an growth on closing season with the Baggies completing a disappointing 10th while United fell brief within the play-off semi-finals.

Some other intriguing conflict sees two-time winners Norwich Town tackle 2011 winners Birmingham Town. The Canaries are again within the Championship after relegation from the Premier League closing time period.

Sunderland, who reached the quarter-finals closing 12 months as a 3rd tier membership, commute to Sheffield Wednesday who will probably be hoping for revenge after the Black Cats dumped them out of the League One play-offs closing season.

Swansea, the latest winners on this level of the contest following their 2013 triumph, commute to Oxford while Stockport County, who sealed promotion by way of successful the Nationwide League name closing season, face a commute to Harrogate.

First spherical video games are scheduled to be performed week taking off August 10.

Of the relegated trio to return down from the Premier League, most effective Norwich Town will probably be within the hat for the primary spherical. This is as a result of they completed twentieth, with Watford and Burnley each receiving byes.

Swansea are the latest winners of the League Cup to be collaborating within the first spherical, having received the contest in 2013

The ones two will input at the second one spherical level in conjunction with the 13 Premier League aspects now not competing in Europe: Aston Villa, Bournemouth, Brentford, Brighton, Crystal Palace, Everton, Fulham, Leeds, Leicester, Newcastle, Nottingham Wooded area, Southampton, Wolves.

Holders Liverpool, who overcame Chelsea in closing season’s ultimate at Wembley on consequences, will input in spherical 3 in conjunction with the six different Premier League aspects in Europe: Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester Town, Manchester United, Tottenham and West Ham.

The draw got here on a hectic day for the EFL, with the league fixtures for all 72 golf equipment being launched and the primary spherical draw for the Papa Johns Trophy additionally happening. A number of the crowd pleasing teams within the EFL Trophy is the only containing Salford Town and Liverpool’s under-21s while Wayne Rooney’s Derby County will face Manchester Town’s kids in certainly one of their 3 workforce clashes.

Carabao Cup first spherical draw


Blackburn v Hartlepool

Harrogate v Stockport

Bolton v Salford

Morecambe v Stoke

Blackpool v Barrow

West Brom v Sheff Utd

Sheff Wed v Sunderland

Grimsby v Crewe

Mansfield v Derby

Accrington Stanley v Tranmere

Middlesbrough v Barnsley

Bradford v Hull Town

Rochdale v Burton Albion

Doncaster v Lincoln

Huddersfield v Preston

Shrewsbury v Carlisle

Port Vale v Rotherham

Fleetwood v Wigan


Norwich v Birmingham

Coventry v Bristol Town

Northampton v Wycombe

Cardiff v Portsmouth

Charlton v QPR

Crawley v Bristol Rovers

Walsall v Swindon

Ipswich v Colchester

Luton v Newport

Studying v Stevenage

Plymouth v Peterborough

AFC Wimbledon v Gillingham

Cheltenham v Exeter

Plymouth v Peterborough

MK Dons v Sutton

Wooded area Inexperienced v Leyton Orient

Cambridge v Millwall

Oxford v Swansea

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