STRENGTHEN UP football fanatics as the Carabao Cup draw takes place TONIGHT – and some Premier League sides will be there.
Liverpool guided Chelsea to the trophy after a grueling penalty shoot-out last season but they will have to wait until the third round to start defending the trophy.
- beginning Time: 10pm BST approx
- TV/live stream: Sky Sports Soccer
- ball numbers: Aston Villa (1), Newcastle (14), Leeds (10), Everton (7)
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When will the Carabao Cup be drawn?
The draw for the Carabao Cup takes place TONIGHT – Wednesday 10 August.
It is due to start after the conclusion of Sheffield Wednesday’s encounter with Sunderland – around 10pm UK time.
Ex-footballers Michael Gray and Clinton Morrison are expected to conduct the draw alongside host Mark Chapman.
Will the Carabao Cup draw be televised and can I stream it live?
Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Football will broadcast the action live in the UK.
Sky Sports subscription members have the option to stream the entire draw live via the Sky Go app or the Sky Sports website.
The draw for the second round is imminent
There’s something special about a cup draw, isn’t there?
Especially when the larger teams enter the race.
Plan a bonus away day or hope your opposing team’s number is drawn.
Here are the ball numbers for the 24 teams in the southern part of the draw.
1 – Bournemouth AFC
2 – Brentford
3 – Brighton & Hove-Albion
4 – Cambridge United
5 – Charlton Athletic
6 – Colchester United
7 – Town of Crawley
8 – Crystal Palace
9 – Exeter City
10 – Forest Green Rovers
11 – Fulham
12 – Gillingham
13 – Milton Keynes Dons
14 – Newport County
15 – Norwich City
17 – Portsmouth
18 – Southampton
19 – Stevenage
21 – Watford
22 – Wycombe Walker
23 – Coventry City or Bristol City
24 – Plymouth Argyle or Peterborough United
Here are the ball numbers for the 26 teams in the northern part of the draw.
1- Aston Villa
2 – wheelbarrow
3 – Bolton Walkers
4 – Bradford City
5 – Burnley
6 – Derby County
7 – Everton
8 – City of Fleetwood
9 – Town of Grimsby
10 – Leeds United
11 – Leicester City
14 – Newcastle United
15 – Nottingham Forest
16 – Preston North End
17 – Rochedale
18 – City of Shrewsbury
19 – County Stockport
20 – Tranmere Rover
21 – Wolverhampton Walkers
22 – Blackburn Rovers or Hartlepool United
23 – Middlesbrough or Barnsley
24 – Port Vale or Rotherham United
25 – Sheffield Wednesday or Sunderland AFC
26 – West Bromwich Albion or Sheffield United
Good evening football fans
Welcome to SunSport’s live coverage of the Carabao Cup second round draw tonight!
Premier League teams now take part in the tournament – with the exception of the top seven teams in European competitions.
The draw will take place after the Sheffield Wednesday v Sunderland game on Sky Sports.
Stay tuned for the ball numbers so you can follow along…
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