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Carabao Cup draw this Friday

13 June 2017

Rovers will be one of the 35 seeded teams when the draw for the first round of the Carabao Cup takes place this Friday lunchtime.

The draw will be made at 1pm and will be streamed live from Bangkok, Thailand – the home of the competition’s title sponsor, Carabao Energy Drink.

Fans will be able to watch the draw unfold live on various platforms, including the EFL’s new live streaming platform, iFollow, on Facebook via the Carabao Cup and Carabao UK pages, and on SkySports.com.  

With 70 EFL clubs in the first round, Rovers are one of the 35 seeded teams and will be drawn against one of the following unseeded teams in the Northern Section of the draw:-

Accrington Stanley
Blackpool
Bury
Carlisle United
Chesterfield
Coventry City
Crewe Alexandra
Doncaster Rovers
Grimsby Town
Lincoln City
Mansfield Town
Morecambe
Notts County
Oldham Athletic
Port Vale
Shrewsbury Town
Walsall

Ties for the first round will be played during the week commencing Monday 7th August.

Furthermore, Rovers’ League One fixtures for the 2017-18 season will be released at 9am on Wednesday 21st June.


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