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Rovers will be ball number three in the northern pot for the first round of the Carabao Cup

20 June 2019

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Rovers will be ball number three for the draw for the first round of the Carabao Cup.

The draw takes place tonight at 7pm, with the 70 balls pulled from the hat by footballing legend John Barnes and Arsenal favourite Ray Parlour.

The duo will select the 35 fixtures for Round One, which includes EFL clubs from Carlisle all the way down to Plymouth and features EFL Cup debutants Salford City.

Fans will be able to watch the draw live from the Morrisons store in Colindale and also tune into the Carabao Cup Facebook page, with live text updates on EFL Twitter and

Matches are scheduled to take place week commencing August 12th.



Huddersfield Town will be included, while fellow Championship newcomers Cardiff City and Fulham join the competition in Round Two alongside the Premier League clubs that are not competing in Europe.

A reminder that the 2019-20 Sky Bet Championship fixtures will also be released earlier in the day, with every game, location and date being revealed at 9am.

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