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Date Confirmed For Carabao Cup & EFL Trophy Draws

Pompey to learn opponents on fixture release day

14 June 2023

Carabao Cup

As part of fixture release day on Thursday, June 22, the round one draw for the Carabao Cup and group stage draw for the EFL Trophy will take place live on Sky Sports.

A day to mark in the diary of supporters up and down the country, the fixture lists across the Sky Bet Championship, League One and League Two will be revealed at 9am.

The cup draws will then complete the early season schedule later in the day.

Carabao Cup
The Carabao Cup round one draw will take place live on Sky Sports at 2.30pm on Thursday, June 22.

A total of 36 fixtures will be drawn, with all 72 EFL clubs, including newly promoted Notts County and Wrexham, included.

The 12 Premier League clubs not competing in Europe will join in round two, with the other eight top-flight sides entering in round three.

The Round One draw will see teams drawn in northern and southern sections, with matches scheduled to take place in the week commencing August 7.

EFL Trophy
The EFL Trophy group stage draw will take place live on Sky Sports at 11.30am on Thursday, June 22.

The 16 invited U21 teams will be placed into their respective Northern and Southern section groups, with the 48 EFL clubs placed into pre-determined groups prior to the draw.

Consideration has been given to ensure travel time is minimised and recovery time is maximised for players.

All EFL clubs will play two of their three matches at home in the group stages, with U21 teams away from home in all three fixtures.

EFL Trophy invited U21 clubs
Aston Villa
Brighton & Hove Albion
Crystal Palace
Leicester City
Manchester City
Manchester United
Newcastle United
Nottingham Forest
Tottenham Hotspur
West Ham United
Wolverhampton Wanderers

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