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League Cup First Round Draw On Friday

League Cup First Round Draw On Friday

The first round draw for this year's EFL Cup will take place on Friday June 16.

Carabao, as the new three year sponsor's of the competition, will be holding the draw in Thailand at 1pm BST the first round will see all 48 League One and Two clubs, plus 22 of the 24 Championship opponents who enter at this stage.

Having finished 18th and 19th respectively in the Premier League, Hull City and Middlesbrough will not be featuring in the draw.

Ties are set to be fixtured for August 8 and 9.

EFL chief executive Shaun Harvey will be joined by ex Arsenal and Chelsea midfielder Emmanuel Petit and Brian Davidson, the British ambassador to Thailand for the draw in the capital Bangkok.

The 2017/18 EFL Cup Final will take place at Wembley Stadium on Sunday February 25.

The draw is regionalised at the first round stage to minimise travel for fans and seeding is based on final league positioning from the 2016/17 campaign.

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Writer:Site Staff
Date:Tuesday June 13 2017
Time: 9:00AM

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