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REVEALED! The ball numbers for the Carabao Cup First Round Draw

It’s a very exciting and much anticipated day tomorrow for the clubs of the English Football League as not only the fixtures are released, but the Carabao Cup First Round draw, and we’ll have both so be sure to keep a look out on the site.

This morning, the ball numbers for the 7pm cup draw have been revealed, all teams from the EFL but Cardiff City and Fulham are to take part.

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As in 2018, the draw will be drawn in Northern and Southern sections.

The draw numbers for Round One are as follows:


1. Accrington Stanley
2. Barnsley
3. Blackburn Rovers
4. Blackpool
5. Bolton Wanderers
6. Bradford City
7. Burton Albion
8. Bury
9. Carlisle United
10. Crewe Alexandra
11. Derby County
12. Doncaster Rovers
13. Fleetwood Town
14. Grimsby Town
15. Huddersfield Town
16. Hull City
17. Leeds United
18. Lincoln City
19. Macclesfield Town
20. Mansfield Town
21. Middlesbrough
22. Morecambe
23. Nottingham Forest
24. Oldham Athletic
25. Port Vale
26. Preston North End
27. Rochdale
28. Rotherham United
29. Salford City
30. Scunthorpe United
31. Sheffield Wednesday
32. Shrewsbury Town
33. Stoke City
34. Sunderland
35. Tranmere Rovers
36. Wigan Athletic



1. AFC Wimbledon
2. Birmingham City
3. Brentford
4. Bristol City
5. Bristol Rovers
6. Cambridge United
7. Charlton Athletic
8. Cheltenham Town
9. Colchester United
10. Coventry City
11. Crawley Town
12. Exeter City
13. Forest Green Rovers
14. Gillingham
15. Ipswich Town
16. Leyton Orient
17. Luton Town
18. Millwall
19. Milton Keynes Dons
20. Newport County
21. Northampton Town
22. Oxford United
23. Peterborough United
24. Plymouth Argyle
25. Portsmouth
26. Queens Park Rangers
27. Reading
28. Southend United
29. Stevenage
30. Swansea City
31. Swindon Town
32. Walsall
33. West Bromwich Albion
34. Wycombe Wanderers

Doing the draw will be John Barnes and Ray Parlour at a Morrisons close to Wembley, yes really, as they select the 35 fixtures for the First Round

Ties will be played week commencing 12th August with selected matches available live on Sky Sports.


Check out the who fans of clubs are wanting to be drawn with on the next page.


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