Carabao Cup draw details.
August 9, 2017
The Carabao Cup Second Round draw will take place live on Sky Sports News at around 10pm following the Bury vs Sunderland televised Round One tie on Thursday evening.
The 25 highest placed teams from last season’s league campaign are all seeded for the draw (including 13 Premier League clubs that are not involved in European Competition).
Therefore, Rovers will be among the unseeded teams for the draw with all Second Round games taking place during the week commencing Monday, August 21.
Seeded Teams (Potential Rovers Opponents):
West Bromwich Albion
West Ham United
Aston Villa (if they beat Colchester)
Leeds United (if they beat Port Vale)
Sunderland (if they beat Bury)
Derby County/Grimsby Town
Barnsley (if one of Aston Villa, Leeds or Sunderland lose)
Wolverhampton Wanderers (if two of Aston Villa, Leeds or Sunderland lose, one if the EFL make Derby/Grimsby unseeded)
Ipswich Town (if Aston Villa, Leeds and Sunderland all lose, two if the EFL make Derby/Grimsby unseeded)
Bristol City (if the EFL decide to make Derby/Grimsby unseeded AND Aston Villa, Leeds and Sunderland all lose)