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CARABAO CUP: First round ball numbers confirmed

United are ball number 8

23 June 2021

The ball numbers have been confirmed ahead of the Carabao Cup Round One draw on Thursday 24 June 2021.

And the Blues are ball number 8 in the northern section of the competition.

A total of 35 fixtures will be drawn for Round One, with teams drawn in Northern and Southern sections, and matches scheduled to take place week commencing 9 August*.

The confirmed ball numbers for the draw, which takes place live on Sky Sports at 3:40pm, are as follows:

North South
1. Accrington Stanley 1. AFC Bournemouth
2. Barnsley 2. AFC Wimbledon
3. Barrow 3. Birmingham City
4. Blackburn Rovers 4. Bristol City
5. Blackpool 5. Bristol Rovers
6. Bolton Wanderers 6. Burton Albion
7. Bradford City 7. Cambridge United
8. Carlisle United 8. Cardiff City
9. Crewe Alexandra 9. Charlton Athletic
10. Derby County 10. Cheltenham Town
11. Doncaster Rovers 11. Colchester United
12. Fleetwood Town 12. Coventry City
13. Harrogate Town 13. Crawley Town
14. Hartlepool United 14. Exeter City
15. Huddersfield Town 15. Forest Green Rovers
16. Hull City 16. Gillingham
17. Lincoln City 17. Ipswich Town
18. Mansfield Town 18. Leyton Orient
19. Middlesbrough 19. Luton Town
20. Morecambe 20. Millwall
21. Nottingham Forest 21. Milton Keynes Dons
22. Oldham Athletic 22. Newport County
23. Port Vale 23. Northampton Town
24. Preston North End 24. Oxford United
25. Rochdale 25. Peterborough United
26. Rotherham United 26. Plymouth Argyle
27. Salford City 27. Portsmouth
28. Scunthorpe United 28. Queens Park Rangers
29. Sheffield United 29. Reading
30. Sheffield Wednesday 30. Stevenage
31. Shrewsbury Town 31. Sutton United
32. Stoke City 32. Swansea City
33. Sunderland AFC 33. Swindon Town
34. Tranmere Rovers 34. Wycombe Wanderers
35. Walsall  
36. Wigan Athletic  
 
*Clubs are able to mutually agree an alterative date prior to w/c 9 August 2021 if preferred. 

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