Carabao Cup first-round draw: Relegated Norwich to face Luton as EFL new boys Harrogate play Tranmere

Carabao Cup first-round draw: Relegated Norwich to face Luton as EFL new boys Harrogate play Tranmere


The Carabao Cup first-round draw has taken place as the start of the 2020/21 season draws ever closer.

The first-round of the Carabao Cup features 70 of the 72 EFL teams – Watford and Bournemouth have a bye into the second-round – and the fixtures are scheduled to be played on Saturday, September 5.

Man City are the reigning Carabao Cup holders, having beaten Aston Villa in last season’s final

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Man City are the reigning Carabao Cup holders, having beaten Aston Villa in last season’s final

There was no seeding in the draw, although the Carabao Cup first-round is split into north and south sections to limit travel requirements for the teams involved.

The draw took place at 10am on Tuesday morning, and what fixtures were pulled out the hat? You can find the confirmed fixtures, in full, below…


Carabao Cup first-round draw in full

NORTHERN SECTION

Tranmere vs Harrogate

Crewe vs Lincoln

Walsall vs Sheffield Wednesday

Rochdale vs Huddersfield

Preston vs Mansfield

Bolton vs Bradford

Blackburn vs Doncaster

Stoke vs Blackpool

Fleetwood vs Wigan

Grimsby vs Morecambe

Middlesbrough vs Shrewsbury

Derby vs Barrow

Scunthorpe vs Port Vale

Sunderland vs Hull

Burton vs Accrington

Salford vs Rotherham

Barnsley vs Nottingham Forest

Oldham vs Carlisle

SOUTHERN SECTION

Bristol City vs Exeter

Plymouth vs QPR

Swindon vs Charlton

Forest Green vs Leyton Orient

MK Dons vs Coventry

Crawley vs Millwall

Stevenage vs Portsmouth

Peterborough vs Cheltenham

Brentford vs Wycombe

Northampton vs Cardiff

Luton vs Norwich

Birmingham vs Cambridge

Newport vs Swansea

Oxford vs AFC Wimbledon

Reading vs Colchester

Gillingham vs Southend

Ipswich vs Bristol Rovers






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