The Carabao Cup 2022-23 First Round Draw

Norwich City are the only relegated Premier League side to be included in the first round draw
15:20, 23 Jun 2022

We have been spoilt for football fixtures today. First it was the EFL schedule, then the Papa John's Trophy group stage draw and now we know the first round matches for the Carabao Cup.

Liverpool were the winners of last year's competition, ending the four-year reign of rivals Manchester City and both will be vying for the domestic trophy once again this season. For now though, they must wait. The Premier League sides do not enter the draw until the third round so until then it's an all-EFL affair.

Newly-promoted Stockport County return to the competition for the first time since 2011, while Norwich City are the only relegated Premier League side to enter the draw. Both Watford and Burnley receiving byes to the second round where they will be joined by the 13 Premier League clubs that did not qualify for Europe.

Similar to the Papa John's Trophy draw, Sky Sports broadcast the draw with Clinton Morrison and Michael Dawson both returning to pick out the teams.


Here is the draw in full:


Blackburn Rovers vs Hartlepool United

Harrogate Town vs Stockport County

Bolton Wanderers vs Salford City

Morecambe vs Stoke City

Blackpool vs Barrow

West Bromwich Albion vs Sheffield United

Sheffield Wednesday vs Sunderland

Grimsby Town vs Crewe Alexandra

Mansfield Town vs Derby County

Accrington Stanley vs Tranmere Rovers

Middlesbrough vs Barnsley

Bradford City vs Hull City

Rochdale vs Burton Albion

Doncaster Rovers vs Lincoln City

Huddersfield Town vs Preston North End

Shrewsbury Town vs Carlisle United

Port Vale vs Rotherham United

Fleetwood Town vs Wigan Athletic


Norwich City vs Birmingham City

Coventry City vs Bristol City

Northampton Town vs Wycombe Wanderers

Cardiff City vs Portsmouth

Charlton Athletic vs QPR

Crawlet Town vs Bristol Rovers

Walsall vs Swindon Town

Ipswich Town vs Colchester United

Luton Town vs Newport County

Reading vs Stevenage 

Plymouth Argyle vs Peterborough United

AFC Wimbledon vs Gillingham

Cheltenham Town vs Exeter 

MK Dons vs Sutton United

Forest Green Rovers vs Leyton Orient

Cambridge United vs Millwall

Oxford United vs Swansea

Manchester City are 11/4 to win the 2022-23 Carabao Cup with Betfred*

*18+ | BeGambleAware | Odds Subject to Change

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