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Carabao Cup and EFL Trophy draws to take place on EFL Fixture Release Day

Fixture Release Day for EFL clubs set for Thursday 22 June...

14 June 2023

The Round One draw for the Carabao Cup and Group Stage draw for the EFL Trophy will both take place as part of the EFL’s Fixture Release Day.

Fixture Release Day is set for Thursday 22 June, with EFL League fixtures to be announced for all 72 clubs at 9am, including MK Dons' Sky Bet League Two schedule for the 2023/24 season.

Now it has been confirmed, the cup draws will complete the announcements later in the day, with the EFL Trophy going first at 11.30am followed by the Carabao Cup at 2.30pm.

Carabao Cup
The Carabao Cup Round One draw will take place live on Sky Sports at 2.30pm on Thursday 22 June.

A total of 36 fixtures will be drawn for Round One, with all 72 EFL Clubs, including MK Dons, in the draw.

The 12 Premier League Clubs not competing in Europe will join in Round Two, with the other eight Premier League Clubs starting in Round Three.

The Round One draw will see teams drawn in Northern and Southern sections, with matches scheduled to take place week commencing 7 August.

EFL Trophy
The EFL Trophy Group Stage draw will take place live on Sky Sports at 11.30am on Thursday 22 June.

The 16 Invited U21 teams will be placed into their respective Northern and Southern section Groups, with the 48 EFL Clubs placed into pre-determined Groups prior to the draw. Consideration has been given to ensure travel time is minimised and recovery time is maximised for players.

All EFL Clubs will play two of their three matches at home in the Group Stages, with U21 teams away from home in all three fixtures.

The confirmed Invited U21 teams are as follows:

Arsenal, Aston Villa, Brighton & Hove Albion, Chelsea, Crystal Palace, Everton, Fulham, Leicester City, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United, Newcastle United, Nottingham Forest, Tottenham Hotspur, West Ham United, Wolves

The respective draws will be confirmed on the Club's social channels as well as and

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