The Round One draw of the Carabao Cup will take place live on Sky Sports News on Thursday 27th June at 11:30am.

Sky Sports News presenter Dharmesh Sheth will host the draw that sees 70 clubs across the Sky Bet Championship, Sky Bet League One and Sky Bet League Two divisions enter at this stage.

Burnley, Luton Town and the 13 Premier League clubs not participating in European competitions will enter the competition in Round Two, with the remaining seven clubs joining the competition in Round Three.

The Carabao Cup remains regionalised in the early rounds with the draw split into a southern and northern section until Round Three.

Derby County will be in the northern section of the draw and have been allocated ball number 12.

Ball numbers for the Round One draw are as follows:

Southern Section

1. AFC Wimbledon

2. Birmingham City

3. Bristol City

4. Bristol Rovers

5. Bromley

6. Cambridge United

7. Cardiff City

8. Charlton Athletic

9. Cheltenham Town

10. Colchester United

11. Coventry City

12. Crawley Town

13. Exeter City

14. Gillingham

15. Leyton Orient

16. Millwall

17. Milton Keynes Dons

18. Newport County

19. Northampton Town

20. Norwich City

21. Oxford United

22. Peterborough United

23. Plymouth Argyle

24. Portsmouth

25. Queens Park Rangers

26. Reading

27. Stevenage

28. Swansea City

29. Swindon Town

30. Walsall

31. Watford

32. Wycombe Wanderers

Northern Section

1. Accrington Stanley

2. Barnsley

3. Barrow AFC

4. Blackburn Rovers

5. Blackpool

6. Bolton Wanderers

7. Bradford City

8. Burton Albion

9. Carlisle United

10. Chesterfield

11. Crewe Alexandra

12. Derby County

13. Doncaster Rovers

14. Fleetwood Town

15. Grimsby Town

16. Harrogate Town

17. Huddersfield Town

18. Hull City

19. Leeds United

20. Lincoln City

21. Mansfield Town

22. Middlesbrough

23. Morecambe

24. Notts County

25. Port Vale

26. Preston North End

27. Rotherham United

28. Salford City

29. Sheffield United

30. Sheffield Wednesday

31. Shrewsbury Town

32. Stockport County

33. Stoke City

34. Sunderland AFC

35. Tranmere Rovers

36. West Bromwich Albion

37. Wigan Athletic

38. Wrexham

Round One ties will take place week commencing 12th August.

Competition Format

Matches in all rounds are single-legged, with the exception of the semi-final ties.

In the event of scores being level at the end of ninety minutes’ duration in Rounds One, Two, Three, Four and Five, no extra time shall be played. The winners shall be determined by penalty kicks.

Extra time will apply in the second leg of the semi-finals and Final if the result is level after ninety minutes’ duration. A period of 30 minutes will be played.

How To Watch

From 2024/25, the EFL and its clubs will embark on a record domestic rights deal with broadcaster Sky Sports that will see every Carabao Cup match broadcast live on Sky Sports for fans in the UK.

For international markets, all matches are available for live streaming via club platforms.