Come in Number 8-Carling Cup 3rd Round Draw
The third round draw for the Carling Cup will take place on Sky Sports Soccer Saturday at 12:15pm tomorrow (Saturday 26th August). Burnley will be in the hat after defeating Barnet 3-2 in the second round match at Turf Moor last Tuesday night, so watch out for ball number 8!
The Premier League big guns enter the competition now so the Clarets could be facing Manchester United, Chelsea, Arsenal, Manchester City or Liverpool.
If a local derby is your preference then how about Blackburn or maybe Bolton with Chris Eagles playing against us and maybe even Robbie Blake? How about Preston if they can beat Charlton?
League 1 Rochdale of course are also still in the competition following their stunning 2-0 win over newly promoted,Premier League club QPR at Loftus Road last Tuesday night.
We provide below a summary of all the clubs still in the Carling Cup with their ball numbers
01. Aldershot Town/Carlisle United
03. Aston Villa
04. Birmingham City
05. Blackburn Rovers
06. Bolton Wanderers
07. Brighton & Hove Albion
09. Cardiff City
10. Charlton Athletic/Preston North End
12. Crystal Palace/Wigan Athletic
15. Leeds United
16. Leicester City
17. Leyton Orient/Bristol Rovers
19. Manchester City
20. Manchester United
23. Milton Keynes Dons
24. Newcastle United
25. Nottingham Forest
27. Shrewsbury Town
28. Stoke City
29. Swindon Town/Southampton
30. Tottenham Hotspur
31. West Bromwich Albion
32. Wolverhampton Wanderers
The third round ties will be played some time during week commencing Monday September 19th.
Let us know beneath this article who you would prefer to play home or away.