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EFL Cup Ball Numbers Known (13/6/17)

EFL Cup Ball Numbers Known (13/6/17)

With the announcement of the EFL Cup first round draw this coming Friday, the all important ball numbers have been decided.

The draw will take place in Bangkok, Thailand at 1pm UK time on Friday June 16 and Thailand is of course the home of the new sponsor's of the competition for the next three years - Carabao.

Seventy EFL clubs will be taking part in the first round draw, with Hull City and Middlesbrough joining at round two this season and matches will be set to take place in the week beginning August 7.

As usual, Premier League sides not competing in European competition will also enter at the next stage.

The draw will be regionalised to minimise travel time for fans and here are the seeds, non seeds and the ball numbers fans will be looking out for on Friday.

North - Seeds:

1. Barnsley
2. Blackburn Rovers
3. Bolton Wanderers
4. Bradford City
5. Burton Albion
6. Derby County
7. Fleetwood Town
8. Leeds United
9. Nottingham Forest
10. Preston North End
11. Rochdale
12. Rotherham United
13. Scunthorpe United
14. Sheffield United
15. Sheffield Wednesday
16. Sunderland
17. Wigan Athletic

North - Non-Seeds:

18. Accrington Stanley
19. Blackpool
20. Bury
21. Carlisle United
22. Chesterfield
23. Coventry City
24. Crewe Alexandra
25. Doncaster Rovers
26. Grimsby Town
27. Lincoln City
28. Mansfield Town
29. Morecambe
30. Notts County
31. Oldham Athletic
32. Port Vale
33. Shrewsbury Town
34. Walsall

South - Seeds:

1. Aston Villa
2. Birmingham City
3. Brentford
4. Bristol City
5. Bristol Rovers
6. Cardiff City
7. Charlton Athletic
8. Fulham
9. Ipswich Town
10. Millwall
11. Milton Keynes Dons
12. Norwich City
13. Oxford United
14. Peterborough United
15. Queens Park Rangers
16. Reading
17. Southend United
18. Wolverhampton Wanderers

South - Non-Seeds:

19. AFC Wimbledon
20. Barnet
21. Cambridge United
22. Cheltenham Town
23. Colchester United
24. Crawley Town
25. Exeter City
26. Forest Green Rovers
27. Gillingham
28. Luton Town
29. Newport County
30. Northampton Town
31. Plymouth Argyle
32. Portsmouth
33. Stevenage
34. Swindon Town
35. Wycombe Wanderers
36. Yeovil Town

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Writer:Site Staff
Date:Tuesday June 13 2017
Time: 10:00AM

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