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The draw for the first round of the Carabao Cup will be shown live on skysports.com from Bangkok

The draw for the first round of the Carabao Cup will be shown live on skysports.com from Bangkok

The draw for the first round of the Carabao Cup will be shown live on skysports.com from Bangkok

The 2017/18 Carabao Cup first-round draw will be streamed live on skysports.com and on Facebook from Bangkok on Friday.

The 35 first-round ties will be drawn in Thailand, the home of the competition’s title sponsor, Carabao Energy Drink, and you can watch it live on the Sky Sports website from 1pm.

Last season’s competition saw plenty of shocks in the first round, including League Two Luton’s 3-1 victory over Aston Villa, Cambridge United’s extra-time victory over Sheffield Wednesday and Shrewsbury’s 2-1 win over Huddersfield.

Manchester United went on to win the competition at Wembley, beating Southampton 3-2 in February’s dramatic final.

Sky Sports will show a selection of live games from each round of this season’s Carabao Cup, and you can catch highlights from every clash on the Sky Sports website.

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The draw has been regionalised to avoid long travelling time:

Wayne Rooney lifts the EFL Cup at Wembley Stadium

Wayne Rooney lifts the EFL Cup at Wembley Stadium

Wayne Rooney lifts the EFL Cup at Wembley Stadium

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.

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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.

Luton Town beat Aston Villa in last season's first round

Luton Town beat Aston Villa in last season's first round

Luton Town beat Aston Villa in last season’s first round

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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When will Premier League teams enter?

In the first round, all the clubs from League Two and League One will enter alongside 22 of the 24 Championship teams, with Hull City and Middlesbrough receiving byes to the second round.

In the second round, all Premier League clubs not involved in European competition enter. Arsenal, Chelsea, Everton, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur all received byes to the third round due to their participation in the Champions League and Europa League

Key dates

Round one of the Carabao Cup will take place immediately after the season openers, with midweek slots on week commencing Monday, August 7.

The 2018 final is scheduled for Sunday, February 25.

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