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Carling Cup Information

Carling Cup Information

The 1st Round of the Carling Cup is made at 0930 on Tuesday June 16th.

The round is divided into a Northern and Southern draw with a group of seeded teams and the rest.

Somewhat ludicrously Middlesbrough and Newcastle United are awared for the dismal Premiership campaign by receiving a bye into the 2nd Round.

It'll be a testing round for Swindon as the seeded teams consist of Championship and the best of League One.

South Seeded:

Bristol City, Bristol Rovers, Cardiff City, Charlton Athletic, Colchester United, Crystal Palace, Ipswich Town, Millwall, MK Dons, Norwich City, Peterborough United, Plymouth Argyle, QPR, Reading, Southampton, Southend United, Swansea City, Watford.

South Non-Seeds:

AFC Bournemouth, Aldershot Town, Barnet, Brentford, Brighton & Hove Albion, Burton Albion, Cheltenham Town, Dagenham & Redbridge, Exeter City, Gillingham, Hereford United, Leyton Orient, Northampton Town, Shrewsbury Town, Swindon Town, Torquay United, Wycombe Wanderers, Yeovil Town.

Here's the Northern Section


North Seeded:

Barnsley, Blackpool, Coventry City, Derby County, Doncaster Rovers, Huddersfield Town, Leeds United, Leicester City, Nottingham Forest, Oldham Athletic, Preston North End, Scunthorpe United, Sheffield United, Sheffield Wednesday, Tranmere Rovers, Walsall, West Bromwich Albion.



North Non-Seeds:

Accrington Stanley, Bradford City, Bury, Carlisle United, Chesterfield, Crewe Alexandra, Darlington, Grimsby Town, Hartlepool United, Lincoln City, Macclesfield Town, Morecambe, Notts County, Port Vale, Rochdale, Rotherham United, Stockport County.


Byes to second round: Tottenham Hotspur, West Ham United, Manchester City, Wigan Athletic, Stoke City, Bolton Wanderers, Portsmouth, Blackburn Rovers, Sunderland, Hull City, Newcastle United, Middlesbrough, Wolves, Birmingham City, Burnley.

Byes to third round: Manchester United, Liverpool, Chelsea, Arsenal, Everton, Aston Villa, Fulham.



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Writer:Nellup
Date:Tuesday June 9 2009
Time: 7:43PM

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