Cup draws next week

City will find out their opponents for the opening rounds of the Carabao Cup and Papa John’s Trophy on Thursday 23 June.

The draws will be conducted live on Sky Sports News as part of a busy day which will begin with the reveal of the Sky Bet League One fixture list at 9am.

The Papa John’s Trophy group stage draw will take place live on Sky Sports News at 11.30am. The 16 invited U21 teams will be drawn into their respective Northern and Southern section Groups, with the 48 EFL clubs already placed into pre-determined groups prior to the draw. Consideration has been given to ensure travel time is minimised and recovery time is maximised for players.
All EFL clubs will play two of their three matches at home in the group stages, with the opening ties to take place week commencing 29 August.
The Carabao Cup round one draw will take place live on Sky Sports News at 2.30pm.
A total of 35 ties will be drawn for round one, with fixtures taking place in the week commencing 8 August.