The draw has been made for the First Round of the EFL Cup, known in recent seasons as the Carabao Cup. Ties will be played 14/15 August. Arsenal enter the competition at the Third Round, scheduled for 25/26 September.
Middlesbrough are the most recent winners (2004) to be included at this stage, and they travel to League Two Bradford. On 04 August, promoted National League sides Gateshead and Cambridge United will play a Preliminary round tie to face Oldham.
CARABAO CUP: Preliminary Round Gateshead - Cambridge United CARABAO CUP: First Round Accrington Stanley - Wigan Athletic AFC Wimbledon - Bristol Rovers Barnsley - Carlisle United Barrow - Leeds United Birmingham City - Stevenage Borough Blackpool - Bury Bradford City - Middlesbrough Brentford - Reading Burton Albion - Queens Park Rangers Charlton Athletic - Southend United Cheltenham Town - Ipswich Town Coventry City - Crystal Palace Crawley Town - Swindon Town Derby County - Chesterfield Doncaster Rovers - Wrexham Exeter City - AFC Bournemouth Fleetwood Town - Huddersfield Town Hartlepool United - Hull City Leicester City - Gillingham Leyton Orient - Aldershot Town Milton Keynes Dons - Bristol City Nottingham Forest - Crewe Alexandra Notts County - Tranmere Rovers Oldham Athletic - Gateshead / Cambridge United Oxford United - Walsall Peterborough United - Colchester United Plymouth Argyle - Millwall Portsmouth - Luton Town Preston North End - Port Vale Rochdale - Sheffield Wednesday Scunthorpe United - Rotherham United Sheffield United - Morecambe Shrewsbury Town - Cardiff City Watford - Yeovil Town Wycombe Wanderers - Brighton & Hove Albion