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Carabao Cup second round draw details as Newcastle United and 14 other clubs set to enter

Newcastle United will discover their second round Carabao Cup opponents on Wednesday evening. The Magpies, other 12 Premier League clubs not in Europe and recently relegated Watford and Burnley are all set to enter the tournament with first round matches set to be played across this week.

The draw for the second round will take place following the conclusion of Sheffield Wednesday’s clash with Sunderland at Hillsborough. Sky’s new Carabao Cup presenter for 2022/23, Mark Chapman, will host the draw with ex-Owls striker Clinton Morrison and former Sunderland man Michael Gray tasked with drawing the teams.

Newcastle will be placed into the northern section of the draw for round two and could face any of the sides in their half of the draw after a seeding system was scrapped in 2018. Round Two ties will take place week the week commencing August 22.

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Newcastle will be hoping for a much better improvement in the competition this season than 12 months ago, as they were knocked out in the second round by Burnley. Steve Bruce’s side were beaten 4-3 on penalties by the Clarets after a goalless 90 minutes of football.

Ball numbers for the second round draw


  1. Aston Villa
  2. Barrow
  3. Bolton Wanderers
  4. Bradford City
  5. Burnley
  6. Derby County
  7. Everton
  8. Fleetwood Town
  9. Grimsby Town
  10. Leeds United
  11. Leicester City
  12. Lincoln City
  13. Morecambe
  14. Newcastle United
  15. Nottingham Forest
  16. Preston North End
  17. Rochdale
  18. Shrewsbury Town
  19. Stockport County
  20. Tranmere Rovers
  21. Wolverhampton Wanderers
  22. Blackburn Rovers or Hartlepool United
  23. Middlesbrough or Barnsley
  24. Port Vale or Rotherham United
  25. Sheffield Wednesday or Sunderland AFC
  26. West Bromwich Albion or Sheffield United


  1. AFC Bournemouth
  2. Brentford
  3. Brighton & Hove Albion
  4. Cambridge United
  5. Charlton Athletic
  6. Colchester United
  7. Crawley Town
  8. Crystal Palace
  9. Exeter City
  10. Forest Green Rovers
  11. Fulham
  12. Gillingham
  13. Milton Keynes Dons
  14. Newport County
  15. Norwich City
  16. Oxford United
  17. Portsmouth
  18. Southampton
  19. Stevenage
  20. Walsall
  21. Watford
  22. Wycombe Wanderers
  23. Coventry City or Bristol City
  24. Plymouth Argyle or Peterborough United


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