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Carling Cup, Second Round Draw: Aug. 2011

The draw for the second round of the Carling Cup (aka League Cup) has been announced. Most of the Premier League teams are competing at this stage (bolded below):

Millwall v Morecambe
Blackburn v Sheffield Wednesday
Bury v Leicester
West Ham/Aldershot v Carlisle
Bournemouth v West Bromwich Albion
Crystal Palace/Crawley v Wigan
Peterborough v Middlesbrough
Aston Villa v Hereford
Bristol City/Swindon v Southampton
Exeter v Liverpool
Everton v Sheffield United
Brighton v Sunderland
Shrewsbury v Swansea
Reading/Charlton v Preston
Norwich v Milton Keynes Dons
Northampton v Wolves
Wycombe v Nottingham Forest
Bolton v Macclesfield
Burnley v Barnet
Scunthorpe v Newcastle
Leyton Orient v Watford/Bristol Rovers
Doncaster v Leeds
Cardiff v Huddersfield
QPR v Rochdale

Ties to be played in the week commencing 22 August

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  1. Michael

    August 12, 2011 at 6:08 pm

    Well, you might as well say “What’s the point of the FA Cup, why doesn’t the league suffice?”It gives teams something else to play for and sometimes it means you get a team like Birmingham, who won it last year, having something to celebrate that they wouldn’t otherwise.

    Should be interesting!And yay, Norwich at home and it isn’t on a Sunday…

  2. Eric F.

    August 12, 2011 at 8:48 am

    What is the point of this tournament? I don’t mean to be needlessly provacative, but why is there a need for more than one national tournament? Why doesn’t the FA Cup simply suffice.

    • The Gaffer

      August 12, 2011 at 6:14 pm

      Eric, in a word — money.

      The Gaffer

  3. Lyle

    August 11, 2011 at 11:32 pm

    Looks like a good draw.

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