Easy Carabao Cup 3rd round draws for Bristol City and Bristol Rovers

Easy Carabao Cup 3rd round draws for Bristol City and Bristol Rovers

Posted on: 24 Aug 2017

In the early hours of Thursday morning UK time the 3rd round draw of the Carabao Cup was made over in Beijing, China and thanks to the heroics of Tuesday evening, both Bristol City and Bristol Rovers were in the pot. Despite an attempt at the World Record for longest time to make a cup draw things got underway after a mere 22 minutes we're thrilled to say that they've both our teams have landed pretty straightforward fixtures. 


Bristol City are ready to knock out Stoke, another Premier League scalp to add to that of Watford who were slaughtered 3-2 on Tuesday thanks to goals from Freddie Hinds, Bobby "he's on fire" Reid and Niclas Ellison. The tie will be played at Ashton Gate.


Bristol Rovers will have to travel up North to Wolverhampton Wanderers from the Championship having already battered Fulham from the same division 1-0 earlier this week, the goal scored by Welsh wizard Ellis Harrison.


Fixtures will be played in the week commencing 18th September - more details of exact dates and times to follow. The full list of games is shown below:


Carabao Cup third round draw

Arsenal v Doncaster

Aston Villa v Middlesbrough

Bournemouth v Brighton

Brentford v Norwich

Bristol City v Stoke

Burnley v Leeds

Chelsea v Nottingham Forest

Crystal Palace v Huddersfield

Everton v Sunderland

Leicester v Liverpool

Manchester United v Burton

Reading v Swansea

Tottenham v Barnsley or Derby

West Brom v Manchester City

West Ham v Bolton

Wolves v Bristol Rovers

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