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15 June 2022

Bradford City supporters will find out the identity of their Carabao Cup Round One and Papa Johns Trophy Group Stage opponents on Thursday 23 June.

As part of the EFL’s fixture release day, both draws will take place live on Sky Sports News. 

In an eagerly awaited day for supporters up and down the country, the draws will follow the release of fixture lists across the Sky Bet Championship, League One and League Two which will also be revealed on Sky Sports at 9am on the same day – with the 2022/23 Sky Bet EFL Season beginning the weekend commencing Friday 29 July


Papa Johns Trophy

The Papa Johns Trophy Group Stage draw will take place live on Sky Sports News at 11:30am on Thursday 23 June, and will include last season’s runners up Sutton United who agonisingly lost out to Rotherham Untied in extra-time of the 2022 final at Wembley Stadium back in April.

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.


Carabao Cup

The Carabao Cup Round One draw will take place live on Sky Sports News at 2:30pm on Thursday 23 June.

A total of 35 ties will be drawn for Round One, which will include Stockport County and Grimsby Town who are returning to the EFL after achieving promotion from the National League.

Burnley, Watford and the Premier League Clubs that are not competing in Europe will join the competition in Round Two. Holders Liverpool, who overcame Chelsea in last season’s final at Wembley Stadium, will join in Round Three along with the other Premier League teams competing in Europe next season.

Carabao Cup Round One fixtures will take place week commencing 8 August.

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