With the 2022/23 English football season drawing ever closer the key dates are gradually being announced and we now have a confirmed date for the Carabao Cup fixtures.
Liverpool broke Manchester City's run of League Cup triumphs last season with a tense penalty shoot-out victory over Chelsea, and Jurgen Klopp's side will be keen to retain their crown this season as they take another crack at the much-coveted quadruple.
What are the first round of the 2022/23 first-round Carabao Cup fixtures? Here are all the key dates and information you need.
What are the 2022/23 Carabao Cup first-round fixtures?
The Carabao Cup fixtures for the first round will contain 70 of the 92 teams in the top four tiers of English football, with Burnley and Watford, plus the 20 Premier League teams coming in at a later stage.
The first-round fixtures are separated into a Northern and Southern section for logistical purposes. Here are the confirmed Carabao Cup fixtures for the first round.
Blackburn Rovers v Hartlepool United
Harrogate Town v Stockport County
Bolton Wanderers v Salford City
Morecambe v Stoke City
Blackpool v Barrow
West Bromwich Albion v Sheffield United
Sheffield Wednesday v Sunderland
Grimsby Town v Crewe Alexandra
Mansfield Town v Derby County
Accrington Stanley v Tranmere Rovers
Middlesbrough v Barnsley
Bradford City v Hull City
Rochdale v Burton Albion
Doncaster Rovers v Lincoln City
Huddersfield Town v Preston North End
Shrewsbury Town v Carlisle United
Port Vale v Rotherham United
Fleetwood Town v Wigan Athletic
Norwich City v Birmingham City
Coventry City v Bristol City
Northampton Town v Wycombe Wanderers
Cardiff City v Portsmouth
Charlton Athletic v Queens Park Rangers
Crawley Town v Bristol Rovers
Walsall v Swindon Town
Ipswich Town v Colchester United
Luton Town v Newport County
Reading v Stevenage
Plymouth Argyle v Peterborough United
AFC Wimbledon v Gillingham
Cheltenham Town v Exeter City
Milton Keynes Dons v Sutton United
Forest Green Rovers v Leyton Orient
Cambridge United v Millwall
Oxford United v Swansea City