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LUFC Leeds Carling Cup draw details

The first fixture for next season will be announced at 10am on Thursday June 16th when the first round of the Carling Cup draw details will be released by the Football League.

Clubs will once again be seeded and un-seeded, depending on where you finished in the league last season.

Leeds United will be amongst the seeded clubs after finishing in seventh place in the Championship last season.

Last season Leeds beat League Two side Lincoln City 4-0 at Elland Road in the first round before bowing out in the second round at home to Leicester City 2-1.

Leeds will face a tie against a side finishing in or around the bottom half of League One last season or a League Two side.

Lincoln City and Stockport County were relegated from the Football League last season and will be replaced in the competition by promoted Crawley Town and AFC Wimbledon who came up from the Blue Square conference.

The ties in the first round will take place in the first week of the new Football League season, week commencing August 8th.

The draw on Thursday June 16th will be the day before the Football League announce the new fixtures for next seasons Championship.

Carling Cup dates 2011/12:
First Round: Week commencing August 8th
Second Round: Week commencing August 22nd
Third Round: Week commencing September 19th
Fourth Round: Week commencing October 24th
Quarter Finals: Week commencing November 28th
Semi Finals: First Leg - Week commencing January 9th, Second Leg - Week commencing January 23rd
Final: Wembley - February 26th




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Writer:Dazza71
Date:Monday June 6 2011
Time: 8:00AM

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