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Carabao Cup draw & fixtures on Thursday


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On a busy Thursday, following the 9am release of Championship fixtures, AFC Bournemouth will also learn of their first round opponents in the Carabao Cup in the afternoon.

The Carabao Cup first round draw will take place live on Sky Sports at 3.40pm, with the information on the Cherries’ fate also to be immediately published on afcb.co.uk and across the club’s social media channels.

The first round draw will see teams drawn in northern and southern sections, with matches scheduled to take place in the week commencing 9th August, though clubs are able to mutually agree an alternative date between 31st July and 4th August.

AFC Bournemouth will be ball number one in the southern section of the draw.

Championship fixtures

Earlier on Thursday at 9am the league fixtures will be released, which include the Cherries’ 46 Championship matches for 2021/22.

Fixtures across the EFL in League One and League Two will also be made available on Thursday.

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