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Carabao Cup Fixture Announced

Newcastle hosting a Championship side in the 2nd round

Newcastle found out their 2nd round foe in the Carabao Cup (EFL League Cup) yesterday. They will host Championship side Nottingham Forest at St. James Park. The 2nd round ties will be played the week of August 21st.

Last season the two sides played each other twice with Newcastle winning at home 3-1 and losing 2-1 on the road.

Forest may be an interesting match up for Newcastle as former player and fan favorite Daryl Murphy joined Forest from Newcastle this summer.

Below are the round 1 results followed by the round 2 fixtures.

2nd Round Fixtures

South section

QPR vs. Brentford

Crystal Palace vs. Ipswich

Watford vs. Bristol City

Norwich vs. Charlton

Cheltenham vs. West Ham

Brighton vs. Barnet

Cardiff vs. Burton Albion

Southampton vs. Wolves

Fulham vs. Bristol Rovers

MK Dons vs. Swansea

Birmingham vs. Bournemouth

Reading vs. Millwall

North section

Carlisle vs. Sunderland

Bolton vs. Sheffield Wednesday

Accrington Stanley vs. West Brom

Newcastle vs. Nottingham Forest

Leeds vs. Newport County

Stoke vs. Rochdale

Huddersfield vs. Rotherham

Middlesbrough vs. Scunthorpe

Doncaster vs. Hull

Blackburn vs. Burnley

Sheffield United vs. Leicester

Aston Villa vs. Wigan

Barnsley vs. Derby/Grimsby