City seeded in tonight's Carling Cup 2nd round draw

Last updated : 13 August 2008 By Michael Morris
Cardiff are one of the seeded teams so will avoid all 12 of the Premier League clubs that enter at this atage and also most of the remaining Championship teams.

There are though a couple of Championship teams City could draw and one of them are Swansea.

The jacks came through their first round tie with a 2 - 0 win over Brentford last night.

The full seedings are listed below for the draw that takes place on Sky Sports tonight. 2nd round ties to be played week commencing August 25th, 2008.

The line-up is as follows:-


Manchester City
Blackburn Rovers
West Ham United
Newcastle United
Wigan Athletic
Bolton Wanderers
Birmingham City (or Wycombe Wanderers)
Derby County
West Brom
Stoke City
Hull City
Bristol City
Crystal Palace
Ipswich Town
Sheffield United (or Port Vale)
Cardiff City

(Should Birmingham or Sheffield United be beaten tonight, Preston North End will become seeds. Should both Birmingham City and Sheffield United be beaten, Preston North End and Southampton will become seeds)


Preston North End
Coventry City or Aldershot
Leicester City
Colchester United
Swansea City
Nottingham Forest or Morecambe
Carlisle United
Leeds United
Brighton & HA
Oldham Athletic
Northampton Town
Huddersfield Town
Hartlepool United
Yeovil Town
Cheltenham Town
Crewe Alexandra
Luton Town
MK Dons
Rotherham United
Grimsby Town
Macclesfield Town
Notts County

Teams entering in round three are as follows:- Arsenal, Aston Villa, Chelsea, Everton, Liverpool, Manchester United, Portsmouth, Tottenham Hotspur.