Carlisle United will find out their opponents in the Carabao Cup and Papa John's Trophy next week.

The draws for both competitions will take place on fixture release day - Thursday 23rd July.

After the fixtures are released at 9am, the focus will turn to the Papa John's Trophy draw which will be held at 11:30am.

The draw will take place live on Sky Sports News, and will see the 16 invited under-21 teams drawn into their groups.

League One and League Two sides will be placed into pre-determined and regionalised groups prior to this.

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As in previous seasons, EFL clubs will play two of their three fixtures at home - with the first games to be held from August 29.

The Carabao Cup draw will then be held at 2:30pm and will again be broadcast on Sky Sports News.

Championship, League One and League Two clubs will all enter the first round draw - with the exception of Burnley and Watford.

Premier League clubs that are not competing in Europe will join the competition in Round Two, with those competing in Europe to join in Round Three.

First round games will be held on the week commencing August 8.

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