Rovers.co.uk wrote:Rovers will be one of the 35 seeded teams when the draw for the first round of the Carabao Cup takes place this Friday lunchtime.
The draw will be made at 1pm and will be streamed live from Bangkok, Thailand – the home of the competition’s title sponsor, Carabao Energy Drink.
Fans will be able to watch the draw unfold live on various platforms, including the EFL’s new live streaming platform, iFollow, on Facebook via the Carabao Cup and Carabao UK pages, and on SkySports.com.
Ties for the first round will be played during the week commencing Monday 7th August.
Furthermore, Rovers’ League One fixtures for the 2017-18 season will be released at 9am on Wednesday 21st June.
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Rovers are a seeded team for the first round draw of the Carabao Cup, and you can watch Emmanuel Petit draw the balls live from Thailand!
Whenever the dramatic fall from grace of last season doesn't feel like it has quite sunk in yet - I like to remember that last year the academy was playing in the paint trophy by invitation and this year the first team will be obliged to do so.