When is the Carabao Cup quarter-final draw? Date, start time and TV channel details

Manchester City have dominated the competition in recent years but there will be a new name on the trophy this season after West Ham dumped them out in the fourth round

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The Carabao Cup is entering the latter stages of this years’ competition with just eight teams remaining.

Holders Manchester City were dumped out on penalties in the fourth round by West Ham United on Wednesday night. After a goalless draw, the Hammers sealed a 5-3 shoot-out win.

It ended a four-year stranglehold on the tournament for Pep Guardiola’s men. West Ham will be joined by six other top flight sides – Arsenal, Brentford, Chelsea, Leicester, Liverpool and Tottenham.

There will be just one EFL side in the quarter-finals, after League One side Sunderland beat QPR on penalties.

Ahead of the draw for the last-eight stage, here is all you need to know.

There will be new winners of the Carabao Cup after holders Manchester City were knocked out by West Ham

When is the draw?

Usually, the Carabao Cup draws have take place on the Wednesday night following a live game being broadcast on Sky Sports.

There is a change this time though and successful teams will have to wait a while to find out their opponents.

Instead, the quarter-final draw will take place on Saturday, October 30. It will take place from 10.30am live on Soccer AM .

Who’s undertaking duties?

The fourth round draw was undertaken in surreal circumstances, with Micah Richards and Harry Redknapp conducting duties from a bowls club.

This time around, there’s more famous names dipping their hands into the hat. Soccer AM co-presenter and ex-Wigan Athletic and Hull City midfielder Jimmy Bullard will be doing the draw alongside TV actor and Leyton Orient fan Danny Mays.

Bullard said: “I’m absolutely buzzing to be making the draw, it’s a real honour. One the proudest moments in my career was playing in the League Cup final in 2006 with Wigan Athletic.

“Even though the result didn’t go our way, to play in a cup final in front of all of my family and almost 70,000 fans was a very special occasion.”

Confirmed teams in the hat








West Ham

How can I follow it?

The Mirror will be all over the draw, and will be running a live blog.

Alternatively, you can watch it on Soccer AM which is screened live on Sky Sports Football and Sky Sports Premier League from Saturday at 10.30am.

When will ties take place?

Quarter-final fixtures are due to take place the week commencing December 20.

That is likely to mean two games taking place on Tuesday, December 21 and the other two being played on Wednesday, December 22.

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