United face Wolves in Carling Cup

Manchester United will commence the defence of their Carling Cup with a home tie against Wolverhampton Wanderers at Old Trafford after the third round draw. The tie is likely to be played at 8pm on Wednesday September 23rd.

The match against one of the Premier League’s new boys will give manager Sir Alex Ferguson’s reserves and fringe players another chance to build on last year’s successful experience. Youngsters including Fabio da Silva, Darron Gibson, Ritchie de Laet, Craig Cathcart, Federico Macheda, and Danny Welbeck are likely to play.

Carling Cup third round draw:
Arsenal v West Brom
Chelsea v QPR
Bolton v West Ham
Barnsley v Burnley
Hull v Everton
Leeds v Liverpool
Manchester City v Fulham
Sunderland v Birmingham
Peterborough v Newcastle
Carlisle v Portsmouth
Nottingham Forest v Blackburn
Stoke v Blackpool
Scunthorpe v Port Vale
Preston v Tottenham
Aston Villa v Cardiff

Ties will be played week commencing Monday, 21 September

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