Carling Cup derby for Tottenham and Arsenal


Tottenham Hotspur will host Arsenal in a mouth-watering Carling Cup third-round encounter.

The north London derby in the week commencing September 20 is the pick of the ties following the draw for the next stage of the competition on Saturday lunchtime.

Elsewhere, holders Manchester United will begin their defence away at Championship side Scunthorpe United.

Northampton Town, who are the only surviving representatives from League Town, will earn a pay day after being drawn away to Liverpool.

In several all Premier League ties, Chelsea have been drawn at home to Newcastle United, Aston Villa will take on Blackburn Rovers, West Bromwich Albion host Manchester City, West Ham United travel to Sunderland and Stoke City will go head-to-head with Fulham.

Full Carling Cup third round draw:

Brentford v Everton, Portsmouth v Leicester City, Stoke City v Fulham, Chelsea v Newcastle United, Aston Villa v Blackburn Rovers, Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal, Millwall v Ipswich Town, Wolverhampton Wanderers v Notts County, Burnley v Bolton Wanderers, Birmingham City v MK Dons, Liverpool v Northampton Town, Scunthorpe United v Manchester United, West Bromwich Albion v Manchester City, Sunderland v West Ham United, Peterborough United v Swansea City, Wigan Athletic v Preston North End.

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