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Pompey seeded for Carling Cup Draw

Pompey seeded for Carling Cup Draw


Pompey will be seeded for tonights Carling Cup 2nd Round draw
Tonights draw will be shown live on Sky Sports News after the conclusion of the three remaining first round ties. Paul Hart's first venture into this competition (as Pompey Manager) will see us seeded once again although we didn't have to play this stage last season !

The seeded and unseeded groups are as follows;

Seeded:
Pompey, Tottenham (because they are not in Europe either), West Ham, (big spending) Manchester City, Wigan, Stoke, Hull, Wolves, Birmingham, Burnley, Bolton, Blackburn Rovers, Sunderland, Newcastle (of the Championship), Middlesbrough, West Brom, Reading, Preston, Cardiff (Losing FA Cup finalists 2008), Swansea, Ipswich, Bristol City, QPR, Sheffield Wednesday, and Watford.

Unseeded:
Doncaster, Crystal Palace, Blackpool, Barnsley, Peterborough, Scunthorpe, Norwich, Leeds, Millwall, Tranmere, Southend, Huddersfield, Bristol Rovers, Leyton Orient, Swindon, Carlisle, Gillingham, Hereford, Rotherham, Accrington Stanley, Port Vale and Southampton,

Plus the winners of tonights remaining ties.

Coventry City -vs- Hartlepool United
Macclesfield Town -vs- Leicester City
Nottingham Forest -vs- Bradford City

So who do you want to see Pompey face in Round 2? Post your thoughts below

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Writer:Chix
Date:Wednesday August 12 2009
Time: 5:20PM

Comments

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Does being seeded affect the draw in any way?
PompeyFrippy
12/08/2009 17:25:00
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I bet nobody can guess who I would like us to get drawn against. A local side.. who wear striped shirts ..
Chix
12/08/2009 17:27:00
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Frippy .. I believe (but would need to check) that all it means at this stage is that you can not be drawn against another seeded team..
Chix
12/08/2009 17:29:00
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Leeds or Southampton please!
.Andrew.
12/08/2009 18:15:00
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Scummers at home would be brilliant. And i dont think being seeded is a big deal cos if you look every prem team is lol
PompeyFcMad
12/08/2009 18:26:00
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Oh yes that would be fun if we draw the deckchair wearers! I suppose they have one pot with the seeded teams and another with the unseeded - but then not sure how they decide who's at home and who's away?
tracyc
12/08/2009 18:32:00
0
I see, should make it a lot easier to get to round 3 then.
PompeyFrippy
12/08/2009 18:47:00
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i'd say scummers but looking at our squad.. i'd be hesitant. .. lol
footy_fans
12/08/2009 18:50:00
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Chix is only trying to build us up Mad. This is a competition we have not had a run in for some time. I fancy Accrington Stanley!! Who are they?
eastneydave
12/08/2009 19:01:00
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Whoever we get, I reckon we'll put out a reserve/youth side
UKTony
12/08/2009 19:05:00
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