Manchester United have been drawn at home against Queens Park Rangers in the Carling Cup. The Championship side finished 14th last season, with Iain Dowie appointed manager at the end of the season. Lest we forget, it was Dowie’s Coventry side which knocked us out of this competition last season.

Arsenal take on Wigan Athletic at home, Chelsea play Burnley at Stamford Bridge, Liverpool have to travel to Tottenham Hotspur, and City are playing… oh no wait, they got knocked out in the 2nd Round by League 1 side Brighton, who will play Leeds United if they get past Derby.

Other draws
Sunderland v Blackburn Rovers
Swansea City v Watford
Stoke City v Rotherham United