Skip to main content Skip to site footer
Carabao Cup

Capital One Cup - a look at the Round 1 storylines

13 August 2015

The Capital One Cup returns this week with 36 Round 1 games taking place across Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Road to Wembley

The competition began on Tuesday evening with 32 matches kick-starting a new campaign, which will conclude at Wembley Stadium on Sunday 28th February 2016.

Seventy-two teams from the Sky Bet Championship, Sky Bet League 1 and Sky Bet League 2 take part in Round 1, with Premier League sides not involved in UEFA competitions joining in Round 2. Teams who are competing in Europe will then enter the fray in Round 3.

Read more: Capital One Cup Round 1 preview

Read more: Former League Cup winners in Round 1 of the Capital One Cup

Pre-match content:

We’ve compiled an extensive list of Round 1 preview content, as each club prepares to welcome Capital One Cup football back for another season. 

Bristol City boss Steve Cotterill taking nothing for granted ahead of Luton Town test

Fleetwood Town’s Graham Alexander eyeing up lengthy Capital One Cup run

Accrington Stanley's Josh Windass excited for Hull City encounter

Bristol Rovers boss Darrell Clarke looking forward to Birmingham City test

Hartlepool United boss Ronnie Moore expecting tough test from Fleetwood Town

Oldham Athletic and Middlesbrough to meet for second successive season in Round 1 of the Capital One Cup

Post-match content:

Capital One Cup Round 1 review

Oxford United make history by beating Brentford 4-0

Win against Nottingham Forest was statement of intent - Walsall hat-trick hero Tom Bradshaw

York City topple penalty kings Bradford City in Capital One Cup Round 1

Conor Chaplin delighted to send Portsmouth into Round 2 of the Capital One Cup

Live on Sky Sports:

Doncaster Rovers host Leeds United on Thursday night in the last of the Round 1 fixtures. The game kicks-off at 7.45pm, and is immediately followed by the draw for Round 2 on Sky Sports 5 and Sky Sports News HQ.

Read more: Live on Sky Sports: Doncaster Rovers v Leeds United

Match official appointments:

The match official appoitments for Round 1 of the Capital One Cup have been made.

Capital One Cup Round 1 match official appointments

Don’t miss it!

We’ll be providing live match updates from all of the Round 1 games in the Capital One Cup on Twitter, via @CapitalOne_Cup.

Channel 5 is the new home for competition highlights, Capital One Cup Tonight, with an hour-long programme being broadcast at 11pm on Wednesday 12th August.

Read more: Capital One Cup Round 1 highlights – Football on 5

Advertisement block