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Sky Sports' Capital One Cup Round 3 selections announced

26 August 2015

Sky Sports have announced the two fixtures which will be screened live in Round 3 of the Capital One Cup.

The cameras will be be at Villa Park when Midlands rivals Aston Villa and Birmingham City go head-to-head on Tuesday 22nd September, before going to White Hart Lane on Wednesday 23rd September for what should be a cracking North London derby between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal, with both ties getting under way at 7:45pm.

Aston Villa were made to work hard for their place at this stage of the competition, eventually overcoming Sky Bet League 2 side Notts County 5-3 in extra time, while Birmingham continued their good start to 2015/16 with a 2-0 win over Gillingham to book their passage into Round 3.

The Blues defeated their rivals 2-1 in the 2010/11 competition when they went on to lift the Trophy, and they will be optimistic of causing an upset against Villa.

Read more: Tim Sherwood relishing Aston Villa’s Capital One Cup clash with Birmingham City

The following day's match-up in the capital will see Spurs and Arsenal get their Capital One Cup campaigns under way, with both clubs entering at Round 3 due to European commitments. There is always drama when these two lock horns, and next month's meeting should be no different.

There are 14 other fixtures taking place during the week commencing on Monday 21st September - click here to see the full draw.

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Sky Sports are providing exclusive live coverage of the 2015/16 Capital One Cup, which will see two matches per round screened live on television, including both legs of January's semi-finals, before the final at Wembley Stadium on Sunday 28th February 2016.

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