Spurs host Arsenal in Carling Cup

28 August 2010 12:54
Tottenham will host Arsenal in the Carling Cup third round, while Manchester United will go to Scunthorpe and Newcastle travel to Chelsea.[LNB] Ties are to be played in the week commencing September 20 and there is arguably none more attractive than the clash between Tottenham and Arsenal at White Hart Lane.[LNB]Manchester United will begin their defence of the competition at Scunthorpe - who beat Sheffield Wednesday in the second round.[LNB]Northampton, the only League Two side surviving in the competition, were handed a dream trip to Anfield to take on Liverpool.[LNB]Villa take on Blackburn, while Newcastle face a daunting trip to London to take on free-scoring Chelsea.[LNB]Manchester City head to West Brom in another all-Premier League clash, while Stoke meet Fulham and Sunderland will have home advantage against West Ham.[LNB]Burnley, relegated from the Premier League last season, will relish their clash against top-flight neighbours Bolton, and League One Brentford have an attractive home match against Everton.[LNB]Notts County's reward for knocking out Watford is a trip to Wolves, while MK Dons - who stunned Blackpool in the second round - face more Premier League opposition with a short journey to play Birmingham at St Andrew's.[LNB]There is another north-west clash between Wigan and Preston, while elsewhere Portsmouth will tackle Leicester at Fratton Park, Peterborough face Swansea and Millwall will play Ipswich.[LNB]Full draw:[LNB]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.

Source: Team_Talk