Bury facing EFL expulsion, plus Carabao Cup second round – live!

27 August 2019 05:55
Carabao Cup second round updates, all 7.45pm BST kick-offsBury on the brink as takeover collapses and EFL deadline passesLive scoreboard: all Tuesday’s latest scores and scorersAnd you can email Barry here or tweet him here 6.55pm BST Watford v Coventry City: Watford hand first starts to Danny Welbeck and Ismaila Sarr. League One side Coventry make six changes with Callum O’Hare, Gervane Kastaneer and Josh Eccles earning their first starts of the season. 6.52pm BST Related: Bolton’s problems aren’t new. Where did all the Premier League money go? 6.48pm BST Newport County v West Ham: While he isn’t a member of their squad, former Manchester City and Swansea striker Wilfried Bony has been training with the League Two side in a bid to keep himself in shape as he looks for a new club. Newport manager Mike Flynn has been singing the Ivorian’s praises. Related: Wilfried Bony helps Newport sharpen their cup claws for West Ham 6.48pm BST 5.17pm BST It’s the first of two nights of Carabao Cup second round action and we’ve 18 matches to stay across tonight. Newport County v West Ham is being televised live on Sky Sports, while Nottingham Forest v Derby County and – according to the competition’s official website – Crystal Palace v Colchester United are among the pick of the other “fascinating fixtures”.We’ll keep you up to speed on what’s going on, while also monitoring the goings-on, or lack of them, at Bury FC and Bolton Wanderers. Both clubs have been plunged into crisis and are on the brink of expulsion from the league run by the organisers of this Cup competition. Related: Bury on the brink as takeover collapses hours before EFL deadline Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian