EFL requests ‘full explanation’ from Twitter over Carabao Cup draw farce

26 October 2017 05:56
• ‘Minor technical glitch’ delays quarter-final draw by almost two hours• Bristol City drawn to face Manchester United at Ashton GateFor fans of the eight clubs still involved, it was the moment they had been waiting for all day. Featuring Question of Sport captains Matt Dawson and Phil Tufnell, the draw for the quarter-finals of the Carabao Cup had been heavily trailed to take place at 4pm on Thursday in a live stream from Twitter’s headquarters in London.After a series of mishaps including the draw for the first round descending into farce when Charlton appeared to be paired with both Exeter and Cheltenham, followed by widespread bemusement when the Thai energy drink company decided to hold the third-round draw in Beijing at 4.15am UK time, surely nothing could go wrong this time? Related: Carabao Cup quarter-finals: Bristol City host Manchester United after draw delay – as it happened 1982 World Cup Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian