Date: 7th December 2017 at 3:41pm
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The third round draw for this season’s EFL Trophy will take place on Friday afternoon and the ball numbers for the draw are now known.

With some second round ties having taken place in midweek, the third round draw has been set for the afternoon of Friday December 8.

The draw will take place live on Talksport at approximately 12.30pm with Lynsey Hipgrave overseeing the draw which will be conducted by Talksports Bob Mills and Perry Groves.

Talksport begin their ten exclusive commentaries from the game with tonight’s Blackpool v Mansfield Town encounter.

Northern Section:

1 – Blackpool
2 – Bury
3 – Fleetwood Town
4 – Leicester City U23
5 – Lincoln City
6 – Oldham Athletic
7 – Rochdale
8 – Shrewsbury Town

Southern Section:

1 – Charlton Athletic
2 – Chelsea U23
3 – Forest Green Rovers
4 – Luton Town
5 – Oxford United
6 – Peterborough United
7 – Portsmouth
8 – Yeovil Town

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