Tranmere Rovers v Newcastle United Carabao Cup: how to watch, kick off time, and live stream

Newcastle United will play their first game of the Carabao Cup tomorrow.

The second round of the Carabao Cup will see Newcastle United will take on English Football League side, Tranmere Rovers on Wednesday evening.

The Magpies are set to face off against Tranmere Rovers this week, following on from their 3-3 draw against Man City on Sunday.

So, when will you be able to watch the two teams face off? Here’s everything you need to know.

Newcastle United will be hoping to avoid a repeat of their defeat to Cambridge United in January (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

When is Newcastle set to face off against Tranmere?

Newcastle will travel to Trenton Park to face off against Tranmere Rovers on Wednesday 24 August.

The match is scheduled to kick off at 7:45pm, and coverage will be shown on Sky Sports.

What is the Carabao Cup?

The Carabao Cup kicks off every August and features clubs from the Premier League and the English Football League in a knock out format across seven rounds.

The Premier League clubs enter the competition on the second stage of games with clubs that qualified for the Champions League or Europa League entering in round three.

The competition ends in a final game at Wembley Stadium. The winner will then qualify for the season’s Europa League.

The Carabao Cup has been known by many names due to the sponsorship changing throughout its history, for example it has previously been known as the Coca-Cola Cup. However, many fans refer to this competition as the League Cup.

How did Tranmere do in their last Carabao Cup game?

They are coming off a penalty shoot out victory against Accrington Stanley.

The teams drew 2-2 but Rovers  went on to secure their place in Round Two of the competition with a 12-11 penalty shootout victory.

How to live stream Tranmere Rovers v Newcastle United Carabao

Sky Sports customers will be able to live stream the game on the Sky Go app on a range of devices including their smartphones.

You can also watch the match by signing up to a contract with NOW.

How can I sign up to Sky Sports?

For brand new customers you can get Sky TV and Sky Sports for £44 a month for 18 months instead of £51/month. The price includes a Netflix subscription and there’s a £20 set up fee.

If you’re a current Sky customer the cheapest option will cost you £15 extra a month in the 2 for 1 Football Channel Offerand is perfect for fans who only want football.

You can also sign up to a 24 hour Now TV pass which will entitle you to If you’re already in contract with another provider then you can also sign up to access Sky Sports through a Now TV membership.

There are two options to choose from - a monthly subscription which is £33 a month, or a single day subscription which is £11 a month.

On the Now TV website, it will show a sports membership and another option.

With the daily subscription, you will get 24 hour access to all of the 11 Sky Sports channels which means you could watch build up to the 3pm kick offs, including Villa, and then catch highlights just after full time.

Where can I watch highlights?

Sky Sports customers can catch the highlights 15 minutes after the game on the Sky Sports App.

You can also catch the highlights on the Scottish Premiership highlights page on Sky Sports website.

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