First round of the Capital One Cup to be the first midweek game of the 2013/14 season
Dates have been confirmed for the 2013/14 Capital One Cup with the opening round set to take place in the week commencing 5th August.
Last season the opening round of the competition was played prior to the commencement of the League season but next term it will revert to being the second game on the calendar.
Blues were beaten 4-0 away at Peterborough United in the first round last season.
Round Two will take place in the week of 26th August, with Round three the week of 23rd September, while Round Four is in late October and the Fifth Round is scheduled for December.
The Final will be played at Wembley on Sunday 2nd March.
Capital One Cup Draw Dates
Round One: w/c 5th August
Round Two: w/c 26th August
Round Three: w/c 23rd September
Round Four: w/c 28th October
Round Five: w/c 16th December
Semi-Finals (Leg 1): w/c 6th January
Semi-Finals (Leg 2): w/c 20th January
Final: Sunday 2nd March