Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino says he will give younger players an opportunity once more in the EFL Cup tie at Liverpool later this month.
English Football League chief executive Shaun Harvey has asked for the Checkatrade Trophy to be judged at the end of the season.
EFL chief Shaun Harvey believes moving the FA Cup fourth and fifth rounds to midweek would not only aid clubs financially but allow a winter break.
Paddy McNair, the match-winner in Wednesday's EFL Cup tie at QPR, has asked Sunderland fans to be patient with him as he gets fully fit.
ESPN FC's Stevie Nicol previews the Manchester derby and some of the other top matchups from the EFL Cup draw.
It will be the second Manchester derby of the season, with City winning 2-1 at Old Trafford earlier this month.