Carabao Cup rule
Carabao Cup rule amended

Carabao Cup rule: Clubs still playing in the EFL will be permitted to make five substitutions from the nine they nominate for the remainder of the 2021/22 competition.

This follows a proposal from 14 of the 16 Clubs remaining in this season’s Carabao Cup.

A statement from the association read;

“After consultation between the EFL Board, the Premier League, and the two non-signatory Clubs, an amendment has been made to Competition Rule 10.1.

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“The amendment comes into effect ahead of the next round of ties which will take place during the week commencing Monday 25 October 2021,”

Carabao Cup Substitutions

  • Clubs will be able to make five substitutes from nine nominated.
  • Clubs will have three opportunities during open play to make substitutions (not including half-time).
  • Multiple substitutions can be made during one opportunity.
  • For the Semi-Final second leg and the Final, an additional opportunity will be afforded during open play in extra time (not including 90 mins and half time in extra-time).
  • Unspent substitutions can be a carried over in extra time.
  • Provision of concussion substitutes sits outside this process and can be made at any time.
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