Date set for semi-final first leg

The date and kick-off time for our Carabao Cup semi-final first leg away at Tottenham have now been announced.

The game will take place on Tuesday 8 January with an 8pm kick-off. Wembley will be the venue.

The date for the second leg, which takes place at Stamford Bridge, is yet to be confirmed.

We have been informed by the EFL that a date for that game will not be announced until after the draw for the FA Cup fourth round has taken place (the FA Cup third round ties take place across the weekend of 4 to 7 January).

This is due to potential fixture congestion. The game will be played in the week commencing 21 January and a further announcement will be made in due course.

At Academy level, in a change to the original scheduling, the PL2 home game v Blackburn Rovers will now be played as follows:

Saturday 5 January
Chelsea v Blackburn Rovers
Aldershot Town FC
12 noon