Semi-final draw awaits

West Ham United will find out their Carling Cup semi-final opponents when the draw is made on Wednesday night.

The Hammers and Arsenal are already in the hat, with the winners of Birmingham City-Aston Villa and West Bromwich Albion-Ipswich Town ties to join them in the last four.

The semi-final first leg will be in the week commencing 10 January 2011, with the second leg following in the week commencing 24 January 2011. The final will be played at Wembley on Sunday 27 February.

West Ham have reached the League Cup final twice in their history, losing out on both occasions. West Brom ran out 5-3 aggregate winners in 1965/66, while Liverpool earned a 2-1 replay victory at Villa Park in 1980/81 after the initial game at finished 1-1 at Wembley. will have all the ticket information as soon as confirmed.