COLCHESTER United missed out on live TV coverage of their big Carabao Cup clash with Crawley Town in the UK.

But the chances are that any U's fans who happen to be abroad might well get to still see the fourth-round tie at the Broadfield Stadium, tomorrow night.

The game is set to be screened live in more than 30 different countries and territories overseas.

Among the countries the game will be shown in are Bulgaria, Australia, Turkey, Indonesia, United States, Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Finland, China, South Korea, Vietnam, Singapore, Serbia, Cyprus and India.

The tie will also be shown live in the Middle East and North Africa, East Africa and South America.

Meanwhile, the Carabao Cup quarter-final draw will take place live on The Zoe Ball Breakfast Show on BBC Radio 2 on Thursday morning, from approximately 8.45am,

Fresh from the Strictly ballroom, former England goalkeeper and League Cup winner David James will join Zoe Ball in the studio to conduct the draw, with live text updates on EFL Twitter.

Last year’s competition saw over 1.2 million people pass through the turnstiles at Carabao Cup fixtures and culminated in a showpiece Wembley Final.

James said: “I have so many great memories of the Carabao Cup and I’m proud to be part of the history of the competition.

"Every year it’s always an exciting competition to watch, so I’m looking forward to seeing how my old clubs get on."