STOKE CITY will begin the quest for cup glory when they enter the Capital One Cup at the Second Round stage during the week commencing Monday 25th August.
The Potters, who are given a bye from the opening round as a Premier League team, will find out their opposition on Wednesday 13th August following the completion of the First Round ties.
Further ties are scheduled in September, October and December before the two-legged semi finals take place in January.
The final will take place at Wembley Stadium on Sunday 1st March.
Meanwhile, Mark Hughes' men will enter the FA Cup at the Third Round Stage, with a game scheduled for Saturday 3rd January 2015 - just two days after the Premier League home fixture with Manchester United.
Other FA Cup ties will take place at the end of January, February and March ahead of the semi finals at Wembley Stadium in April.
This year's final will bring down the curtain on the English football season on Saturday 30th May.
Capital One Cup
3rd Round - week commencing 22nd September
4th Round - week commencing 27th October
5th Round - week commencing 15th December
Semi Final 1st Leg - week commencing 19th January
Semi Final 2nd Leg - week commencing 26th January
Final - Sunday 1st March
3rd Round - weekend 3rd/4th January
4th Round - weekend 24th/25th January
5th Round - weekend 14th/15th February
Quarter Final - weekend 7th/8th March
Semi Final - weekend 18th/19th April
Final - Saturday 30th May