Spurs 1-2 Newcastle

On the 10th anniversary of the death of manager Bill Nicholson, Spurs lose at home to a Newcastle side that started the day in the bottom three. Spurs dominate the first half but only have a headed goal by Emmanuel Adebayor to show for it. Sammi Ameobe, a half time sub scores 7 seconds after […]

Spurs 5-1 Asteras Tripoli

A night to remember from Spurs’ England U-21 striker Harry Kane who nets a hat-trick and ends up in goal for the final three minutes after keeper Hugo Lloris is sent off with three minutes remaining.  Kane’s perfect night is somewhat blemished as his first act as stand-in goalkeeper sees him fumble the Greek side’s […]

Manchester City 4-1 Spurs

A game of four penalties – two scored, two missed – and a four goal haul by Sergio Aguero does not tell the full story of this classic encounter that ends with the Champions victorious over a Spurs side that contribute much to the game but leave Manchester empty handed.  Augero and Christian Eriksen share […]

Spurs 1-0 Southampton

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino enjoys victory over his former side as Christian Eriksen’s first half strike from the edge of the box gives the North Londoners a narrow but deserved win. Sadio Mane looks sure to grab a point for Southampton in the 84th minute but fails to convert the simplest of chances from Ryan […]

Spurs 1-1 Besiktas

This Europa League group match ends all square after a late penalty gives the Turkish side a deserved share of the spoils following a mistake by Vlad Chiriches.  Harry Kane had given Spurs the lead in the 27th minute with their first shot of the match – a fizzing left-footed strike from 20 yards.  Besiktas […]

Arsenal 1-1 Spurs

The North London Derby ends all square after Nacer Chadli’s opener for the visitors is cancelled out by a late strike from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. Spurs give Ryan Mason his Premier League debut following his goalscoring cameo against Nottingham Forest in midweek.  Arsenal suffer injuries to Wilshire, Ramsey and Arteta. The result leaves both teams off […]

Spurs 3-1 Nottingham Forest

Spurs come back from a goal down to win 3-1 against the Championship leaders. Both teams make comprehensive changes to their starting line-ups with Tottenham starting with a completely different eleven from the home defeat by W.B.A. at the weekend. Debutant Jorge Grant puts the visitors ahead on the hour mark but the Londoners prevail […]

Partizan Belgrade 0-0 Spurs

Spurs get their Europa League group stage campaign under way with a hard fought draw against the Serbian champions. A vociferous crowd provide a noisy backdrop for a disappointing game. In a game of few clear cut chances, Spurs best effort comes in the first minute when Harry Kane smashes the ball against the crossbar.

Spurs 0-1 West Brom

Spurs slide to a dismal home defeat against a West Bromwich Albion side that is bottom of the league and without a win this season. James Morrison heads the winner for the Baggies as he is given freedom of the box by the lacklustre home defence. A second straight home defeat without scoring leads to […]

Sunderland 2-2 Spurs

Spurs fail to see off Sunderland as the Wearsiders twice come from behind to draw the game. Nacer Chadli’s third goal of the season, and Christian Eriksen’s first, are not enough to give Spurs the points. A solo effort from Adam Johnson and an own goal by Harry Kane give the home side an undeserved share […]

BBC Playlister

Allen appears on BBC Radio 1 and plays a selection of her favorite tracks including hits from Disclosure, Lil Wayne and The Saturdays.

Tottenham Hotspur FC

Tottenham Hotspur FC are a professional football team based in North London. Formed in 1882 by members of the Hotspur cricket club, the ‘Lilywhites’ became the first (and still only) non-league club to win the F.A. Cup in 1901.  Bill Nicholson’s ‘Spurs’ became the first team in the 20th century to do the ‘Double’ in […]

Spurs 0-3 Liverpool


Spurs 100% start to the season is ended by a rampant Liverpool team who win with goals from Raheem Sterling, Steven Gerrard and Alberto Moreno. Emanuel Adebayor and Nacer Chadli miss Spurs two best chances.  The game turns on the second goal resulting from a controversial penalty awarded for a tug by Eric Dier on […]

Spurs 3-0 AEL Limassol (5-1 on aggregate)


Spurs secure their place in the Europa League group stages with a comfortable 3-0 victory at White Hart Lane. Leading 2-1 from the first leg in Cyprus a week earlier, goals from Harry Kane, Paulinho and Andros Townsend make it four wins out of four for new Head Coach, Mauricio Pochettino.

AEL Limassol 1-2 Spurs


Two late goals turn the tie around for Spurs after the Cypriots take a first half lead. Substitute Erik Lamela changes the game as he sets up goals for Roberto Soldado and Harry Kane in the last 15 minutes to give Spurs two vital away goals ahead of the return leg at White Hart Lane […]

Spurs 4-0 QPR


Spurs make it two wins out of two with a comprehensive 4-0 win over another London rival.  Harry Redknapp’s return to White Hart Lane is ruined as new Spurs Head Coach, Mauricio Pochettino watches his team outplay the R’s from start to finish. A first half brace from Nacer Chadli and a second in two […]

West Ham 0-1 Tottenham Hotspur


Spurs start the season with a 1-0 win over their local rivals. Despite having defender Kyle Naughton controversially sent off in the first half, new Head Coach Mauricio Pochettino keeps all his attacking players on the field.  A red card for James Collins in the second half makes it 10 vs 10 and Spurs snatch the […]

Man City 3-1 Sunderland

Goals from Toure, Nasri and Navas secure the trophy for Manchester City after Borini had given the Wearsiders a shock 10th minute lead.  In their sixth visit to Wembley in three years the Citizens secure their third League Cup triumph in front of 84,697 fans. The match was Sunderland’s first appearance in a  League Cup […]

Swansea 5-0 Bradford

Two debutants contest the League Cup Final in the Year of the Underdog.  The nation had watched in awe as League 2 Bradford overcame several Premier League opponents to reach their first major final in over 100 years.  However, Premier League Swansea were not to be outdone and a dominant display resulted in the highest […]

Liverpool 2-2 Cardiff (Liverpool 3-2 on penalties)

Liverpool win their eighth League Cup as they overcome plucky underdogs Cardiff City after another penalty shootout. Skrtel and Kuyt score for the Reds with Mason and Turner replying for the Blues.  The penalty shootout is notable as cousins Steven and Anthony Gerrard both miss spotkicks for their respective sides.

Birmingham City 2-1 Arsenal

A nation celebrates as a stoppage time goal from Obafemi Martins gives the Blues victory over the South London nomads. Red hot favourites going into the match, the Arse could not prevent the plucky Blues lifting their second League Cup following a dominant display. Arsene Wenger complains about the officials and claims not to have […]

Manchester United 2-1 Aston Villa

United make it back to back League Cup triumphs with a 2-1 victory over Aston Villa at the new Wembley.  88,596 see goals from Owen and Rooney secure the trophy for the Red Devils, their fourth League Cup win, and their third in five years.

Man Utd 0-0 Spurs (United 4-1 on penalties)

United lift the 2009 League Cup after a penalty shootout victory over Spurs after a disappointing goalless game. United score all four of their penalties while Spurs miss two of their three and miss out on winning back to back League Cup finals.

Spurs 2-1 Chelsea

Tottenham Hotspur overwhelm London rivals Chelsea in the first League Cup Final to be played at the new Wembley. A penalty from Dimitar Berbatov and a header in extra time by Jonathan Woodgate ensure bragging rights for Spurs. Ledley King and Robbie Keane lift the trophy for Spurs.

Man Utd 4-0 Wigan

Wigan Athletic’s fairytale run to their first major final turns into a nightmare as goals from Saha and Ronaldo plus a brace from Rooney give the Red Devils a comfortable victory.  A crowd of just 66,866 see the Red Devils lift the League Cup for the second time.

Chelsea 3-2 Liverpool

Jose Mourinho wins his first trophy in England with a thrilling 3-2 extra time victory over League Cup specialists, Liverpool.  Strikes for the Reds from Riise and Nunez are to no avail as an own goal from Gerrard is followed up by goals from Drogba and Kezman to give the Blues their third League Cup […]

Middlesbrough 2-1 Bolton

It’s third time lucky for the Teesiders as ‘Boro win the 2004 League Cup Final with goals from Job and Zenden.  The victory comes after consecutive losses in the 1997 and 1998 finals and is the first major trophy win in the club’s history.

Liverpool 2-0 Man Utd

Goals from Steven Gerrard and Michael Owen give Liverpool victory against their fierce Lancashire rivals at the Millennium Stadium.  74,500 fans see the Merseysiders secure a record seventh League Cup win … their second in three years.

Blackburn 2-1 Spurs


Blackburn Rovers stun hot favourites Tottenham Hotspur with a 2-1 victory at Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium. A crowd of 72,500 see Andrew Cole hit the second half winner for the Lancashire outfit. Teddy Sheringham is denied a clear penalty by referee Graham Poll in the final seconds.

Liverpool 1-1 Birmingham (Liverpool 5-4 on penalties)

Liverpool secure their first trophy for 6 years after the first ever penalty shoot out to decide a League Cup Final. Fowler and Elleray score in normal time but Jamie Carragher’s penalty wins the League Cup for Liverpool for a record sixth time.

Leicester 2-1 Tranmere

Leicester City make amends for their loss in the previous year’s Final by lifting the famous trophy after a narrow victory over a plucky Tranmere side.  In the last League Cup Final to be played at the old Wembley, two goals from Matt Elliott give Leicester the Cup in their third final in four years.

Spurs 1-0 Leicester

Super Spurs win their third League Cup thanks to a diving header by the Dane, Alan Nielsen in the last minute of extra time.  Spurs’ Justin Edinburgh becomes the first player to be sent off in a League Cup Final for doing what millions have wanted to do for years, slapping Leicester’s Robbie Savage.

Chelsea 2-0 Middlesbrough

Chelsea win their third League Cup (and first since 1965) with extra time goals from Sinclair & Di Matteo.  Middlesbrough are the unlucky losers for the second year in a row but are consoled with promotion back to the Premier League at the end of the season.

Leicester 1-0 Middlesbrough (replay after 1-1)

An extra time goal from Steve Claridge in the replay at Hillsbrough gives Leicester City their second League Cup win.  A last minute equaliser at Wembley had denied Middlesbrough victory.  This would be the last League Cup Final to go to a replay with penalties used to decide subsequent finals that finish all square after […]

Aston Villa 3-0 Leeds

Aston Villa make it two wins in three years as they record their fifth League Cup win with a comprehensive victory over a disappointing Leeds United side.   77,056 fans at Wembley Stadium see goals from Milosevic, Taylor and Yorke secure the win for the Midlanders.

Aston Villa 3-1 Man Utd

77,231 fans see Aston Villa win their fourth League Cup Final at Wembley Stadium. Two goals from Dean Saunders ensure that the Villains stop United from winning the domestic treble.

Chelsea 2-1 Arsenal

In the last League Cup Final to be played at the Millennium Stadium, Chelsea edge out the Gunners in a testy affair. Two goals from Drogba give Chelsea victory but the game is marred by a late brawl that results in three players being sent off.  The game finally ends after 102 minutes with Arsenal’s […]

Liverpool 2-1 Bolton

Liverpool win their fifth League Cup Final with two goals from Man Of The Match Steve McManaman in front of the watching Stanley Matthews.  Bolton fans among the 75,595 in attendance are proud of their team’s performance but the match will be remembered as the McManaman Final.

Man Utd 1-0 Nottingham Forest

Manchester United lift the trophy for the first time before a crowd of 76,810 at Wembley Stadium.  Brian Mclair notches the only goal of the game – the first medal of Ryan Giggs’ career.

Arsenal 2-1 Sheffield Wednesday

Arsenal wins the cup against the plucky Sheffield Wednesday thanks to Stephen Morrow second half effort. Stephen Morrow scores the winner but after the match he breaks his arm when the Arsenal captain drops him from his shoulders.    

Nottingham Forest 1-0 Oldham

A goal by Nigel Jemson gives Forest a 1-0 victory and their 4th League Cup, tying with Liverpool for the most wins in the competition. The 30th League Cup Final is watched by a crowd of 74,343 at Wembley Stadium.

Sheffield Wednesday 1-0 Man Utd

In the first League Cup final sponsored by Rumbelows, Sheffield Wednesday upset Manchester United in front of 77,612 fans at Wembley.  John Sheridan’s goal gives Wednesday a double of the League Cup and promotion back to the top flight.

Nottingham Forest 3-1 Luton Town

Holders Luton return to the scene of their epic 1989 League Cup win over Arsenal but cannot repeat the feat as Forest claim the trophy for the third time. Two goals from Nigel Clough and one from Nigel Webb see Forest overturn a halftime deficit to run out 3-1 winners in front of just 76,130 […]

Luton Town 3-2 Arsenal

Luton stun the football world as they defeat favourites Arsenal 3-2 with a last minute winner from Brian Stein.  A Wembley crowd of 95,732 see the Hatters lift their first ever major trophy.

Oxford United 3 – 0 QPR

Oxford United wins their first major trophy with a 3-0 success over QPR.  Goals from Hebberd, Houghton & Charles give the U’s their greatest day in front of 90,396 at Wembley.

Arsenal 2-1 Liverpool

Two goals from Charlie Nicholas give the Gunners their first ever League Cup in front of 96,000 at Wembley.  Ian Rush nets a consolation for the Merseysiders who fail to lift the trophy for a 5th time.

Norwich City 1-0 Sunderland

Norwich City win their second League Cup at the expense of Sunderland.  The game is historic as the tie is the first to be decided by an own goal – Gordon Chisholm, the unlucky Wearsider.  Both clubs are relegated to Division 2 at the end of the season.

Liverpool 1-0 Everton (Replay after 0-0)

Liverpool win the League Cup for an incredible 4th year running.  Again, a replay is required after a 0-0 draw at Wembley. Graeme Souness nets the winner in front of 52,089 at Maine Road, Manchester.

Liverpool 2-1 Man Utd

Liverpool win their third consecutive League Cup – again coming from behind as Kennedy equalises Norman Whiteside’s opener for United.  The hero for the Merseysiders is once again Ronnie Whelan, who scores the winner in extra time in front of 99,304 spectators at Wembley.

Liverpool 3-1 Spurs (aet)

Spurs come agonisingly close to winning their third League Cup after an 11th minute opportunist strike from Steve Archibald. A Ronnie Whelan strike in the 87th minute forces extra time, during which Whelan gets his second and Ian Rush seals the victory for the Reds.