Callum McMannaman gives the home side two first half goals in the 9th and extra minute of first half with Andrew Taylor putting one to tally to make it three by half time. Martyn Waghorn grabs the fourth in the 78th minute. Birmingham’s best chance comes with six minutes to the end of the game but Scott Carson pulls off a great save to deny them.
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 seen the foul by his goalkeeper in the second minute that should have led to a penalty for the Blues and a red card for his repugnant number one.
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.
A goalless draw in front of 37,921 spectators at Villa Park sees Birmingham lift the 1963 League Cup with a 3-1 aggregate win.
Birmingham City win 3-1 at home to local rivals Aston Villa in the first leg of the 1963 final. Two goals from Leek and a third from Bloomfield give Blues victory in front of 31,580 fans at St. Andrews.