League Cup Finals

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2 Mar, 2014

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 Final since losing 1-0 to Norwich City in the 1985 Final.

Manchester City 3 Sunderland 1 - Capital One Cup Final 2014 ||HD||

24 Feb, 2013

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 winning scoreline in League Cup Final history.  The Welsh become the first non-English club to win the League Cup.

Bradford 0-5 Swansea City League Cup final full highlights HD!

27 Feb, 2011

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 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.

Birmingham City 2-1 Arsenal | Carling Cup Final 2011

24 Feb, 2008

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.

Tottenham - Chelsea. Carling Cup Final 2008

25 Feb, 2007

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 manager Wenger ranting about the performance of the linesman.

arsenal FC vs chelsea FC Caring cup final 2007 raj sojitra

27 Feb, 2005

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 triumph.

2005-02-27 - Liverpool 2-3 Chelsea (Carling Cup Final) - Sky Sports Classics

24 Feb, 2002

Blackburn 2-1 Spurs

13Blackburn 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.

21 Mar, 1999

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.

Leicester City v Tottenham (League Cup Final, 1999)

16 Apr, 1997

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 extra time.

Leicester City v Middlesbrough (League Cup Final, 1997)

2 Apr, 1995

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.

Liverpool 2-1 Bolton Wanderers, League Cup Final 1995

26 Mar, 1983

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 2-1 (aet) Manchester United, League Cup Final 1983

22 Mar, 1978

Nottingham Forest 1-0 Liverpool (Replay after 0-0)

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The League Cup final goes to a replay for the second year running after a goalless draw at Wembley. Forest win the replay at Old Trafford thanks to a controversial John Robertson penalty.  TV replays show that the foul occurred outside the penalty area. A crowd of 54,375 see Forest become the first team to win the League and League Cup double.

13 Apr, 1977

Aston Villa 3-2 Everton (aet) (2nd Replay after 0-0, 1-1)

Aston Villa win their third League Cup in their fifth final.  It takes three games  and two periods of extra time to seperate the teams.  The first tie at Wembley ends 0-0.  The first replay at Hillsborough is a 1-1 stalemate after extra time.  Villa finally triumph in the second replay in front of 54,749 at Old Trafford thanks to two goals from Brian Little and a 40 yard thunderbolt from Chris Nicholl.

Everton v Aston Villa League Cup Final second replay 13 April 1977

3 Mar, 1973

Spurs 1-0 Norwich

Spurs win their second League Cup in three years thanks to a long range strike from Ralph Coates in the 72nd minute. As in their first League Cup win two years earlier, a record crowd of 100,000 fill Wembley Stadium.  Spurs now have a record five wins out of five under the famous twin towers.

Ralph Coates - Spurs 45th Greatest Player

27 Feb, 1971

Tottenham 2-0 Aston Villa

Spurs secure their first League Cup trophy for manager Bill Nicholson with two late goals from England striker, Martin Chivers.  Third division Villa impress the record 100,000 Wembley crowd with a gallant effort and receive a standing ovation during their lap of honour at the end of the game.

Aston Villa 0 Tottenham Hotspur 2 - League Cup Final - 27th Feb 1971

7 Mar, 1970

Man City 2-1 West Brom

Manchester City win their second trophy in of the season having won the European Cup Winners Cup Final against Gornik Zabrze just 9 days earlier.  After Astle gives West Brom the lead in the 5th minute, strikes from Doyle and Pardoe give City their first League Cup in front of 97,963 at Wembley.

1970 League Cup Final - Manchester City v West Bromwich Albion

15 Mar, 1969

Swindon 3-1 Arsenal

A huge shock at Wembley as third division Swindon stun hot favourites Arsenal with a  3-1 victory.  Arsenal blame a heavy pitch and a flu bug as a record crowd of 98,169 see two goals from Don Rogers seal the match in extra time for the plucky underdogs.

English League Cup 1968-1969 FINAL: Arsenal x Swindon Town

2 Mar, 1968

Leeds 1-0 Arsenal

Terry Cooper’s long range strike after 20 minutes gives Leeds their first League Cup victory in front of 97,887 at Wembley Stadium.  A drab affair, Don Revie’s Leeds are content to defend for the remaining 70 minutes as they successfully defend their one goal lead against an uninspiring Gunners side.

March 2, 1968 - League Cup Final - Arsenal 0 - Leeds United 1

23 Mar, 1966

West Brom 4-1 West Ham (5-3 on Aggregate)

Goals from Brown, Clark, Kaye and Williams delight the majority of the 31,925 in attendance at the Hawthorns as the Baggies overturn the first leg deficit to lift the 1966 League Cup. A solitary reply by Martin Peters for the visitors is not enough to save the Hammers from a 5-3 aggregate defeat. This is the last League Cup Final to be played over two legs.

1966 league cup final 2nd leg: West Bromwich Albion v West Ham

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