League Cup FinalsNottingham Forest FCSouthampton FC

Nottingham Forest 3-2 Southampton

17 Mar, 1979

Southampton appear in their first League Cup Final but fail to stop Forest becoming the first team to win the trophy two years running.  A Wembley crowd of 96,952 sees Birtles score twice for the champions.  Woodcock also nets for Forest to counter strikes from Peach and Holmes for the Saints.

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