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.
Nottingham Forest 3-2 Southampton
NOTTINGHAM FOREST vs SOUTHAMPTON pt 1 LEAGUE CUP FINAL 1979