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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.