League Cup

The Magic of England's Domestic Cups Is Far From Dead

Jamie Spencer | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK Sport
Jamie Spencer

The magic that made the cup special is something that many cynics have said is long gone - lost in the bygone days of Ronnie Radford and Hereford United, Jim Montgomery and Bob Stokoe at Sunderland and Wimbledon's infamous Crazy Gang. For a time, such pessimists were probably right...

Watching Football With the Enemy?

Stuart Forster | Posted 06.03.2014 | UK Sport
Stuart Forster

Try shouting out in support of your team in the wrong end of a stadium, in the section dominated by fans of the opposition, and you run the risk of being threatened. It's likely you'll be marched out of the ground by stewards. It could even be worse.

City Fans Arrive At Wembley For Wrong Match

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK Sport

Ahead of their first trip to Wembley since 1999 three years ago, one Manchester City fan planned to meet a friend beneath the demolished twin towers. ...

City Celebrations In Pictures

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK Sport

Manchester City clinched their first League Cup in 38 years with a 3-1 win over Sunderland on Sunday. Manchester City 3-1 Sunderland: Manuel Pelleg...

Samuel Luckhurst

Nasri Completes Personal Turn Around To Win City League Cup

HuffingtonPost.com | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 02.03.2014 | UK Sport

A year ago, Roberto Mancini said he wanted to punch Samir Nasri when his cowardice cost Manchester City a derby defeat. Now, the supporters will want ...

Can You Go All The Way In Our League Cup Final Quiz?

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 28.02.2014 | UK Sport

Sunderland will be hoping for another upset against Manchester City in Sunday's Capital One Cup final at Wembley. Can They Do It Again? Sunderland'...

Can They Do It Again? Sunderland's Four 1-0 Wins V City (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 28.02.2014 | UK Sport

Sunday's Capital One Cup final pits the team third from the top of the Premier League against the team third from the bottom. But, as we're annually t...

Poyet Implores Sunderland To Become 'The Happiest Club In England'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.02.2014 | UK Sport

Gus Poyet has challenged his Sunderland players to make themselves the happiest in England with a Capital One Cup win. Cardiff Owner Vincent Tan Sa...

How Did He Not See It Coming? Jones Hits United Fan With Penalty (VINE/VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Sport

Phil Jones was one of four Manchester United players not to score their penalty in the shootout defeat to Sunderland. And although he missed the goal ...

United's 7 Penalty Shootout Defeats (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Sport

Manchester United's Capital One Cup penalty shootout defeat to Sunderland was the seventh time they have lost on spotkicks. Phil Jones Hits Manches...

Squeaky Bum Time: Allardyce Now Focused On Hammers' Survival

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Sport

West Ham manager Sam Allardyce was left to lament further injuries as midfielders Joe Cole (groin) and Mohamed Diamé (knee) went off in their 3-0 Cap...

Nearly Double Figures: City Slaughter West Ham 9-0 On Aggregate

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Sport

Manuel Pellegrini turned his attentions to Wembley and Manchester City's three other trophy opportunities after his side completed a 9-0 aggregate vic...

Could Do A LOT Better - United And Moyes's Half-Term Report

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Sport

As one veteran Manchester United supporter put it, this season has been like discovering all your old vinyl. The visit of clubs like West Brom, Everto...

Stein At The Double: When Stoke Last Beat United In '93 (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 18.12.2013 | UK Sport

Stoke City entertain Manchester United in tonight's Capital One Cup quarter-final having not beaten the champions in any of their 10 encounters since ...

Sunderland Pitch Invader Leaves Stewards On Their Knees (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.12.2013 | UK Sport

Sunderland and Chelsea's Capital One Cup encounter was pretty drab for large portions, so a pitch invader took it upon himself to enliven proceedings ...

Rip It Up And Start Again? José Won't Compromise Attacking Blueprint Despite Sunderland Win

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 18.12.2013 | UK Sport

José Mourinho is reluctant to tear up his attacking blueprint after Chelsea were denied a Capital One Cup semi-final place at Sunderland. Black Ca...

Who Was Tottenham's Penalty Hero? (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.10.2013 | UK Sport

André Villas-Boas saluted Tottenham's fans after a nail-biting penalty shootout win over Hull in the Capital One Cup. Villas-Boas had been critica...

Samuel Luckhurst

Wenger Armed With Excuses In Defeat To Chelsea

HuffingtonPost.com | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 29.10.2013 | UK Sport

"It's difficult to swallow what's happened in the last week," Arsène Wenger admitted. Although Borussia Dortmund and Chelsea were not the first teams...

Have Your Say: Arsenal 0-2 Chelsea Player Ratings

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 29.10.2013 | UK Sport

Chelsea dumped Arsenal out of the Capital One Cup with a 2-0 win at the Emirates Stadium thanks to goals from César Azpilicueta and Juan Mata. Hav...

Samuel Luckhurst

Chelsea Dump Arsenal Out Of Capital One Cup

HuffingtonPost.com | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 18.11.2013 | UK Sport

And then there were three. It's nine winless games now for Arsène Wenger against José Mourinho's Chelsea but more critically, Arsenal's best chance ...

Samuel Luckhurst

Arsenal's Surge Could Write Second Chapter In Wenger-Mourinho Rift

HuffingtonPost.com | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 29.10.2013 | UK Sport

Nearly eight years have passed since José Mourinho labelled Arsène Wenger a "voyeur" who "loves Chelsea". Just like with Manuel Pellegrini on Sunday...

Praying For A Chance? Zaha Could Make Competitive United Debut Vs Norwich

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 29.10.2013 | UK Sport

Wilfried Zaha could belatedly make his competitive Manchester United debut for the Capital One Cup visit of Norwich City tonight. Zaha, 20, has not...

'Sometimes I Wish I Was White And English'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.10.2013 | UK Sport

Arsenal's controversial midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong appeared to suggest he would have to be "white and English" to return to Arsène Wenger's squad. ...

Birmingham Humble League Cup Holders Swansea 3-1 (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 26.09.2013 | UK Sport

Swansea boss Michael Laudrup rejected the suggestion that elimination from the Capital One Cup provides his side with some welcome respite amid an alr...

Hernández Proves His Point

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.09.2013 | UK Sport

Javier Hernández proved his point to Manchester United manager David Moyes with his first goal of the season in the 1-0 Capital One Cup win over Live...