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#League Cup

# league-cup - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

Late, late Willian strike sends spirited Toffees out as Chelsea march on

Antonio Rudiger got the other goal as Chelsea booked their quarter-final spot with a 2-1 win over Everton.

# league-cup - Sunday 24 September, 2017

Success continues for Shelbourne Ladies as penalty drama sees Reds retain League Cup

Spot-kicks saw Mark Leavy’s side secure their fourth piece of silverware in the last two seasons.

# league-cup - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Mourinho suggests English football would be better off without the League Cup

The Manchester United boss won the competition last season, but believes players would be fresher if they didn’t have to take part in it.

# league-cup - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

Forgotten man Luke Shaw returns for Man United as Rashford and Martial star in easy win

The left-back made a first appearance since April as Jose Mourinho’s side breezed past Burton Albion.

For the first time in over three years, Jack Wilshere played 90 minutes for Arsenal tonight

The Gunners just about sneaked past Doncaster in the League Cup.

# league-cup - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Oxlade-Chamberlain relieved to join Liverpool from Arsenal, says Klopp

The Reds’ manager believes the 24-year-old was pleased to leave the Emirates Stadium

Alli lifts Spurs, Stoke shocked and all tonight's League Cup results Wrap This post contains videos

Alli lifts Spurs, Stoke shocked and all tonight's League Cup results

Meanwhile, Roy Hodgson got his first win as Crystal Palace manager.

Two promising Irish teenagers handed chance to impress in League Cup

It’s a big night for Jake Doyle-Hayes and Jayson Molumby.

Oxlade-Chamberlain and Solanke handed first Liverpool starts by Klopp

The Reds boss has made eight changes for tonight’s EFL Cup tie against Leicester.

# league-cup - Monday 21 August, 2017

4.15am third round draw brings more ridicule for EFL Cup

It’s one to stay up for.

# league-cup - Monday 31 July, 2017

ABBA penalty shoot-out will be used in the EFL Cup this season

The old way seemed grand to us.

# league-cup - Monday 27 February, 2017

Long's plight another stark reminder of issues for Irish players at elite level

The Tipperary native had to be content with a bit-part role in Sunday’s League Cup final.

'Gabbiadini strike would not have been disallowed... if he played for Man United'

The Italian’s opener was wrongly ruled out, with Saints legend Matt Le Tissier calling the decision “disgusting”.

# league-cup - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Ibrahimovic brace settles thrilling EFL Cup Final against Southampton

Manchester United won their first major trophy under Jose Mourinho thanks to Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s dramatic late winner.

As It Happened: Man United v Southampton, EFL Cup final

We’re going minute by minute through the League Cup final at Wembley Stadium.

# league-cup - Thursday 26 January, 2017

As it happened: Hull City v Manchester United, EFL Cup semi-final second leg

Jose Mourinho’s side advance but their 17-game unbeaten record came to an end.

'When he does not score, you are down to 10 men' - Carragher blasts Sturridge

The former Anfield defender did not mince his words after seeing the Reds go out of the competition, and focused his ire on the forward

Klopp fumes at Long's handball as Liverpool miss out on Wembley

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp was quick to point his finger at the referee after his side crashed out of the EFL Cup in the semi-finals.

# league-cup - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

As it happened: Liverpool v Southampton, EFL Cup semi-final

Liverpool took on Southampton, who led 1-0 from the first leg.

'Man United have a 35% chance to win EFL Cup'

Jose Mourinho fears a busy second half of the season could affect his side’s chances of silverware.

# league-cup - Saturday 21 January, 2017

Better at Old Trafford, prolific against Arsenal - Rooney's record by the numbers

Opta’s stats make for interesting reading.

# league-cup - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Klopp admits tactical note passed to Sturridge came too late

The German was happy to divulge the contents of the striker’s note after last night’s loss to Southampton.

# league-cup - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

As it happened: Southampton v Liverpool, EFL Cup semi-final 1st leg

Reds boss Jurgen Klopp has named a strong side for tonight’s clash at St Mary’s.

# league-cup - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

As it happened: Manchester United v Hull City, EFL Cup semi-final 1st leg

We went minute-by-minute as Jose Mourinho’s men took on some quite tame looking Tigers.

# league-cup - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Mourinho: Half-time pep talk was catalyst for United win

The Red Devils were pegged back before the break against West Ham, but went on to win 4-1 to reach the EFL Cup semi-finals.

Arsenal dumped out of League Cup by impressive Southampton Upset This post contains videos

Arsenal dumped out of League Cup by impressive Southampton

First-half goals from Jordy Clasie and Ryan Bertrand sealed a surprise win for the Saints.

'It's a disgusting challenge' - West Ham 'keeper criticised for late tackle on Zlatan Outrage This post contains videos

'It's a disgusting challenge' - West Ham 'keeper criticised for late tackle on Zlatan

Phil Neville was left unimpressed with Adrian’s conduct at Old Trafford this evening.

Jose Mourinho names strong Man United side for League Cup quarter-final

Wayne Rooney and Henrikh Mkhitaryan both start for the Red Devils this evening.

# league-cup - Thursday 27 October, 2016

Jose Mourinho: I've never had fans like these

The Portuguese coach made the comments following a 1-0 EFL Cup victory over Manchester City.

# league-cup - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

Juan Mata emphasises his value and more League Cup talking points

Meanwhile, Ireland’s Darren Randolph impresses in West Ham win.

As it happened: Manchester United v Manchester City, EFL Cup

Manchester United took on Manchester City, with both sides experiencing indifferent form of late.

It's time for the most expensive squad in history to deliver

Several members of Jose Mourinho’s team are playing for their future following some disappointing results.

# league-cup - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

Sturridge rediscovers goalscoring touch to fire Liverpool into quarter-finals

Vincent Janssen’s second-half penalty was not enough to prevent Tottenham from being eliminated at Anfield.

'He needs to play' - Ex-Man United midfielder baffled by Mkhitaryan's lack of football

The summer signing’s absence from the first team is puzzling to former Red Devils player Owen Hargreaves.

# league-cup - Thursday 22 September, 2016

Alan Pardew claims Shane Long has a 'history' of diving following EFL Cup exit Saint Or Sinner This post contains videos

Alan Pardew claims Shane Long has a 'history' of diving following EFL Cup exit

His Crystal Palace side lost 2-0 to Southampton last night.

Mourinho rages: 'Some football Einsteins have tried to delete 16 years of my career'

The Manchester United manager spoke to MUTV after his side beat Northampton in the League Cup last night.

Northern Ireland's Paddy McNair had an incredibly memorable night in London Big Mac This post contains videos

Northern Ireland's Paddy McNair had an incredibly memorable night in London

The former Manchester United player delivered a superb performance for Sunderland.

# league-cup - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

The crowds stayed away from Leeds last night as club recorded paltry attendance

It was the lowest turnout at Elland Road since 2009.

Spurs boss says teenager Edwards reminds him of a young Messi

The 17-year-old has been compared to two Argentina stars by Mauricio Pochettino.

The Manchester United team that faced Northampton in 2004 is well worth a look

The sides meet tonight for the first time in 12 years.

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