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#League Cup

# league-cup - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

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

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

Sep 20th 2017, 11:00 PM 7,005 Views 26 Comments

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
# Claim
# Claim

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

Sep 19th 2017, 11:44 PM 6,650 Views 25 Comments

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
# Wrap

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

Sep 19th 2017, 10:54 PM 6,827 Views 9 Comments

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

Two promising Irish teenagers handed chance to impress in League Cup
# Potential
# Potential

Two promising Irish teenagers handed chance to impress in League Cup

Sep 19th 2017, 7:31 PM 9,352 Views 11 Comments

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

Oxlade-Chamberlain and Solanke handed first Liverpool starts by Klopp
# EFL Cup
# EFL Cup

Oxlade-Chamberlain and Solanke handed first Liverpool starts by Klopp

Sep 19th 2017, 6:35 PM 6,311 Views 21 Comments

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
# Sleep And You'll Miss It
# Sleep And You'll Miss It

4.15am third round draw brings more ridicule for EFL Cup

Aug 21st 2017, 2:38 PM 15,142 Views 22 Comments

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 WINNER TAKES IT ALL
# THE WINNER TAKES IT ALL

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

Jul 31st 2017, 11:00 PM 11,527 Views 12 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Feb 27th 2017, 7:19 PM 12,933 Views 8 Comments

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'
# Claim
# Claim

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

Feb 27th 2017, 3:27 PM 6,537 Views 28 Comments

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
# EFL Cup
# EFL Cup

Ibrahimovic brace settles thrilling EFL Cup Final against Southampton

Feb 26th 2017, 6:45 PM 10,656 Views 29 Comments

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
# Minute-by-Minute
# Minute-by-Minute

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

Feb 26th 2017, 3:30 PM 54,933 Views 58 Comments

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
# Minute-by-Minute
# Minute-by-Minute

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

Jan 26th 2017, 6:45 PM 31,982 Views 50 Comments

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
# Criticism
# Criticism

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

Jan 26th 2017, 7:15 AM 11,115 Views 21 Comments

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
# Reaction
# Reaction

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

Jan 26th 2017, 6:15 AM 9,001 Views 35 Comments

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
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

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

Jan 25th 2017, 9:04 PM 44,879 Views 103 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 25th 2017, 6:02 PM 7,440 Views 3 Comments

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
# Number Crunching
# Number Crunching

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

Jan 21st 2017, 6:29 PM 7,449 Views 12 Comments

Opta’s stats make for interesting reading.

# league-cup - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Klopp admits tactical note passed to Sturridge came too late
# No Secret
# No Secret

Klopp admits tactical note passed to Sturridge came too late

Jan 12th 2017, 8:21 AM 7,867 Views 4 Comments

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
# Minute-by-Minute
# Minute-by-Minute

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

Jan 11th 2017, 6:45 PM 29,918 Views 56 Comments

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
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

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

Jan 10th 2017, 6:58 PM 37,267 Views 19 Comments

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
# Reaction
# Reaction

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

Nov 30th 2016, 11:17 PM 7,446 Views 18 Comments

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
# Upset

Arsenal dumped out of League Cup by impressive Southampton

Nov 30th 2016, 9:40 PM 8,139 Views 11 Comments

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
# Outrage

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

Nov 30th 2016, 9:19 PM 14,885 Views 16 Comments

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
# Team News
# Team News

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

Nov 30th 2016, 7:27 PM 6,092 Views 20 Comments

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
# Appreciation
# Appreciation

Jose Mourinho: I've never had fans like these

Oct 27th 2016, 5:25 PM 10,146 Views 12 Comments

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
# Analysis
# Analysis

Juan Mata emphasises his value and more League Cup talking points

Oct 26th 2016, 11:33 PM 7,491 Views 12 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 26th 2016, 9:00 PM 54,348 Views 50 Comments

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
# Looking Ahead
# Looking Ahead

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

Oct 26th 2016, 7:25 AM 12,442 Views 62 Comments

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
# Dan The Man
# Dan The Man

Sturridge rediscovers goalscoring touch to fire Liverpool into quarter-finals

Oct 25th 2016, 10:20 PM 8,732 Views 41 Comments

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
# On The Fringes
# On The Fringes

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

Oct 25th 2016, 12:05 AM 11,494 Views 14 Comments

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
# Saint Or Sinner

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

Sep 22nd 2016, 4:32 PM 11,307 Views 17 Comments

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'
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

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

Sep 22nd 2016, 11:44 AM 6,792 Views 34 Comments

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
# Big Mac

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

Sep 22nd 2016, 11:11 AM 6,145 Views 0 Comments

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
# Sparse
# Sparse

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

Sep 21st 2016, 5:30 PM 14,806 Views 16 Comments

It was the lowest turnout at Elland Road since 2009.

Spurs boss says teenager Edwards reminds him of a young Messi
# High Praise
# High Praise

Spurs boss says teenager Edwards reminds him of a young Messi

Sep 21st 2016, 12:49 PM 6,462 Views 13 Comments

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
# Blasts From The Past
# Blasts From The Past

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

Sep 21st 2016, 12:45 PM 14,847 Views 13 Comments

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

Jack Byrne managed a badly-needed 90 minutes for Blackburn last night
# Positive
# Positive

Jack Byrne managed a badly-needed 90 minutes for Blackburn last night

Sep 21st 2016, 11:26 AM 8,157 Views 0 Comments

The 20-year-old was back in the starting XI after being left out of the side in recent weeks.

# league-cup - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

'Hopefully this will shut up a few journalists talking rubbish', says under-fire Cesc Fabregas
# Around The Grounds
# Around The Grounds

'Hopefully this will shut up a few journalists talking rubbish', says under-fire Cesc Fabregas

Sep 20th 2016, 11:16 PM 8,795 Views 3 Comments

The Spaniard scored twice for Chelsea, who came back from 2-0 down to beat Leicester after extra-time.

Sunderland defender was a late withdrawal from Tottenham clash due to results of cardiology test
# Health Scare
# Health Scare

Sunderland defender was a late withdrawal from Tottenham clash due to results of cardiology test

Sep 20th 2016, 12:44 PM 8,865 Views 8 Comments

The FA told David Moyes of Patrick van Aanholt’s test results just 30 minutes before kick-off.

# league-cup - Monday 19 September, 2016

"What the f***?!" - Guardiola responds to question about Man City winning the quadruple
# Playing It Down
# Playing It Down

"What the f***?!" - Guardiola responds to question about Man City winning the quadruple

Sep 19th 2016, 10:23 AM 10,614 Views 8 Comments

The City boss doesn’t believe they can do a clean sweep this season.