League Cup

Swansea player Federico Fernandez in action during the Capital One Cup Second Round match between Swansea City and Rotherham United at Liberty Stadium on August 26, 2014
Swansea City's Federico Fernandez has red card against Liverpool rescinded
Swansea City win their appeal against a red card issued to Federico Fernandez against Liverpool in the Capital One Cup on Tuesday.
Oct 30, 17:46
Leonardo Ulloa of Leicester City scores his team's fifth goal from the penalty spot during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Manchester United at The King Power Stadium on September 21, 2014
Leicester City's Leonardo Ulloa watches Brighton in away end against Tottenham
Leicester City's Leonardo Ulloa sits in the away section of White Hart Lane to watch his former club Brighton & Hove Albion suffer Capital One Cup defeat to Tottenham.
Oct 30, 13:15
Liverpool's Italian striker Mario Balotelli plays during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool at White Hart Lane in London on August 31, 2014
This week's top five League Cup performers
Sports Mole selects five players that have impressed during this week's League Cup fourth-round fixtures.
Oct 30, 11:16
Mark Hughes, manager of Stoke City looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Stoke City at Loftus Road on September 20, 2014
Mark Hughes: 'Lack of intensity cost Stoke City'
Mark Hughes praises his players for their impressive second-half showing against Southampton, but says the damage had already been done before the interval.
Oct 30, 07:27
Ronald Koeman, manager of Southampton looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Southampton at Anfield on August 17, 2014
Ronald Koeman: 'Southampton deserved to win'
Southampton manager Ronald Koeman admits that Stoke City made it difficult for his side in their League Cup fourth-round tie, but says that his side deserved to progress.
Oct 30, 07:10
Newcastle boss Alan Pardew gives instructions during his side's friendly with Real Sociedad on August 10, 2014
Alan Pardew full of praise for "outstanding" Newcastle United players
Alan Pardew admits that he could not have asked for more from his Newcastle United players following their 2-0 victory over Manchester City in the League Cup.
Oct 30, 06:52
Brighton manager Sami Hyypia during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Rotherham United at The Amex Stadium on October 25, 2014
Sami Hyypia pleased with Brighton & Hove Albion despite League Cup exit
Sami Hyypia declares himself pleased with Brighton & Hove Albion following their League Cup defeat to Tottenham Hotspur.
Oct 30, 05:42
Manchester City's Chilean manager Manuel Pellegrini watches the action during the English Premier League football match between West Ham United and Manchester City at Upton Park in London on February 11, 2014
Manuel Pellegrini: 'I was right to play David Silva'
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini insists that he was not wrong to select David Silva after the Spaniard suffered an injury against Newcastle United on Wednesday.
Oct 30, 03:32
Ryan Taylor of Newcastle in action during the pre-season match between Cardiff City and Newcastle United at Cardiff City Stadium on August 11, 2012
Ryan Taylor delighted with "fairytale" comeback
Newcastle defender Ryan Taylor says that it is a 'dream come true' for him to mark his long-awaited return from injury by beating Manchester City.
Oct 30, 00:34
Graziano Pelle of Southampton celebrates as he scores their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Newcastle United at St Mary's Stadium on September 13, 2014
Ronald Koeman praises talismanic Graziano Pelle
Southampton manager Ronald Koeman pays tribute to Graziano Pelle after the striker continued his fine scoring form in Wednesday's 3-2 League Cup win away to Stoke City.
Oct 29, 23:45
Alan Pardew manager of Newcastle United during Premier League Football match between Newcastle United and Hull City at St James' Park on September 20, 2014
Alan Pardew wary of Tottenham Hotspur revenge
Alan Pardew warns his Newcastle side that Spurs will be out to avenge their recent Premier League defeat when the sides meet in December for a League Cup quarter-final.
Oct 29, 23:28
Erik Lamela of Spurs celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the UEFA Europa League group C match between Tottenham Hotspur FC and Asteras Tripolis FC at White Hart Lane on October 23, 2014
Mauricio Pochettino eyes up League Cup triumph
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino believes that his side can go all the way in the League Cup after booking a quarter-final date with Newcastle United.
Oct 29, 23:17
Steven Davis of Southampton vies with Armand Traore and Leroy Fer of QPR during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Queens Park Rangers at St Mary's Stadium on September 27, 2014
Steven Davis pleased with cup run
Steven Davis says that Southampton are looking forward to facing Sheffield United in the fifth round of the League Cup.
Oct 29, 22:30
Bournemouth player Eunan O' Kane celebrates after opening the scoring during the Capital One Cup Fourth Round match against West Brom on October 28, 2014
Eunan O'Kane: 'Hosting Liverpool is a fantastic tie'
Bournemouth midfielder Eunan O'Kane says that facing Liverpool in the quarter-finals of the League Cup will be a "fantastic tie".
Oct 29, 22:29
Alan Pardew manager of Newcastle United applauds the fans during the Barclays Premier League match between Norwich City and Newcastle United at Carrow Road on January 28, 2014
Alan Pardew: 'Newcastle United have come through difficult spell'
Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew believes that his side have overcome their poor start to the season following tonight's 2-0 League Cup win away at Manchester City.
Oct 29, 22:23
Manchester City's Chilean manager Manuel Pellegrini watches the action during the English Premier League football match between West Ham United and Manchester City at Upton Park in London on February 11, 2014
Manuel Pellegrini: 'Manchester City didn't play well enough'
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini admits that his side "didn't play well enough" against Newcastle United in the 2-0 League Cup defeat on Wednesday.
Oct 29, 22:13
Jose Mourinho manager of Chelsea looks on during the Capital One Cup Fourth Round match between Shrewsbury Town and Chelsea at Greenhous Meadow on October 28, 2014
Derby County draw Chelsea in League Cup quarter-finals
Derby County will host Premier League leaders Chelsea in the quarter-finals of the League Cup.
Oct 29, 22:13
Gabriel Obertan of Newcastle United in action during the Pre Season Friendly match between Motherwell and Newcastle United at Fir Park on July 16, 2013
Gabriel Obertan hails "amazing" victory against Manchester City
Gabriel Obertan says that Newcastle United are full of confidence following their 2-0 victory against Manchester City in the League Cup.
Oct 29, 22:12
Erik Lamela of Spurs celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the UEFA Europa League group C match between Tottenham Hotspur FC and Asteras Tripolis FC at White Hart Lane on October 23, 2014
Result: Tottenham Hotspur see off Brighton & Hove Albion
Goals by Erik Lamela and Harry Kane give Tottenham Hotspur a 2-0 win against Brighton & Hove Albion in their League Cup clash at White Hart Lane.
Oct 29, 21:54
Rolando Aarons of Newcastle United celebrates scoring their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Crystal Palace at St James' Park on August 30, 2014
Result: Manchester City shocked by Newcastle United
Man City succumb to a shock 2-0 defeat at the hands of Newcastle United in their League Cup clash at the Etihad.
Oct 29, 21:41
Graziano Pelle of Southampton celebrates with team mates as he scores their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Sunderland at St Mary's Stadium on October 18, 2014
Result: Stoke City implode late on against Southampton
Ten-man Stoke City succumb to a 3-2 defeat against Southampton in their League Cup clash at the Britannia Stadium.
Oct 29, 21:40
Harry Kane of Spurs gives the thumbs up after scoring the opening goal during the UEFA Europa League Group C match between Tottenham Hotspur FC and Besiktas JK at White Hart Lane on October 2, 2014
Half-Time Report: Tottenham Hotspur, Brighton & Hove Albion goalless at the break
Tottenham Hotspur and Brighton & Hove Albion are playing out a goalless draw in their League Cup clash at White Hart Lane.
Oct 29, 20:48
Rolando Aarons of Newcastle United celebrates scoring their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Crystal Palace at St James' Park on August 30, 2014
Half-Time Report: Newcastle United leading at Manchester City
An early Rolando Aarons goal gives Newcastle United a 1-0 lead away at Manchester City in tonight's League Cup clash at the Etihad.
Oct 29, 20:36
Dusan Tadic and Graziano Pelle of Southampton celebrate during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Sunderland at St Mary's Stadium on October 18, 2014
Half-Time Report: Southampton cruising at Stoke City
Stoke City are losing 2-0 at the hands of Southampton in their League Cup clash at the Britannia Stadium, thanks to goals from Graziano Pelle and Shane Long.
Oct 29, 20:34
Manchester City's Spanish midfielder David Silva celebrates scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Newcastle United and Manchester City at St James' Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, north east England on August 17, 2014
David Silva limps off against Newcastle United
Manchester City midfielder David Silva limps off in the early stages of their League Cup fixture against Newcastle United on Wednesday evening.
Oct 29, 20:04
Danny Higginbotham of Stoke City celebrates victory after the FA Cup sponsored by E.ON 6th Round match between Stoke City and West Ham United at the Britannia Stadium on March 13, 2011
Danny Higginbotham: 'Stoke City too close to other big clubs'
Former Stoke City defender Danny Higginbotham claims that the Potters' close proximity to other big clubs stops them from sourcing the best local young players.
Oct 29, 20:00
Fabio Borini of Liverpool is tackled by Angel Rangel of Swansea during the Capital One Cup Fourth Round match on October 28, 2014
Fabio Borini: 'Liverpool are serious about League Cup'
Liverpool striker Fabio Borini insists that the Reds are serious about winning the League Cup after their 2-1 win against Swansea City on Tuesday.
Oct 29, 19:44
Bojan Krkic of Stoke City in action during the pre season friendly match between Blackburn Rovers and Stoke City at Ewood Park on August 03, 2014
Team News: Stoke City, Southampton ring the changes
Stoke City make three changes ahead of their League Cup clash against Southampton at the Britannia Stadium, while the Saints swap four of their personnel.
Oct 29, 19:39
Manchester City's Chilean manager Manuel Pellegrini watches the action during the English Premier League football match between West Ham United and Manchester City at Upton Park in London on February 11, 2014
Live Commentary: Manchester City 0-2 Newcastle United - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the League Cup fourth-round clash at the Etihad, where Newcastle United beat Manchester City 2-0.
Oct 29, 19:15
Sadio Mane of Southampton celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Stoke City at St Mary's Stadium on October 25, 2014
Live Commentary: Stoke City 2-3 Southampton - as it happened
Relive all of the action of Southampton's dramatic 3-2 League Cup win away to Stoke with Sports Mole's live commentary of the clash.
Oct 29, 19:14
Mauricio Pochettino the Spurs manager directs his players during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur at Boleyn Ground on August 16, 2014
Live Commentary: Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 Brighton & Hove Albion - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Tottenham Hotspur's 2-0 victory over Brighton & Hove Albion in the League Cup this evening.
Oct 29, 19:14
Tottenham Hotspur's English striker Harry Kane celebrates scoring his second and his team's fourth goal during the UEFA Europa League group C football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Asteras Tripolis at White Hart Lane in north London, on October 23,
Team News: Harry Kane among 10 Tottenham Hotspur changes for League Cup tie
Harry Kane is one of 10 Tottenham players recalled for their Capital One Cup third-round tie with Brighton & Hove Albion at White Hart Lane.
Oct 29, 19:01
Man City keeper Wilfredo Caballero during the Community Shield on August 10, 2014
Team News: Seven changes for Manchester City against Newcastle United
Manchester City make seven changes for tonight's fourth-round tie with Newcastle United in the League Cup.
Oct 29, 18:53
Dejan Lovren of Liverpool celebrates scoring the winning goal during the Capital One Cup Fourth Round match between Liverpool and Swansea City at Anfield on October 28, 2014
Dejan Lovren: 'Liverpool deserved victory over Swansea City'
Dejan Lovren believes that Liverpool deserved Tuesday's late victory over Swansea City in the fourth round of the League Cup.
Oct 29, 17:49
Ex Liverpool striker Ian Rush during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Crystal Palace at Anfield on October 5, 2013
Former Liverpool striker Ian Rush keeping faith in Mario Balotelli
Former Liverpool striker Ian Rush believes that Mario Balotelli will come good at the club following his goal against Swansea.
Oct 29, 17:03
Swansea player Federico Fernandez in action during the Capital One Cup Second Round match between Swansea City and Rotherham United at Liberty Stadium on August 26, 2014
Swansea City appeal against Federico Fernandez's red card
Swansea City appeal against Federico Fernandez's straight red card in last night's League Cup defeat to Liverpool.
Oct 29, 14:05
Liverpool's Italian forward Mario Balotelli is pictured during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Hull City at the Anfield stadium in Liverpool, northwest England, on October 25, 2014
Kolo Toure backs Mario Balotelli improvement at Liverpool
Liverpool defender Kolo Toure believes that teammate Mario Balotelli will start scoring regularly after finding the net during Tuesday's win over Swansea City.
Oct 29, 13:38
Michel Vorm of Tottenham Hotspur looks on during the Capital One Cup third round match between Tottenham Hotspur and Nottingham Forest at White Hart Lane on September 24, 2014
Michel Vorm: 'Home advantage is key for Tottenham Hotspur'
Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Michel Vorm believes that home advantage can only benefit his team against Brighton in the League Cup tonight (Wednesday).
Oct 29, 13:21
Swansea manager Garry Monk prior to kick-off against Chelsea in the Premier League match on April 13, 2014
Garry Monk proud despite Swansea City defeat
Garry Monk believes that Swansea should be proud of their performance during Tuesday's late defeat to Liverpool in the League Cup.
Oct 29, 12:01
Fulham caretaker manager Kit Symons looks on during the Capital One Cup Third Round match between Fulham and Doncaster Rovers at Craven Cottage on September 23, 2014
Kit Symons: 'Derby County punished us'
Caretaker manager Kit Symons admits that Fulham were "punished" by Derby County during Tuesday's 5-2 defeat in the fourth round of the League Cup.
Oct 29, 11:19
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