League Cup

Steven Caulker of Cardiff City celebrates infront of the Cardiff City fans after scoring their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match on March 29, 2014
Cardiff City draw Coventry City in Capital One Cup
Cardiff City are drawn against Coventry City in their first-round clash of the Capital One Cup next season.
Jun 17, 10:02
Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger walks off at the end of the Barclays Pemier League match between Stoke City and Arsenal at the Britannia Stadium on March 1, 2014
Arsene Wenger to leave Arsenal for AS Monaco?
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is approached by Ligue 1 outfit Monaco to become the principality club's new boss, according to a report.
Apr 26, 14:49
Despite having only broken into the senior side a year earlier, Fletcher started the 2004 FA Cup final against Millwall.
Five cup finals involving Football League clubs
With Wigan Athletic and Sheffield United attempting to reach the FA Cup final this weekend, Sports Mole looks back at five cup finals involving Football League teams.
Apr 12, 12:01
Kenny Dalglish battles for possession with Manchester United players on March 26, 1983.
On this day: Liverpool win League Cup at Manchester United's expense
Thirty-one years ago today, Liverpool win the League Cup courtesy of a 2-1 victory over Manchester United at Wembley.
Mar 26, 11:44
Jamie Redknapp at the HMV Football Extravaganza in London on February 3, 2009
Jamie Redknapp: Yaya Toure a "freak of nature"
Former Liverpool captain Jamie Redknapp describes Yaya Toure as a "freak of nature" after watching him in Manchester City's League Cup final win over Sunderland.
Mar 4, 03:20
Manchester City players pose together with the League Cup after winning the final football match between Manchester City and Sunderland at Wembley Stadium in London on March 2, 2014
Manchester City fans buy tickets for wrong match
A group of Manchester City fans mistakenly purchased tickets for a Premier League match with Sunderland, believing them to be for yesterday's League Cup final.
Mar 3, 15:52
Fabio Borini of Sunderland celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Capital One Cup Final between Manchester City and Sunderland at Wembley Stadium on March 2, 2014
Fabio Borini "proud" of Sunderland following League Cup defeat
Fabio Borini insists that he and his Sunderland teammates can be "proud" of their display, despite losing to Manchester City in the Capital One Cup final.
Mar 3, 07:20
Manuel Pellegrini, manager of Manchester City celebrates victory with the trophy after the Capital One Cup Final between Manchester City and Sunderland at Wembley Stadium on March 2, 2014
Manchester City's Manuel Pellegrini targets quadruple
Manuel Pellegrini says that Manchester City can go on and win four trophies this season.
Mar 3, 04:46
Manuel Pellegrini, manager of Manchester City celebrates victory with the trophy after the Capital One Cup Final between Manchester City and Sunderland at Wembley Stadium on March 2, 2014
League Cup in numbers
With Manchester City's 3-1 Wembley win over Sunderland bringing the 54th edition of the League Cup to a close, Sports Mole looks back at the tournament using statistics.
Mar 2, 20:05
John O'Shea (2ndR) and Craig Gardner (3rdR) of Sunderland look dejected after the goal scored by Jesus Navas of Manchester City during the Capital One Cup Final on March 2, 2014
John O'Shea: "We're terribly disappointed"
Sunderland skipper John O'Shea expresses his disappointment after his team lose in the final of the League Cup against Manchester City.
Mar 2, 16:56
Yaya Toure of Manchester City celebrates his goal with Pablo Zabaleta of Manchester City during the Capital One Cup Final between Manchester City and Sunderland at Wembley Stadium on March 2, 2014
Match Analysis: Manchester City 3-1 Sunderland
Sports Mole casts an analytical eye over the 3-1 victory that saw Manchester City lift the League Cup trophy at the expense of Sunderland at Wembley.
Mar 2, 16:39
Manuel Pellegrini, manager of Manchester City celebrates victory with the trophy after the Capital One Cup Final against Sunderland on March 2, 2014
Manuel Pellegrini: 'Manchester City are worthy champions'
Manuel Pellegrini says that his Manchester City team are worthy winners of the Capital One Cup following the 3-1 victory over Sunderland in the final at Wembley.
Mar 2, 16:36
Manchester City players pose together with the League Cup after winning the final football match between Manchester City and Sunderland at Wembley Stadium in London on March 2, 2014
Result: Manchester City edge past Sunderland to win League Cup
Manchester City win the Capital One Cup by coming from behind to defeat Sunderland 3-1 in the final at Wembley.
Mar 2, 15:53
Sunderland striker Fabio Borini scores the opening goal past Manchester City goalkeeper Costel Pantilimon during the League Cup final at Wembley on March 2, 2014
Half-Time Report: Fabio Borini goal gives Sunderland lead
Half time in the Capital One Cup final sees Sunderland hold a 1-0 lead over Manchester City thanks to an early goal from Fabio Borini.
Mar 2, 14:48
Sergio Aguero of Manchester City celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Arsenal at Etihad Stadium on December 14, 2013
Team News: Sergio Aguero returns for Manchester City
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero returns from a hamstring injury to start in this afternoon's Capital One Cup final against Sunderland.
Mar 2, 13:20
Yaya Toure of Manchester City celebrates his goal with Pablo Zabaleta of Manchester City during the Capital One Cup Final between Manchester City and Sunderland at Wembley Stadium on March 2, 2014
Live Commentary: Manchester City 3-1 Sunderland - as it happened
Find out how Manchester City won the League Cup at the expense of Sunderland with Sports Mole's text updates.
Mar 2, 13:00
City midfielder James Milner in action against Hull on August 31, 2013
James Milner: 'League Cup is not a lesser competition'
Manchester City midfielder James Milner insists that the League Cup is not a "lesser competition".
Mar 2, 11:15
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet celebrates after the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Sunderland at St James' Park on February 1, 2014
Gus Poyet keen to repay Ellis Short's faith
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet hopes to repay chairman Ellis Short's faith in him with victory in the League Cup final at Wembley.
Mar 2, 10:09
John O'Shea and Phil Bardsley of Sunderland celebrate following their team's 2-1 victory following the penalty shootout during the Capital One Cup semi final against Man Utd on January 22, 2014
Sunderland's John O'Shea: 'Cup runs not distractions'
John O'Shea says that the Sunderland players are enjoying their cup success, despite struggling in the Premier League.
Mar 2, 05:01
Pablo Zabaleta of Manchester City in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Hull City at the Etihad Stadium on August 31, 2013
Pablo Zabaleta wants Manchester City focus
Manchester City defender Pablo Zabaleta says that his side must remain focused on their objectives this season.
Mar 1, 15:52
Adam Johnson of Sunderland celebrates scoring a hat trick during the Barclays Premier League match between Fulham and Sunderland at Craven Cottage on January 11, 2014
Vincent Kompany warns Manchester City of Adam Johnson quality
Manchester City defender Vincent Kompany has warned his teammates not to forget about Adam Johnson's quality ahead of Sunday's League Cup final with Sunderland.
Mar 1, 15:28
Jack Colback of Sunderland in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Liverpool at the Stadium of Light on September 29, 2013
Jack Colback "buzzing" for League Cup final
Sunderland midfielder Jack Colback says that he is confident his side can beat Manchester City in the League Cup final on Sunday.
Mar 1, 15:15
Adam Johnson of Sunderland celebrates scoring his sides third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Fulham and Sunderland at Craven Cottage on January 11, 2014
Adam Johnson optimistic over Manchester City upset
Sunderland winger Adam Johnson is optimistic that his team can defy the odds and beat former club Manchester City in Sunday's League Cup final.
Mar 1, 14:40
Vito Mannone of Sunderland celebrates victory during the Capital One Cup Quarter-Final match between Sunderland and Chelsea at Stadium of Light on December 17, 2013
Sunderland's Vito Mannone wants to live his dream in final
Sunderland keeper Vito Mannone wants to live his dream by winning the Capital One Cup final against Manchester City on Sunday.
Mar 1, 14:05
Man City's Sergio Aguero and Sunderland's Wes Brown battle for the ball on November 10, 2013
Manchester City, Sunderland League Cup final history
Sports Mole looks back on Manchester City and Sunderland's history in League Cup finals.
Mar 1, 12:18
Chelsea's Didier Drogba and Mateja Kezman lift the League Cup trophy on February 27, 2005.
Top five League Cup finals
Ahead of Manchester City's match with Sunderland at Wembley tomorrow, Sports Mole looks back at five memorable League Cup finals.
Mar 1, 11:15
Manchester United players celebrate winning the League Cup on March 1, 2009.
On this day: Manchester United beat Tottenham Hotspur on penalties
Five years ago today, Manchester United required penalties to beat Tottenham Hotspur in the League Cup final.
Mar 1, 10:03
Samir Nasri of Manchester City celebrates scoring during the FA Cup Fifth Round match between Manchester City and Chelsea at the Etihad Stadium on February 15, 2014
Samir Nasri hoping to end Wembley disappointment
Samir Nasri wants to avoid a third cup final loss at Wembley when Manchester City play Sunderland tomorrow.
Mar 1, 08:47
Man City manager Manuel Pellegrini prior to kick-off against Tottenham on November 24, 2013
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini wants "important" League Cup win
Manuel Pellegrini says that lifting the Capital One Cup trophy will be an "important" victory for Manchester City.
Feb 28, 18:56
Manchester City's Argentinian striker Sergio Aguero celebrates scoring his third goal during the English FA Cup fourth round football match between Manchester City and Watford at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester on January 25, 2014
Preview: Manchester City vs. Sunderland
Sports Mole previews the Capital One Cup final between Manchester City and Sunderland.
Feb 28, 16:19
Sergio Aguero of Manchester City celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Arsenal at Etihad Stadium on December 14, 2013
Manuel Pellegrini: 'Sergio Aguero is fit for League Cup final'
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini reveals that striker Sergio Aguero will return from injury in Sunday's Capital One Cup final against Sunderland on Sunday.
Feb 28, 13:24
Matija Nastasic of Manchester City during the Nelson Mandela Football Invitational match between SuperSport United and Manchester City from Loftus Versfeld on July 14, 2013
Manuel Pellegrini: 'Stevan Jovetic, Matija Nastasic out of League Cup final'
Manuel Pellegrini confirms that Matija Nastasic and Stevan Jovetic will miss the League Cup final on Sunday.
Feb 28, 13:19
Yaya Toure of Manchester City celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Stoke City at the Etihad Stadium on February 22, 2014
Yaya Toure: 'Silverware will help Manchester City grow'
Yaya Toure believes that constant trophy success will bring better and better players to Manchester City.
Feb 28, 12:47
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet celebrates after the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Sunderland at St James' Park on February 1, 2014
Gus Poyet: 'Cup run has improved our confidence'
Gus Poyet believes that the run to the Capital One Cup final has changed the mood at Sunderland as the club look to avoid relegation.
Feb 28, 05:24
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet during the match against Southampton on January 18, 2014
Sunderland boss Gus Poyet expects Manchester City backlash
Sunderland boss Gus Poyet believes that Manchester City will be motivated to win Sunday's League Cup final at Wembley after losing the FA Cup final last season.
Feb 27, 11:35
Birmingham City's Obafemi Martins celebrates with Nikola Zigic after scoring during the Carling Cup final football match between Arsenal and Birmingham at the Wembley Stadium in London on February 27, 2011
On this day: Birmingham City stun Arsenal to win League Cup
On this day in 2011, Birmingham City net a last-minute winner to win the Carling Cup with a 2-1 victory over Arsenal at Wembley.
Feb 27, 09:59
Jack Colback of Sunderland in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Liverpool at the Stadium of Light on September 29, 2013
Jack Colback: 'We're confident ahead of Capital One Cup final'
Sunderland midfielder Jack Colback insists that the squad are confident ahead of the Capital One Cup final.
Feb 27, 05:58
Manchester City's Joleon Lescott in action during a friendly match against SuperSport United on July 14, 2013
Joleon Lescott eager to win silverware in final season
Joleon Lescott reveals his urge to achieve success in multiple competitions before he leaves Manchester City in the summer.
Feb 27, 05:41
John O'Shea and Phil Bardsley of Sunderland celebrate following their team's 2-1 victory following the penalty shootout during the Capital One Cup semi final against Man Utd on January 22, 2014
John O'Shea expects "difficult test" against Manchester City
Sunderland defender John O'Shea says that his team will face a "difficult test" in their League Cup final clash against Manchester City.
Feb 25, 21:46
Sunderland's English midfielder Adam Johnson celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the English Premier League football match between Newcastle United and Sunderland at St James' Park in Newcastle upon Tyne on February 1, 2014
Gus Poyet urges Adam Johnson to seize World Cup chance
Sunderland boss Gus Poyet urges Adam Johnson to impress England manager Roy Hodgson during Sunday's League Cup final.
Feb 25, 15:10
Pre-Season Friendlies
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Bournemouth
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Swansea
7.45pm
Millwall
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Mallorca
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Norwich
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Major League Soccer
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CountryGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 England flagEngland444139124
2 AustraliaAustralia363641113
3 CanadaCanada27132565
4 Scotland flagScotland14131643
11 Wales flagWales4101428
23 Northern Ireland flagNorthern Ireland0123
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