English League Cup

The League Cup is often derided by top sides as a competition for the reserve sides, but it still important for a host of reasons, not least of which is the fact that it is a source of revenue and exposure for most clubs outside the top tier of the Premiership, and perhaps their only real chance of silverware.

Comparing Carling Cup Squads – Arsenal vs Chelsea vs Liverpool vs Manchester United

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After the Carlin Cup 3rd round matches midweek, pundits roundly criticised Manchester United's squad depth. I appreciate such criticism as much as anyone else,...

Fergie messed up against Coventry / Manchester United can top table on weekend

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Not much to say after Manchester United's defeat to Coventry last night - the Red Devils lost to a better team, at home, so...

Carling Cup Round 3: Arsenal dump Newcastle, Manchester United crash out, Chelsea, Liverpool and...

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A roundup of the midweek Carling Cup Round 3 matches: Tuesday 25 September 2007 Arsenal 2 Newcastle 0 I didn't watch the match, instead opting to tune...

The importance of the Carling Cup to the ‘Big Four’

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Fast approaching is Round 3 of the Carling Cup, which of course means that the bigger guns are about to join in. What I...

Carling Cup 3rd Round Draw (2007/2008)

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See the latest Carling Cup 3rd round draw here. The article below refers to 07/08's draw. The Carling Cup 3rd Round draw was announced today,...

Thoughts on the England-Brazil game

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Watched the England-Brazil friendly last night, some thoughts on the game: Brazil came to Wembley with different objectives - the less established players were playing...

Chelsea – Arsenal Brawl Video

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A couple of things to add from yesterday: The more I see the video (below), the more I'm convinced that Toure deserved his red card...

Wenger and Mourinho on the Chelsea v Arsenal brawl

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A quick look at what Wenger and Mourinho said in the aftermath of the Cup final. Mourinho said that Arsenal players had reacted out of...

Chelsea v Arsenal – Terry’s nasty injury (video)

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Update #1: Terry returned to the Millennium Stadium an hour after being carried off the ground on a stretcher to celebrate the cup win...

Chelsea 2-1 Arsenal – Goal Videos

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Also see the Chelsea v Arsenal match discussion (including discussion of main incidents) The goals will be an afterthought tomorrow morning when Arsenal and Chelsea...

Chelsea 2-1 Arsenal – Fabregas and Lampard deserved red cards

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First off, a bit about the match - tribute to Arsenal's young Gunners for the way they played today - fantastic stuff. Chelsea won...

Carling Cup paints a bright future for Arsenal and Chelsea

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A look at Sheva and Baptista, and what they mean for Chelsea and Arsenal Yes, it was Wycombe, and if he was really that good...