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Will the ghost of Arsene Wenger haunt Wembley for the EFL Cup final?
09:00 Sunday 24th February 2019

Managers tend to last at clubs about as long as the average Hollywood marriage although exceptions exist in both cases. Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn have been together since 1983 despite eschewing any nuptials. Denzel Washington married Pauletta…

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The Carabao Cup is more important to Maurizio Sarri than he realises
16:00 Wednesday 19th December 2018

The first trophy on offer in English football is approaching the critical point. After Burton Albion and Manchester City booked their places in the last four last night, the remaining two will be known today. North London rivals Arsenal…

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Baby Steps: Tottenham Hotspur Should Target EFL Cup Glory
08:00 Wednesday 19th December 2018

Tottenham Hotspur’s season is in a slightly precarious situation. Despite flying high in the Premier League and sliding into the UEFA Champions League knockout rounds under the radar, winning either competition is beyond their reach.…

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Is the League Cup still relevant?
08:00 Tuesday 25th September 2018

As the League Cup makes its return tonight, many have one question. Why? The competition struggles to compete against the FA Cup, never mind the Premier League. The fact it has become more of a promotional exercise than an actual tournament…

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EFL Final: Arsenal 0-3 Manchester City: Four standout performers
10:00 Monday 26th February 2018

Manchester City won their fifth English League Cup, beating Arsenal 3-0 at Wembley. Goals from Sergio Aguero, Vincent Kompany, and David Silva seized Arsenal’s hope of an upset. Arguments that City bought their glory took a blow considering…

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3 worst players from the EFL Cup Final
09:30 Monday 26th February 2018

In Arsene Wenger’s 22nd season as Arsenal manager, the Frenchman put his reputation on the line to win the only domestic trophy that’s evaded him all these years. He lost. Pep Guardiola enjoyed his first cup final experience in…

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5 reasons Manchester City humiliated Arsenal at Wembley
08:30 Monday 26th February 2018

Manchester City has been phenomenal this season. Yet the Citizens have also failed spectacularly on some occasions. Most match days the Sky Blues sweep opponents aside but some results have been absolutely shocking. When a club is armed to…

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Carabao Cup Final: Manchester City vs Arsenal: A Combined XI
12:00 Sunday 25th February 2018

The 58th English League Cup final is nearing kickoff. The trophy has been brought to the former City of Manchester Stadium on five previous occasions and twice to Highbury. After being dumped from the FA Cup in the 5th round by Wigan…

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3 key battles: Arsenal vs Manchester City
11:00 Sunday 25th February 2018

The 2018 League Cup Final at Wembley promises to be a spectacular affair.  Two attacking teams square up against each other. Arsenal will be hoping to win their first League Cup in over two decades and the first under Arsene Wenger's…

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Arsenal's second home and Manchester City's Wembley woes
10:00 Sunday 25th February 2018

It’s ironic that a ground so recently steeped in Arsenal success is now home to their arch rival. The fact remains  Arsenal have won trophies at Wembley. Tottenham haven’t. Manchester City is Sky Blue rather than Lillywhite,…

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Two Manchester City weaknesses Arsenal can expose at Wembley
08:30 Sunday 25th February 2018

The first of this campaign’s two major domestic cup finals is here for fans of English football. Arsenal face Manchester City in the League Cup final. It's a game both managers are under immense pressure to win. Arsenal will…

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A tale of two Cities
14:00 Tuesday 23rd January 2018

It’s easy to forget that Manchester City plummeted head first into what was then called Division Two this time two decades ago. A 3-0 victory over fellow Division One strugglers Portsmouth at Fratton Park on 10 January 1998 was Frank…

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Manchester City vs Bristol City League Cup semi-final: 5 things we learnt
14:00 Wednesday 10th January 2018

The Etihad Stadium was the stage for the first leg of the Carabao Cup semi-final between Manchester City and Bristol City. The Championship side came into the tie as the clear underdogs despite having knocked Manchester United out of the…

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Carabao Cup quarter-finals: 4 observations made
11:30 Thursday 21st December 2017

Popularly known as the League Cup, formerly the Capital One Cup, now referred to as the Carabao Cup; the tournament provides English teams with the opportunity to pick up a domestic trophy in February. This year’s competition is now down…

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Arsenal 1-0 West Ham United: 3 talking points
16:00 Wednesday 20th December 2017

Arsenal faced West Ham on Tuesday night for only the third time in League Cup history. Each had one previous win. It was the second contest between the two sides in four days, having played out a 0-0 draw in the Premier League. After an uninspiring…