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Carling Cup Win Just Another False Dawn
21:09 Wednesday 29th February 2012

Anyone who saw pictures from Sunday's League Cup Final at Wembley who wasn't familiar with English football could be forgiven for thinking that Liverpool had just won the biggest trophy of them all.But in fact that trophy was the third most…

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Matchday 26 - Premier League + Carling Cup Final Predictions
01:01 Saturday 25th February 2012

Chelsea 1-0 Bolton With Chelsea having over twice as many points as Bolton, this really should be easier to call. I'm not expecting a good game and this won't do anything to ease the pressure on AVB. He might be out of a job if he loses the…

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The Magic Of The 'Other' Cup
14:43 Tuesday 21st February 2012

Following another weekend of FA Cup fixtures, the magic of ‘the cup' has once again been enthused upon by pundits. Every football fan knows that the FA Cup is ‘the cup' – the one that you wait your whole life in the hope that one day you'll…

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Defining a 'proper' football fan
19:59 Monday 6th February 2012

If you're visiting this site then you probably consider yourself quite a football fan. Most likely you have a particular team that you support – maybe you regularly attend matches, keep up to date with results, own the shirt etc.. But these…

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The Imaginary Card Debacle.
17:10 Thursday 19th January 2012

Over the past few weeks, Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini has been lambasted for his actions in the dugout, in particular, the use of this imaginary card.It began in the league win over Liverpool when, after Gareth Barry had been sent off…

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Sprinkle some more fairy dust - the FA Cup needs it.
21:50 Monday 9th January 2012

At the moment, it's the evening of the big FA Cup 3rd Round Saturday. The sad thing is I've watched more Celebrity Big Brother than football today, on account of both Cup games being on ESPN. The sadder thing is that I've been more interested,…

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The Curious Case of the Carling Cup 2011/12
23:34 Sunday 4th December 2011

Manchester City, Liverpool, Cardiff and Crystal Palace this week booked their places in the semi-finals of this season's Carling Cup. The trophy is traditionally the third most prestigious of English domestic silverware, and the big clubs certainly…

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Week 10 Predictions 29/10/11
18:21 Friday 28th October 2011

Well, here we are. A quarter of the way through the season. The table is starting to take shape and apart from a couple of exceptions, teams are starting to get an idea of how their season will unfold. In another nine games, we should know…

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Emotional Torture of Being a Bluenose
12:11 Sunday 11th September 2011
By Dan

I'm not sure about the rest of you but there are a number of sports that I love, the main two are rugby and football. I am sitting here writing this now after just having watched an excrutiating game of rugby between England and Argentina in…

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Lacklustre Norwich Unceremoniously Dumped Out of the Carling Cup
17:20 Thursday 25th August 2011

Fringe Players Fail to Threaten Starting XITo be frank, the Carling Cup isn't held in high esteem by many Premier League managers; last night Mick McCarthy reiterated this by saying he was unaware of which round Wolverhampton FC were competing…

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EXCLUSIVE: Juninho Makes Shock Return!
01:43 Thursday 21st July 2011

NOTE: This article was submitted on 20/07/2011 and is an internet exclusive. Middlesbrough's very own "Little Fella" will make an astounding return to Teesside on July 29 for Boro's last pre-season fixture.