Capital One Cup

  • Pellegrini lands first trophy in Europe, now wants more 03-03-2014 09:58 AM

    London: It has been a long time arriving but Manuel Pellegrini can finally celebrate some meaningful European silverware - 10 years after arriving in Spain as a relative unknown. The Chilean coach, who earned plaudits for his work at unfashionable Villarreal and Malaga, either side of a brief stint at...
  • Nasri warns City against Cup defeat ramifications 24-02-2014 03:49 PM

    Samir Nasri has warned his Manchester City team-mates that failure to beat Sunderland in Sunday's Capital One Cup final could derail a season that currently has them in contention for four trophies. City beat Stoke 1-0 on Saturday to keep them third in the Premier League, three points off leaders...
  • Sunderland beat Manchester United on penalties in League Cup 23-01-2014 08:29 AM

    Manchester: Manchester United's troubled season took another turn for the worse when they lost 2-1 to Sunderland in an error-strewn penalty shootout in their League Cup semi-final on Wednesday. United looked to be heading for the final against Manchester City when they led 1-0 two minutes from the end of...
  • Manchester City crush woeful West Ham in League Cup semi-final 09-01-2014 08:21 AM

    Manchester: Alvaro Negredo grabbed a hat-trick as Manchester City crushed West Ham United 6-0 in their League Cup semi-final first leg on Wednesday in another body blow for the beleaguered London club. City effectively sealed their place in the final at Wembley with another one-sided demonstration of their attacking potency,...
  • Manchester United are playing against the officials, says Moyes 08-01-2014 08:31 AM

    Manchester: Manchester United have to play the officials as well as the opposition, manager David Moyes complained after his side were beaten 2-1 by Sunderland in the League Cup semi-final first leg on Tuesday. Moyes, under pressure after losing his third consecutive game in all competitions, pointed the finger at...
  • League Cup: Advantage Sunderland as Manchester United lose again 08-01-2014 08:18 AM

    Manchester: Sunderland gained the upper hand on Manchester United by deservedly winning their League Cup semi-final, first leg 2-1 on Tuesday to intensify the pressure on visiting manager David Moyes after a testing week. Italian Fabio Borini scored a second-half penalty to give the Premier League's bottom club a one-goal...
  • FA Cup flops United and West Ham target quick recovery 06-01-2014 05:18 PM

    London: Manchester United midfielder Darren Fletcher says the team owe their supporters a huge response following their FA Cup defeat to Swansea City on Sunday and have the perfect opportunity to make amends against Sunderland in the Capital One Cup. West Ham United, who themselves crashed out of the tournament...
  • Manchester clubs kept apart in Cup semi-final draw 19-12-2013 08:31 AM

    Manchester: Manchester United and Manchester City were kept apart in the League Cup semi-final draw made on Wednesday. Champions United will take on the Premier League's bottom club Sunderland in a two-legged last-four clash in January and City face West Ham United who knocked out Tottenham Hotspur in the quarter-finals....
  • Manchester United, West Ham enter semis of League Cup 19-12-2013 08:21 AM

    Manchester: West Ham United piled more misery on managerless Tottenham Hotspur by coming from behind to book their place in the League Cup semi-finals with a 2-1 win at White Hart Lane and Manchester United also reached the last four on Wednesday. Tottenham, who sacked boss Andre Villas-Boas on Monday...
  • Chelsea lack killer instinct, says Mourinho 18-12-2013 08:48 AM

    London: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho was forced to recount a familiar tale as he bemoaned his team's latest failure to turn chances into goals after their 2-1 extra-time defeat by Sunderland in the League Cup on Tuesday. "The quality of football we produced is amazing. We never lost a match...
  • Capital One Cup: Sunderland knock out Chelsea, Man City advance 18-12-2013 08:42 AM

    London: Substitute Ki sung-Yueng drove in an extra-time winner to take the Premier League's bottom club Sunderland into the League Cup semi-finals with a dramatic 2-1 victory over Chelsea on Tuesday. Ki smashed home in the 118th minute after being teed up by Fabio Borini, who had come off the...
  • League Cup: Man City edge Newcastle, Spurs win shootout with Hull 31-10-2013 08:32 AM

    London: Manchester City reached the quarter-finals of the League Cup after they finally broke down a resilient Newcastle United to win 2-0 after extra time on Wednesday, while Tottenham Hotspur needed penalties to get past Hull City. City, who made 10 changes from the team that played Chelsea in the...
  • Chelsea hail strength in depth after brushing Arsenal aside 30-10-2013 08:47 AM

    London: Two wins in three days against top English clubs are a sign Chelsea have enough squad depth to compete for honours across the board this season, assistant coach Steve Holland said on Tuesday. Chelsea beat Arsenal 2-0 to ease into the quarter-finals of the League Cup on Tuesday, barely...
  • League Cup: Chelsea knock out Arsenal, Man Utd advance 30-10-2013 08:39 AM

    London: Cesar Azpilicueta seized on a defensive blunder and Juan Mata scored a slick second as Chelsea dumped Premier League leader Arsenal out of the League Cup with a 2-0 victory at its London rival on Tuesday. The fourth round loss ends one route to a trophy for Arsenal manager...
  • Van Persie set to miss Cup tie against Liverpool 25-09-2013 09:11 AM

    Manchester: Injured striker Robin van Persie is expected to miss Manchester United's Capital One Cup tie against Liverpool on Wednesday but could be fit for Saturday's Premier League clash with West Bromwich Albion. "I don't think Robin van Persie will play on Wednesday but he has an outside chance for...