Carling Cup

  • Chelsea launch probe over supporter's racial gesture 01-11-2012 07:22 PM

    London: Chelsea have launched an investigation after a supporter was photographed making an apparent racist gesture during Wednesday's League Cup match against Manchester United, the club said in a statement. Pictures published on the internet appear to show a man making a monkey gesture in the stands during Chelsea's 5-4...
  • Man Utd stunned in League Cup by Crystal Palace 01-12-2011 08:35 AM

    Manchester: Manchester United were knocked out of the League Cup quarter-finals on Wednesday by Crystal Palace, the second-tier club scoring in extra time for a 2-1 victory and their first win at Old Trafford since 1989. Former Premier League midfielder Darren Ambrose put Palace ahead in the 65th minute and...
  • Aguero takes City past Arsenal in League Cup QF 30-11-2011 07:09 AM

    London: Manchester City progressed to the semi-finals of the League Cup at the expense of Arsenal after a 1-0 victory in an end to-end enthralling encounter at the Emirates Stadium on Tuesday. Arsenal's hopes of making the semi-finals for the fifth time in seven seasons were dashed by a City...
  • Liverpool dump listless Chelsea out of League Cup 30-11-2011 06:49 AM

    London: Distraught by the death of a former international teammate, Craig Bellamy was too upset to play for Liverpool in the Premier League on Sunday. Two days later, however, the Wales striker was back in action and inspiring the team to a 2-0 victory over Chelsea in the League Cup...
  • Dalglish blasts scheduling of cup tie vs Chelsea 12-11-2011 04:46 AM

    Liverpool: Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish is furious that his side will have to play a League Cup quarter-final away to Chelsea just 48 hours after facing Manchester City at home in the Premier League. A rally by the Trades Union Congress (TUC) has led police to advise that the cup...
  • Man Utd, Arsenal enter League Cup quarters 26-10-2011 09:21 AM

    London: Manchester United bounced back from their derby humiliation by cruising to a 3-0 victory over forth-tier club Aldershot in the League Cup, while Arsenal overcame Premier League rivals Bolton 2-1 to advance to the quarter-finals on Tuesday night. Dimitar Berbatov, Michael Owen and Antonio Valencia scored United's goals at...
  • Arsenal midfielder Benayoun sidelined for a week 22-09-2011 03:02 PM

    London: Arsenal midfielder Yossi Benayoun is set to be out of action for a week, following a side strain sustained in his side's 3-1 League Cup victory over Shrewsbury Town on Tuesday. The Israeli midfielder grabbed his first goal for the club following his loan move from Chelsea, as they...
  • Hargreaves celebrates return with debut City goal 22-09-2011 11:09 AM

    London: Owen Hargreaves marked his comeback from a long and career-threatening three-year injury lay-off with a stunning goal on his debut as Manchester City beat League Cup holders Birmingham City 2-0 in a third-round tie at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday. The former England international, who has 42 caps, had...
  • Carling Cup: Man City, Liverpool, Chelsea win 22-09-2011 03:22 AM

    London: Owen Hargreaves marked his return to competitive football with a debut goal for Manchester City in a 2-0 win over defending champion Birmingham in the League Cup on Wednesday. The England midfielder, who struggled through three injury-plagued years before being released by City's neighbor Manchester United in the offseason,...
  • Drogba to return for Chelsea Carling Cup clash 21-09-2011 01:17 PM

    London: Didier Drogba is set to return after injury for Chelsea's League Cup third-round tie against west London rivals Fulham at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday. Manager Andre Villas-Boas said the Ivory Coast striker was back in contention for a place after suffering a nasty head injury in an aerial challenge...
  • Carling Cup: Man Utd, Arsenal win, Tottenham exit 21-09-2011 09:03 AM

    London: Manchester United transferred their free-scoring form to the League Cup by cruising past Leeds United 3-0 in the third round on Tuesday night, while Arsenal had to come from a goal down to overwhelm fourth-tier Shrewsbury 3-1 and avoid another defeat. Former England striker Michael Owen scored twice and...
  • Tottenham reaches League Cup final 22-01-2009 12:49 PM

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  • Burnley dump Arsenal out of Carling Cup 04-12-2008 12:02 AM

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  • Carling Cup: Chelsea crash and Burn-ley 13-11-2008 03:04 PM

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  • Chelsea beat Liverpool, enter Carling Cup semis 20-12-2007 07:57 PM

    London: The chairman of the England and Wales Cricket Board, Giles Clarke would face four weeks in the High Court after trial dates were announced for the libel writs brought against him by suspended IPL commissioner Lalit Modi and global sports marketing and consulting firm International Management Group (IMG). According...
  • Arsenal, Tottenham reach Carling Cup semi-finals 19-12-2007 07:44 PM

    Nagpur: England captain Andrew Strauss said it was too soon to say whether international cricket's second-tier nations should be kicked out of the World Cup despite routs suffered by Kenya and Canada. Kenya suffered a 10-wicket loss to New Zealand on Sunday after being dismissed for just 69 -- their...