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League Cup news from Friday, November 17, 2017

League Cup news from Saturday, November 4, 2017

- Tokyo (AFP) – Japan’s Cerezo Osaka celebrated their first-ever domestic title after a 2-0 victory over Kawasaki Frontale in the J-League Cup final on Saturday.Japan striker Kenyu Sugimoto stunned Kawasaki with a clinical finish after just 47 seconds before Brazilian midfielder Souza put the result beyond doubt deep into injury time in Saitama.“It’s a great feeling,” Cerezo manager Yoon Jong-Hwan t

League Cup news from Friday, November 3, 2017

- On This Day in Football: Ford runs out of gas, Arsenal trigger Chelsea's downfall - originally posted on Sportslens.comOn this day in 2001, the legend that is Tony Ford made the last of his incredible 931 appearances in the Football League.Born in Grimsby, Ford began his footballing journey with his hometown club back in 1975. He made his debut for Grimsby Town at the age of 16 in the old Third Di

League Cup news from Friday, October 27, 2017

- Scout Report – Ethan AmpaduThe Blues are renowned for their youth academy and youth talent, in recent years Tammy Abraham and Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Andreas Christensen and Nathanial Chalobah are just some of the talents that have been within Chelsea’s academy. But as the latter has shown little assurances of his future he decided to ditch West London for Watford, joining Andre Silva’s impressive sid

- The English Football League wants answers after the draw for the fourth round of the League Cup was delayed Thursday.A number of third-party technical issues pushed back the draw for the League Cup's fifth round by 105 minutes, leading the EFL to publish a statement apologising and saying a full explanation was requested.The draw, which took place at Twitter HQ, was supposed to go live at 4:00 PM

League Cup news from Thursday, October 26, 2017

- One-hundred-and-five minutes after it was scheduled to be drawn, the eight teams left in the League Cup know their quarter-final opponents.The draw was picked out by Matt Dawson and Phil Tufnell, national legends of rugby union and cricket, respectively, and saw the latter help pick out a trip to London rival West Ham United for his beloved Arsenal.Reigning champion Manchester United shouldn't be

- Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino's comments earlier this week insisting that his team are focussed on winning ‘two real trophies’ rather than concerning themselves with the EFL Cup have rightly come under scrutiny this week. Whilst not totally dismissing either of England's two domestic competitions, Pochettino contrasted the situation to other top European leagues where only one domestic cup

- Alexis Sanchez posted an ambiguous Instagram post after watching the Gunners scrape past Norwich in the EFL Cup on Tuesday, according to the ?Daily Mirror. Sanchez watched from the stands as 18-year-old Edward Nketiah scored two late goals to rescue the Gunners from a shock exit and give them a 2-1 win, taking them in to the quarter-finals. Alexis Sanchez posts cryptic message after watching Arsen