All posts tagged "Capital One Cup"

  • MOTD: Southampton 1-6 Liverpool

    Daniel Sturridge returned to Liverpool’s starting lineup in their Capital One Cup quarterfinal with Southampton, his first start since Brendan Rodgers’ final game in charge. The Englishman found the back of the net with his first shot...

    • Posted December 2, 2015
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  • MOTD: Manchester United 0-0 Middlesbrough (1-3 on pens)

    It has only been four days since Wayne Rooney turned thirty and already the critics are predicting his imminent fall from grace. Tonight, the Englishman had another one of his flaws scrutinized as Manchester United exited the...

    • Posted October 28, 2015
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  • MOTD: Stoke City 1-1 Chelsea (5-4 on pens)

    Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea endured a miserable rainy Tuesday night in Stoke as the reigning Capital One Cup champions exited the competition on penalties at the Britannia Stadium. The Blues dominated large periods of the match, only for...

    • Posted October 27, 2015
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  • Pereira, Grealish, and Kenedy stand out in the Capital One Cup Third Round

    The Capital One Cup is hardly seen as the crème de la crème of club tournament football, but whilst managers often use the tournament to give young and fringe players a chance to shine, this week’s third...

    • Posted September 23, 2015
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  • Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur gear up for Capital One Cup clash

    It’s a trope that England’s domestic cups have lost their weight; the Capital One Cup even more so than the FA Cup. Today, Manchester City breezed past Sunderland in front of a half-empty stadium and tomorrow, Liverpool...

    • Posted September 22, 2015
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  • MOTD: Chelsea 1-0 Liverpool (aet) (2-1 agg)

    Fifty-one minutes into the Capital One Cup semifinal replay, television cameras panned to Jose Mourinho, whose mouth betrayed a small, knowing smile. Liverpool and Chelsea were going at it – immediately afterwards Mohammad Sakho’s short backpass led...

    • Posted January 27, 2015
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  • MOTD: Liverpool 1-1 Chelsea

    Chelsea’s season hasn’t been perfect so far – out of thirty-four matches they have won “only” twenty-five times. However, of their seven draws and two losses, in just three or four matches did they really lose control...

    • Posted January 20, 2015
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  • Five English cup upsets in recent memory

    The Football League Cup was founded in the shadow of the FA Cup in the 1960s, when its competitor was at its peak, as a consolation for the teams knocked out of the FA Cup. Back then,...

    • Posted December 16, 2014
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  • League Cup Roundup – Balotelli, Shrewsbury, and Berahino

    In Mario Balotelli’s soap opera at Liverpool, the man just scored big. After the fact he Tweeted “finally”, and it can be certain we all felt the same. He literally scored a goal that helped keep Liverpool...

    • Posted October 28, 2014
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  • Today in the Cup – Wednesday on Wednesday and Mourinho’s approach

    Manchester City 7-0 Sheffield Wednesday It took about ten minutes minutes to get over the humor of the fact that Sheffield Wednesday are playing on, you won’t be able to guess this, a Wednesday, I divulged further...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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