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Liverpool and Spurs are close to Arsenal now – But where’s the trophies?

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Certain Arsenal fans (some may call them fickle) on Justarsenal, keep complaining that the Gunners haven't won any trophies for over a decade, but they reason that the FA Cup is just another Mickey Mouse trophy like the League Cup or the Community Shield. If this is true then they only two trophies relevant to [.

Confirmed Arsenal team to face Norwich City – All change!

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Arsene Wenger has kept to his policy of playing his second (or third) string Arsenal side in the League Cup, and so I am not in the slightest bit surprised that he has named this XI tonight. I am glad that we will see Matt Macey make his debut for the Gunners after 4 years [...]

Chelsea v Nottingham Forest - Antonio Conte to make nine changes to the Chelsea team.

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With our busy schedule domestically and within Europe, Antonio Conte is expected to ring the changes to the Chelsea starting eleven this evening with as many as nine changes to be made to side that drew with Arsenal.

Nottingham Forest are the visitors and will come here with their full strength side looking for a giant-killing in the Carabao Cup so it's important that although changes will be made, that we put out a strong side to win the game.

“Donny” come to The Emirates

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The Rovers were formed in 1879, 138 years ago and turned professional in 1885, they have spent most of their years bouncing about in the lower leagues of English football and currently play in League 1 after gaining promotion from League 2 in 2016/17. Their ground is the Keepmoat Stadium which has a capacity of 15,231 which interestingly is bigger than Premier League Bournemouth's which only holds only 11,360.

Videos

On This Day In 2012: Arsenal Duo Giroud And Coquelin Make Minor Shirt-Based Error At ‘End’ Of League Cup Tie Against Reading (Video)

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Hard to believe we know, but it was five years ago to the very day that Olivier Giroud and Francis Coquelin entertained the nation by getting all confuzzled at the business end of Arsenal's chaotic 7-5 victory over Reading in the fourth round of the League Cup.

After somehow conspiring to go 4-0 down within the 37 minutes, Arsenal pulled a heroic comeback out of their collective derriere thanks to late goals from Laurent Koscielny and Theo Walcott in the 89th and 96th minute respectively before the final whistle thweeped at the Madejski Stadium.

Retro Football: Fondly Remembering The Halcyon Days Of The Coca Cola Cup And Its Club-Coloured Can Adverts, 1994 (Photos)

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The League Cup has bounced from sponsor to sponsor over the years, with Littlewoods, Rumbelows, Worthington's, Carling, Capital One and even the national Milk Marketing Board all paying through the snout to ally their marque with English football's tertiary tournament since 1981.

Carabao Cup: Rudiger And Willian On Target As Chelsea Edge Improved Everton At Stamford Bridge (Video)

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Caretaker boss David Unsworth saw his Everton side go down 2-1 to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night, albeit after a decent display from the visitors.

Danny Drinkwater made his first appearance for Chelsea this season, joining 17-year-old Ethan Ampadu in midfield, with the youngster becoming the first player born in 2000 to start a competitive game for the Blues.

Carabao Cup: Andre Ayew Bags Brace As West Ham Come From Behind To Beat Tottenham (Video)

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West Ham secured a precious comeback win against Tottenham at London Stadium on Wednesday night, a result which eases the pressure on manager Slaven Bilic.

The Hammers got off to a terrible start, with Moussa Sissoko netting from a Son Heung-min through-ball.

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Carabao Cup: Claudio Bravo The Hero As Man City Beat Wolves On Penalties At Etihad (Video)

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So often the villain last season, Claudio Bravo was the hero for Manchester City on Tuesday night, as the Citizens beat Wolves on penalties to progress to the last eight of the Carabao Cup.

Pep Guardiola fielded a mix-and-match 11, with youngstersTosin Adarabioyo andOleksandr Zinchenko joining the likes of Sergio Aguero and Gabriel Jesus.

Carabao Cup: Teen Striker Eddie Nketiah Fires Arsenal Into Last Eight After Hard-Fought Win Over Norwich (Video)

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A brace from teenager Eddie Nketiah fired Arsenal into the last eight of the Carabao Cup on Tuesday night, after the Gunners were pushed all the way by Championship side Norwich City.

Reverting to most of the side which has been lining out in the Europa League this season, Arsene Wenger was hoping to see the likes of Olivier Giroud and Jack Wilshere cruise past the Canaries and into the quarter-finals.

Carabao Cup: Jesse Lingard Scores Twice As Holders Man Utd East Past Swansea At Liberty Stadium (Video)

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Holders Manchester United bounced back from their shock defeat to Huddersfield at the weekend, with the red Devils cruising into the last eight of the Carabao Cup after a comfortable 2-0 win away to Swansea City.

Jose Mourinho made a number of changes to the team which lost on Saturday, with youngstersAxel Tuanzebe andScott McTominay getting rare starts.

Carabao Cup: Rashford Nets Brace As Holders Man Utd Cruise To Victory Over Burton (Video)

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Manchester United booked their place in the fourth round of the Carabao Cup after a comfortable 4-1 victory against Championship side Burton Albion at Old Trafford.

Both sides made a whole raft of changes for the game, with Sergio Romero starting in goal for the hosts and captain Michael Carrick making his first appearance of the season.

Liverpool: Damning Compilation Shows Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain Endured Shocking Night Against Leicester City (Video)

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Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp admitted that his side's perma-prevalent defensive frailties left him feeling "sick" after being knocked out of the Carabao Cup by Leicester City on Tuesday evening.

That said, his midfield wasn't much better, with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain in particular enduring a nauseating 90 minutes on his first full start for the Reds since joining in a £40million move from Arsenal.

Carabao Cup: Liverpool Dumped Out By Leicester As Islam Slimani Nets Belter (Video)

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Liverpool were knocked out of the Carabao Cup on Tuesday night, with the Reds beaten 2-0 at the King Power Stadium.

The visitors were the better side in the first-half, with Philippe Coutinho impressing in midfield and Andrew Robertson a danger on the left flank.

English Premier League

For tweets sake! Man Utd face giantkillers City after draw delay

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London (AFP) – Championship side Bristol City’s reward for eliminating three Premier League teams in this season’s League Cup is a home quarter-final with holders Manchester United.

City, who thrashed Crystal Palace 4-1 on Tuesday to reach the quarter-finals for the first time since 1989, learnt about their dream draw two hours later than planned due to a glitch at Twitter Headquarters where the event was being held.

For tweets sake! Man Utd face giantkillers City after draw delay

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London (AFP) – Championship side Bristol City’s reward for eliminating three Premier League teams in this season’s League Cup is a home quarter-final with holders Manchester United.

City, who thrashed Crystal Palace 4-1 on Tuesday to reach the quarter-finals for the first time since 1989, learnt about their dream draw two hours later than planned due to a glitch at Twitter Headquarters where the event was being held.

Wenger ‘still hungry’ despite prospect of Arsenal review

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London (AFP) – Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger insisted Thursday that his hunger to win trophies with the Gunners was “bigger than ever”, despite revealing his performance will be subjected to an annual review.

Wenger came under unprecedented pressure last season as Arsenal failed to qualify for the Champions League and many fans voiced their desire for him to leave after 21 years in the job.

Former Liverpool star blasts Tottenham – Poch must win trophies

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Jamie Redknapp says Mauricio Pochettino must deliver silverware at Tottenham with the strength of the squad he has available.

Redknapp hit out at Spurs after they blew a 2-0 lead to lose 3-2 against West Ham in the Carabao Cup on Wednesday, accusing his former club of being complacement.

“I’d go as far as to there was too much arrogance from Tottenham,” he told Sky Sports.

Spurs target ‘real trophies’ over Cup glory

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London (AFP) – Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino says domestic cup success would make little difference to his side and that the Premier League and Champions League are the “two real trophies” he is desperate to win.

Spurs, who host West Ham United in the last 16 of the League Cup on Wednesday, have not won a major prize of any kind since lifting the trophy in 2008.

Spurs target ‘real trophies’ over Cup glory

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London (AFP) – Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino says domestic cup success would make little difference to his side and that the Premier League and Champions League are the “two real trophies” he is desperate to win.

Spurs, who host West Ham United in the last 16 of the League Cup on Wednesday, have not won a major prize of any kind since lifting the trophy in 2008.

Where to find Spurs vs. West Ham League Cup on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Spurs vs. West Ham in the League Cup, you’ve come to the right place.

Wednesday’s London derby between Spurs and West Ham United will be played at Wembley and streamed live around the world to soccer fans, including the United States.

Where to find Spurs vs. West Ham League Cup on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Spurs vs. West Ham in the League Cup, you’ve come to the right place.

Wednesday’s London derby between Spurs and West Ham United will be played at Wembley and streamed live around the world to soccer fans, including the United States.

Footy on the telly: October 20-27

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It's a Week O'Cups: FIFA U-17 World Cup; England's League Cup; France's Coupe de la Ligue; Germany's DFB Pokal; South America's Copa Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana; the KNVB Beker; Spain's Copa del Rey. Also, a USWNT Friendly, and the Union's Grand Finale.

Where to find Chelsea vs. Nottingham Forest League Cup on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Chelsea vs. Nottingham Forest in the League Cup third round, you’ve come to the right place.

With Nottingham Forest sitting in tenth place in the Championship, a strong performance against a talented Chelsea side can give them a confidence boost in their hopes of returning to the Premier League.

Where to find Chelsea vs. Nottingham Forest League Cup on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Chelsea vs. Nottingham Forest in the League Cup third round, you’ve come to the right place.

With Nottingham Forest sitting in tenth place in the Championship, a strong performance against a talented Chelsea side can give them a confidence boost in their hopes of returning to the Premier League.

Where to find Arsenal vs. Doncaster League Cup on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Arsenal vs. Doncaster Rovers in the League Cup third round, you’ve come to the right place.

On paper, the Carabao Cup match between Arsenal and Doncaster should be an easy victory for the Gunners. The Rovers have lost four of their last five games, and sit 19th in League One.

Where to find Arsenal vs. Doncaster League Cup on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Arsenal vs. Doncaster Rovers in the League Cup third round, you’ve come to the right place.

On paper, the Carabao Cup match between Arsenal and Doncaster should be an easy victory for the Gunners. The Rovers have lost four of their last five games, and sit 19th in League One.

Where to find Man United vs. Burton Albion League Cup on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Man United vs. Burton Albion in the League Cup third round, you’ve come to the right place.

Will Manchester United’s match against Burton Albion be a banana skin or a one-sided match where the Red Devils will coast into the Fourth Round?

Where to find Man United vs. Burton Albion League Cup on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Man United vs. Burton Albion in the League Cup third round, you’ve come to the right place.

Will Manchester United’s match against Burton Albion be a banana skin or a one-sided match where the Red Devils will coast into the Fourth Round?

Where to find Leicester vs. Liverpool League Cup on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Leicester vs. Liverpool in the League Cup third round, you’ve come to the right place.

Liverpool midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will make his first start for the club in the Carabao Cup tie at Leicester today in a match that will be shown live in the United States.

Where to find Leicester vs. Liverpool League Cup on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Leicester vs. Liverpool in the League Cup third round, you’ve come to the right place.

Liverpool midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will make his first start for the club in the Carabao Cup tie at Leicester today in a match that will be shown live in the United States.

Schedule of League Cup games featuring Man United, Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool and others

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The third round of the League Cup kicks off this week with all of the Premier League clubs participating in the cup competition.

Now known as the Carabao Cup, seven of the matches will be shown live to soccer fans in the United States. The matches will stream live on ESPN3 and Sling Orange.

Schedule of League Cup games featuring Man United, Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool and others

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The third round of the League Cup kicks off this week with all of the Premier League clubs participating in the cup competition.

Now known as the Carabao Cup, seven of the matches will be shown live to soccer fans in the United States. The matches will stream live on ESPN3 and Sling Orange.

Carabao Cup

Complete Farce: Carabao Cup Fifth Round Draw Finally Goes Ahead After Massive Two-Hour Delay

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Precisely two days ago, the EFL promised us that the draw for the fifth round of the Carabao Cup would be nothing shy of revolutionary.

Firstly, we were stunned by the revelations that the draw itself would be streamed live on Twitter for the very first time ever.

Carabao Cup: Pep Guardiola Blames ‘Unacceptable’ Mitre Matchball For Man City’s Failure To Break Down Wolves In 120 Minutes

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Pep Guardiola was full of excuses after Wolves became the first team to prevent Man City from scoring inside 90 minutes since April.

Since then, Guardiola's side have scored 57 goals in 17 matches but it still took 120 minutes and a penalty shootout for them to squeeze past their Championship opponents and into the fifth round of the Carabao Cup.

Prestige: Carabao Cup Quarter-Final Draw To Be Conducted By ‘British Sporting Royalty’ Phil Tufnel And Matt Dawson

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In their continued attempts to bolster the prestige of English football's lamented secondary cup competition, the EFL have revealed that the draw for the quarter-finals of the Carabao Cup will be nothing shy of revolutionary.

Be warned, you might want to sit down for this: For the very first time in the long and vaunted history of association football, the draw for the last eight of the Carabao Cup will be streamed live on Twitter.

‘It Is Not Too Serious’ – Pep Guardiola Delivers Good News After Ilkay Gundogan Limps Off In First Man City Start For Nine Months

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Ilkay Gundogan returned to the Man City side for Wednesday night's Carabao Cup fixture against West Brom for the first time since he ruptured his cruciate ligament back inDecember last year.

However, after nine months of gruelling rehab, the German midfielder's comeback lasted just shy of an hour when an 'industrial' hack from a lunging Claudio Yacob left him in a crumpled heap on the floor.

The Rest

Tottenham boss delighted with striker, looks a good bet to score against West Ham

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Mauricio Pochettino believes Fernando Llorente is the ideal man to challenge star striker Harry Kane at Tottenham.

The 32-year-old joined Spurs in the summer, but Kane’s form has restricted him to a bit-part role this season.

Llorente will start against West Ham in the Carabao Cup on Wednesday and Pochettino has urged the Spaniard to grasp the opportunity.

Reds Out Of Carabao Cup

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Liverpool were knocked out of the League Cup by Leicester last night despite appearing to control the game in the entire first half.
The Reds once again came unstuck after creating dangerous plays and chances galore but failing to find the back of the net. There's no denying that some of Liverpool's passing and movement is a joy to watch but what's the point in racking up 600 odd passes if you aren't gonna score?

Mourinho similar to ‘no-nonsense’ Clough, says Burton boss

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London (AFP) – Burton Albion boss Nigel Clough says there are similarities between his father Brian and Jose Mourinho as he prepares for a daunting trip on Wednesday to face Manchester United in the League Cup.

United are the defending champions after Mourinho equalled Sir Alex Ferguson and Brian Clough’s record by winning a fourth League Cup against Southampton in February.