The League Cup is a domestic tournament open to the 92 clubs in the Premier League and three Football League divisions. We played in the first two seasons of the cup but did not enter for the next four years.

After not making it past the first four rounds until 1977, we won it that season in a replayed final against Liverpool and became the first team to successfully retain the cup against Southampton the following year, before losing the 1980 final against Wolves

Eight years later we won the cup for a third time, beating Luton in the final and regained it the next season against Oldham. 1991 saw us lose 5-4 away to Coventry (after being 4-0 down after just 34 minutes).

We made the final for the last time in 1992, losing to Manchester United for their first ever League Cup win.

League Cup Record
Cup First Game Last Game Seasons P W D L F A
League CupOct 06, 1960Oct 30, 2018552041094054390248

Round by round
Cup Round Name First Game Last Game P W D L F A Replays
League Cup11st roundSep 11, 1961Aug 14, 201827201661260
League Cup22nd roundOct 06, 1960Aug 29, 201877422014160825
League Cup33rd round (last 32)Nov 15, 1960Sep 26, 2018421951877713
League Cup44th round (last 16)Jan 10, 1961Oct 30, 201824114940334
League CupQuarterQuarter-final (last 8)Jan 17, 1978Jan 29, 19941564525224
League CupSemiSemi-finalFeb 08, 1978Mar 01, 1992127501990
League CupFinalFinalMar 18, 1978Apr 12, 19927412851

All League Cup games
1960-61Thu Oct 06, 1960Halifax Town2H2-0W
Tue Nov 15, 1960Bristol City3H2-1W
Tue Jan 10, 1961Burnley4A1-2LTurf Moor
1961-62Mon Sep 11, 1961Gillingham1H4-1W
Wed Oct 11, 1961Queens Park Rangers2A2-1WLoftus Road
Tue Nov 14, 1961Blackburn Rovers3H1-2L
1966-67Tue Sep 13, 1966Birmingham City2H1-1D
Tue Sep 20, 1966Birmingham City2RA1-2LSt. Andrews
1967-68Wed Sep 13, 1967Scunthorpe United2A1-0WOld Show Ground
Tue Oct 10, 1967Burnley3A0-3LTurf Moor
1968-69Tue Sep 03, 1968West Bromwich Albion2H2-3LMeadow LanePlayed at Meadow Lane
1969-70Wed Sep 03, 1969Barrow2A2-1WHolker Street
Tue Sep 23, 1969West Ham United3H1-0W
Wed Oct 15, 1969Oxford United4H0-1L
1970-71Wed Sep 09, 1970Huddersfield Town2A0-0DLeeds Road
Wed Sep 16, 1970Huddersfield Town2RH2-0W
Tue Oct 06, 1970Birmingham City3A1-2LSt. Andrews
1971-72Tue Sep 07, 1971Aldershot2H5-1W
Wed Oct 06, 1971Chelsea3H1-1D
Mon Oct 11, 1971Chelsea3RA1-2LStamford Bridge
1972-73Tue Sep 05, 1972Aston Villa2H0-1L
1973-74Wed Oct 10, 1973Millwall2A0-0DThe Den
Tue Oct 16, 1973Millwall2RH1-3L
1974-75Tue Sep 10, 1974Newcastle United2H1-1D
Wed Sep 25, 1974Newcastle United2RA0-3LSt. James Park (Newcastle)
1975-76Tue Aug 19, 1975Rotherham United11A2-1WMillmoor
Wed Aug 27, 1975Rotherham United12H5-1WWon 7-2 on aggregate
Wed Sep 10, 1975Plymouth Argyle2H1-0W
Wed Oct 08, 1975Manchester City3A1-2LMaine Road
1976-77Tue Aug 31, 1976Walsall2A4-2WFellows Park
Tue Sep 21, 1976Coventry City3H0-3L
1977-78Tue Aug 30, 1977West Ham United2H5-0W
Tue Oct 25, 1977Notts County3H4-0W
Tue Nov 29, 1977Aston Villa4H4-2W
Tue Jan 17, 1978BuryQuarterA3-0WGigg Lane
Wed Feb 08, 1978Leeds UnitedSemi1A3-1WElland Road
Wed Feb 22, 1978Leeds UnitedSemi2H4-2WWon 7-3 on aggregate
Sat Mar 18, 1978LiverpoolFinalN0-0DWembleyPlayed at Wembley
Wed Mar 22, 1978LiverpoolFinalRN1-0WOld TraffordPlayed at Old Trafford
1978-79Tue Aug 29, 1978Oldham Athletic2A0-0DBoundary Park
Wed Sep 06, 1978Oldham Athletic2RH4-2W
Wed Oct 04, 1978Oxford United3A5-0WManor Ground
Tue Nov 07, 1978Everton4A3-2WGoodison Park
Wed Dec 13, 1978Brighton and Hove AlbionQuarterH3-1W
Wed Jan 17, 1979WatfordSemi1H3-1W
Wed Jan 31, 1979WatfordSemi2A0-0DVicarage RoadWon 3-1 on aggregate
Sat Mar 17, 1979SouthamptonFinalN3-2WWembleyPlayed at Wembley
1979-80Wed Aug 29, 1979Blackburn Rovers21A1-1DEwood Park
Wed Sep 05, 1979Blackburn Rovers22H6-1WWon 7-2 on aggregate
Tue Sep 25, 1979Middlesbrough3A3-1WAyresome Park
Tue Oct 30, 1979Bristol City4A1-1DAshton Gate
Wed Nov 14, 1979Bristol City4RH3-0W
Tue Dec 04, 1979West Ham UnitedQuarterA0-0DUpton Park
Wed Dec 12, 1979West Ham UnitedQuarterRH3-0W
Tue Jan 22, 1980LiverpoolSemi1H1-0W
Tue Feb 12, 1980LiverpoolSemi2A1-1DAnfieldWon 2-1 on aggregate
Sat Mar 15, 1980Wolverhampton WanderersFinalN0-1LWembleyPlayed at Wembley
1980-81Wed Aug 27, 1980Peterborough United21H3-0W
Wed Sep 03, 1980Peterborough United22A1-1DLondon RoadWon 4-1 on aggregate
Tue Sep 23, 1980Bury3A7-0WGigg Lane
Tue Oct 28, 1980Watford4A1-4LVicarage Road
1981-82Tue Oct 06, 1981Birmingham City21A3-2WSt. Andrews
Wed Oct 28, 1981Birmingham City22H2-1WWon 5-3 on aggregate
Wed Nov 11, 1981Blackburn Rovers3A1-0WEwood Park
Wed Dec 02, 1981Tranmere Rovers4H2-0W
Mon Jan 18, 1982Tottenham HotspurQuarterA0-1LWhite Hart Lane
1982-83Wed Oct 06, 1982West Bromwich Albion21H6-1W
Tue Oct 26, 1982West Bromwich Albion22A1-3LThe HawthornsWon 7-4 on aggregate
Wed Nov 10, 1982Watford3H7-3W
Wed Dec 01, 1982Brentford4H2-0W
Wed Jan 19, 1983Manchester UnitedQuarterA0-4LOld Trafford
1983-84Tue Oct 04, 1983Wimbledon21A0-2LPlough Lane
Wed Oct 26, 1983Wimbledon22H1-1DLost 3-1 on aggregate
1984-85Tue Sep 25, 1984Portsmouth21A0-1LFratton Park
Wed Oct 10, 1984Portsmouth22H3-0WWon 3-1 on aggregate
Wed Oct 31, 1984Sunderland3H1-1D
Tue Nov 06, 1984Sunderland3RA0-1LRoker Park
1985-86Wed Sep 25, 1985Bolton Wanderers21H4-0W
Tue Oct 08, 1985Bolton Wanderers22A3-0WBurnden ParkWon 7-0 on aggregate
Wed Oct 30, 1985Derby County3A2-1WBaseball Ground
Mon Nov 25, 1985Queens Park Rangers4A1-3LLoftus Road
1986-87Wed Sep 24, 1986Brighton and Hove Albion21A0-0DGoldstone Ground
Wed Oct 08, 1986Brighton and Hove Albion22H3-0WWon 3-0 on aggregate
Wed Oct 29, 1986Crystal Palace3A2-2DSelhurst Park
Wed Nov 05, 1986Crystal Palace3H1-0W
Wed Nov 19, 1986Bradford City4A5-0WOdsal Stadium
Wed Jan 21, 1987ArsenalQuarterA0-2LHighbury
1987-88Wed Sep 23, 1987Hereford United21H5-0W
Wed Oct 07, 1987Hereford United22A1-1DEdgar StreetWon 6-1 on aggregate
Tue Oct 27, 1987Manchester City3A0-3LMaine Road
1988-89Wed Sep 28, 1988Chester City21H6-0W
Wed Oct 12, 1988Chester City22A4-0WDeva StadiumWon 10-0 on aggregate
Wed Nov 02, 1988Coventry City3H3-2W
Wed Nov 30, 1988Leicester City4A0-0DFilbert Street
Wed Dec 14, 1988Leicester City4RH2-1W
Wed Jan 18, 1989Queens Park RangersQuarterH5-2W
Wed Feb 15, 1989Bristol CitySemi1H1-1D
Sun Feb 26, 1989Bristol CitySemi2A1-0WAshton GateWon 2-1 on aggregate
Sun Apr 09, 1989Luton TownFinalN3-1WWembleyPlayed at Wembley
1989-90Wed Sep 20, 1989Huddersfield Town21H1-1D
Tue Oct 03, 1989Huddersfield Town22A3-3DLeeds Road4-4 on aggregate; won an away goals
Tue Oct 24, 1989Crystal Palace3A0-0DSelhurst Park
Wed Nov 01, 1989Crystal Palace3RH5-0W
Wed Nov 22, 1989Everton4H1-0W
Wed Jan 17, 1990Tottenham HotspurQuarterH2-2D
Wed Jan 24, 1990Tottenham HotspurQuarterRA3-2WWhite Hart Lane
Sun Feb 11, 1990Coventry CitySemi1H2-1W
Sun Feb 25, 1990Coventry CitySemi2A0-0DHighfield RoadWon 2-1 on aggregate
Sun Apr 29, 1990Oldham AthleticFinalN1-0WWembleyPlayed at Wembley
1990-91Wed Sep 26, 1990Burnley21H4-1W
Wed Oct 10, 1990Burnley22A1-0WTurf MoorWon 5-1 on aggregate
Wed Oct 31, 1990Plymouth Argyle3A2-1WHome Park
Wed Nov 28, 1990Coventry City4A4-5LHighfield Road
1991-92Wed Sep 25, 1991Bolton Wanderers21H4-0W
Tue Oct 08, 1991Bolton Wanderers22A5-2WBurnden ParkWon 9-2 on aggregate
Wed Oct 30, 1991Bristol Rovers3H2-0W
Wed Dec 04, 1991Southampton4H0-0D
Tue Dec 17, 1991Southampton4RA1-0WThe Dell
Wed Jan 08, 1992Crystal PalaceQuarterA1-1DSelhurst Park
Wed Feb 05, 1992Crystal PalaceQuarterRH4-2W
Sun Feb 09, 1992Tottenham HotspurSemi1H1-1D
Sun Mar 01, 1992Tottenham HotspurSemi2A2-1WWhite Hart LaneWon 3-2 on aggregate
Sun Apr 12, 1992Manchester UnitedFinalN0-1LWembley
1992-93Wed Sep 23, 1992Stockport County21A3-2WEdgeley Park
Wed Oct 07, 1992Stockport County22H2-1WWon 5-3 on aggregate
Wed Oct 28, 1992Crewe Alexandra3A1-0WGresty Road
Wed Dec 02, 1992Tottenham Hotspur4H2-0W
Tue Jan 12, 1993ArsenalQuarterA0-2LHighbury
1993-94Tue Sep 21, 1993Wrexham21A3-3DDerby Racecourse
Wed Oct 06, 1993Wrexham22H3-1WWon 6-4 on aggregate
Wed Oct 27, 1993West Ham United3H2-1W
Wed Dec 01, 1993Manchester City4H0-0D
Wed Dec 15, 1993Manchester City4R A2-1WMaine Road
Wed Jan 26, 1994Tranmere RoversQuarterH1-1D
Sat Jan 29, 1994Tranmere RoversQuarterRA0-2LPrenton Park
1994-95Wed Sep 21, 1994Hereford United21H2-1W
Tue Oct 04, 1994Hereford United22A0-0DEdgar StreetWon 2-1 on aggregate
Wed Oct 26, 1994Wolverhampton Wanderers3A3-2WMolineux
Wed Nov 30, 1994Millwall4H0-2L
1995-96Tue Sep 19, 1995Bradford City21A2-3LValley Parade
Wed Oct 04, 1995Bradford City22H2-2DWon 5-4 on aggregate
1996-97Wed Sep 18, 1996Wycombe Wanderers21H1-0W
Tue Sep 24, 1996Wycombe Wanderers22A1-1DAdams ParkWon 2-1 on aggregate
Wed Oct 23, 1996West Ham United3A1-4LUpton Park
1997-98Mon Aug 11, 1997Doncaster Rovers11A8-0WBelle Vue
Wed Aug 27, 1997Doncaster Rovers12H2-1WWon 10-1 on aggregate
Wed Sep 17, 1997Walsall21H0-1L
Wed Sep 24, 1997Walsall22A2-2DBescot StadiumLost 3-2 on aggregate
1998-99Tue Sep 15, 1998Leyton Orient21A5-1WBrisbane Road
Tue Sep 22, 1998Leyton Orient22H0-0DWon 5-1 on aggregate
Tue Oct 27, 1998Cambridge United3H3-3DWon 4-3 on penalties
Wed Nov 11, 1998Manchester United4A1-2LOld Trafford
1999-00Wed Aug 11, 1999Mansfield Town11H3-0W
Tue Aug 24, 1999Mansfield Town12A0-1LField MillWon 3-1 on aggregate
Wed Sep 15, 1999Bristol City21H2-1W
Wed Sep 22, 1999Bristol City22A0-0DAshton GateWon 2-1 on aggregate
Wed Oct 13, 1999Sheffield Wednesday3A1-4LHillsborough
2000-01Tue Aug 22, 2000Darlington11A2-2DFeethams
Wed Sep 06, 2000Darlington12H1-2LLost 4-3 on aggregate
2001-02Mon Aug 20, 2001Hartlepool United1A2-0WVictoria Park
Wed Sep 12, 2001Stockport County2H1-1D
Mon Oct 08, 2001Bolton Wanderers3A0-1LReebok Stadium
2002-03Wed Sep 11, 2002Kidderminster Harriers1H4-0W
Wed Oct 02, 2002Walsall2H1-2L
2003-04Tue Aug 12, 2003Port Vale1A0-0WVale ParkWon 3-2 on penalties
Tue Sep 23, 2003Tranmere Rovers2A0-0WPrenton ParkWon 4-1 on penalties
Wed Oct 29, 2003Portsmouth3H2-4L
2004-05Wed Aug 25, 2004Scunthorpe United1H2-0W
Wed Sep 22, 2004Rotherham United2H2-1W
Tue Oct 26, 2004Doncaster Rovers3A2-0WBelle Vue
Wed Nov 10, 2004Fulham4H2-4L
2005-06Tue Aug 23, 2005Macclesfield Town1H2-3L
2006-07Mon Aug 21, 2006Accrington Stanley1A0-1LCrown Ground
2007-08Tue Aug 14, 2007Chester City1A0-0WDeva StadiumWon 4-2 on penalties
Tue Aug 28, 2007Leicester City2H1-0AbaAbandoned at half-time due to player injury
Tue Sep 18, 2007Leicester City2H2-3L
2008-09Wed Aug 13, 2008Morecambe1H4-0W
Wed Aug 27, 2008Sunderland2H1-2L
2009-10Wed Aug 12, 2009Bradford City1H3-0W
Tue Aug 25, 2009Middlesbrough2H2-1W
Tue Sep 22, 2009Blackburn Rovers3H0-1L
2010-11Tue Aug 10, 2010Bradford City1A1-2LValley Parade
2011-12Tue Aug 09, 2011Notts County1H3-3WWon 4-3 on penalties
Tue Aug 23, 2011Wycombe Wanderers2A4-1WAdams Park
Tue Sep 20, 2011Newcastle United3H3-4L
2012-13Mon Aug 13, 2012Fleetwood Town1A1-0WHighbury Stadium
Tue Aug 28, 2012Wigan Athletic2H1-4L
2013-14Tue Aug 06, 2013Hartlepool United1H3-1W
Wed Aug 28, 2013Millwall2H2-1W
Tue Sep 24, 2013Burnley3A1-2LTurf Moor
2014-15Tue Aug 12, 2014Tranmere Rovers1A1-0WPrenton Park
Tue Aug 26, 2014Huddersfield Town2A2-0WJohn Smith's Stadium
Wed Sep 24, 2014Tottenham Hotspur3A1-3LWhite Hart Lane
2015-16Tue Aug 11, 2015Walsall1H3-4L
2016-17Tue Aug 09, 2016Doncaster Rovers1A2-1WKeepmoat Stadium
Tue Aug 23, 2016Millwall2A2-1WThe Den
Tue Sep 20, 2016Arsenal3H0-4L
2017-18Tue Aug 08, 2017Shrewsbury Town1H2-1W
Wed Aug 23, 2017Newcastle United2A3-2WSt. James Park (Newcastle)
Wed Sep 20, 2017Chelsea3A1-5LStamford Bridge
2018-19Tue Aug 14, 2018Bury1H1-1WWon 10-9 on penalties
Wed Aug 29, 2018Newcastle United2H3-1W
Wed Sep 26, 2018Stoke City3H3-2W
Tue Oct 30, 2018Burton Albion4A2-3LPirelli Stadium