League Cup

Football : The League Cup

The League Cup has been known by many names:

Milk Cup, Littlewoods Cup, Rumbalows Cup, Coca Cola Cup, Worthington Cup,
Carling Cup and Capital One Cup.


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League Cup Winners

Years expressed as 2003 depict the 2002-03 season.
Winners of the League Cup from the second level are in RED.
Winners of the League Cup from the third level are in BLUE.
Two-legged League Cup Finals indicated by pale yellow background.
Click on year to see season details.

Season Club Number
of Wins
1961 Aston Villa 1
1962 Norwich City 1
1963 Birmingham City1
1964 Leicester City1
1965 Chelsea1
1966 West Bromwich Albion1
1967 Queens Park Rangers 1
1968 Leeds United1
1969 Swindon Town 1
1970 Manchester City1
1971 Tottenham Hotspur1
1972 Stoke City1
1973 Tottenham Hotspur2
1974 Wolverhampton Wanderers1
1975 Aston Villa 2
1976 Manchester City2
1977 Aston Villa3
1978 Nottingham Forest1
1979 Nottingham Forest2
1980 Wolverhampton Wanderers2
1981 Liverpool1
1982 Liverpool2
1983 Liverpool3
1984 Liverpool4
1985 Norwich City2
1986 Oxford United1
1987 Arsenal1
1988 Luton Town1
1989 Nottingham Forest3
1990 Nottingham Forest4
1991 Sheffield Wednesday 1
1992 Manchester United1
1993 Arsenal2
1994 Aston Villa4
1995 Liverpool5
1996 Aston Villa5
1997 Leicester City2
1998 Chelsea2
1999 Tottenham Hotspur3
2000 Leicester City3
2001 Liverpool6
2002 Blackburn Rovers1
2003 Liverpool7
2004 Middlesbrough1
2005 Chelsea3
2006 Manchester United 2
2007 Chelsea 4
2008 Tottenham Hotspur 4
2009 Manchester United 3
2010 Manchester United 4
2011 Birmingham City 2
2012 Liverpool 8
2013 Swansea City 1
2014 Manchester City 3
2015 Chelsea 5
2016 Manchester City 4
2017 Manchester United 5


History of the League Cup

Season Notes
1961 League Cup founded as knockout tournament for League clubs with two-legged final
1967 League Cup final transferred to Wembley with UEFA Cup place for winners (if from Top Division)
1968 First League Cup / UEFA Cup double (Leeds United)
1970 First League Cup / Cup Winners Cup double (Manchester City)
1978 First League Cup / League Championship double (Nottingham Forest)
1979 First League Cup / European Cup double (Nottingham Forest)
1981 Second League Cup / European Cup double (Liverpool)
1982 Second League Cup / League Championship double (Liverpool)
1983 Third League Cup / League Championship double (Liverpool)
1984 Unique treble of League Cup / League Championship / European Cup (Liverpool)
1993 First League Cup / FA Cup double (Arsenal)
1998 Second League Cup / Cup Winners Cup double (Chelsea)
2001 League Cup final moved to Cardiff while Wembley rebuilt
Unique treble of League Cup / FA Cup / UEFA Cup (Liverpool)
First time League Cup won on penalties
2005 Fourth League Cup / League Championship double (Chelsea)
2007 Third League Cup / FA Cup double (Chelsea)
2009 Fifth League Cup / League Championship double (Manchester United)
2013 First League Cup win by a club from Wales (Swansea City)
2017 League Cup / Europa League double (Manchester United)


League Cup Finalists
Who Have Never Won the League Cup

Club Number of
League Cup
Finals
Seasons
Rotherham United 11961
Rochdale 11962
West Ham United 21966 1981
Newcastle United 11976
Everton 21977 1984
Southampton 21979 2017
Sunderland 21985 2014
Oldham Athletic 11990
Bolton Wanderers 21995 2004
Tranmere Rovers 12000
Wigan Athletic 12006
Cardiff City 12012
Bradford City 12013


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