Capital One Cup

Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat staying positive

Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat refused to be too downbeat despite his side's 4-1 Capital One Cup defeat to Manchester City. The Black Cats were looking for a morale-boosting win after a dreadful start...

Leicester City 2-1 West Ham: Claudio Ranieri happy to tinker

Manager Claudio Ranieri felt the display of his fringe players in Leicester's 2-1 Capital Cup victory over West Ham proves that he has strength in depth at the club. The Foxes' chief opted to rest...

Everton Manager Roberto Martinez happy to bank on Ross Barkley

Manager Roberto Martinez was full of praise for Ross Barkley after the youngster netted a spectacular goal in Everton's 2-1 Capital One Cup third-round victory over Reading. The Royals took the lead at...

Carlisle ready to shock Reds

Captain Danny Grainger insists Carlisle will not arrive at Anfield just to make up the numbers when they face Liverpool in the Capital One Cup on Wednesday night. The Cumbrians beat Chesterfield in...

Tottenham playmaker Christian Eriksen keen to inspire Cup run

Tottenham playmaker Christian Eriksen is hoping to get a starting role against Arsenal in the Capital One Cup on Wednesday as he targets a good run in the competition this season. Eriksen returned...

Alex Neil: ‘Fringe stars can stake claim’

Norwich manager Alex Neil has called on his fringe stars to step up and stake a claim for regular first-team action by impressing in Wednesday's Capital One Cup clash with West Brom. Norwich have...

Swansea boss Garry Monk won’t underestimate Hull City

Swansea boss Garry Monk says he will pick a strong starting XI for the Capital One Cup trip to Hull. The Swans boss made wholesale changes for the 3-0 victory over York in the previous round but Monk...

Sunderland head coach Dick Advocaat calls for stronger defence

Head coach Dick Advocaat has warned his Sunderland side to tighten up in defence after they shipped three goals in their Capital One Cup second-round win at home to League Two Exeter City. A Jermain...

Everton’s Bryan Oviedo returns to starting line-up

Manager Roberto Martinez is delighted to be able to welcome injury-jinxed Bryan Oviedo back to his Everton starting line-up for the trip to Barnsley in the second round of the Capital One Cup. The...

Tim Howard hoping Everton can make Capital One Cup gains

Tim Howard says that Everton must follow the example of Swansea and Birmingham from recent seasons by targeting victory in the Capital One Cup. Everton begin their campaign with a trip to Barnsley...