League Cup
  1969/70  Results
First Round

Byes - The 22 1969/70 First Division clubs plus the two clubs relegated from the First Division in 1968/69 (Leicester and QPR) plus the 11 clubs who finished 3rd-13th in the Second Division in 1968/69 (Birmingham, Blackburn, Cardiff, Carlisle, Charlton, Huddersfield, Hull, Middlesbrough, Millwall, Norwich, Sheffield United) and holders Swindon Town who were promoted from the Third to the Second Division for the start of the 1969/70 season.
 

Wed Aug 13 Aldershot 0 -1 Gillingham
Wed Aug 13 Barnsley 0 -1 Halifax Town
Wed Aug 13 Bolton Wanderers 6 - 3 Rochdale
Wed Aug 13   Bournemouth 3 - 0  Bristol Rovers
Tue Aug 12 Bradford Park Avenue 0 - 2 Rotherham United
Wed Aug 13 Bradford City 1 - 1 Chesterfield
Wed Aug 20 Chesterfield 0 - 1

Bradford City

Wed Aug 13 Brighton & Hove Albion 1 - 0 Portsmouth
Wed Aug 13 Chester 1 - 2 Aston Villa
Wed Aug 13 Colchester United 1 - 1 Reading
Wed Aug 20 Reading 0 - 3

Colchester United

Wed Aug 13 Crewe Alexandra 0 - 0 Wrexham
Mon Aug 18 Wrexham 1 - 0

Crewe Alexandra

Wed Aug 13 Darlington 3 - 0 York City
Wed Aug 13 Exeter City 1 - 1 Bristol City
Tue Aug 19 Bristol City 3 - 2

Exeter City

Wed Aug 13 Grimsby Town 0 - 2 Doncaster Rovers
Wed Aug 13 Mansfield Town 3 - 1 Notts County
Tue Aug 12 Newport County 2 - 3 Swansea City
Wed Aug 13 Orient 0 - 0 Fulham
Mon Aug 18 Fulham 3 - 1

Orient

Wed Aug 13 Oxford United 2 - 0 Northampton Town
Wed Aug 13 Peterborough United 1 - 1 Luton Town
Tue Aug 19 Luton Town 5 -2

Peterborough United

Wed Aug 13 Plymouth Argyle 2 - 2 Torquay United
Wed Aug 20 Torquay United 1 - 0

Plymouth Argyle

Wed Aug 13 Port Vale 0 - 1 Tranmere Rovers
Wed Aug 13 Preston North End 0 - 1 Bury
Tue Aug 12 Scunthorpe United 0 - 2 Hartlepool
Wed Aug 13 Shrewsbury Town 1 - 0 Walsall
Tue Aug 12 Southend United 2 - 2 Brentford
Mon Aug 18 Brentford 0 - 0

Southend United

Thu Aug 21 Southend United 3 - 2

Brentford

(the match was played at the Den, Millwall FC)
Wed Aug 13 Southport 5 - 1 Oldham Athletic
Wed Aug 13 Stockport County 0 - 2 Blackburn Rovers
Wed Aug 13 Watford 2 - 1 Lincoln City
Wed Aug 13 Workington 0 - 0 Barrow
Mon Aug 18 Barrow 3 - 1

Workington

Second Round 
Wed Sep 3 Aston Villa 1 - 2 West Bromwich Albion
Wed Sep 3 Barrow 1 - 2 Nottingham Forest
Wed Sep 3 Blackburn Rovers 4 - 2 Doncaster Rovers
Wed Sep 3 Blackpool 3 - 1 Gillingham
Wed Sep 3 Bolton Wanderers 0 - 0 Rotherham United
Tue Sep 9 Rotherham United 3 - 3

Bolton Wanderers

Thu Sep 11 Rotherham United 1 - 0

Bolton Wanderers

Wed Sep 3 Brighton & Hove Albion 2 - 0 Birmingham City
Tue Sep 2 Bristol City 0 - 0 Leicester City
Wed Sep 10 Leicester City 0 - 0

Bristol City

Mon Sep 15 Leicester City 3 - 1

Bristol City

Tue Sep 2 Carlisle United 2 - 0 Huddersfield Town
Tue Sep 2 Charlton Athletic 0 - 2 Wrexham
Tue Sep 2 Coventry City 0 - 1  Chelsea
Wed Sep 3 Crystal Palace 3 - 1 Cardiff City
Wed Sep 3 Darlington 0 - 1 Everton
Wed Sep 3 Fulham 0 - 1 Leeds United
Wed Sep 3 Hartlepool 1 - 3 Derby County
Wed Sep 3 Hull City 1 - 0 Norwich City
Wed Sep 3 Ipswich Town 4 - 0 Colchester United
Tue Sep 2 Luton Town 2 - 2 Millwall
Mon Sep 8 Millwall 0 - 1

Luton Town

Wed Sep 3 Manchester United 1 - 0 Middlesbrough
Wed Sep 3 Mansfield Town 2 - 2 Queens Park Rangers
Tue Sep 9 Queens Park Rangers 4 - 0

Mansfield Town

Wed Sep 3 Oxford United 4 - 1 Bury
Tue Sep 2 Sheffield United 2 - 0 Newcastle United
Wed Sep 3 Sheffield Wednesday 1 - 1 Bournemouth
Tue Sep 9 Bournemouth 1 - 0

Sheffield Wednesday

Tue Sep 2 Shrewsbury Town 2 - 2 Southend United
Mon Sep 8 Southend United 2 - 0

Shrewsbury Town

Tue Sep 2 Southampton 1 - 1 Arsenal
Thu Sep 4 Arsenal 2 - 0

Southampton

Wed Sep 3 Southport 0 - 3 Manchester City
Wed Sep 3 Stoke City 0 - 2 Burnley
Wed Sep 3 Sunderland 1 - 2 Bradford City
Tue Sep 2 Swansea Town 1 - 3 Swindon Town  (holders)
Wed Sep 3 Tranmere Rovers 2 - 1 Torquay United
Wed Sep 3 Watford 1 - 2 Liverpool
Wed Sep 3 West Ham United 4 - 2 Halifax Town
Wed Sep 3 Wolverhampton Wanderers 1 - 0 Tottenham Hotspur
Third Round
Wed Sep 24 Arsenal 0 - 0 Everton
Wed Oct 1 Everton 1 - 0

Arsenal

Wed Sep 24 Bournemouth 0 - 2 Leicester City
Wed Sep 24 Bradford City 2 - 1 Southend United
Wed Sep 24 Brighton & Hove Albion 2 - 3 Wolverhampton Wanderers
Wed Sep 24 Carlisle United 2 - 1 Blackburn Rovers
Wed Sep 24 Crystal Palace 2 - 2 Blackpool
Tue Sep 30 Blackpool 0 - 1

Crystal Palace

Wed Sep 24 Derby County 3 - 1 Hull City
Wed Sep 24 Ipswich Town 1 - 1 West Bromwich Albion
Tue Sep 30 West Bromwich Albion 2 - 0

Ipswich Town

Wed Sep 24 Leeds United 1 - 1 Chelsea
Mon Oct 6 Chelsea 2 - 0

Leeds United

Wed Sep 24 Manchester City 3 - 2 Liverpool
Tue Sep 23 Manchester United 2 - 0 Wrexham
Tue Sep 23 Nottingham Forest 1 - 0 West Ham United
Wed Sep 24 Oxford United 1 - 0 Swindon Town  (holders)
Tue Sep 23 Queens Park Rangers 6 - 0 Tranmere Rovers
Wed Sep 24 Rotherham United 1 - 1 Burnley
Tue Sep 30 Burnley 2 - 0

Rotherham United

Tue Sep 23 Sheffield United 3 - 0 Luton Town
Fourth Round
Tue Oct 14 Burnley 0 - 0 Manchester United
Mon Oct 20 Manchester United 1 - 0

Burnley

Wed Oct 15 Carlisle United 1 - 0 Chelsea
Wed Oct 15 Crystal Palace 1 - 1 Derby County
Wed Oct 29 Derby County 3 - 0

Crystal Palace

Wed Oct 15 Leicester City 2 - 0 Sheffield United
Wed Oct 15 Manchester City 2 - 0 Everton
Wed Oct 15 Nottingham Forest 0 - 1 Oxford United
Wed Oct 15 Queens Park Rangers 3 - 1 Wolverhampton Wanderers
Wed Oct 15 West Bromwich Albion 4 - 0 Bradford City
Fifth Round
Wed Nov 12 Derby County 0 - 0 Manchester United
Wed Nov 19 Manchester United 1 - 0

Derby County

Wed Oct 29 Leicester City 0 - 0 West Bromwich Albion
Wed Nov 5 West Bromwich Albion 2 - 1

Leicester City

Wed Oct 29 Manchester City 3 - 0 Queens Park Rangers
Wed Oct 29 Oxford United 0 - 0 Carlisle United
Tue Nov 4 Carlisle United 1 - 0

Oxford United

Semi-Finals (home and away legs)
Wed Nov 19 Carlisle United 1 - 0 West Bromwich Albion
Wed Dec 3 West Bromwich Albion 4 - 1 Carlisle United
 WBA won 4-2 on aggregate
Wed Dec 3 Manchester City 2 - 1 Manchester United
Wed Dec 17 Manchester United 2 - 2 Manchester City
 Manchester City won 4-3 on aggregate
Final (at Wembley Stadium, London)
Sat Mar 7 Manchester City 2 - 1 West Bromwich Albion

 


"I'd been ill and hadn't trained for a week and I'd been out of the team for three weeks before that, so I wasn't sharp. I got cramp before half-time as well. But I'm not one to make excuses."

Clinton Morrison

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