League Cup
  1972/73  Results

First Round

Byes - The 22 1972/73 First Division clubs plus the two clubs relegated from the First Division in 1971/72 (Huddersfield and Nottingham Forest) plus the 12 Division 2 clubs who were 3rd - 14th in the 1971/72 Division 2 table - Blackpool, Bristol City, Burnley, Carlisle United, Hull City, Luton Town, Middlesbrough, Millwall, Queens Park Rangers, Sheffield Wednesday, Sunderland, Swindon Town).
 

Wed Aug 16 Aston Villa 4 -1 Hereford United
Wed Aug 16 Barnsley 0 -0 Grimsby Town
Tue Aug 22 Grimsby Town 2 -0

Barnsley

Wed Aug 16 Blackburn Rovers 0 - 1 Rochdale
Wed Aug 16   Bolton Wanderers 3 - 0  Oldham Athletic
Wed Aug 16 Bradford City 1 - 1 Stockport County
Mon Aug 21 Stockport County 1 -1

Bradford City

Mon Aug 28 Stockport County 2 -0

Bradford City

(the match was played at Burnden Park, Bolton Wanderers FC)
Wed Aug 16 Brentford 1 - 0 Cambridge United
Wed Aug 16 Brighton & Hove Albion 2 - 1 Exeter City
Wed Aug 16 Cardiff City 2 - 2 Bristol Rovers
Tue Aug 22 Bristol Rovers 3 -1

Cardiff City

Wed Aug 16 Chester 4 - 3 Shrewsbury Town
Wed Aug 16 Darlington 0 - 1 Rotherham United
Wed Aug 16 Gillingham 1 - 0 Colchester United
Tue Aug 15 Halifax Town 1 - 2 Bury
Wed Aug 16 Hartlepool 1 - 0 Doncaster Rovers
Wed Aug 16 Mansfield Town 3 - 1 Lincoln City
Tue Aug 15 Northampton Town 0 - 3 Charlton Athletic
Wed Aug 16 Notts County 3 - 1 York City
Wed Aug 16 Orient 2 - 0 Watford
Wed Aug 16 Oxford United 4 - 0 Peterborough United
Tue Aug 15 Plymouth Argyle 0 - 2 Bournemouth
Wed Aug 16 Reading 1 - 1 Fulham
Wed Aug 23 Fulham 1 - 1

Reading

Mon Aug 28 Reading 0 - 1

Fulham

Tue Aug 15 Scunthorpe United 0 - 0 Chesterfield
Wed Aug 23 Chesterfield 5 - 0

Scunthorpe United

Wed Aug 16 Southend United 2 - 1 Aldershot
Wed Aug 16 Southport 4 - 1 Walsall
Tue Aug 15 Swansea City 1 - 1 Newport County
Tue Aug 22 Newport County 3 - 0

Swansea City

Wed Aug 16 Torquay United 1 - 2 Portsmouth
Wed Aug 16 Tranmere Rovers 0 - 1 Port Vale
Wed Aug 16 Workington 1 - 0 Preston North End
Wed Aug 16 Wrexham 4 - 0 Crewe Alexandra
Second Round
 
Tue Sep 5 Arsenal 1 - 0 Everton
Tue Sep 5 Birmingham City 1 - 1 Luton Town
Wed Sep 13 Luton Town 1 - 1

Birmingham City

Tue Sep 19 Birmingham City 1 - 0

Luton Town

Wed Sep 6 Bournemouth 0 - 0 Blackpool
Mon Sep 11 Blackpool 1 - 1

Bournemouth

Mon Sep 18 Blackpool 2 - 1

Bournemouth

(the match was played at Villa Park, Aston Villa FC)
Tue Sep 5 Bristol Rovers 4 - 0 Brighton & Hove Albion
Tue Sep 5 Bury 1 - 0 Grimsby Town
Tue Sep 5 Carlisle United 1 - 1 Liverpool
Tue Sep 19 Liverpool 5 - 1

Carlisle United

Tue Sep 5 Charlton Athletic 4 - 3 Mansfield Town
Tue Sep 5 Coventry City 1 - 0 Hartlepool
Tue Sep 5 Crystal Palace 0 - 1 Stockport County
Tue Sep 5 Gillingham 0 - 2 Millwall
Tue Sep 5 Hull City 1 - 0 Fulham
Wed Sep 6 Leeds United 4 - 0 Burnley
Wed Sep 6 Manchester City 4 - 0 Rochdale
Tue Sep 5 Middlesbrough 2 - 0 Wrexham
Tue Sep 5 Newport County 0 - 3 Ipswich Town
Wed Sep 6 Norwich City 2 - 1 Leicester City
Tue Sep 5 Nottingham Forest 0 - 1 Aston Villa
Wed Sep 6 Notts County 3 - 2 Southport
Wed Sep 6 Oxford United 2 - 2 Manchester United
Tue Sep 12 Manchester United 3 - 1

Oxford United

Tue Sep 5 Port Vale 1 - 3 Newcastle United
Wed Sep 6 Portsmouth 0 - 1 Chesterfield
Tue Sep 5 Rotherham United 2 - 0 Brentford
Wed Sep 6 Sheffield Wednesday 2 - 0 Bolton Wanderers
Tue Sep 5 Southampton 0 - 0 Chester
Wed Sep 13 Chester 2 - 2

Southampton

Wed Sep 20 Southampton 2 - 0

Chester

(the match was played at the Hawthorns, West Bromwich Albion FC)
Wed Sep 6 Southend United 0 - 1 Chelsea
Wed Sep 6 Stoke City (holders) 3 - 0 Sunderland
Tue Sep 5 Swindon Town 0 - 1 Derby County
Wed Sep 6 Tottenham Hotspur 2 - 1 Huddersfield Town
Wed Sep 6 West Bromwich Albion 2 - 1 Queens Park Rangers
Wed Sep 6 West Ham United 2 - 1 Bristol City
Tue Sep 5 Wolverhampton Wanderers 2 - 1 Orient
Wed Sep 6 Workington 0 - 1 Sheffield United
Third Round
Tue Oct 3 Arsenal 5 - 0 Rotherham United
Wed Oct 4 Aston Villa 1 - 1 Leeds United
Wed Oct 11 Leeds United 2 - 0

Aston Villa

Tue Oct 3 Birmingham City 2 - 1 Coventry City
Tue Oct 3 Bristol Rovers 1 - 1 Manchester United
Wed Oct 11 Manchester United 1 - 2

Bristol Rovers

Tue Oct 3 Bury 2 - 0 Manchester City
Wed Oct 4 Derby County 0 - 0 Chelsea
Mon Oct 9 Chelsea 3 - 2

Derby County

Tue Oct 3 Hull City 1 - 2 Norwich City
Tue Oct 3 Ipswich Town 1 - 2 Stoke City (holders)
Tue Oct 3 Middlesbrough 1 - 1 Tottenham Hotspur
Wed Oct 11 Tottenham Hotspur 0 - 0

Middlesbrough

Mon Oct 30 Tottenham Hotspur 2 - 1

Middlesbrough

Tue Oct 3 Millwall 2 - 0 Chesterfield
Wed Oct 4 Newcastle United 0 - 3 Blackpool
Tue Oct 3 Sheffield United 0 - 0 Charlton Athletic
Tue Oct 10 Charlton Athletic 2 - 2

Sheffield United

Mon Oct 23 Sheffield United 1 - 0

Charlton Athletic

Tue Oct 3 Southampton 1 - 3 Notts County
Wed Oct 4 Stockport County 2 - 1 West Ham United
Tue Oct 3 West Bromwich Albion 1 - 1 Liverpool
Tue Oct 10 Liverpool 2 - 1

West Bromwich Albion

Wed Oct 4 Wolverhampton Wanderers 3 - 1 Sheffield Wednesday
Fourth Round
Tue Oct 31 Blackpool 2 - 0 Birmingham City
Tue Oct 31 Bury 0 - 1 Chelsea
Tue Oct 31 Liverpool 2 - 2 Leeds United
Wed Nov 22 Leeds United 0 - 1

Liverpool

Tue Oct 31 Notts County 3 - 1 Stoke City (holders)
Tue Oct 31 Sheffield United 1 - 2 Arsenal
Wed Nov 1 Stockport County 1 - 5 Norwich City
Wed Nov 1 Tottenham Hotspur 2 - 0 Millwall
Tue Oct 31 Wolverhampton Wanderers 4 - 0 Bristol Rovers
Fifth Round
Tue Nov 21 Arsenal 0 - 3 Norwich City
Wed Nov 22 Chelsea 3 - 1 Notts County
Mon Dec 4 Liverpool 1 - 1 Tottenham Hotspur
Wed Dec 6 Tottenham Hotspur 3 - 1

Liverpool

Tue Nov 21 Wolverhampton Wanderers 1 - 1 Blackpool
Tue Nov 28 Blackpool 0 - 1

Wolverhampton Wanderers

Semi-Finals (home and away legs)
Wed Dec 13 Chelsea 0 - 2 Norwich City
Wed Jan 3 Norwich City 1 - 0 Chelsea
 Norwich won 3-0 on aggregate
Wed Dec 20 Wolverhampton Wanderers 1 - 2 Tottenham Hotspur
Sat Dec 30 Tottenham Hotspur 2 - 2 Wolverhampton Wanderers
 Spurs won 4-3 on aggregate
Final (at Wembley Stadium, London)
Sat Mar 3 Tottenham Hotspur 1 - 0 Norwich City

 


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