Littlewoods Cup
 1988/89  Results

First Round

Byes - The 20 First Division clubs plus the 4 clubs relegated from the First Division in 1987/88 (Chelsea, Oxford, Portsmouth and Watford) plus the top 12 sides in the 1987/88 Second Division table who had not been promoted to the First Division (Barnsley, Blackburn, Bradford City, Crystal Palace, Hull, Ipswich, Leeds, Leicester, Manchester City, Oldham, Stoke and Swindon).  

 

Tue Aug 30 Bolton Wanderers 1 -0 Chester City
Wed Sep 7 Chester City 3 - 1 Bolton Wanderers
Chester won 3-2 on aggregate
Tue Aug 30 Bournemouth 1 -0 Bristol Rovers
Wed Sep 7 Bristol Rovers 0 - 0 Bournemouth
Bournemouth won 1-0 on aggregate
Tue Aug 30 Bristol City 1 -0 Exeter City
Wed Sep 7 Exeter City 0 - 1 Bristol City
Bristol City won 2-0 on aggregate
Tue Aug 30 Bury 2 - 1 Wrexham
Tue Sep 6 Wrexham 2 - 2 Bury
Bury won 4-3 on aggregate
Tue Aug 30 Cambridge United 1 - 2 Gillingham
Tue Sep 6 Gillingham 3 - 1 Cambridge United
Gillingham won 5-2 on aggregate
Tue Aug 30 Cardiff City 0 - 1 Swansea City
Tue Sep 20 Swansea City 0 - 2 Cardiff City
Cardiff won 2-1 on aggregate
Tue Aug 30 Carlisle United 1 - 1 Blackpool
Tue Sep 6 Blackpool 3 - 0 Carlisle United
Blackpool won 4-1 on aggregate
Tue Aug 30 Colchester United 0 - 0 Northampton Town
Tue Sep 6 Northampton Town 5 - 0 Colchester United
Northampton won 5-0 on aggregate
Tue Aug 30 Crewe Alexandra 1 - 1 Lincoln City
Wed Sep 7 Lincoln City 2 - 1 Crewe Alexandra
Lincoln won 3-2 on aggregate
Tue Aug 30 Doncaster Rovers 1 - 1 Darlington
Tue Sep 6 Darlington 2 - 0 Doncaster Rovers
Darlington won 3-1 on aggregate
Tue Aug 30 Fulham 2 - 2 Brentford
Tue Sep 6 Brentford 1 - 0 Fulham
Brentford won 3-2 on aggregate
Tue Aug 30 Grimsby Town 0 - 1 Rotherham United
Tue Sep 6 Rotherham United 1 - 0 Grimsby Town
Rotherham won 2-0 on aggregate
Tue Aug 30 Hartlepool United 2 - 2 Sheffield United
Tue Sep 6 Sheffield United 2 - 0 Hartlepool United
Sheffield United won 4-2 on aggregate
Mon Aug 29 Hereford United 0 - 3 Plymouth Argyle
Tue Sep 6 Plymouth Argyle 3 - 2 Hereford United
Plymouth won 6-2 on aggregate
Tue Aug 30 Leyton Orient 2 - 0 Aldershot
Tue Sep 6 Aldershot 0 - 0 Leyton Orient
Leyton Orient won 2-0 on aggregate
Tue Aug 30 Notts County 5 - 0 Mansfield Town
Tue Sep 6 Mansfield Town 1 - 0 Notts County
Notts County won 5-1 on aggregate
Tue Aug 30 Port Vale 3 - 2 Chesterfield
Tue Sep 6 Chesterfield 1 - 1 Port Vale
Port Vale won 4-3 on aggregate
Tue Aug 30 Rochdale 3 - 3 Burnley
Tue Sep 6 Burnley 2 - 1 Rochdale
Burnley won 5-4 on aggregate
Wed Aug 31 Scarborough 1 - 1 Halifax Town
Tue Sep 6 Halifax Town 2 - 2 Scarborough
Scarborough won on away goals after finishing 3-3 on aggregate
Tue Aug 30 Scunthorpe United 3 - 2 Huddersfield Town
Tue Sep 6 Huddersfield Town 2 - 2 Scunthorpe United
Scunthorpe won 5-4 on aggregate
Tue Aug 30 Shrewsbury Town 2 - 2 Walsall
Tue Sep 6 Walsall 3 - 0 Shrewsbury Town
Walsall won 5-2 on aggregate
Tue Aug 30 Southend United 2 - 0 Brighton & Hove Albion
Wed Sep 7 Brighton & Hove Albion 0 - 1 Southend United
Southend won 3-0 on aggregate
Mon Aug 29 Stockport County 0 - 1 Tranmere Rovers
Mon Sep 5 Tranmere Rovers 1 - 1 Stockport County
Tranmere won 2-1 on aggregate
Tue Aug 30 Torquay United 0 - 1 Reading
Wed Sep 7 Reading 3 - 1 Torquay United
Reading won 4-1 on aggregate
Wed Aug 31 West Bromwich Albion 0 - 3 Peterborough United
Wed Sep 7 Peterborough United 0 - 2 West Bromwich Albion
Peterborough won 3-2 on aggregate
Mon Aug 29 Wigan Athletic 0 - 0 Preston North End
Tue Sep 6 Preston North End 1 - 0 Wigan Athletic
Preston won 1-0 on aggregate
Tue Aug 30 Wolverhampton Wanderers 3 - 2 Birmingham City
Tue Sep 6 Birmingham City 1 - 0 Wolverhampton Wanderers
Birmingham won on away goals after finishing 3-3 on aggregate
Tue Aug 30 York City 0 - 0 Sunderland
Tue Sep 6 Sunderland 4 - 0 York City
Sunderland won 4-0 on aggregate
Second Round
Tue Sep 27 Barnsley 0 - 2 Wimbledon
Wed Oct 12 Wimbledon 0 - 1 Barnsley
Wimbledon won 2-1 on aggregate
Tue Sep 27 Birmingham City 0 - 2 Aston Villa
Wed Oct 12 Aston Villa 5 - 0 Birmingham City
Aston Villa won 7-0 on aggregate
Tue Sep 27 Blackburn Rovers 3 - 1 Brentford
Wed Oct 12 Brentford 4 - 3 Blackburn Rovers
Blackburn won 6-5 on aggregate
Tue Sep 27 Blackpool 2 - 0 Sheffield Wednesday
Wed Oct 12 Sheffield Wednesday 3 - 1 Blackpool
Blackpool won on away goals after finishing 3-3 on aggregate
Tue Sep 27 Bournemouth 0 - 4 Coventry City
Tue Oct 11 Coventry City 3 - 1 Bournemouth
Coventry won 7-1 on aggregate
Tue Sep 27 Darlington 2 - 0 Oldham Athletic
Tue Oct 11 Oldham Athletic 4 - 0 Darlington
Oldham won 4-2 on aggregate
Wed Sep 28 Derby County 1 - 0 Southend United
Tue Oct 11 Southend United 1 - 2 Derby County
Derby won 3-1 on aggregate
Tue Sep 27 Everton 3 - 0 Bury
Tue Oct 11 Bury 2 - 2 Everton
Everton won 5-2 on aggregate
Wed Sep 28 Hull City 1 - 2 Arsenal
Wed Oct 12 Arsenal 3 - 0 Hull City
Arsenal won 5-1 on aggregate
Wed Sep 28 Leicester City 4 - 1 Watford
Tue Oct 11 Watford 2 - 2 Leicester City
Leicester won 6-3 on aggregate
Tue Sep 27 Leyton Orient 1 - 2 Stoke City
Tue Oct 11 Stoke City 1 - 2 Leyton Orient
Leyton Orient won 3-2 on penalties after finishing 3-3 on aggregate
Wed Sep 28 Lincoln City 1 - 1 Southampton
Tue Oct 11 Southampton 3 - 1 Lincoln City
Southampton won 4-2 on aggregate
Wed Sep 28 Liverpool 1 - 0 Walsall
Wed Oct 12 Walsall 1 - 3 Liverpool
Liverpool won 4-1 on aggregate
Tue Sep 27 Luton Town (holders) 1 - 1 Burnley
Tue Oct 11 Burnley 0 - 1 Luton Town (holders)
Luton won 2-1 on aggregate
Wed Sep 28 Manchester City 1 - 0 Plymouth Argyle
Wed Oct 12 Plymouth Argyle 3 - 6 Manchester City
Manchester City won 7-3 on aggregate
Wed Sep 28 Middlesbrough 0 - 0 Tranmere Rovers
Tue Oct 11 Tranmere Rovers 1 - 0 Middlesbrough
Tranmere won 1-0 on aggregate
Tue Sep 27 Millwall 3 - 0 Gillingham
Tue Oct 11   Gillingham 1 - 3 Millwall
Millwall won 6-1 on aggregate
Tue Sep 27 Northampton Town 1 - 1 Charlton Athletic
Tue Oct 11 Charlton Athletic 2 - 1 Northampton Town
Charlton won 3-2 on aggregate
Wed Sep 28 Norwich City 2 - 0 Preston North End
Tue Oct 11 Preston North End 0 - 3 Norwich City
Norwich won 5-0 on aggregate
Wed Sep 28 Nottingham Forest   6 - 0 Chester City
Wed Oct 12 Chester City 0 - 4 Nottingham Forest  
Nottingham Forest won 10-0 on aggregate
Tue Sep 27 Notts County 1 - 1 Tottenham Hotspur
Tue Oct 11 Tottenham Hotspur 2 - 1 Notts County
Spurs won 3-2 on aggregate
Wed Sep 28 Oxford United 2 - 4 Bristol City
Tue Oct 11 Bristol City 2 - 0 Oxford United
Bristol City won 6-2 on aggregate
Tue Sep 27 Peterborough United 1 - 2 Leeds United
Wed Oct 12 Leeds United 3 - 1 Peterborough United
Leeds won 5-2 on aggregate
Mon Sep 26 Port Vale 1 - 0 Ipswich Town
Tue Oct 11 Ipswich Town 3 - 0 Port Vale
Ipswich won 3-1 on aggregate
Tue Sep 27 Portsmouth 2 - 2 Scarborough
Wed Oct 12 Scarborough 3 - 1 Portsmouth
Scarborough won 5-3 on aggregate
Wed Sep 28 Queens Park Rangers 3 - 0 Cardiff City
Tue Oct 11 Cardiff City 1 - 4 Queens Park Rangers
QPR won 7-1 on aggregate
Wed Sep 28 Reading 1 - 1 Bradford City
Wed Oct 12 Bradford City 2 - 1 Reading
Bradford City won 3-2 on aggregate
Wed Sep 28 Rotherham United 0 - 1 Manchester United
Wed Oct 12 Manchester United 5 - 0 Rotherham United
Manchester United won 6-0 on aggregate
Tue Sep 27 Scunthorpe United 4 - 1 Chelsea
Wed Oct 12 Chelsea 2 - 2 Scunthorpe United
Scunthorpe won 6-3 on aggregate
Tue Sep 27 Sheffield United 3 - 0 Newcastle United
Wed Oct 12 Newcastle United 2 - 0 Sheffield United
Sheffield United won 3-2 on aggregate
Tue Sep 27 Sunderland 0 - 3 West Ham United
Wed Oct 12 West Ham United 2 - 1 Sunderland
West Ham won 5-1 on aggregate
Tue Sep 27 Swindon Town 1 - 2 Crystal Palace
Wed Oct 12 Crystal Palace 2 - 0 Swindon Town
Crystal Palace won 4-1 on aggregate
 
Third Round
Wed Nov 2 Aston Villa 3 - 1 Millwall
Wed Nov 2 Bradford City 1 - 1 Scunthorpe United
Tue Nov 22 Scunthorpe United 0 - 1

Bradford City

Tue Nov 1 Bristol City 4 - 1 Crystal Palace
Tue Nov 8 Everton 1 - 1 Oldham Athletic
Tue Nov 29 Oldham Athletic 0 - 2

Everton

Tue Nov 1 Ipswich Town 2 - 0 Leyton Orient
Wed Nov 2 Leeds United 0 - 2 Luton Town  (holders)
Wed Nov 2 Leicester City 2 - 0 Norwich City
Wed Nov 2 Liverpool 1 - 1 Arsenal
Wed Nov 9 Arsenal 0 - 0

Liverpool

Wed Nov 23 Arsenal 1 - 2

Liverpool

(the match was played at Villa Park, Aston Villa FC)
Wed Nov 2 Manchester City 4 - 2 Sheffield United
Wed Nov 2 Nottingham Forest 3 - 2 Coventry City
Wed Nov 2 Queens Park Rangers 2 - 1 Charlton Athletic
Wed Nov 2 Scarborough 2 - 2 Southampton
Tue Nov 22 Southampton 1 - 0

Scarborough

Tue Nov 1 Tottenham Hotspur 0 - 0 Blackburn Rovers
Wed Nov 9 Blackburn Rovers 1 - 2

Tottenham Hotspur

Tue Nov 1 Tranmere Rovers 1 - 0 Blackpool
Tue Nov 1 West Ham United 5 - 0 Derby County
Wed Nov 2 Wimbledon 2 - 1 Manchester United
Fourth Round
Wed Nov 30 Aston Villa 6 - 2 Ipswich Town
Wed Dec 14 Bradford City 3 - 1 Everton
Tue Nov 29 Bristol City 1 - 0 Tranmere Rovers
Wed Nov 30 Leicester City 0 - 0 Nottingham Forest
Wed Dec 14 Nottingham Forest 2 - 1

Leicester City

Tue Nov 29 Luton Town  (holders) 3 - 1 Manchester City
Wed Nov 30 Queens Park Rangers 0 - 0 Wimbledon
Wed Dec 14 Wimbledon 0 - 1

Queens Park Rangers

Tue Nov 29 Southampton 2 - 1 Tottenham Hotspur
Wed Nov 30 West Ham United 4 - 1 Liverpool
Fifth Round
Wed Jan 18 Bradford City 0 - 1 Bristol City
Wed Jan 18 Luton Town  (holders) 1 - 1 Southampton
Wed Jan 25 Southampton 1 - 2

Luton Town  (holders)

Wed Jan 18 Nottingham Forest 5 - 2 Queens Park Rangers
Wed Jan 18 West Ham United 2 - 1 Aston Villa
                  
Semi-Finals (home and away legs)
Wed Feb 15 Nottingham Forest 1 - 1 Bristol City
Sun Feb 26 Bristol City 0 - 1 Nottingham Forest
Nottingham Forest won 2-1 on aggregate
Sun Feb 12 West Ham United 0 - 3 Luton Town  (holders)
Wed Mar 1 Luton Town  (holders) 2 - 0 West Ham United
Luton won 5-0 on aggregate
Final (at Wembley Stadium, London)
Sun Apr 9 Nottingham Forest 3 - 1 Luton Town  (holders)

 

Question:

In January 2013 which British Olympic medalist said
'I can't tell you how many times you slide down the beam and your leotard's up your bum'?


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