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Football League Cup Finalists
The following is a list of every England international to have played in a Football League Cup Final since 1961.

Players that did not make their international debut until after the Final are marked in red.
 

Season

Final details Winners Runners-up
1960-61
first leg



second leg

ROTHERHAM UNITED 2
 
Webster 51, Kirkman 55
ASTON VILLA 0
Millmoor Ground, Rotherham
None None
manager: Joe Mercer (five apps 1938-39)
ASTON VILLA 3
 
O'Neill 67, Burrows 69, McParland 109
ROTHERHAM UNITED 0
Aston Villa win 3-2 on aggregate
After Extra Time - Villa Park, Trinity Road, Aston, Birmingham
None None
manager: Joe Mercer (five apps 1938-39)
1961-62
first leg


second leg

ROCHDALE 0
NORWICH CITY 3

  Lythgoe 4, 19, Punton 85
Spotland, Ro
chdale
None None
NORWICH CITY 1
 
Hill 74
ROCHDALE 0
Norwich City win 1-0 on aggregate
Carrow Road, Norwich
None None
1962-63
first leg

 

second leg

BIRMINGHAM CITY 3
  Leek 15, 53, Bloomfield 67
ASTON VILLA 1

  Thomson 41
St. Andrew's, Birmingham
Mike Hellawell
Trevor Smith (capt)
 
manager: Gil Merrick (23 apps 1951-54) manager: Joe Mercer (five apps 1938-39)
ASTON VILLA 0
BIRMINGHAM CITY 0
Birmingham
City win 3-1 on aggregate
Villa Park, Trinity Road, Aston, Birmingham
Mike Hellawell
Trevor Smith
(capt)
 
manager: Gil Merrick (23 apps 1951-54) manager: Joe Mercer (five apps 1938-39)
1963-64
first leg

 

second leg

 

STOKE CITY 1
  Bebbington 62
LEICESTER CITY 1

  Gibson 79
Victoria Ground, Boothen, Stoke-on-Trent
Gordon Banks (gk) Dennis Viollet
LEICESTER CITY 3
 
Stringfellow 6, Gibson 55-69, Riley 83
STOKE CITY 2
 
Dennis Viollet 46, Kinnell 90
Leicester
City win 4-3 on aggregate
Filbert Street, Leicester
Gordon Banks (gk) Dennis Viollet
1964-65
first leg
 
 
 

second leg

 

CHELSEA 3
  Bobby Tambling 34, Terry Venables 71 (pen), McCreadie 82
LEICESTER CITY 2

  Appleton 46, Goodfellow 76
Stamford Bridge, London
Peter Bonetti (gk)
John Hollins
Bobby Tambling
Terry Venables (capt)
Gordon Banks (gk)
LEICESTER CITY 0
CHELSEA 0

Chelsea
win 3-2 on aggregate
Filbert Street, Leicester
Peter Bonetti (gk)
Bobby Tambling
Terry Venables
(capt)
Gordon Banks (gk)
1965-66
first leg
 
 

second leg

WEST HAM UNITED 2
  Bobby Moore 73, Johnny Byrne 90
WEST BROMWICH ALBION 1

  Jeff Astle
Upton Park, London
Jeff Astle
Tony Brown
Peter Brabrook
Ken Brown
Johnny Byrne
Geoff Hurst
Bobby Moore (capt)
Martin Peters
manager: Jimmy Hagan (one app 1948)
WEST BROMWICH ALBION 4
  Kaye 9, Tony Brown 18, Clark 27, Williams 35
WEST HAM UNITED 1

  Martin Peters 74
West Bromwich Albion
win 5-3 on aggregate
The Hawthorns, West Bromwich
Jeff Astle
Tony Brown
Peter Brabrook
Ken Brown
Johnny Byrne
Geoff Hurst
Bobby Moore (capt)
Martin Peters
manager: Jimmy Hagan (one app 1948)

1966-67

 
QUEEN'S PARK RANGERS 3
 
Morgan 63, Rodney Marsh 75, Lazarus 81
WEST BROMWICH ALBION 2
 
Clark 7, 36
Empire Stadium, Wembley, London
Jim Langley
Rodney Marsh
Jeff Astle
Tony Brown
manager: Jimmy Hagan (one app 1948)

1967-68

LEEDS UNITED 1
  Terry Cooper
20
ARSENAL 0


Empire Stadium, Wembley, London

Jack Charlton
Terry Cooper
Norman Hunter
Paul Madeley
Paul Reaney
Bob McNab
John Radford
Peter Storey
manager: Don Revie (six apps 1954-56)

1968-69

SWINDON TOWN 3
 
Smart 35, Rogers 104, 109
ARSENAL 1
 
Gould 86
After Extra Time - Empire Stadium, Wembley, London

None

Bob McNab
John Radford
Peter Storey

1969-70

MANCHESTER CITY 2
 
Mike Doyle
60, Pardoe 102
WEST BROMWICH ALBION 1
 
Jeff Astle 5


After Extra Time - Empire Stadium, Wembley, London

Colin Bell
Joe Corrigan (gk)
Mike Doyle
Francis Lee
Mike Summerbee

Jeff Astle
Tony Brown

manager: Joe Mercer (five apps 1938-39)

1970-71

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 2
  Martin Chivers
79, 82
ASTON VILLA 0


Empire Stadium, Wembley, London

Martin Chivers
Cyril Knowles
Alan Mullery (capt)
Steve Perryman
Martin Peters
None
manager: Bill Nicholson (one app 1951)

1971-72

STOKE CITY 2
 
Conroy 5, George Eastham
73
CHELSEA 1
 
Peter Osgood 45
Empire Stadium, Wembley, London
Gordon Banks (gk)
George Eastham
Mike Pejic
Peter Bonetti (gk)
John Hollins
Alan Hudson
Peter Osgood

1972-73

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 1
  Ralph
Coates 72
NORWICH CITY 0


Empire Stadium, Wembley, London

Martin Chivers
Cyril Knowles
Steve Perryman
Martin Peters
(capt)
sub:
Ralph Coates (25)
None
manager: Bill Nicholson (one app 1951)

1973-74

WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS 2
 
Hibbitt
44,
John Richards 85
MANCHESTER CITY
1
 
Colin Bell 59
Empire Stadium, Wembley, London
John Richards
Alan Sunderland
Colin Bell
Mike Doyle
Francis Lee

Rodney Marsh
Mike Summerbee (capt)

1974-75

ASTON VILLA 1
 
Graydon 81
NORWICH CITY 0

Wembley
Stadium, Wembley, London
Brian Little Phil Boyer

1975-76

MANCHESTER CITY 2
 
Peter Barnes 11, Dennis Tueart 46
NEWCASTLE UNITED 1
 
Gowling 35

Wembley
Stadium, Wembley, London
Peter Barnes
Joe Corrigan (gk)
Mike Doyle (capt)
Joe Royle
Dennis Tueart
Dave Watson
Alan Kennedy
Malcolm Macdonald

1976-77

 
 
replay
 

 

second replay
ASTON VILLA 0
EVERTON 0


Wembley
Stadium, Wembley, London
John Gidman
Brian Little
unused sub: Gordon Cowans
Martin Dobson
Bob Latchford
ASTON VILLA 1
 
Kenyon 79 (og)

EVERTON
1
 
Bob Latchford 88
After Extra Time - Hillsborough, Sheffield
Gordon Cowans
John Gidman
Brian Little
Bob Latchford
ASTON VILLA 3
 
Nicholl 80, Brian Little 81, 119
EVERTON 2
 
Bob Latchford 38, Lyons 83
After Extra Time - Old Trafford, Stretford, Manchester
Gordon Cowans
John Gidman
(until ?)
Brian Little
Martin Dobson
Bob Latchford

1977-78

 

 

 

replay
NOTTINGHAM FOREST 0
LIVERPOOL 0

 


After Extra Time - Wembley
Stadium, Wembley, London

Viv Anderson
Larry Lloyd
Peter Withe
Tony Woodcock
Chris Woods
(gk)
Ian Callaghan
Ray Clemence (gk)
Emlyn Hughes (capt)
Ray Kennedy (until 91)
Terry McDermott
Phil Neal
Tommy Smith
Phil Thompson
manager: Brian Clough (two apps 1959)
NOTTINGHAM FOREST 1
 
Robertson 54 (pen)
LIVERPOOL 0

 

Old Trafford, Stretford, Manchester

Viv Anderson
Larry Lloyd

Peter Withe
Tony Woodcock
Chris Woods
(gk)
Ian Callaghan
Ray Clemence (gk)
Emlyn Hughes (capt)
Ray Kennedy
Terry McDermott
Phil Neal
Tommy Smith
Phil Thompson
manager: Brian Clough (two apps 1959)

1978-79

NOTTINGHAM FOREST 3
 
Garry Birtles 51, 79, Tony Woodcock 83
SOUTHAMPTON 2
 
Peach 16, Holmes 88


Wembley
Stadium, Wembley, London
Garry Birtles
Larry Lloyd

Peter Shilton (gk)
Tony Woodcock
Alan Ball (capt)
Phil Boyer
manager: Brian Clough (two apps 1959)

1979-80

WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS 1
  Gray 67
NOTTINGHAM FOREST 0


Wembley
Stadium, Wembley, London

Emlyn Hughes (capt)
John Richards
Viv Anderson
Garry Birtles
Trevor Francis
Peter Shilton (gk)
Tony Woodcock
manager: Brian Clough (two apps 1959)

1980-81

 

 

 

replay
LIVERPOOL 1
 
Alan Kennedy
118
WEST HAM UNITED
1
 
Stewart 120 (pen)


After Extra Time - Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London

Ray Clemence (gk)
Alan Kennedy
Ray Kennedy
Sammy Lee
Terry McDermott
Phil Neal (capt)
Trevor Brooking
Alan Devonshire
Paul Goddard (until 109)
Frank Lampard
Alvin Martin
Phil Parkes (gk)
sub: Stuart Pearson for Goddard (109)
LIVERPOOL 2
 
Dalglish 25, Hansen 28
WEST HAM UNITED
1
 
Paul Goddard 5

Villa Park, Trinity Road, Aston, Birmingham

Ray Clemence (gk)
Alan Kennedy
Ray Kennedy
Sammy Lee
Terry McDermott
Phil Neal
Phil Thompson
(capt)
Trevor Brooking
Alan Devonshire
Paul Goddard
Frank Lampard
Alvin Martin
Phil Parkes (gk)
sub: Stuart Pearson (83)

1981-82

LIVERPOOL 3
 
Whelan 87, 111, Rush 119

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR
1
  Archibald 11

After Extra Time - Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London

Alan Kennedy
Sammy Lee
Terry McDermott
(until 76)
Phil Neal
Phil Thompson
(capt)
sub:
David Johnson for McDermott (76)
Ray Clemence (gk)
Glenn Hoddle
Steve Perryman (capt)

1982-83

LIVERPOOL 2
 
Alan Kennedy 75, Whelan 98
MANCHESTER UNITED
1
  Whiteside 12

After Extra Time - Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London
Alan Kennedy
Sammy Lee
Phil Neal
Gary Bailey (gk)
Steve Coppell
Mike Duxbury
Ray Wilkins

1983-84

 
 
replay
LIVERPOOL 0
EVERTON 0

After Extra Time - Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London
Alan Kennedy
Sammy Lee
Phil Neal
Peter Reid
Kevin Richardson
Gary Stevens
LIVERPOOL 1
 
Souness 21
EVERTON 0

Maine Road, Manchester
Alan Kennedy
Sammy Lee
Phil Neal
Peter Reid
Kevin Richardson
Gary Stevens

1984-85

NORWICH CITY 1
 
Chisholm 46 (og)
 
Woods survived 48th minute penalty (Walker hit post)
SUNDERLAND 0

Wembley
Stadium, Wembley, London
Mick Channon
Dave Watson
Chris Woods
(gk)
Nick Pickering
Barry Venison (capt)
manager: Ken Brown (one app 1959)

1985-86

OXFORD UNITED 3
 
Hebberd 40, Houghton 52, Charles 86
QUEEN'S PARK RANGERS 0

Wembley
Stadium, Wembley, London
None Terry Fenwick (capt)

1986-87

ARSENAL 2
 
Nicholas 30, 83
LIVERPOOL 1
 
Rush 23

Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London
Tony Adams
Viv Anderson
David Rocastle
Kenny Sansom
(capt)
sub: Michael Thomas (83)
Steve McMahon (until 87)
Barry Venison
Paul Walsh (until 73)

1987-88

LUTON TOWN 3
 
Brian Stein 13, 90, Wilson 82

ARSENAL 2
 
Hayes 71,
Alan Smith 74
 
Winterburn missed 80th minute penalty (Dibble saved)

Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London
Steve Foster (capt)
Mick Harford (until 64)
Ricky Hill
Brian Stein
Tony Adams (capt)
Kevin Richardson
David Rocastle
Kenny Sansom
Alan Smith
Michael Thomas
Nigel Winterburn

1988-89

NOTTINGHAM FOREST 3
 
Nigel Clough 55 (pen), 76, Neil Webb 67
LUTON TOWN
1
 
Mick Harford 36


Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London

Nigel Clough
Steve Hodge
Stuart Pearce (capt)
Des Walker
Neil Webb
Steve Foster (capt)
Mick Harford
Ricky Hill
manager: Brian Clough (two apps 1959)

1989-90

NOTTINGHAM FOREST 1
 
Jemson
48
OLDHAM ATHLETIC 0


Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London

Nigel Clough
Steve Hodge
Stuart Pearce (capt)
Des Walker
None
manager: Brian Clough (two apps 1959) manager: Joe Royle (six apps 1971-77)

1990-91

SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY 1
 
Sheridan 38

MANCHESTER UNITED
0
 

Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London

David Hirst
unused sub:
Trevor Francis
Paul Ince
Gary Pallister
Bryan Robson (capt)
Lee Sharpe
Neil Webb (until 56)
sub:
Mike Phelan for Webb (56)

1991-92

MANCHESTER UNITED 1
 
McClair 14

NOTTINGHAM FOREST
0

Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London

Paul Ince
Gary Pallister
Paul Parker
Mike Phelan
sub: Lee Sharpe (75)
unused sub: Neil Webb
Gary Charles (until 23)
Nigel Clough
Teddy Sheringham
Des Walker (capt)
manager: Brian Clough (two apps 1959)

1992-93

ARSENAL 2
 
Paul Merson 18, Morrow 68
SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY 1
 
Harkes 9


Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London

Tony Adams (capt)
Paul Merson

Ray Parlour
David Seaman (gk)
Nigel Winterburn
Ian Wright
unused sub: Alan Smith
Viv Anderson (capt)
Carlton Palmer
Chris Waddle
Chris Woods (gk)
sub: David Hirst (74)
manager: Trevor Francis (52 apps 1977-86)

1993-94

ASTON VILLA 3
 
Atkinson 25, Saunders 75, 90 (pen)
MANCHESTER UNITED 1
 
Hughes 83
Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London
Earl Barrett
Tony Daley
Kevin Richardson (capt)
unused sub: Nigel Spink (gk)
Paul Ince
Gary Pallister
Paul Parker
sub: Lee Sharpe (61)

1994-95

LIVERPOOL 2
 
Steve McManaman 37, 68

BOLTON WANDERERS 1
 
Alan Thompson 69

 


Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London

John Barnes
Robbie Fowler

David James (gk)
Rob Jones
Steve McManaman
Jamie Redknapp
Neil Ruddock
John Scales
unused subs: Michael Thomas & Mark Walters
Alan Thompson

1995-96

ASTON VILLA 3
 
Milošević 20, Taylor 55, Yorke 89
LEEDS UNITED
0

Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London

Gary Charles
Ugo Ehiogu
Gareth Southgate
Carlton Palmer
sub: Brian Deane (46)
manager: Brian Little (one app 1975)

1996-97

 

 

replay

LEICESTER CITY 1
 
Emile Heskey
118
MIDDLESBROUGH
1
 
Ravanelli 95

After Extra Time - Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London
Emile Heskey None
manager: Bryan Robson (90 apps 1980-91)
LEICESTER CITY 1
 
Claridge 100
MIDDLESBROUGH 0

After Extra Time - Hillsborough, Sheffield
Emile Heskey None
manager: Bryan Robson (90 apps 1980-91)

1997-98

CHELSEA 2
 
Sinclair 95, Di Matteo 105
MIDDLESBROUGH 0

After Extra Time -
Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London
Graeme Le Saux
Dennis Wise (capt)
Paul Merson
sub: Paul Gascoigne (65)
manager: Bryan Robson (90 apps 1980-91)

1998-99

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 1
  Nielsen 90
LEICESTER CITY 0

Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London

Darren Anderton
Sol Campbell (capt)
Les Ferdinand
Ian Walker (gk)
sub:
Andy Sinton (90)
unused sub:
Luke Young
Tony Cottee
Steve Guppy
Emile Heskey (until 75)

1999-2000

LEICESTER CITY 2
 
Elliott 29, 81
TRANMERE ROVERS 1
 
Kelly 77
Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London
Tony Cottee (until 89)
Tim Flowers (gk)
Steve Guppy
Emile Heskey
None

2000-01

LIVERPOOL 1
 
Robbie Fowler 30
BIRMINGHAM CITY
1
  Purse 90 (pen)
Penalty kicks 5-4

After Extra Time - Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
Jamie Carragher
Robbie Fowler
(capt)
Steven Gerrard (until 78)
Emile Heskey
sub:
Nick Barmby (83)
unused sub:
Michael Owen
sub: Andrew Johnson (46)
manager: Trevor Francis (52 apps 1977-86)
Shootout:
Liverpool's second penalty scored by Barmby, their fifth penalty scored by Fowler, their sixth scored by Carragher.
Birmingham City's sixth penalty taken by Johnson and saved by Westerveld.

2001-02

BLACKBURN ROVERS 2
 
Jansen
25,
Andy Cole 69
TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 1
 
Ziege 33

 

Millennium Stadium, Cardiff

Andy Cole
David Dunn
Darren Anderton
Les Ferdinand
Ledley King
Teddy Sheringham (capt)
Tim Sherwood
unused sub: Anthony Gardner
manager: Glenn Hoddle (53 apps 1979-88)

2002-03

LIVERPOOL 2
  Steven Gerrard 39, Michael Owen 86
MANCHESTER UNITED 0

 

Millennium Stadium, Cardiff

Jamie Carragher
Steven Gerrard

Emile Heskey (until 61)
Danny Murphy
Michael Owen
David Beckham
Wes Brown (until 74)
Rio Ferdinand
Gary Neville
Paul Scholes
unused subs: Nicky Butt & Phil Neville

2003-04

MIDDLESBROUGH 2
 
Job
2, Zenden 7 (pen)
BOLTON WANDERERS 1
 
Kevin Davies 21

Millennium Stadium, Cardiff

Ugo Ehiogu
Danny Mills

Gareth Southgate (capt)
sub: Michael Ricketts
(65) unused sub: Stewart Downing
Kevin Davies

2004-05

CHELSEA 3
 
Steven Gerrard 79 (og), Drogba Tébily 107,
Kezman 112
LIVERPOOL 2
 
Riise 1, Núñez 113

After Extra Time - Millennium Stadium, Cardiff

Joe Cole (until 81)
Frank Lampard
John Terry (capt)
sub:
Glen Johnson for Cole (81)
Jamie Carragher
Steven Gerrard (capt)
unused sub: Scott Carson (gk)

2005-06

MANCHESTER UNITED 4
  Wayne Rooney 33, 61, Saha 55, Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro 59
WIGAN ATHLETIC 0

Millennium Stadium, Cardiff

Wes Brown (until 83)
Rio Ferdinand
Gary Neville
(capt)
Wayne Rooney
sub:
Kieran Richardson (73)
Leighton Baines

2006-07

CHELSEA 2
 
Drogba Tébily 20, 84
ARSENAL 1
 
Theo Walcott 12
Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
Wayne Bridge
Frank Lampard

John Terry (capt until 63)
unused sub: Ashley
Cole
Theo Walcott

2007-08

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 2
 
Berbatov 70 (pen), Jonathan Woodgate 94
CHELSEA  1
 
Drogba Tébily 39


After Extra Time - National
Stadium, Wembley, London

Jermaine Jenas
Ledley King (capt)
Aaron Lennon
Paul Robinson (gk)
Jonathan Woodgate
sub:
Tom Huddlestone (61)
unused sub:
Darren Bent
Wayne Bridge
Frank Lampard
John Terry (capt)
Shaun Wright-Phillips (until 72)
sub: Joe Cole (98)

2008-09

MANCHESTER UNITED 0
TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 0
Penalty kicks
4-1

 

After Extra Time - National Stadium, Wembley, London

Ben Foster (gk)
Rio Ferdinand (capt)
Paul Scholes
(until 108)
Danny Welbeck (until 56)
Darren Bent
Michael Dawson
Jermaine Jenas (until 98)
Ledley King (capt)
Aaron Lennon (until 102)
sub: David Bentley for Lennon (102)
unused sub: Tom Huddlestone
Shootout:
Foster saved Tottenham Hotspur's first penalty (from O'Hara), Bentley missed their third penalty.

2009-10

MANCHESTER UNITED 2
 
Michael Owen 12, Wayne Rooney 74
ASTON VILLA
 1
 
James Milner 5 (pen)

 

National Stadium, Wembley, London

Michael Carrick
Michael Owen
(until 42)
subs:
Wayne Rooney for Owen (42)
Gary Neville
(66)
unused subs: Wes Brown, Ben Foster (gk) & Paul Scholes
Gabriel Agbonlahor
Stewart Downing
Emile Heskey
James Milner
Stephen Warnock
Ashley Young
unused sub: Luke Young

2010-11

BIRMINGHAM CITY 2
 
Zigić 28, Martins 89
ARSENAL 1
 
van Persie 39

National
Stadium, Wembley, London
Lee Bowyer
Ben Foster (gk)
unused sub:
Kevin Phillips
Jack Wilshere
unused sub:
Kieran Gibbs

2011-12

LIVERPOOL 2
 
Š
krtel 60, Kuijt 108
CARDIFF CITY
2
 
Mason 19, Turner 118
Penalty kicks 3-2

After Extra Time - National Stadium, Wembley, London

Andy Carroll (until 103)
Stewart Downing
Steven Gerrard
(capt)
Jordan Henderson (until 58)
Glen Johnson
sub:
Jamie Carragher (86)
unused sub:
Martin Kelly
None
Shootout:
Liverpool's first penalty taken by Gerrard and saved by Heaton, their fourth penalty scored by Downing, their fifth scored by Johnson.

2012-13

SWANSEA CITY 5
 
Dyer 16, 48, Michu 40,
De Guzmán 59 (pen), 90
BRADFORD CITY 0

National Stadium, Wembley, London
None None

2013-14

 

MANCHESTER CITY 3
 
Touré 55, Nasri 56, Navas González 90
SUNDERLAND 1
 
Borini 10

National
Stadium, Wembley, London
unused subs: Joe Hart (gk), Joleon Lescott & James Milner Wes Brown
Adam Johnson (until 60)

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