1963–64 Football League Cup

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The 1963–64 Football League Cup was the fourth season of the Football League Cup, a knockout competition for England's top 92 football clubs. The competition began on 4 September 1963, and ended with the two-legged final on 15 and 22 April 1964.

1963–64 League Cup
Country England &  Wales
Teams 82
Champions Leicester City
Runners-up Stoke City

Match dates and results were initially drawn from Soccerbase,[1] and they were later checked against Rothmans Football Yearbook 1970–71.[2]

First round[edit]

Ties[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Aldershot 3–1 Queens Park Rangers 4 September 1963
Bradford Park Avenue 7–3 Bradford City 4 September 1963
Carlisle United 3–2 Crewe Alexandra 4 September 1963
Chesterfield 0–1 Halifax Town 4 September 1963
Darlington 2–2 Barnsley 4 September 1963
Doncaster Rovers 0–0 York City 4 September 1963
Gillingham 4–2 Bristol City 4 September 1963
Lincoln City 3–2 Hartlepools United 4 September 1963
Mansfield Town 2–1 Watford 4 September 1963
Newport County 3–4 Millwall 4 September 1963
Oldham Athletic 3–5 Workington 4 September 1963
Oxford United 0–1 Exeter City 4 September 1963
Reading 1–1 Brentford 4 September 1963
Rochdale 1–1 Chester 4 September 1963
Shrewsbury Town 1–1 Bristol Rovers 4 September 1963
Southport 2–1 Barrow 4 September 1963
Torquay United 1–2 Brighton & Hove Albion 4 September 1963
Tranmere Rovers 2–0 Stockport County 4 September 1963

Replays[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Barnsley 6–2 Darlington 11 September 1963
Brentford 2–0 Reading 23 September 1963
Bristol Rovers 6–2 Shrewsbury Town 23 September 1963
Chester 2–5 Rochdale 18 September 1963
York City 3–0 Doncaster Rovers 23 September 1963

Second round[edit]

Ties[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Aston Villa 3–1 Barnsley 25 September 1963
Blackpool 7–1 Charlton Athletic 25 September 1963
Bradford Park Avenue 2–2 Middlesbrough 25 September 1963
Brentford 0–0 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 25 September 1963
Brighton & Hove Albion 1–1 Northampton Town 25 September 1963
Bristol Rovers 2–0 Crystal Palace 25 September 1963
Cardiff City 2–2 Wrexham 25 September 1963
Colchester United 5–3 Fulham 25 September 1963
Gillingham 3–0 Bury 25 September 1963
Grimsby Town 1–3 Rotherham United 25 September 1963
Halifax Town 4–2 Rochdale 25 September 1963
Hull City 1–0 Exeter City 25 September 1963
Ipswich Town 0–0 Walsall 25 September 1963
Leeds United 5–1 Mansfield Town 25 September 1963
Leicester City 2–0 Aldershot 25 September 1963
Luton Town 3–4 Coventry City 25 September 1963
Manchester City 2–0 Carlisle United 25 September 1963
Millwall 3–2 Peterborough United 25 September 1963
Newcastle United 3–0 Preston North End 25 September 1963
Norwich City 2–0 Birmingham City 25 September 1963
Notts County 2–1 Blackburn Rovers 25 September 1963
Plymouth Argyle 2–2 Huddersfield Town 25 September 1963
Portsmouth 3–2 Derby County 25 September 1963
Scunthorpe United 2–2 Stoke City 25 September 1963
Sheffield United 1–2 Bolton Wanderers 25 September 1963
Southend United 2–1 Port Vale 25 September 1963
Swansea Town 3–1 Sunderland 25 September 1963
Swindon Town 3–0 Chelsea 25 September 1963
Tranmere Rovers 2–0 Southampton 25 September 1963
West Ham United 2–1 Leyton Orient 25 September 1963
Workington 3–0 Southport 25 September 1963
York City 1–1 Lincoln City 25 September 1963

Replays[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 2–0 Brentford 4 November 1963
Huddersfield Town 3–3 Plymouth Argyle 21 October 1963
Lincoln City 2–0 York City 14 October 1963
Middlesbrough 2–3 Bradford Park Avenue 2 October 1963
Northampton Town 3–2 Brighton & Hove Albion 14 October 1963
Stoke City 3–3 Scunthorpe United 16 October 1963
Walsall 1–0 Ipswich Town 3 October 1963
Wrexham 1–1 Cardiff City 7 October 1963

2nd Replays[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Plymouth Argyle 1–2 Huddersfield Town 28 October 1963
Stoke City 1–0 Scunthorpe United 22 October 1963
Wrexham 3–0 Cardiff City 21 October 1963

Third round[edit]

Ties[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Aston Villa 0–2 West Ham United 16 October 1963
Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 2–1 Newcastle United 6 November 1963
Bristol Rovers 1–1 Gillingham 4 November 1963
Colchester United 4–1 Northampton Town 4 November 1963
Halifax Town 2–0 Walsall 16 October 1963
Hull City 0–3 Manchester City 16 October 1963
Leeds United 2–0 Swansea Town 22 October 1963
Millwall 1–1 Lincoln City 4 November 1963
Norwich City 1–0 Blackpool 30 October 1963
Notts County 3–2 Bradford Park Avenue 5 November 1963
Rotherham United 4–2 Coventry City 4 November 1963
Stoke City 3–0 Bolton Wanderers 29 October 1963
Swindon Town 3–0 Southend United 16 October 1963
Tranmere Rovers 1–2 Leicester City 16 October 1963
Workington 1–0 Huddersfield Town 4 November 1963
Wrexham 3–5 Portsmouth 4 November 1963

Replays[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Gillingham 3–1 Bristol Rovers 6 November 1963
Lincoln City 1–2 Millwall 12 November 1963

Fourth round[edit]

Ties[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Halifax Town 1–7 Norwich City 27 November 1963
Leicester City 3–1 Gillingham 27 November 1963
Manchester City 3–1 Leeds United 27 November 1963
Notts County 3–2 Portsmouth 13 November 1963
Rotherham United 5–2 Millwall 27 November 1963
Stoke City 2–1 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 27 November 1963
Swindon Town 3–3 West Ham United 19 November 1963
Workington 2–1 Colchester United 26 November 1963

Replay[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
West Ham United 4–1 Swindon Town 25 November 1963

Fifth Round[edit]

Ties[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Norwich City 1–1 Leicester City 18 December 1963
Notts County 0–1 Manchester City 17 December 1963
Stoke City 3–2 Rotherham United 16 December 1963
West Ham United 6–0 Workington 16 December 1963

Replay[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Leicester City 2–1[3] Norwich City 15 January 1964

Semi-finals[edit]

First Leg[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Stoke City 2–0 Manchester City 15 January 1964
Leicester City 4–3 West Ham United 5 February 1964

Second Leg[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date Agg
Manchester City 1–0 Stoke City 5 February 1964 1–2
West Ham United 0–2 Leicester City 23 March 1964 3–6

Final[edit]

15 April 1964
Stoke City 1–1 Leicester City
Bebbington Goal Summary Goal Gibson
Victoria Ground, Stoke-on-Trent
Attendance: 22,309
Referee: W. Clements


22 April 1964
Leicester City 3–2 Stoke City
Stringfellow Goal
Gibson Goal
Riley Goal
Summary Goal Dennis Viollet
Goal George Kinnell
Filbert Street, Leicester
Attendance: 25,372
Referee: A. Jobling

Leicester City win 4–3 on aggregate.

References[edit]

General[edit]

Specific[edit]

  1. ^ "Results". Archived from the original on 13 March 2010. Retrieved 5 March 2010. 
  2. ^ Rothmans Football Yearbook 1970–71, p. 607.
  3. ^ After Extra Time