1967–68 Football League Cup

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The 1967–68 Football League Cup was the seventh season of the Football League Cup, a knockout competition for England's top 92 football clubs. The competition ended with the final on 2 March 1968.

The final was contested by First Division teams Leeds United and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium in London. Leeds United's Terry Cooper scored the only goal of the game, giving Leeds a 1–0 victory.

1967–68 League Cup
Country England &  Wales
Teams 90
Champions Leeds United
Runners-up Arsenal

First round[edit]

Ties[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Aldershot 2–3 Cardiff City 23 August 1967
Barrow 1–0 Southport 23 August 1967
Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 1–1 Watford 22 August 1967
Brighton & Hove Albion 4–0 Colchester United 23 August 1967
Crewe Alexandra 1–1 Stockport County 23 August 1967
Darlington 1–0 York City 23 August 1967
Doncaster Rovers 1–2 Scunthorpe United 23 August 1967
Grimsby Town 1–0 Chesterfield 23 August 1967
Halifax Town 5–0 Bradford Park Avenue 23 August 1967
Hartlepools United 2–0 Bradford City 23 August 1967
Orient 1–3 Gillingham 22 August 1967
Luton Town 1–1 Charlton Athletic 23 August 1967
Mansfield Town 2–3 Lincoln City 23 August 1967
Middlesbrough 4–1 Barnsley 22 August 1967
Northampton Town 3–2 Peterborough United* 23 August 1967
Notts County 0–1 Rotherham United 23 August 1967
Oxford United 3–1 Swansea Town 23 August 1967
Port Vale 3–0 Chester 22 August 1967
Reading 3–0 Bristol Rovers 23 August 1967
Rochdale 0–1 Bury 23 August 1967
Southend United 1–0 Brentford 23 August 1967
Swindon Town 1–1 Newport County 22 August 1967
Torquay United 0–0 Exeter City 22 August 1967
Tranmere Rovers 2–1 Wrexham 23 August 1967
Walsall 4–2 Shrewsbury Town 22 August 1967
Workington 1–1 Oldham Athletic 23 August 1967

Replays[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Charlton Athletic 1–2[1] Luton Town 30 August 1967
Exeter City 0–3 Torquay United 28 August 1967
Newport County 2–0 Swindon Town 29 August 1967
Oldham Athletic 1–1[1] Workington 29 August 1967
Stockport County 3–0 Crewe Alexandra 28 August 1967
Watford 0–0 [1] Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 29 August 1967

2nd Replays[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 1–2 Watford 6 September 1967
Workington 2–1 Oldham Athletic 31 August 1967

Second round[edit]

Ties[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Barrow 1–0 Crystal Palace 13 September 1997
Blackburn Rovers 3–1 Brighton & Hove Albion 13 September 1997
Bristol City 0–5 Everton 13 September 1997
Burnley 2–1 Cardiff City 12 September 1967
Carlisle United 0–2 Workington 13 September 1997
Coventry City 1–2 Arsenal 12 September 1967
Derby County 4–0 Hartlepools United 13 September 1997
Fulham 1–0 Tranmere Rovers 13 September 1997
Gillingham 2–2 Torquay United 13 September 1997
Grimsby Town 2–2 Bury 12 September 1967
Huddersfield Town 1–0 Wolverhampton Wanderers 12 September 1967
Ipswich Town 5–2 Southampton 12 September 1967
Leeds United 3–1 Luton Town 13 September 1997
Lincoln City 2–1 Newcastle United 13 September 1997
Liverpool 1–1 Bolton Wanderers 13 September 1997
Manchester City 4–0 Leicester City 13 September 1997
Middlesbrough 2–1 Chelsea 13 September 1997
Millwall 3–2 Sheffield United 13 September 1997
Newport County 0–1 Blackpool 12 September 1967
Northampton Town 3–1 Aston Villa 13 September 1997
Norwich City 1–1 Rotherham United 13 September 1997
Oxford United 2–1 Preston North End 13 September 1997
Plymouth Argyle 0–2 Birmingham City 13 September 1997
Portsmouth 3–1 Port Vale 13 September 1997
Queens Park Rangers 2–1 Hull City 12 September 1967
Reading 3–1 West Bromwich Albion 13 September 1997
Scunthorpe United 0–1 Nottingham Forest 13 September 1997
Southend United 1–2 Darlington 13 September 1997
Stockport County 3–5 Sheffield Wednesday 13 September 1997
Stoke City 2–0 Watford 13 September 1997
Sunderland 3–2 Halifax Town 13 September 1997
Walsall 1–5 West Ham United 13 September 1997

Replays[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Bolton Wanderers 3–2 Liverpool 27 September 1967
Bury 2–0 Grimsby Town 19 September 1967
Rotherham United 0–2 Norwich City 19 September 1967
Torquay United 2–0 Gillingham 20 September 1967

Third round[edit]

Ties[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Arsenal 1–0 Reading 11 October 1967
Blackburn Rovers 3–2 Middlesbrough 11 October 1967
Burnley 3–0 Nottingham Forest 10 October 1967
Darlington 4–1 Portsmouth 11 October 1967
Derby County 3–1 Birmingham City 11 October 1967
Everton 2–3 Sunderland 11 October 1967
Leeds United 3–0 Bury 11 October 1967
Lincoln City 4–2 Torquay United 11 October 1967
Manchester City 1–1 Blackpool 11 October 1967
Northampton Town 0–0 Millwall 11 October 1967
Norwich City 0–1 Huddersfield Town 11 October 1967
Queens Park Rangers 5–1 Oxford United 10 October 1967
Sheffield Wednesday 3–1 Barrow 11 October 1967
Stoke City 2–1 Ipswich Town 11 October 1967
West Ham United 4–1 Bolton Wanderers 11 October 1967
Workington 2–2 Fulham 11 October 1967

Replays[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Blackpool 0–2 Manchester City 18 October 1967
Fulham 6–2 Workington 16 October 1967
Millwall 5–1 Northampton Town 16 October 1967

Fourth round[edit]

Ties[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Arsenal 2–1 Blackburn Rovers 1 November 1967
Darlington 2–0 Millwall 31 October 1967
Derby County 1–1 Lincoln City 1 November 1967
Fulham 3–2 Manchester City 1 November 1967
Huddersfield Town 2–0 West Ham United 1 November 1967
Queens Park Rangers 1–2 Burnley 31 October 1967
Sheffield Wednesday 0–0 Stoke City 1 November 1967
Sunderland 0–2 Leeds United 15 November 1967

Replays[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Lincoln City 0–3 Derby County 15 November 1967
Stoke City 2–1 Sheffield Wednesday 15 November 1967

Fifth Round[edit]

Ties[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Burnley 3–3 Arsenal 29 November 1967
Derby County 5–4 Darlington 29 November 1967
Fulham 1–1 Huddersfield Town 29 November 1967
Leeds United 2–0 Stoke City 13 December 1967

Replays[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Arsenal 2–1 Burnley 5 December 1967
Huddersfield Town 2–1[1] Fulham 12 December 1967

SemiFinals[edit]

First Leg[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Arsenal 3–2 Huddersfield Town 17 January 1968
Derby County 0–1 Leeds United 17 January 1968

Second Leg[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date Agg
Huddersfield Town 1–3 Arsenal 6 February 1968 3–6
Leeds United 3–2 Derby County 7 February 1968 4–2

Final[edit]

The final was held at Wembley Stadium, London on 2 March 1968.

2 March 1968
15:00 BST
Leeds United 1–0 Arsenal
Cooper Goal 20' Summary
Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance: 97,877

References[edit]

General[edit]

Specific[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d After Extra Time