1991–92 Football League Cup

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The 1991–92 Football League Cup, known as the Rumbelows Cup for sponsorship reasons, was the 32nd season of the Football League Cup, a knockout competition for England's top 93 football clubs. The competition name reflects a sponsorship deal with Rumbelows.

The competition began on 20 August 1991, and ended with the final on 12 April 1992 at the Old Wembley Stadium.

1991–92 League Cup
Country England &  Wales
Teams 93
Champions Manchester United
Runners-up Nottingham Forest

First round[edit]

First Leg[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Barnet 5–5 Brentford 20 August 1991
Blackburn Rovers 1–1 Hull City 20 August 1991
Bolton Wanderers 2–2 York City 20 August 1991
Cambridge United 1–0 Reading 21 August 1991
Cardiff City 3–2 Bournemouth 21 August 1991
Charlton Athletic 4–2 Fulham 21 August 1991
Chester City 1–0 Lincoln City 20 August 1991
Crewe Alexandra 5–2 Doncaster Rovers 20 August 1991
Darlington 1–0 Huddersfield Town 20 August 1991
Exeter City 0–1 Birmingham City 21 August 1991
Halifax Town 3–4 Tranmere Rovers 20 August 1991
Hartlepool United 1–0 Bury 20 August 1991
Leicester City 3–0 Maidstone United 21 August 1991
Leyton Orient 5–0 Northampton 20 August 1991
Mansfield Town 0–3 Blackpool 20 August 1991
Peterborough United 3–1 Aldershot 20 August 1991
Portsmouth 2–1 Gillingham 20 August 1991
Preston North End 5–4 Scarborough 20 August 1991
Rochdale 5–1 Carlisle United 20 August 1991
Rotherham United 1–3 Grimsby Town 20 August 1991
Shrewsbury Town 1–1 Plymouth Argyle 20 August 1991
Stockport County 1–1 Bradford City 20 August 1991
Stoke City 1–0 Chesterfield 21 August 1991
Swansea City 2–2 Walsall 20 August 1991
Swindon Town 2–0 West Bromwich Albion 20 August 1991
Torquay United 2–0 Hereford United 20 August 1991
Watford 2–0 Southend United 20 August 1991
Wigan Athletic 3–1 Burnley 20 August 1991
Wrexham 1–0 Scunthorpe United 20 August 1991

Second Leg[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date Agg
Aldershot 1–2 Peterborough United 27 August 1991 2–5
Birmingham City 4–0 Exeter City 27 August 1991 5–0
Blackpool 4–2 Mansfield Town 27 August 1991 7–2
Bournemouth 4–1 Cardiff City 27 August 1991 6–4
Bradford City 3–1[1] Stockport County 28 August 1991 4–2
Brentford 3–1 Barnet 27 August 1991 8–6
Burnley 2–3 Wigan Athletic 27 August 1991 3–6
Bury 2–2 Hartlepool United 27 August 1991 2–3
Carlisle United 1–1 Rochdale 27 August 1991 2–6
Chesterfield 1–2 Stoke City 27 August 1991 1–3
Doncaster Rovers 2–4 Crewe Alexandra 27 August 1991 4–9
Fulham 1–1 Charlton Athletic 27 August 1991 3–5
Gillingham 3–4 Portsmouth 27 August 1991 4–6
Grimsby Town 1–0 Rotherham United 27 August 1991 4–1
Hereford United 2–1 Torquay United 28 August 1991 2–3
Huddersfield Town 4–0 Darlington 28 August 1991 4–1
Hull City 1–0 Blackburn Rovers 27 August 1991 2–1
Lincoln City 4–3[1][2] Chester City 28 August 1991 4–4
Maidstone United 0–1 Leicester City 28 August 1991 0–4
Northampton 2–0 Leyton Orient 10 September 1991 2–5
Plymouth Argyle 2–2[1][3] Shrewsbury Town 27 August 1991 3–3
Reading 0–3 Cambridge United 28 August 1991 0–4
Scarborough 3–1[1] Preston North End 28 August 1991 7–6
Scunthorpe United 3–0 Wrexham 27 August 1991 3–1
Southend United 1–1 Watford 28 August 1991 1–3
Tranmere Rovers 4–3[1] Halifax Town 27 August 1991 8–6
Walsall 0–1 Swansea City 27 August 1991 2–3
West Bromwich Albion 2–2 Swindon Town 28 August 1991 2–4
York City 1–2 Bolton Wanderers 27 August 1991 3–4

Second round[edit]

First Leg[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Blackpool 1–0 Barnsley 24 September 1991
Bradford City 1–1 West Ham United 24 September 1991
Brentford 4–1 Brighton & Hove Albion 24 September 1991
Bristol Rovers 1–3 Bristol City 25 September 1991
Charlton Athletic 0–2 Norwich City 25 September 1991
Chelsea 1–1 Tranmere Rovers 25 September 1991
Coventry City 4–0 Rochdale 25 September 1991
Crewe Alexandra 3–4 Newcastle United 24 September 1991
Derby County 0–0 Ipswich Town 25 September 1991
Everton 1–0 Watford 24 September 1991
Grimsby Town 0–0 Aston Villa 25 September 1991
Hartlepool United 1–1 Crystal Palace 25 September 1991
Hull City 0–3 Queens Park Rangers 24 September 1991
Leicester City 1–1 Arsenal 25 September 1991
Leyton Orient 0–0 Sheffield Wednesday 24 September 1991
Liverpool 2–2 Stoke City 25 September 1991
Luton Town 2–2 Birmingham City 25 September 1991
Manchester City 3–1 Chester City 25 September 1991
Manchester United 3–0 Cambridge United 25 September 1991
Middlesbrough 1–1 Bournemouth 24 September 1991
Millwall 2–2 Swindon Town 25 September 1991
Nottingham Forest 4–0 Bolton Wanderers 25 September 1991
Oldham Athletic 7–1 Torquay United 24 September 1991
Port Vale 2–1 Notts County 24 September 1991
Portsmouth 0–0 Oxford United 24 September 1991
Scarborough 1–3 Southampton 24 September 1991
Scunthorpe United 0–0 Leeds United 24 September 1991
Sunderland 1–2 Huddersfield Town 24 September 1991
Swansea City 1–0 Tottenham Hotspur 25 September 1991
Wigan Athletic 2–2 Sheffield United 24 September 1991
Wimbledon 1–2 Peterborough United 24 September 1991
Wolverhampton Wanderers 6–1 Shrewsbury Town 24 September 1991

Second Leg[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date Agg
Arsenal 2–0 Leicester City 8 October 1991 3–1
Aston Villa 1–1[1][4] Grimsby Town 9 October 1991 1–1
Barnsley 2–0[1] Blackpool 8 October 1991 2–1
Birmingham City 3–2 Luton Town 8 October 1991 5–4
Bolton Wanderers 2–5 Nottingham Forest 8 October 1991 2–9
Bournemouth 1–2[1] Middlesbrough 8 October 1991 2–3
Brighton & Hove Albion 4–2[1] Brentford 9 October 1991 5–6
Bristol City 2–4[1][5] Bristol Rovers 8 October 1991 5–5
Cambridge United 1–1 Manchester United 9 October 1991 1–4
Chester City 0–3 Manchester City 8 October 1991 1–6
Crystal Palace 6–1 Hartlepool United 8 October 1991 7–2
Huddersfield Town 4–0 Sunderland 9 October 1991 6–1
Ipswich Town 0–2 Derby County 8 October 1991 0–2
Leeds United 3–0 Scunthorpe United 8 October 1991 3–0
Newcastle United 1–0 Crewe Alexandra 9 October 1991 5–3
Norwich City 3–0 Charlton Athletic 9 October 1991 5–0
Notts County 3–2[1][6] Port Vale 9 October 1991 4–4
Oxford United 0–1 Portsmouth 9 October 1991 0–1
Peterborough United 2–2 Wimbledon 8 October 1991 4–3
Queens Park Rangers 5–1 Hull City 9 October 1991 8–1
Rochdale 1–0 Coventry City 8 October 1991 1–4
Sheffield United 1–0 Wigan Athletic 8 October 1991 3–2
Sheffield Wednesday 4–1 Leyton Orient 9 October 1991 4–1
Shrewsbury Town 3–1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 8 October 1991 4–7
Southampton 2–2 Scarborough 9 October 1991 5–3
Stoke City 2–3 Liverpool 9 October 1991 4–5
Swindon Town 3–1 Millwall 8 October 1991 5–3
Torquay United 0–2 Oldham Athletic 9 October 1991 1–9
Tottenham Hotspur 5–1 Swansea City 9 October 1991 5–2
Tranmere Rovers 3–1[1] Chelsea 8 October 1991 4–2
Watford 1–2 Everton 8 October 1991 1–3
West Ham United 4–0 Bradford City 9 October 1991 5–1

Third round[edit]

Ties[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Birmingham City 1–1 Crystal Palace 29 October 1991
Coventry City 1–0 Arsenal 30 October 1991
Everton 4–1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 30 October 1991
Grimsby Town 0–3 Tottenham Hotspur 29 October 1991
Huddersfield Town 1–4 Swindon Town 29 October 1991
Leeds United 3–1 Tranmere Rovers 29 October 1991
Liverpool 2–2 Port Vale 29 October 1991
Manchester City 0–0 Queens Park Rangers 29 October 1991
Manchester United 3–1 Portsmouth 30 October 1991
Middlesbrough 1–0 Barnsley 29 October 1991
Norwich City 4–1 Brentford 30 October 1991
Nottingham Forest 2–0 Bristol Rovers 30 October 1991
Oldham Athletic 2–1 Derby County 29 October 1991
Peterborough United 1–0 Newcastle United 29 October 1991
Sheffield United 0–2 West Ham United 29 October 1991
Sheffield Wednesday 1–1 Southampton 30 October 1991

Replays[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Crystal Palace 1–1[1] Birmingham City 19 November 1991
Port Vale 1–4 Liverpool 20 November 1991
Queens Park Rangers 1–3 Manchester City 20 November 1991
Southampton 1–0 Sheffield Wednesday 20 November 1991

2nd Replay[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Crystal Palace 2–1 Birmingham City 3 December 1991

Fourth round[edit]

Ties[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Middlesbrough 2–1 Manchester City 3 December 1991
Peterborough United 1–0 Liverpool 3 December 1991
Coventry City 1–2 Tottenham Hotspur 4 December 1991
Everton 1–4 Leeds United 4 December 1991
Manchester United 2–0 Oldham Athletic 4 December 1991
Norwich City 2–1 West Ham United 4 December 1991
Nottingham Forest 0–0 Southampton 4 December 1991
Swindon Town 0–1 Crystal Palace 17 December 1991

Replay[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Southampton 0–1 Nottingham Forest 17 December 1991

Fifth Round[edit]

Ties[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Peterborough United 1–1 Middlesbrough 8 January 1992
Leeds United 1–3 Manchester United 8 January 1992
Tottenham Hotspur 2–1 Norwich City 8 January 1992
Nottingham Forest 4–2 Crystal Palace 5 February 1992

Replays[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Middlesbrough 1–0 Peterborough United 12 February 1992

Semi-finals[edit]

Four time winners Nottingham Forest edged past Tottenham Hotspur to reach their sixth League Cup final in 15 years, while Manchester United overcame Middlesbrough to reach the final for the third time and be in a position to win it for the first time ever.

First Leg[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Middlesbrough 0–0 Manchester United 4 March 1992
Nottingham Forest 1–1 Tottenham Hotspur 9 February 1992

Second Leg[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date Agg
Manchester United 2–1[1] Middlesbrough 11 March 1992 2–1
Tottenham Hotspur 1–2[1] Nottingham Forest 1 March 1992 2–3

Final[edit]

Further information: 1992 Football League Cup Final

Match details[edit]

12 April 1992
15:00 BST
Manchester United 1–0 Nottingham Forest
McClair Goal 14'
Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance: 76,810
Referee: George Courtney (County Durham)
Manchester United
Nottingham Forest
GK 1 Denmark Peter Schmeichel
RB 2 England Paul Parker
LB 3 Republic of Ireland Denis Irwin
CB 4 England Steve Bruce
CM 5 England Mike Phelan
CB 6 England Gary Pallister
RM 7 Commonwealth of Independent States Andrei Kanchelskis Substituted off 75'
CM 8 England Paul Ince
CF 9 Scotland Brian McClair
CF 10 Wales Mark Hughes
LM 11 Wales Ryan Giggs
Substitutes:
MF 12 England Lee Sharpe Substituted in 75'
MF 13 England Neil Webb
Manager:
Scotland Alex Ferguson
Man Utd vs Nottm Forest 1992-04-12.svg
GK 1 Wales Andy Marriott
RB 2 England Gary Charles Substituted off
LB 3 England Brett Williams
CB 4 England Des Walker
CB 5 England Darren Wassall
CM 6 Republic of Ireland Roy Keane
RM 7 England Gary Crosby
CM 8 Scotland Scot Gemmill
CF 9 England Nigel Clough
CF 10 England Teddy Sheringham
LM 11 Northern Ireland Kingsley Black
Substitutes:
DF England Brian Laws Substituted in
FW Scotland Lee Glover
Manager:
England Brian Clough

References[edit]

General[edit]

Specific[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o After Extra Time
  2. ^ Chester City won on the Away Goals Rule
  3. ^ Shrewsbury Town won on the Away Goals Rule
  4. ^ Grimsby Town won on the Away Goals Rule
  5. ^ Bristol Rovers won on the Away Goals Rule
  6. ^ Port Vale won on the Away Goals Rule

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