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Category: Carabao Cup

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Sports quiz of the week: excellence, excuses, exits and exemptions

Who was schooled? Who is going global? Who stayed at home?Who has launched an athletics team and hopes to enter the Olympics for the first time?San Marino Vatican CityGibraltarSomalilandWho is the only manager still working in English football who has …

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Pep Guardiola ‘satisfied’ after Manchester City thrash Burton 9-0 – video

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola was pleased to see his side effectively reach the final of this year’s Carabao Cup after his side thrashed third tier outfit Burton Albion 9-0 – with four goals from striker Gabriel Jesus – at the Etihad Stadium on…

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Nigel Clough: ‘I hope Guardiola’s got more than a glass of wine for me’

• Burton manager sees funny side of 9-0 defeat by Manchester City• Pep Guardiola: ‘It’s an honour to play against a Clough’Nigel Clough managed to retain his sense of humour after Burton’s 9-0 trouncing by stating he hoped Pep Guardiola had “more than …

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Gabriel Jesus shows Guardiola he can be Manchester City’s shooting star

Brazilian hits four goals past Burton after manager challenges him to dislodge Sergio Agüero from the central striking roleThis was Gabriel Jesus’s first four-goal haul for Manchester City could not have been better timed. After Pep Guardiola’s pre-gam…

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Gabriel Jesus hits four in Manchester City’s 9-0 destruction of Burton Albion

Long before the end, it was difficult not to feel a certain amount of sympathy for the players of Burton Albion. They had desperately wanted to cherish the memories of their first semi-final and maybe, in time, they will. Not here, though. Not with Man…

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Manchester City v Burton Albion: Carabao Cup semi-final – live!

Latest updates from the first leg at the Etihad StadiumGuardiola denies leaving grass long to foil LiverpoolGary Crosby: ‘Sir Alex called and told me what a mistake I’d made’And why not email Jacob or tweet @JacobSteinberg 5.28pm GMT Hello. Not to soun…

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Sarri and Pochettino both unhappy with VAR after Chelsea loss to Spurs

• Harry Kane deemed onside, leading to penalty for Tottenham• Sarri: ‘The referees are not ready’ | Pochettino: ‘I don’t like VAR’Maurizio Sarri complained bitterly about the Harry Kane goal that decided the first leg of the Carabao Cup semi-final at W…

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Harry Hollywood has the cutting edge for Spurs that Chelsea lack | Barney Ronay

Harry Kane was quietly brilliant and was a reminder of Chelsea’s inability to get goals out of Olivier Giroud or Álvaro MorataThere is of course no such thing as a sure thing. No guarantees, no certainties. Except, now and then, when there is.As Harry …

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Tottenham’s Harry Kane makes most of VAR to put Chelsea on back foot

Mauricio Pochettino wants to scream when he is told that he must win a trophy to validate his work at Tottenham. The manager hopes supporters see the bigger picture; how he has the club punching above their weight when it comes to things like balance s…

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Police arrest youth over alleged racist incident before Spurs v Chelsea

• 17-year-old arrested at Wembley before Carabao Cup game• Police suspect him of a racially aggravated public order offenceA 17-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of a racially aggravated public order offence before the Carabao Cup semi-final betwe…

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Gary Crosby: ‘Sir Alex Ferguson called and told me what a mistake I’d made’

The Burton Albion assistant manager turned down Manchester United as a player and ended up embarrassing Manchester City, who he faces again in the Carabao Cup semi-finalsGary Crosby looks slightly baffled when asked what he thinks comes up when his nam…

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Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea: Carabao Cup semi-final – live!

Carabao Cup semi-final updates from the first leg at WembleyThe Fiver: sign up and get our free daily football emailAnd send your thoughts to scott.murray@theguardian.com 7.14pm GMT Unsurprisingly, given the strange state of cup football in this countr…

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Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea: Carabao Cup semi-final – live!

Carabao Cup semi-final updates from the first leg at WembleyThe Fiver: sign up and get our free daily football emailAnd send your thoughts to scott.murray@theguardian.com 7.14pm GMT Unsurprisingly, given the strange state of cup football in this countr…

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The three generations of Marcos Alonsos who have played at Wembley

Chelsea are off to Wembley for the League Cup semi-finals, giving Marcos Alonso a chance to add to his family’s legacyBy Euan McTear for These Football Times“I don’t have many regrets as a footballer,” said Pelé a year ago. “But I wish I had played at …

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The three generations of Marcos Alonsos who have played at Wembley

Chelsea are off to Wembley for the League Cup semi-finals, giving Marcos Alonso a chance to add to his family’s legacyBy Euan McTear for These Football Times“I don’t have many regrets as a footballer,” said Pelé a year ago. “But I wish I had played at …

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Maurizio Sarri approves Fàbregas exit but urges Hudson-Odoi to stay at Chelsea – video

Maurizio Sarri has said he knows Cesc Fàbregas must leave Chelsea for the good of his career. But speaking ahead of Tuesday’s Carabao Cup semi-final first leg with Tottenham, the Blues boss insisted Callum Hudson-Odoi should stay at Stamford Bridge.Sar…

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Mauricio Pochettino: Champions League not cups keeps me in a job

• Winning FA Cup or Carabao Cup not No 1 for Spurs manager• Tottenham at League Two Tranmere on Friday nightMauricio Pochettino believes he would have been sacked by now at Tottenham if all he had done was to win a domestic cup. The manager takes his t…

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Sports quiz of the week: Gareth Bale, José Mourinho and au revoir Del Boy

Who jumped the gun? Who imbibed? Who lost in New York?José Mourinho leaves Manchester United without having won a Premier League trophy. Where else did he fail to win a league title?ChelseaReal Madrid InternazionalePortoHe won league titles at all four…

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Danny Rose: Spurs’ Carabao Cup win was karma after Arsenal celebrations

• Defender says Spurs motivated by Arsenal social media posts• Rose keen to ‘stop wasting time’ and focus on role at clubDanny Rose believes Tottenham’s Carabao Cup win at the Emirates delivered some “karma” in response to the way Arsenal celebrated th…

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Police working with Arsenal to identify fan who threw bottle at Dele Alli

• Plastic bottle thrown at Spurs player during Carabao Cup game• FA also investigating incident and Arsenal reviewing CCTVPolice are working with Arsenal to identify the fan who threw a plastic bottle at Tottenham’s Dele Alli during the Carabao Cup tie…