The Football League Cup originated since 1960 and held its first season tournament from the Year 1960-61. Currently, in the Present time because of unavailability of potential Sponsors the Football League Cup is Rebranded as the EFL Cup (English Football League) in 2016. We have placed the complete Football League Cup winners list below.
Previously it was named as the Capital One Cup for Four successive Seasons 2012/13, 2013/14,2014/15 and 2015/16 Seasons consecutively because of the Sponsorship Granted by the American Bank Capital One. As we provide you the Football League Cup Winners List (1961-2016) Let’s first check out what is the competition format and the tournament Sponsors from the Past.
The Football League Cup also now known as the EFL Cup is open to all the 92 members of the Premier League as well as English Football League from the Championship, League One and League Two division 2 and division 3 leagues. Furthermore, the EFL Cup is divided in total seven rounds, organized so that 32 teams remain by the third round. Although Since 1996–97, English teams who qualified for the European competition for the current season directly gets a third-round bye. All the Football League Cup Matches in all rounds are single-legged. However, the semi-finals are two-legged including the Home as well as Away goal rule since the competition started.
Football League Cup Sponsors
Since 1981 the Football League Cup got commercialized by its first ever Official Sponsors were the Milk marketing company for 1981/82 Season it came to be known as the Milk Cup. While From 1992-1998, overall six Football League Cup seasons were sponsored by Worlds leading Soft drink company Coca-cola henceforth it was named as the Coca Cola Cup at that Period.
However, they were recently sponsored by the American National Bank firm the Capital-One for 2012/13, 2013/14,2014/15 Seasons. Here you can take a look at the Sponsors of the Football League Cup competition till now.
|1960/61–1980/81||No main sponsor||Football League Cup|
|1981/82–1985/86||Milk Marketing Board||Milk Cup|
|1986/87–1989/90||Littlewoods||Littlewoods Challenge Cup|
|2003/04–2011/12||Molson Coors||Carling Cup|
|2012/13–2015/16||Capital One||Capital One Cup|
|2016/17–||No main sponsor||EFL Cup|
EFL Past Winners
Liverpool holds the maximum number of Football League Cup trophies by winning it eight times and being a runner-up four times ever since its inception. While Aston Villa and Chelsea has won the EFL Cup 5 times each. Whereas Aston Villa is three times Runner-up while Chelsea is two times Runner-Up in this competition. The Last Decade is purely dominated by Manchester United winning the EFL Cup four times in the year 1992, 2006, 2009, 2010 and were the Runner-up for 1983, 1991, 1994, 2003. Let’s take at the list of look at the Football League Cup winners.
Football League Cup Winners List (1961-2016)
|1967||Queens Park Rangers||England|
|1966||West Bromwich Albion||England|