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League Cup Records

There have been an array of entertaining fixtures, fantastic achievements and controversial incidents since the birth of the Football League Cup in 1960. We take a look at some of the stand-out records that have been made in the competition.

Most Wins

To date Liverpool are the most successful team in the League Cup, with seven wins and ten appearances in the final. Manchester United are the most recent successful team, winning the competition three times since 2006.

7 - Liverpool
5 - Aston Villa
4 - Nottingham Forest, Chelsea, Tottenham, Manchester United
3 - Leicester City
2 - Norwich City, Manchester City, Wolves, Arsenal, Birmingham City
1 - WBA, QPR, Leeds United, Swindon Town, Oxford United, Luton Town, Sheffield Wednesday, Stoke City, Blackburn Rovers, Middlesbrough, Swansea

Most Final Appearances

Liverpool have also made the most final appearances in the tournament's History, although they have only made one final in the last seven years.

10 - Liverpool
8 - Manchester United, Aston Villa
7 - Arsenal, Tottenham
6 - Nottingham Forest, Chelsea
5 - Leicester City
4 - Norwich City
3 - Manchester City, WBA, Middlesbrough, Birmingham City
2 - Leeds United, Sheffield Wednesday, Luton Town, QPR, Everton, West Ham United, Wolves, Stoke City, Swansea
1 - Tranmere Rovers, Bolton Wanderers, Oldham Athletic, Oxford United, Sunderland, Southampton, Newcastle United, Blackburn Rovers, Bradford

Goalscoring Feats

Highest goalscorer (career)
49 goals - Geoff Hurst and Ian Rush

Highest goalscorer (season)
Clive Allen - 12 goals for Tottenham Hotspur 1986–87.

Most goals scored in a match (individual):
6 goals - Frankie Bunn for Oldham Athletic vs Scarborough on 25th October 1989.