Tag Archives: Carling Cup

Mancini threatens to play schoolkids against Arsenal

The Man City manager Roberto Mancini is incensed that the FA have scheduled both his team and Liverpool to play in the League Cup Quarterfinals just two days after facing each other in the Premier League, in fact he thinks that the players should have a formal protest and he personally should pick schoolkids to face Arsenal.

Bolton’s potential threat to Arsenal tonight can’t be ignored

Sitting uncomfortably in 18th position in the Premiership table after winning just two of their last nine league games, Bolton have been regarded by some as a fairly simple challenge for Arsenal in tonight’s Carling Cup fourth round.

Nasri reveals his Carling Cup pain

Samir Nasri still looks back with regret at his team’s Carling Cup final loss. It was arguably the moment Arsenal’s season started to unravel, after the loss to Birmingham the Gunners were dumped out of the Champions League, the FA Cup and faltered in the chase for the Premier League.

Wenger – The Carling Cup defeat destroyed our belief

Arsene Wenger saw his team get knocked out of three cups in two weeks, and then fall tamely away in the race for the Premiership title, and he believes that the 2-1 defeat by Birmingham at Wembley caused the team to question their ability and drain their confidence away.