The EFL Cup is popularly recognized as the League Cup. The League Cup which started in 1961, has had various names due to sponsorship reasons. At the moment, it is known as Carabao Cup. The League Cup is a knockout tournament which consists of English franchises. The League Cup is an important tournament along with Premier League and FA Cup. But the League Cup concludes in February while other two tournaments conclude in late May.
The upcoming EFL Cup Final will be played on 24th February 2019 at Wembley Stadium. The match will be played between Manchester City and Chelsea. The Manchester City are the defending champions. Man City had defeated Arsenal in 2018 to win Carabao Cup. Who is the most successful team in EFL? Check out the past winners of the league cup.
Most Successful Football League Cup Team
So you all might be wondering, who is the most successful league cup team? Its been 59 years since League Cup was first introduced. Since then, we have seen many winners in various interesting matches. But Liverpool with 8 League Cup wins is the most successful team in EFL history. With not only 8 wins, but Liverpool has also finished as runners up 4 times. This means total 12 finals for Liverpool in the league cup. The last time Liverpool won the league cup was in 2011-12. 1980-81 was the season when Liverpool won their first EFL Cup.
EFL Cup Winners List 1961 – 2019
Since 1961, there have been 23 different teams winning the League Cup. Aston Villa held the EFL Cup for the first time in 1961 while Manchester City is latest to win the cup. As we said earlier, Liverpool is the most successful team in the history of the League Cup. Check out the list of EFL Cup Winners from 1961 to 2018.
|Year||EFL Cup Winners list|
|1967||Queens Park Rangers|
|1966||West Bromwich Albion|