Carling Cup

Matchday 22 weekend review

By Danny Caro, February 2, 2014

FC Team B earned a precious point at Division Two favourites Norstar London Raiders B, while Redbridge Jewish Care B smashed the perfect 10 against London Haroldeans in front of the JC cameras. Danny Caro looks back on all the action.

Prem Div - NLR close in on first title
Div 2 - Red-hot Redbridge register perfect 10



Jacobson: Arsenal were different class

By James Masters, September 22, 2011

Joe Jacobson believes he endured the toughest night of his life after being given a tortuous time by Premier League giants Arsenal.

Shrewsbury star Jacobson was on the receiving end of a 3-1 defeat by the Gunners in Tuesday’s Carling Cup tie as the League Two side fell away after taking a shock lead.


Benayoun on target in Carling Cup win

By Danny Caro, September 20, 2011

Israel captain Yossi Benayoun scored his first goal in an Arsenal shirt as last season's losing finalists got their Carling Cup campaign under way with a 3-1 success over League 2 side Shrewsbury Town.

The visitors started well with an inswinging corner from Joe Jacobson headed just wide by Mark Wright.


Ben Haim to profit from West Ham's Manchester United mauling

By Simon Griver, December 6, 2010

Carling Cup West Ham's shock 4-0 demolition of Manchester United has dramatically changed Tal Ben Haim's prospects of staying with the club.

Ben Haim, 28, joined West Ham on a five-month loan from Portsmouth on August 3 and sources in Israel had reported that Hammers boss Avram Grant planned sending his compatriot back to Fratton Park next month.


Grant delighted by 4-0 win over Man Utd

By Danny Caro, December 1, 2010

Avram Grant, the West Ham manager, described last night’s 4-0 demolition of Manchester United as “unforgettable” as the Premiership strugglers booked their place in the semi-finals of the Carling Cup.

Grant, who led Portsmouth to the FA Cup final last season, has been under growing pressure with the Hammers rooted to the foot of the league table.

But strikes from Jonathan Spector (2) and Carlton Cole (2) eased the tension and completed a memorable victory over the holders.