Three men arrested at last night's Capital One Cup clash between Aston Villa and Birmingham City at Villa Park have been charged.Read the full story ›
The Capital One Cup derby between Aston Villa and Birmingham City "passed off without any major disorder", although 28 people were arrested.Read the full story ›
Birmingham City have said the Club made 'strong representation at the highest level to lobby for the additional Capital One Cup allocation'.
Their statement followed the announcement that the Blues will receive just 2800 tickets for their Capital One Cup third round tie at Villa Park.
The clash is taking place on the 22nd September at Villa Park, which can accommodate more than forty thousand fans.
Walsall supporters are 'absolutely ecstatic' about the prospect of facing Premier League Champions Chelsea next month.
The Blues will face League One Walsall in the third round of the Capital One Cup on the 22nd September.
ITV News Central spoke to Steve Davies, Secretary of Walsall Supporters Trust about the prospect of hosting Chelsea in the next round.
Teams across the Midlands were in action in the second round of the Capital One Cup this evening. Here's how they did:
- Aston Villa 5 - 3 Notts County
- Birmingham City 2 - 0 Gillingham
- Burton 1 - Middlesbrough 2
- Bury 1 - 4 Leicester
- Crystal Palace 4 - 1 Shrewsbury
- Luton 1 - 1 Stoke (Stoke win 8 - 7 on penalties)
- Newcastle 4 - 1 Northampton
- Peterborough 1 - 4 Charlton
- Rotherham 1 - 2 Norwich
- Walsall 2 - 1 Brighton
- Wolves 2 - 1 Barnet
- West Brom 0 -0 Port Vale (West Brom win 5 - 3 on penalties)
Notts County manager Ricardo Moniz says he expects Aston Villa to go all out for the win during their Capital One cup tie this evening.
West Midlands Police say they are prepared for their huge task this evening as all five West Midlands football clubs play at homeRead the full story ›
How did Midlands team do in the opening round of this year's Capital One Cup?Read the full story ›
Derby County are through to the quarter finals of the Capital One Cup, after an astonishing comeback at Fulham.
But West Bromwich Albion and Shrewsbury Town were knocked out, after defeats to Bournemouth and Chelsea respectively. Scores:
- Bournemouth 2-1 West Bromwich Albion
- Fulham 2-5 Derby County
- Shrewsbury 1-2 Chelsea
Two more halt time scores in the Capital One Cup - West Bromwich Albion are drawing 0-0 away at Bournemouth, and Derby County are 2-1 down away at Fulham.
Two Moussa Dembele goals gave the hosts the lead, but a Chris Martin penalty reduced the deficit on the stroke of half time.