2012–13 Football League Cup

The League Cup 2012/13 is the 53rd edition of the tournament, also known as the Capital One Cup. The tournament started with 92 clubs.

The competition started on 11 August 2012 with the first round and ends with the final at Wembley Stadium in London on 24 February 2013.

First round

The draw for the first round was held on June 14, 2012. The Bolton Wanderers and Blackburn Rovers were the only teams from the Football League, who went in the second round of the tournament, as they were the two bestplatziertesten teams last season. The other 70 teams in the Football League had already compete in the first round.

Second Round

In the second round, the 13 Premier League clubs got in, who could not qualify for a European competition in the last season.

Third Round

From the third round had to play the seven teams that had qualified for the current season for European competitions.

Second round



The semi-final matches will be held in January. The semi-final is the first and only round that is discharged with return game.