This year we have witnessed an historic Capital One Cup competition, with shocks occurring throughout all stages of the competition. It’s been a season of rekindling the romance of domestic cup football, particularly with the ascendancy of Bradford City, who claimed three Premier League scalps on their climb to the final at Wembley. A true year of surprises, the fans have played a huge part in making this year’s competition one for the history books.
Swindon travelled to the Britannia and emerged victorious over Stoke, Leeds fought hard for an epic win over Premier League side Everton, and, most fantastical of all, the Bantams of League 2, Bradford City battled to consecutive victories over Premier League teams Wigan, Arsenal and Aston Villa to book their place in the final. The fans have been vital in turning this year’s competition into a classic – so here are five games where the fans really made a difference.