The 15 Most Shocking Cup Upsets Ever
Whether you are from the lower leagues or fighting at the top of the Premier League, the magic of the cup competitions can create upsets and shocking results.
Heavy favourites are triumphed by smaller clubs and the fans are rewarded with a memorable day for themselves and the club’s history.
Giant-killings remain apparent in today’s game and despite the money invested into the top-flight, the lower-league teams are still capable of producing an upset.
Whether it be the FA Cup or League Cup, winning a trophy remains a large incentive for most teams across England and the best matches often spark from a will to progress to the next round of the respective competition.
Nothing beats a cup upset and there have been multiple notable ones over the years, and we take a look at 15 of the most shocking cup upsets in English football…
15. Liverpool 2-2 Northampton Town, League Cup Third Round 2010
A League Two club knocking any Premier League team out is an impressive accomplishment, let alone a club as big as Liverpool.
Northampton travelled to Anfield and piled misery onto the Reds, knocking them out courtesy of a penalty shoot-out and stunned the footballing community.