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Villa Draw QPR in the Carling Cup

Aston Villa are set to host Ian Dowie`s Queens Park Rangers in the 3rd Round of the Carling Cup.

Villa are making their debut in this years competition, with European antics allowing us to enter the tournament at the 3rd stage.

QPR meanwhile have had to overcome fellow forgotten Premier League cannon fodder Swindon, and Carlisle United.

The last time the Villa faced QPR, they were a lot poorer, and JPA, Vassell AND Nobby Solano all managed to score on the same day!

The tie will be played in the week beginning the 22nd September.




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Writer: Murph Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday August 30 2008

Time: 2:19PM

Your Comments

Be surprised if our best player ain't rested for this cup.
chris the villan
to be honest i wouldnt mind getting knocked out of the league cup ,but maybe not by QPR. i think the league and uefa cup need to be our main focus this season, although it would nice to win a cup.
revival4us
Agree with revival4us but QPR are on the up and the game may be harder than you think anyway!
bellywipes
Depends if we lose to that Bulgarian team or not!
Sali Salifooooou
Its only 5 games to Wembley from here!
Madirish
It's a strange world. live out here in the far east and I know plenty of villa fans, recently moved to a new condo, and guess what? a QPR, fan next door. Pie and Mash and that jellied stuff. I'm of to finish my whiskey, sssllluuurrr
BKKVILLA
It's the League cup! yes I would mind getting knocked out of it, I want us to win it, just like we won the first ever League cup all those years ago
steff_the_villan
another Villa fan from Bangkok here...looking forward to the match live on TV tonight.
Bangkok Villan
Cyprus will be seriously rocking tonight, they'll hear us in Israel!!!! There's about 30 of us meeting up in town. CLARET AND BLUE ARMY CLARET AND BLUE ARMY CLARET AND BLUE ARMY CLARET AND BLUE ARMY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Villan-in-Cyprus
they were involved in fatally injuring one of our stewards a few years ago so they should not be welcome at vp
nick1
Joining the comp now means its only 4 games to the final, sweet.
col8
We've has some cracking games with this shower down the years in this tournament, I'm thinking particularly now of the epic three game semi-final back in '76-77, great memories indeed. Bring 'em on.
glensider
Arguably our best opportunity to lift a trophy this season, lets go for it. Luck of the draw, which of course every club is looking and hoping for, and we have as good a chance as any.
glensider
 

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