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Carling Cup Round One Results, Surprises and Disappointments


Stevenage 1-2 Portsmouth: Championship side beat a League Two side.



Aldershot 0-3 Watford: Championship side dominate a League Two side.

Barnsley 0-1 Rochdale: First slight upset, with a just-promoted to League One side beating a Championship side.

Bradford 2-1 Nottingham Forest (extra time): Definite upset. League Two Bradford were losing to Championship Forest before drawing level, and they pulled ahead in the first half of extra time.

Brentford 2-1 Cheltenham: League One beating League Two

Carlisle 0-1 Huddersfield: Two League One teams.

Chesterfield 1-2 Middlesbrough: Championship beats League Two.

Crewe Alexandra 1-0 Derby: The Rams are a Championship side so for Crewe, a League Two side, to win it's a bit of a feat.

Doncaster 1-2 Accrington Stanley (extra time): Championship club losing to a League Two side in a decent battle. Accrington came back to level the score in the 83rd minute before taking the lead in the 93rd.

Exeter City 2-3 Ipswich (extra time): Championship beats League One and Kirsten cries a little. Exeter came back and tied up the game but they just couldn't hold on in extra time.

Hereford United 0-3 Colchester United: League One overcomes League Two in a boring fashion.

Leeds United 4-0 Lincoln City: Poor Lincoln City. Championship triumphing over League Two.

Leicester City 4-3 Macclesfield Town: Credit to the Silkmen of League Two for an exciting match against the Championship Foxes, taking an initial lead and coming close to pushing extra time at the end.

MK Dons 2-1 Dagenham & Redbridge: League One over League Two.

Morecambe 2-0 Coventry City: Whoo-hoo! A League Two side decisively wins over a Championship side.

Northampton Town 2-0 Brighton & Hove Albion: League Two beats League One in a match in which the Seagulls were playing a man down for almost an hour.

Norwich 4-1 Gillingham: Freshly relegated into League Two, Gillingham try to put up a fight against their former compatriots in League One and fail.

Oxford United 6-1 Bristol Rovers: The League Two Yellows absolutely smashed the League One side in what would have been a really fun match to watch.

Peterborough 4-1 Rotherham: Peterborough fell out of the Championship last season but managed to soundly beat the League Two side.

Plymouth Argyle 0-1 Notts County: Plymouth, relegated from the Championship (hah!) loses to a just-promoted League One side. Double HA.

QPR 1-3 Port Vale: A fun one for those who like to see the little guys triumph, with a League Two side kicking out a Championship club.

Scunthorpe United 2-1 Oldham Athletic: Championship beats League One.

Sheffield Wednesday 1-0 Bury: League One overcomes League Two.

Shrewsbury 4-3 Charlton: Thrilling game. Charlton were up 3-0 at 32 minutes. Shrewsbury started to turn it around with their first goal at 36 minutes and finished with their fourth at 76. A League Two club defeats League One.

Southampton 2-0 Bournmouth: Two clubs in the same league--One.

Southend United 3-2 Bristol City (extra time): The Shrimpers, relegated to League Two last season, managed to defeat a Championship side.

Stockport County 0-5 Preston North End: PNE really tried to rival Oxford on number of goals scored, but they couldn't quite make it. A little less impressive when it's a Championship side running rampant over a League Two side.

Swansea 3-0 Barnet: The Welsh Championship side quickly dismissed the League Two side.

Swindon Town 1-2 Leyton Orient: Two League Ones.

Walsall 0-1 Tranmere Rovers: Two League Ones.

Wycombe 1-2 Millwall (extra time): Just promoted to the Championship, Millwall defeats former compatriots Wycombe, who were relegated to League Two.

Yeovil 0-1 Crystal Palace: The Championship side just barely manage to squeak a goal in over the League One side before facing extra time.



Hartlepool 2-0 Sheffield United: League One side dominates a Championship club.

Cardiff City 4-1 Burton Albion (extra time): The League Two club kept last year's Premier League hopefuls to a draw until extra time, when the Bluebirds packed in three goals.

Torquay 0-1 Reading (extra time): The Championship side waited until stoppage time of extra time to snatch a winner against the League Two Gulls.