Manchester United have been drawn against Blackburn Rovers for the quarter-finals of the League Cup. United faced Blackburn when another former red was at the healm, knocking out Mark Hughes’ boys in the semi-finals back in 2006. We went on to win the competition, after facing Premiership opposition in every round, with Louis Saha shining.

The Carling Cup was somewhat of a lifeline to United back then, after finishing empty-handed in 3rd the season before, although now has returned to its rightful place as fourth priority.

Regardless, I wouldn’t turn down the chance to win the trophy, and with Liverpool and Chelsea already knocked out, our chances have considerably increased!

The other draws are:

Stoke v Derby
Burnley v Arsenal
Watford v Tottenham





------------
The RoM Manchester United 2022-23 season preview is now available for just £6. It includes exclusive interviews with Patrice Evra and Kleberson, articles from the country's best football writers about our expectations for the season ahead and our brightest talents, as well as proposed transfer business and which youth players to keep an eye out for. All profit goes to Trafford Macmillan so please support this fantastic cause.