28 January ~ Today's newspapers are dominated with coverage of last night's League Cup semi-final. But in WSC 179 (January 2002) two contributors debated whether it was time to "kill off" the second cup competition. Yes: "A competition so worthless that it keeps changi­ng its name (from Milk to Coca-Cola to Worthington Cup – the sponsor’s beverage is the only thing about it that has got stronger)." Or no: "The bottom line is that the competition helps the league’s most vulnerable clubs where they need it most." Read the full article

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