HOW WE DID WHEN WE PLAYED THE CURRENT HOLDERS OF MAJOR TROPHIES

This is the list of games when we were drawn against the current holders of either the FA Cup, League Cup, European Cup or the UEFA Cup.

It's a pretty good read, with a couple of obvous highlights including the 2-0 win over Liverpool in our first ever European Cup game and then knocking Arsenal and Leicester out of the FA Cup in recent years.
One lowlight was the second leg of the UEFA cup against Anderlecht in 1985. After taking a 2-0 lead to Belgium we came up a against a lot of very dubious refereeing decisions, losing 3-0 on the night and 3-2 on aggregate. It was later found out that the referee had been bribed by the president of Anderlecht and they were subsequently banned from European competitions for a year.

FA Cup
Season FA Cup Holders Round Date HAN Score
1896-97Sheffield Wednesday1Jan 30, 1897A1-0
1927-28Cardiff City5Feb 18, 1928H2-1
1958-59Bolton WanderersQuarterFeb 28, 1959H2-1
1966-67EvertonQuarterApr 08, 1967H3-2
1976-77Southampton4Jan 29, 1977H3-3
1976-77Southampton4Feb 01, 1977A1-2
2017-18Arsenal3Jan 07, 2018H4-2
2018-19Chelsea3Jan 05, 2019A0-2
2021-22Leicester City4Feb 06, 2022H4-1


League Cup
Season League Cup Holders Round Date HAN Score
1977-78Aston Villa4Nov 29, 1977H4-2
1988-89Luton TownFinalApr 09, 1989N3-1


European Cup
Season European Cup Holders Round Leg Date HAN Score
1978-79Liverpool11Sep 13, 1978H2-0
1978-79Liverpool12Sep 27, 1978A0-0

UEFA Cup
Season UEFA Cup Holders Round Leg Date HAN Score
1984-85EvertonMay 11, 1985H1-0