Ten memories from the third round of the League Cup in the 1980s
Featuring Ron Atkinson's last ever match as Manchester United manager, an angsty Alex Ferguson, the record-breaking exploits of Frankie Bunn and the "unknown" Matthew Le TissierThe third round of the League Cup produced some dramatic moments in the 1980s, during a prosperous period for the competition. There was no squad rotation or penalty shoot-outs back then, with the old-school big five regularly battling it out in early rounds. The 10 ties below include some ding-dong derbies, a shock, a replay marathon, the end of an era and the start of a new one at Old Trafford, some angst from Alex Ferguson, and some record-breaking exploits from Frankie Bunn. Channel 4 are unlikely to turn them into a "Top ten moments of the League Cup third round...
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