Michael Jolley praised the homework done by his goalkeeping team after Grimsby booked a trip to Chelsea in the Carabao Cup.
Grimsby will visit Premier League giants Chelsea in the Carabao Cup third Round after James McKeown’s penalty shoot-out heroics against Macclesfield.
Grimsby hope to have forward Ahkeem Rose available for the rearranged Carabao Cup tie against Macclesfield.
Everton boss Marco Silva feels his summer signings need more time to settle but praised their performance against Lincoln.
Steve Bruce has urged wounded Newcastle to soothe their Carabao Cup disappointment with a Premier League victory over Watford to complete a “wonderful” start to his reign.
Steve Bruce was left fuming at the “horror” challenge which left Matt Ritchie needing stitches in three wounds as Newcastle bowed out of the Carabao Cup on penalties against Leicester.
Everton manager Marco Silva felt his side did what they needed to do against Lincoln as he targets a run in the Carabao Cup.
Burnley boss Sean Dyche insists Danny Drinkwater cannot be judged on one performance alone after the midfielder’s error in the 3-1 Carabao Cup defeat to Sunderland at Turf Moor.
MK Dons boss Paul Tisdale says his team “can’t wait” for a Carabao Cup third-round home tie against last season’s Champions League winners Liverpool.
Sheffield Wednesday caretaker manager Lee Bullen is looking forward to hosting Everton in the third round of the Carabao Cup after his side saw off Rotherham with a narrow 1-0 victory.
Portsmouth assistant boss Joe Gallen is relishing the prospect of a Carabao Cup showdown with south-coast rivals Southampton.
Swansea City head coach Steve Cooper hailed the resilience of cancer survivor Jack Evans after he made his debut for the Welsh side in a 6-0 Carabao Cup thrashing of Cambridge.
Eddie Howe was indebted to Bournemouth goalkeeper Mark Travers as the Premier League side squeezed past Sky Bet League Two Forest Green on penalties following a 0-0 draw in the Carabao Cup.
Kasper Schmeichel came to Leicester’s rescue as they edged past Premier League rivals Newcastle on penalties to secure a place in the Carabao Cup third round draw.
Goalkeeper Mark Travers spared Bournemouth’s blushes to send Eddie Howe’s men into the third round of the Carabao Cup thanks to a 3-0 penalty shoot-out win after a goalless draw at home to Forest Green.
Atdhe Nuhiu’s late winner ensured Sheffield Wednesday got past local rivals Rotherham 1-0 in the second round of the Carabao Cup.The Kosovo international finally settled the tie deep into stoppage time when the match looked destined to go to penalties.Dan Barlaser’s low corner presented Rotherham with the first clear-cut chance but Freddie Ladapo drilled just wide.Jordan Rhodes had a sniff at the other end but his header from Morgan Fox’s whipped cross was straight at Daniel Iversen.Ladapo should have sent Rotherham in one up but he poked wide after racing between Wednesday’s two central defenders from Michael Smith’s flick on.Nuhiu forced an early second half save out of Iversen.Ben Wiles then made Dawson tip wide after a sharp run down the left side of the box.Two decent opportunities fell to the visiting side to avoid penalties.First, a swinging ball from substitute Kadeem Harris was met menacingly by Fox but his header flew just wide.Fernando Forestieri then curled over a decent chance from the edge of the box.But it was Nuhiu who finally netted the winner in the sixth minute of added time.He reacted quickest from Harris’s centre to smash into the roof of the net and put Wednesday into the third round.
Sunderland came from a goal down to dump Burnley out of the Carabao Cup with a surprise 3-1 victory at Turf Moor as Danny Drinkwater endured a debut to forget.
Goals from John Marquis and Marcus Harness gave Sky Bet League One Portsmouth a 2-0 victory at QPR in the Carabao Cup.
Swansea reached the third round of the Carabao Cup with a 6-0 thrashing of Sky Bet League Two side Cambridge at the Liberty Stadium.
Colchester boss John McGreal reaped the rewards of sending his side out to attack Crystal Palace in the Carabao Cup on Tuesday, having seen the Eagles win at Manchester United three days earlier.