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Young: Carling Cup is Champions League back-up

January 5, 2010
Luke Young insists Aston Villa's main priority is to secure a Champions League spot but is eyeing the Carling Cup as another possible route into Europe ahead of the semi-final clash with Blackburn.

And the defender would dearly love to at long last appear in a major final after being an unused substitute when Tottenham beat Leicester - managed by current Villa boss Martin O'Neill - in the 1999 final.

Villa head to Ewood Park for the first leg, having overcome Sam Allardyce's ...

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