First XI

First XI: League Cup breakthroughs

September 23, 2010
By Robin Hackett
In recent years, managers have used the Carling Cup to give their young stars a chance to shine, while a number of players from the lower leagues have found their way into the limelight through the competition.

ESPNsoccernet selects the First XI players who rose to fame in the League Cup.

Rodney Marsh - QPR (1966-67)

Marsh began his career in the old First Division with Fulham in the '60s, but a succession of injuries meant he was unable to fulfil his potential ...

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