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Man City draw Crystal Palace in Carling Cup

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Manchester City will face Crystal Palace away in the week beginning August 24th in the second round of the Carling Cup.

Todays draw will see Manchester City face the championship side who reached round two after a 2-1 win over second division side Torquay United.

Previous Encounters:

City played Crystal Palace on the way to the FA Cup Final in 1926. City won the tie 11-4 in the fifth round. They were beaten 1-0 in the final by Bolton. The following clip shows the coin toss and two city goals from the game played at Maine Road.

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During the 1926 season City were "typical city" - the managerless side managed to beat United 6-1 at old Trafford in the highest derby victory, beat Palace 11-4, became the first Manchester side to play at Wembley in the FA Cup final against Bolton and managed to get relegated!


The Carling Cup (League Cup) Round 2 Draw in Full

West Brom v Rotherham
Norwich v Sunderland
Tranmere v Bolton
QPR v Accrington
Bristol City v Carlisle
Leyton Orient v Stoke
Port Vale v Sheffield Wednesday
Hull v Southend
Leeds v Watford
Cardiff v Bristol Rovers
Portsmouth v Hereford
Crystal Palace v Manchester City
Wolves v Swindon
Gillingham v Blackburn
Blackpool v Wigan
Southampton v Birmingham
Preston v Leicester
Newcastle v Huddersfield
est Ham v Millwall
Hartlepool v Burnley
Nottingham Forest v Middlesbrough
Reading v Barnsley
wansea v Scunthorpe
Doncaster v Tottenham
Peterborough v Ipswich





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