Spurs draw United in Carling Cup

LONDON - Tottenham Hotspur will have the chance to avenge last season's League Cup final defeat after being drawn away to holders Manchester United in the quarter-finals on Saturday.

In an all-Premier League final eight, Blackburn Rovers will host Chelsea while Portsmouth, who have won just once in the league all season, welcome Martin O'Neil's Aston Villa.

Manchester City's Emmanuel Adebayor and Kolo Toure will get another chance to play former club Arsenal after a controversial league match earlier this season.

The ties will be played in the week commencing November 30.


Blackburn Rovers v Chelsea

Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur

Portsmouth v Aston Villa

Manchester City v Arsenal