In this blog post, I will be giving analysis and coverage of the two Capital One Cup semi-final matches; Bradford vs Aston Villa, and Chelsea vs Swansea.
Also, I will look at the annual Ballon D'Or winners and the latest transfer rumours in the EPL.
Tuesday: Bradford 3 Aston Villa 1
This semi-final first leg match was played in the home of Bradford, who had seen off Arsenal on penalties in the last round to get to the semi-finals for the first time in their club's history.
Aston Villa have had a bad month in December, after losing 3 matches in a row at home and were desperate not to lose to Bradford away from home in the first leg.
They got off to a poor start,
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