The ads were good even if youre not a Carling fan

first_img[dropcap]F[/dropcap]unny old thing the Carling Cup – you can never be quite sure as we found out at the Stadium Of Light last night.Or, as Star Sports tweeted earlier today….But let’s give some props to the sponsors – if nothing else they came up with some great ads back in the 80’s.(Other brands of lager are available !!!). You either love it or hate it (the competition that is, not the lager) and it always adds another conundrum for the punter.Now that Moyes has steadied the Good Ship United again the last thing he wants is to go out of this and silverware is silverware after all.On paper it should be straightforward for as Stoke don’t do beating Man U….HEAD TO HEAD RECORD(last 10)Oct 2103 Premier Man Utd 3-2 StokeApr 2013 Premier Stoke 0-2 Man UtdOct 2012 Premier Man Utd 4-2 StokeJan 2012 Premier Man Utd 2-0 StokeSep 2011 Premier Stoke 1-1 Man UtdJan 2011 Premier Man Utd 2-1 StokeOct 2010 Premier Stoke 1-2 Man UtdMay 2010 Premier Man Utd 4-0 StokeSep 2009 Premier Stoke 0-2 Man UtdDec 2008 Premier Stoke 0-1 Man UtdThe Potters have not progressed beyond this stage of the competition since their class of 1972 lifted the trophy with victory over Chelsea at Wembley – a success that remains the club’s only major silverware.David Moyes has said there are no fresh injuries within his squad following Sunday’s 3-0 win at Aston Villa.Stoke have failed to score in three of their last four games and will not find it any easier tonight against a Man U side who have kept six clean sheets in their last seven cup matches.Man U to overcome a goal handicap looks the call on Star Sports.RECOMMENDED BET (1-10 points)10 points MAN U (-1) at around 7/4 with Star SportsWhat’s your view? CALL STAR SPORTS 08000 521 321last_img read more