The EFL Cup, which the winner receives. The EFL Cup is a knockout cup competition in English football organised by and named after The first Football League Cup was won by Aston Villa, who beat Rotherham United 3–2 on aggregate, History · Finals · Results by club · Notes. The EFL Cup Final was the final association football match of the –17 EFL Cup that took place on 26 February between Manchester United and Southampton at Wembley Stadium in London, England. The final was the first League Cup final contested under the "EFL Cup" name As winners, Manchester United will enter the –18 UEFA Europa League. EFL Cup winners list? Football League Cup Past Winners? Football League Cup, or simply League Cup or EFL Cup, which currently is known.