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2007–08 Conference League Cup

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2007–08 Conference League Cup

The Conference League Cup 2007–08, known as the Setanta Shield 2007–08 for sponsorship reasons, was the inaugural season of the Conference League Cup cup competition after its resurrection by Conference sponsors Blue Square and competition sponsors Setanta. With the entrance of all Conference teams from every division, there were 68 entries into the tournament. The competition was won by Aldershot Town, who beat Rushden and Diamonds on penalties in the final.


Round Date Matches Clubs New entries this round Prize money
First Round 1 October 2007 12 68 → 56 24 £1,500
Second Round 12 November 2007 16 56 → 40 20 £2,000
Third Round 3 December 2007 8 40 → 32 none £2,500
Fourth Round 22 December 2007 16 32 → 16 24 £2,500
Fifth Round 4 February 2008 8 16 → 8 none £3,500
Quarter-finals 26 February 2008 4 8 → 4 none £5,000
Semi-finals 11 March 2008 2 4 → 2 none £5,500
Final 3 April 2008 1 2 → 1 none £12,000

First round

The First Round was contested by 24 teams from the Northern and Southern Divisions, and divided into a Northern and Southern section. Matches were played in the week commencing 1 October 2007.

Second round

The Second Round will be contested by the 12 winners of the previous round, plus the remaining 20 members of the lower Conference Divisions. Matches will be played in the week commencing 12 November 2007.

Third round

The Third Round will be contested by the 16 winners of the previous round. Matches will be played in the week commencing 3 December 2007.

Fourth round

The 24 Blue Square Premier teams join the eight winners from the previous round. Matches will be played in the week commencing 22 December 2007.

Fifth round

Matches will be played in the week commencing 4 February 2008.


Matches will be played in the week commencing 26 February 2008.


Matches will be played in the week commencing 18 March 2008.


3 April 2008

Tie no Home team Score Away team Attendance
1 Aldershot Town 3–3 (aet) Rushden & Diamonds 3,718
Aldershot Town won 4–3 on penalties

3 April 2008
19:45 BST
Aldershot Town 3–3 Rushden & Diamonds
Mendes Goal 71'
Hudson Goal 94'
Donnelly Goal 107'
Burgess Goal 73'
Burgess Goal 109'
Rankine Goal 120+1 '
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