3. Round
03/10/1978 Burnley FC - Brighton & Hove Albion 1:3
Everton FC - Darlington FC 1:0
Luton Town - Crewe Alexandra 2:1
Northampton Town - Stoke City 1:3
Peterborough United - Swindon Town 1:1
Queens Park Rangers - Swansea City 2:0
Rotherham United - Reading FC 2:2
Southampton FC - Derby County 1:0
04/10/1978 Aston Villa - Crystal Palace 1:1
Blackpool FC - Manchester City 1:1
Chester FC - Norwich City 0:2
Chesterfield FC - Charlton Athletic 4:5
Exeter City - Bolton Wanderers 2:1
Manchester United - Watford FC 1:2
Oxford United - Nottingham Forest 0:5
10/10/1978 Sheffield United - Leeds United 1:4
Crystal Palace - Aston Villa 0:0
Manchester City - Blackpool FC 3:0
Reading FC - Rotherham United 1:0
Swindon Town - Peterborough United 0:2
16/10/1978 Aston Villa - Crystal Palace 3:0
Round of 16
07/11/1978 Queens Park Rangers - Leeds United 0:2
Everton FC - Nottingham Forest 2:3
Charlton Athletic - Stoke City 2:3
Brighton & Hove Albion - Peterborough United 1:0
08/11/1978 Reading FC - Southampton FC 0:0
Norwich City - Manchester City 1:3
Exeter City - Watford FC 0:2
Aston Villa - Luton Town 0:2
14/11/1978 Southampton FC - Reading FC 2:0
Quarter-finals
12/12/1978 Southampton FC - Manchester City 2:1
13/12/1978 Leeds United - Luton Town 4:1
Nottingham Forest - Brighton & Hove Albion 3:1
Stoke City - Watford FC 0:0
09/01/1979 Watford FC - Stoke City 3:1
Semi-finals
17/01/1979 Nottingham Forest - Watford FC 3:1
24/01/1979 Leeds United - Southampton FC 2:2
30/01/1979 Watford FC - Nottingham Forest 0:0
Southampton FC - Leeds United 1:0
Final
17/03/1979 Nottingham Forest - Southampton FC 3:2 (0:1)