3. Round
22/09/1980 Stockport County - Arsenal FC 1:3
23/09/1980 Barnsley FC - Cardiff City 3:2
Birmingham City - Blackburn Rovers 1:0
Brighton & Hove Albion - Coventry City 1:2
Bristol Rovers - Portsmouth FC 0:0
Bury FC - Nottingham Forest 0:7
Cambridge United - Aston Villa 2:1
Charlton Athletic - West Ham United 1:2
Ipswich Town - Norwich City 1:1
Liverpool FC - Swindon Town 5:0
Luton Town - Manchester City 1:2
Notts County - Queens Park Rangers 4:1
Preston North End - Oxford United 1:0
Sheffield Wednesday - Watford FC 1:2
24/09/1980 Everton FC - West Bromwich Albion 1:2
Tottenham Hotspur - Crystal Palace 0:0
30/09/1980 Crystal Palace - Tottenham Hotspur 1:3
Portsmouth FC - Bristol Rovers 2:0
08/10/1980 Norwich City - Ipswich Town 1:3
Round of 16
28/10/1980 Birmingham City - Ipswich Town 2:1
Coventry City - Cambridge United 1:1
Liverpool FC - Portsmouth FC 4:1
Watford FC - Nottingham Forest 4:1
West Ham United - Barnsley FC 2:1
29/10/1980 Manchester City - Notts County 5:1
West Bromwich Albion - Preston North End 0:0
04/11/1980 Tottenham Hotspur - Arsenal FC 1:0
Cambridge United - Coventry City 0:1
Preston North End - West Bromwich Albion 1:1
12/11/1980 West Bromwich Albion - Preston North End 2:1
Quarter-finals
02/12/1980 Liverpool FC - Birmingham City 3:1
Watford FC - Coventry City 2:2
West Ham United - Tottenham Hotspur 1:0
03/12/1980 Manchester City - West Bromwich Albion 2:1
09/12/1980 Coventry City - Watford FC 5:0
Semi-finals
14/01/1981 Manchester City - Liverpool FC 0:1
27/01/1981 Coventry City - West Ham United 3:2
10/02/1981 Liverpool FC - Manchester City 1:1
West Ham United - Coventry City 2:0
Final
14/03/1981 Liverpool FC - West Ham United 1:1 (0:0, 0:0) aet
06/04/1981 Liverpool FC - West Ham United 2:1 (2:1)