The 1981 Football League Cup Final was played on Saturday 14 March 1981 at Wembley Stadium between Liverpool and West Ham United, with both clubs appearing in their second League Cup finals.
The original game ended in a 1–1 draw after extra time with Alan Kennedy scoring for Liverpool and Ray Stewart equalising from the penalty spot for West Ham United. The game went to a replay played at Villa Park, Birmingham on Wednesday 1 April 1981 in which West Ham took the lead through a Paul Goddard goal, but Liverpool came from behind to win 2–1 with goals from Kenny Dalglish and Alan Hansen.
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