Burnley’s supervisor received the set as a man-of-the-match prize in the early 1990s, when he performed for Chesterfield and the contest used to be subsidized by way of Rumbelows, the now-defunct electronics store.
It is a cheerful reminiscence for Dyche however he says this night’s third-round tie at house to Championship facet Leeds will have to now not distract the Clarets from the duty of maintaining their Premier League standing.
He stated: “When it used to be the Rumbelows Cup, you used to win a TV in case you have been guy of the event.
“I gave it to my ma and pa. It used to be a right kind, actual, just right, top quality Sony TV. It used to be value greater than my week’s wages.
“When you’re a participant at Chesterfield, you’re most probably now not pondering that you simply’re going to win the league, so that you benefit from the video games and also you get a pleasant little Brucie bonus, in case you’re guy of the event, by way of successful a TV, which I did.”
Dyche insists he takes the Carabao Cup critically however provides that Premier League survival is a far larger prize, and now not simply as a result of the monetary rewards.
He stated: “The entire the town of Burnley advantages from the group being in the Premier League in a way or some other.
“I’ve had some nice occasions in cups, as we all know. I don’t take a look at it as a lesser pageant. I take a look at it as a contest we would like to do neatly in.”