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Zlatan the Hero as Manchester United stun Southampton in thrilling League Cup Final

A brace from Swedish Super striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic powered Manchester United to a thrilling win in the English Football League Cup Final, defeating an unfortunate Southampton side, 3-2 at Wembley.

Southampton had the ball in the back of the net with Manolo Gabbiadini converting from Cedric Soares' pass after Ryan Bertrand had run Antonio Valencia ragged down the right. Unfortunately for the Saints, the Assistant Referee made a very poor decision, flagging the Italian striker offside, even though he was behind Chris Smalling when the ball came in from the right.


Claudio Ranieri bids tearful farewell to Leicester City fans

Veteran football manager Claudio Ranieri has lamented that his dream of staying with Leicester City died after the reigning English Premier League (EPL) champions sacked him earlier this week.

Leicester enjoyed a dream run under Ranieri's guidance last season and stunned the football world by winning the EPL title. But the club have not been able to replicate the same magic this season, wining just five of their 25 matches to be at the 17th spot with 21 points.


Smalling confident of beating Southampton in League Cup Final

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Manchester United's experience of playing at Wembley stadium should hold the team in good stead ahead of Sunday's EFL Cup final against Southampton, defender Chris Smalling said.

"I think we can go there with a lot of confidence," Smalling was quoted as saying by ESPNFC on Thurday.


Leicester City sack Premier League winning Manager Claudio Ranieri

Claudio Ranieri, who led Leicester City to the Premier League title last season, has been sacked.

The 65-year-old Italian lost only three matches en route to the league champion last season. This season, Leicester has won just five league games. They have lost their past five league matches and are the only side in the top four English divisions without a league goal in 2017.


Giggs full of praise for incredible Zlatan Ibrahimovic

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Manchester United's Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic's form is "unbelievable", according to English football club great Ryan Giggs. Ibrahimovic, 35, has scored 24 goals with Sunday's winner in the FA Cup fifth round at Blackburn in the FA Cup being his latest.

Giggs, who retired at 40 in 2014, said he can understand the comparisons to his former United teammate Eric Cantona.


FA Cup Preview: Sutton United vs Arsenal

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The football world will on Monday focus on one of the smallest stadiums in Britain. The mission - to see if an unbelievable second giant-killing act in over a century can be pulled off by a non-league team.

Fans of non-league side Sutton United, who take on mighty Arsenal in an FA Cup clash, have been bolstered by a sensational win on Saturday by fellow non-league team Lincoln City.


Harry Redknapp: "Tottenham will go on and win the Premier League"

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Former Tottenham Hotspur manager Harry Redknapp has predicted the that the club will win the English Premier League (EPL) within the next four years.

"I have absolutely loved the way they have played - their football, the pace of the full-backs. Tottenham will go on and win the Premier League in the next three or four years," Redknapp told BBC Radio 5.


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