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Chelsea Win Carabao Cup Penalty Shootout After Dire Dier Miss

Chelsea will meet Manchester City next month in the Carabao Cup final at Wembley after seeing off Tottenham Hotspur in the semi final. Spurs led 1-0 heading into the second leg, but with Harry Kane, Dele Alli and Heung-min Son missing for the visitors, they still faced a difficult task to advance at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea, who have faced striker …

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Watch: Dier Celebration Ignites Melee At North London Derby

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This is the derby atmosphere that we all know and love. Spurs and Arsenal are currently in action at the Emirates, and it’s 2-2 between the North London rivals. Arsenal took the early lead through a Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang penalty after Jan Vertonghen handled the ball in the box. After a half hour, a Christian Eriksen free kick found Eric Dier …

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England’s Attacking Bluntness Was Exposed By Superior Croatia

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - JULY 11: Kieran Trippier of England looks dejected at the end of extra time during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Semi Final match between Croatia and England at Luzhniki Stadium on July 11, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Robbie Jay Barratt - AMA/Getty Images)

For all of the talk of “football coming home” this month, it will instead be lining out in the streets of Paris or Zagreb after this weekend. England’s dream, which had gathered momentum and volume exponentially over the last couple of weeks, was shattered into a million pieces as giddy euphoria gave way to a hefty dose of realism. Croatia …

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic Says Big Announcement Is Imminent

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has revealed there will be a ‘big announcement soon’ regarding his future. Manchester United recently released the former Sweden international. He had one season at the club after signing from PSG in July 2016, in which he scored 28 goals in all competitions. However, he suffered a season-ending injury in April and the club didn’t trigger a contract …

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Tottenham’s Progress Could Be Catalyst For England Success

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 26: Dele Alli of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates scoring his teams fourth goal with teammate Harry Kane during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Stoke City at White Hart Lane on February 26, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Tottenham have enjoyed a fine season and currently sit in second place behind Chelsea in what has been an enthralling title race. Manchester United’s recent win over Chelsea also puts Spurs just four points from the summit. Tottenham are arguably playing the most aesthetically pleasing football this term and this is shown in an impressive goal difference of +46 compared to …

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Surprise Inclusions As Gareth Southgate Announces England Squad To Face Germany And Lithuania

PORT ELIZABETH, SOUTH AFRICA - JUNE 23: Jermain Defoe of England celebrates scoring the opening goal during the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Group C match between Slovenia and England at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on June 23, 2010 in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Gareth Southgate has included a few surprise additions in his first England squad since becoming the full-time boss, for games against Germany and Lithuania later this month. Here we look at who was picked in each position, and who missed out on this occasion. Goalkeepers Southgate has decided not to mess around too much in the goalkeeper department. Joe Hart and …

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Six Potential Replacements For Michael Carrick At Manchester United

SEVILLE, SPAIN - JANUARY 15: Toni Kroos of Real Madrid CF looks on during the La Liga match between Sevilla FC and Real Madrid CF at Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on January 15, 2017 in Seville, Spain. (Photo by Aitor Alcalde/Getty Images)

Following Manchester United’s decision to award Marouane Fellaini with a contract extension, some fans will be fearing for the future of veteran Michael Carrick. The Englishman has been a key member of United’s squad over the years, and been particularly important this season. However, there has been little movement on a new contract for Carrick. Due to turn 36 this year, Jose …

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Football’s British And Irish ‘Lions’ XI

CARDIFF, WALES - NOVEMBER 12: Gareth Bale of Wales (r) in action during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between Wales and Serbia at Cardiff City Stadium on November 12, 2016 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Ireland and Wales are in the same World Cup qualification group, as are England and Scotland. Therefore yet another hypothetical fantasy team is necessary. So, what would football’s equivalent of a British and Irish Lions team look like? Goalkeeper: Fraser Forster (Southampton) A few mistakes don’t make a bad goalkeeper but for Joe Hart the mistakes have kept coming. His …

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