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Five Uncapped Players Who Should Be In The England Squad This Month

WATFORD, ENGLAND - MARCH 04: Nathan Redmond of Southampton celebrates scoring his sides third goal during the Premier League match between Watford and Southampton at Vicarage Road on March 4, 2017 in Watford, England. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

All eyes will be on England manager Gareth Southgate next Thursday (March 16), when he names his first squad since becoming full-time boss. After two wins and two draws as caretaker boss, he will be keen for a first victory in the permanent role when England face Germany in Dortmund on March 22. After that ‘friendly’ international, it’s back to …

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s Latest Words Do Little To Suggest He Will Be At Manchester United Next Season

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 26:  Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Manchester United (9) celebrates as he scores their first goal during the EFL Cup Final match between Manchester United and Southampton at Wembley Stadium on February 26, 2017 in London, England.  (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

After scoring his 26th goal in all competitions as Manchester United defeated Southampton to win the EFL Cup on Sunday, Zlatan Ibrahimovic has cast further doubt over his future at the club. The 35-year-old has enjoyed prolific spells in Holland, Italy, Spain and France, and despite his age looks set to break the 30- goal mark before his first season …

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Watch: Zlatan Ibrahimovic Gave A Series Of Brilliant Interviews After Man United’s EFL Cup Win

Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Zlatan Ibrahimovic was the hero of the hour for Manchester United as they sealed a late 3-2 EFL Cup final win against Southampton on Sunday. José Mourinho’s side rode their luck at times against the Saints at Wembley but sealed the win with less than five minutes remaining as Ibrahimovic headed home Ander Herrera’s cross to regain the lead. Naturally, …

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Watch: Wayne Rooney Jumps For Joy As Zlatan Ibrahimovic Heads Home EFL Cup Winner

Wayne Rooney

Though his long-term future at the club remains in doubt, Wayne Rooney is obviously still as passionate about Manchester United Football Club as ever. United clinched their 5th ever English League Cup today with a 3-2 victory over Southampton in a thriller at Wembley Stadium. After going 2-0 up thanks to goals from the inimitable Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Jesse Lingard, …

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Manchester United Likely To Be Without Captain Wayne Rooney For EFL Cup Final

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 01: Wayne Rooney of Manchester United applauds supporters during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Hull City at Old Trafford on February 1, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Whilst Wayne Rooney’s inclusion in the EFL Cup final versus Southampton this weekend may have been limited anyway, it now looks as though he is set to miss the match entirely.  According to The Times, a persistent muscle injury is set to keep the club captain sidelined for the final having already missed three clashes with the same complaint. Speaking on Rooney’s …

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Poll: Which Goal By An Irish Player Was The Best Of The Weekend?

Irish Goals

The weekend just gone saw a surprisingly large amount of top-class finishes from members of Martin O’Neill’s Ireland squad. Wingers Robbie Brady and Daryl Horgan have made their mark on their new clubs, while Aiden McGeady gave fans a timely reminder of his capabilities with a star turn for Preston against Brentford. Wes Hoolahan, meanwhile, produced a 35-yard lob against …

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Ranking Top Five Premier League January Transfer Window Signings

Transfer Premier League 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 6/10/2016 Republic of Ireland vs Georgia Ireland's Robbie Brady

Another transfer window has slammed shut and the players who moved are preparing for life with a new club. Some of these will be a roaring success, whilst others may just flop. Here, we give our opinion on the top five signings made by Premier League clubs this January. 5) Manolo Gabbiadini (Southampton) The 25-year-old Italian striker joined Southampton from …

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Watch: Shane Long Continues Run Of Form With Goal Against Swansea

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - JULY 30: Shane Long of Southampton celebrates after scoring to make it 3-0 during the UEFA Europa League Third Qualifying Round 1st Leg match between Southampton and Vitesse at St Mary's Stadium on July 30, 2015 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)

Whisper it, just whisper it, but Shane Long may, in fact, be on fire. The Tipperary native was adored and serenaded by Ireland fans all summer, despite his goal drought. However, he is back amongst the scoring for Southampton, after a strike against Liverpool last week. This evening, Southampton are taking on Swansea City, and time of writing the Welsh …

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