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Summary

  1. Kane scores 23-minute hat-trick for dominant Tottenham - third hat-trick in nine games
  2. Alli slides in fourth from Kane pass; Alderweireld off injured
  3. Spurs go second with win
  4. EFL Cup final later between Man United and Southampton (16:30 GMT)
  5. Get Involved: #bbcfootball

Live Reporting

By Neil Johnston

All times stated are UK

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  1. Post update

    Tottenham v Stoke (13:30 GMT)

    Tottenham Hotspur

    Ninety minutes to kick-off at White Hart Lane. How are you feeling Spurs fans? Confident of going second?

  2. How Man Utd got to Wembley

    Manchester United v Southampton (16:30 GMT)

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  3. Coming up

    BBC Two, 12:15 GMT

    MOTD2 Extra

    Former England, West Ham and Arsenal defender Matthew Upson and West Brom player Chris Brunt are in the Match of the Day 2 Extra studio debating all the latest football issues with Mail on Sunday chief sports writer Oliver Holt.

    It all starts on BBC Two from 12:15 GMT with Will Perry presenting.

  4. Hiddink for Leicester?

    Who should replace Ranieri?

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    Josh: Guus Hiddink - stopped the rot at Chelsea when they were a sinking ship. He's a proven Premier League manager and commands respect.

    Howard Gray: Gary Rowett - a young English manager who has a great future. Leicester could do so much worse. 

    Tristan Quick: No one can replace Ranieri.

  5. Looking good, Wembley

    Under five hours to kick-off and this is the scene at Wembley. Excited Manchester United and Southampton fans?

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  6. Players view for cup action

    #PeoplesCup

    So what's it like for a player to play in a cup tie?

    Well here's some player-cam footage from the FA People's Cup - the other major cup action that we're covering today.

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    Video caption: This should give you an idea of what it is like to play in the FA People's Cup
  7. Keane for Leicester?

    Who should replace Ranieri?

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    Toby:  Roy Keane - not the best manager necessarily, but he'd sort the players out. 

    Taylor and Besty: Ian Wright has told us numerous times that Alan Pardew is a great manager...maybe him? 

    Sam Harris: Nigel Pearson. Can bring the spark back into Leicester. Really sad that Ranieri couldn't build on last season.

  8. 'I wouldn't go to Leicester'

    Martin O'Neill

    Republic of Ireland manager on Sportsweek

    I am really enjoying being an International manager and we have a job to do. We have got a big World Cup qualifying game coming up in a couple of weeks time against Wales and I couldn't be distracted [by the thought of returning to the Premier League as Leicester City manager]. 

    I want to see if we can try and get through, whether we don't, whether we fall flat on our faces, I don't know but the Euros last year were great and I am getting so much enjoyment out of this. 

    I wouldn't be going [to Leicester]. I am enjoying this at the moment. 

  9. Post update

    For those who would love to see Republic of Ireland boss Martin O'Neill return to take charge of Leicester City...I bring bad news.

  10. Who should replace Ranieri?

    MOTD2 Extra

    Match Of The Day 2 Extra is discussing the controversial sacking of Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri from 12:15 GMT on BBC Two.

    Who should replace the Italian...and why?

    Tweet #bbcfootball or post a message on the BBC Sport Facebook page.

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  11. Mancini & Hiddink in frame

    Sunday's papers

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    Former Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini and ex-Chelsea interim manager Guus Hiddink, who is 71 in November, are the front-runners to take over from Claudio Ranieri at Leicester City, according to the Mail on Sunday.

  12. Farewell Claudio

    Sunday's papers

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    The controversial sacking of Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri dominates the back page of the Sunday Express. Goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel says Leicester's players played no part in the dismissal of the Italian.

  13. 'Rooney can lift trophy'

    Sunday's papers

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    Jose Mourinho says he is happy for Wayne Rooney to lift the League Cup trophy should Manchester United beat Southampton at Wembley later, according to the Sunday Times. Rooney has ended immediate speculation about his future by declaring that he will remain with the club for the remainder of the season.

  14. 'Man Utd & Chelsea eye Dembele'

    Sunday's papers

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    Manchester United and Chelsea are eyeing Celtic's 20-year-old French forward Moussa Dembele, according to the Daily Star Sunday.

    The Red Devils want Dembele as a replacement Wayne Rooney. 

    What do you think United fans? A decent signing? 

  15. Meanwhile, across London

    Tottenham v Stoke (13:30 GMT)

    Tottenham Hotspur

    Don't you just love Sundays?

    Before Manchester United and Southampton lock horns, there's a pretty significant Premier League match taking place a few miles away from Wembley.

    Tottenham are preparing for a game which will see them move above Manchester City into second spot if they beat Stoke City.

    We'll have all the build-up at White Hart Lane ahead of the 13:30 GMT kick-off, but first it's time to look at Sunday's newspapers.

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  16. Red letter day?

    Manchester United v Southampton (16:30 GMT)

    Southampton

    Will Jose Mourinho win his first major trophy as Manchester United boss? Will Claude Puel earn Southampton their first major trophy since 1976?

    Thousands of excited supporters have already started arriving at Wembley to soak up the atmosphere ahead of the 16:30 GMT kick-off. 

    Expect a sea of red and white - even Southampton's post boxes have been painted in the club's colours to celebrate the occasion.

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  17. United or Saints in La La Land?

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    The red carpet has been hoovered and the first major gong of the English season is ready to be handed over.

    Will it be Manchester United or Southampton who find themselves in La La Land on Oscars night?

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    It's here...the glitz and glamour of the EFL Cup final is finally upon us.

    It's not only Hollywood where tears, tantrums and drama are expected in the coming hours. Wembley awaits.