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1997 Football League Cup Final

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Referee  Martin Bodenham
Start date  April 6, 1997
Attendance  76,757
Referee  Martin Bodenham
Man of the match  Steve Walsh
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Venue  Wembley Stadium, London
Venue  Hillsborough Stadium, Sheffield
Event  1996–97 Football League Cup
Similar  2000 Football League C, 1996 Football League C, 1999 Football League C, 1975 Football League C, 1982 Football League C

The 1997 Football League Cup Final was played between Middlesbrough and Leicester City. The first game at Wembley Stadium on Sunday, 6 April 1997 ended in a 1–1 draw after extra time. Fabrizio Ravanelli opened the scoring only for Leicester's Emile Heskey to equalise in the last minute of extra time. Leicester won the replay, and their second League Cup, in the game played at Hillsborough Stadium on 16 April 1997 with another extra-time goal, this time from Steve Claridge.

This was the last year that the Football League Cup Final was decided by a replay.

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1997 Football League Cup Final Wikipedia


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