Football -- and Nottingham Forest beat Southampton on Saturday (16 March) to win the English League Cup by three goals to two.
TV PAN Southampton (wearing light shirts and dark shorts) kick off and attack until a Nottingham Forest defender plays the ball back to goalkeeper P. Shilton
TV PAN From a passing movement between Southampton players ball is passed into the middle where No. 7 plays a through ball for No. 3 to score Southampton goal
LV Scoreboard 0-1 and Southampton crowd waving flags at half time (2 shots)
TV Forest kick off for second half and play a long forward ball
TV Forest No. 11 makes poor shot at goal which is intercepted by Southampton defender who loses ball to Forest No.9, Gary Birtles, who scores
TV Nottingham Forest supporters
TV Birtles runs down the middle and beats the advancing goalie to score Forest's second goal
LV & TV Scoreboard at 2-1 and excited Forest supporters (2 shots)
GV Game continuing and Forest supporters waving flags (3 shots)
SV Forest team running with trophy
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Background: Football -- and Nottingham Forest beat Southampton on Saturday (16 March) to win the English League Cup by three goals to two.
SYNOPSIS: Southampton had Alan Ball, a survivor from England's World Cup winning team of 1966, inspiring their mid-field and were very much on their mettle during the opening moments of the match.
So much so in fact that they took the lead after fifteen minutes with a goal from David Peach -- nominally a defender.
Jubilation from Southampton's supporters -- but their joy was perhaps a little premature. In the second half Forest, who are also League Champions and European Cup quarter finalists, found their form.
Within six minutes young Gary Birtles had scored for Forest -- and he followed u this goal with another fourteen minutes from the end.
Now it was the Forest fans' turn for excitement -- and here's Birtles again.
It looked like the end of it all for Southampton, as Forest's Tony Woodcock took the score to three-one, but there was no respite for the Nottingham defenders -- and Southampton had the consolation of a last-minute goal from Nick Holmes to make the final score a creditable three-two.