Manchester United and Henrikh Mkhitaryan were crowned Europa League Champions at the Friends Arena in Stockholm on May 24.
Winning this trophy means a lot for Man U. It nearly guarentees that Antoine Griezmann will make the switch from Atletico Madrid to United, and it is also enough to likely keep Swedish beast Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who said that he would probably leave the club if they didn't make the Champions League.
Jose Mourinho has explained why he chose to break the habit of a whole season and wear a Manchester United tracksuit for games against former club Chelsea in March and April, even making a point of visibly tapping the badge of his new club in the most recent meeting. The Italian side won all three trophies in the space of nine seasons in the 1970s and 80s.
"We got three trophies, we are playing Champions League next season, so I think it is fair to say it was a great season for us considering all the difficulties we have".
"We go to the Champions League by winning a trophy, not by finishing second, third or fourth", Mourinho said, a comment clearly serving as a little dig at Tottenham, City, and Liverpool. It's a pity we can not fly with the happiness we always have before a big game.
Job done, just about.
Manchester Mourns Concert Goers Who Were Killed in Blast
Last week there was talk that this match would determine the success of Mourinho's first season in charge at Old Trafford.
This has been particularly noticeable at Old Trafford, where United have regularly failed to beat mid-table teams.
In Stockholm, a city recovering from its own terrorist atrocity after a stolen truck was driven into pedestrians on a busy shopping street, killing five, the consensus was that the pre-match mood was somber. Not until the two teams lined up on the halfway line for a minute's silence that eventually turned into applause.
The squad celebrated their victory joyfully, with cries of "ole! ole!"
Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney claims he has "lots of offers" and is considering his future.
French midfielder Paul Pogba, who scored United's first goal, dedicated the triumph to the victims, saying: "We played for the people who died".
"These things are bad all over the world, in London and in Paris".
Sanchez looks to be the complete package as a centre back whilst possessing huge potential, and with Everton looking for a young defender alongside Ashley Williams, Sanchez could fit the bill - though Ajax certainly won't want to lose him after just a year with the Amsterdam giants.
While this too will be hard , McConnell said , it is "not in my view quite as challenging as healthcare". Garnet Coleman, D-Houston, said he plans to kill the bill altogether when it comes back to the House.
The Cavs' reserves had no problem preserving the sizeable lead, as the defending champions cruised to a clinching Game 5 victory. If the Celtics were playing with house money heading into the series, they are flush with it again as they return to the Garden.
Delph has not played since the victory over Hull City on April 8 because of a leg problem, and will miss the end of the campaign. City ahead after 26 minutes; a goal contested by Leicester who felt Raheem Sterling was offside.
John wants to continue to play. "The most positive thing is that we had 40 points with six games remaining and many injuries". What an unbelievable feeling and, believe me, it just gets better and better.
We'll re-energize our group, and we'll look forward to playing a better game. "So it's on them to beat us in their building". The Ducks will also be shorthanded, with forward Rickard Rakell not making the trip to Nashville after missing Game 5.
You know you're a bad referee when NBC Sports hockey analysts Mike Milbury and Keith Jones are talking about all the missed calls. It's impossible as a neutral fan not to get caught up in the energy of Nashville and they have a recognizable superstar in P.K.
Now they have to deal with an engaged Warriors team that isn't likely to sleepwalk through a half, as they did in Game 1 . Golden State's 23 first-half assists were its most ever in a playoff half, topping 22 against Phoenix on May 4, 1994.
Arsenal must stop Hazard in Cup final, says Ramsey
When asked whether Saturday's Wembley date with Chelsea will be his last game in charge of Arsenal , he replied: "I don't know". The future of the Frenchman is in doubt after the Gunners failed to qualify for next season's Champions League.
Philippines official: Terror suspect still in besieged city
Tuesday's raid was aimed at capturing Isnilon Hapilon , a leader of a radical faction of another militant group, the Abu Sayyaf . The CPP said the "necessity of waging revolutionary armed struggle becomes ever clearer" in the face of martial law declaration.
Britain resumes sharing bombing intel with US
Ashour stressed the importance of collaborations with Britain to find out the terrorist networks behind Monday's concert attack. The "Five Eyes alliance" is an intelligence-sharing operation between the US, UK, Australia, Canada and New Zealand.
Saudi, UAE pledge $100m to Ivanka Trump women fund
One of the rooms in the centre includes a dashboard of artificial intelligence information tracking online sentiments. The ministers also hailed the launch of the Global Center for Combating Extremist Ideology in Riyadh on Sunday.
Gig attack probe leaks: UK stops sharing info with US
Britain's terror threat assessment was hiked to " critical ", the highest level, meaning an attack is considered imminent. Trump denied that he mentioned Israel in the conversation and said he had an "absolute right" to reveal the information.
USA appeals court maintains block on Trump's 'Muslim ban'
If the administration does ask the court to step in, the justices' first vote could signal the court's ultimate decision. Trump has lashed out at the judge who ruled against him, saying, "If something happens, blame him and court system".
James, Cavs KO Celts, set up rematch vs. Warriors
Perhaps most telling of the Cavs' dominance was the fact that the Celtics never led once throughout their three games in Boston . While the Warriors have posted a flawless 12-0 record in the playoffs this season, the Cavs have almost matched them.