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  • England thrash Peru 30 in football World Cup warmup May 31, 2014

    England survived defensive lapses to overcome Peru 30 on Friday in their final game at Wembley Stadium before the World Cup. Daniel Sturridge provided the friendly match's only standout moment when he put England ahead in the 32nd minute with a shot into the top corner of the net. "They defended well...
  • FA Cup Final: Arsenal seek end to trophy drought May 17, 2014

    When Arsenal beat Manchester United in a penalty shootout to win the FA Cup in 2005, few imagined that Arsene Wenger's team would still be waiting for its next piece of silverware nine years later. Yet that is the situation facing Arsenal ahead of their latest opportunity to end the trophy...
  • England, Germany set to play friendly at Wembley October 16, 2013

    London: England have lined up a match against Germany next month as the teams prepare for next year's World Cup. The English Football Association says the old rivals are set to play on Nov. 19 at Wembley Stadium, where England beat Germany in the 1966 World Cup final. FA executive Adrian Bevington...
  • CL Final: Bayern favourites, but Dortmund capable of an upset May 25, 2013

    London: Bayern Munich are trying to downplay being the favourites, while Borussia Dortmund are eager to play up their chances to pull off the upset. Even before the start of Saturday's Champions League final, the German rivals are at odds in their approach to the biggest game in club soccer. Bayern...
  • Chelsea beat Manchester United 10 to reach FA Cup semis April 1, 2013

    London: Demba Ba sent Chelsea into the FA Cup semifinals with a 10 victory over Manchester United on Monday, keeping his team on course for a cup double to make amends for a lackluster Premier League campaign. The quarterfinal replay came to life four minutes into the second half when Ba...
  • Pele cancels England trip to recover from hip operation February 2, 2013

    London: Brazil great Pele has canceled a trip to England to watch his country play at Wembley Stadium on Wednesday because he is still recovering from hip surgery. The English Football Association say Pele's recovery is taking longer than expected. On the FA website, the 72yearold Pele said: "I will come...
  • In Pics: Activists disrupt Olympic torch relay in London April 6, 2008

    Police scuffled with pro-Tibet protesters as Olympians and celebrities carried the Olympic torch through London during a chaotic relay on Sunday. ...