Wembley will feel like home for Arsenal, says Merson

Friday, 9 February 2018

Arsenal’s trip to Wembley for Saturday’s crucial North London derby against Tottenham Hotspur will feel like a home game because of their outstanding record at the national stadium, according to former Arsenal forward Paul Merson. The sides meet at Wembley for the first time since 1993 in a lunchtime kickoff that has taken on huge importance in the battle to secure a top-four finish in the Premier League. Tottenham have shaken off their early teething problems at their temporary ...

England frustrate toothless Brazil in 0-0 draw

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Toothless Brazil were frustrated by a makeshift England side as the five-times world champions drew 0-0 at Wembley on Tuesday in a friendly that failed to live up to its billing. Brazil, who cruised through South American qualifying to claim a place at next year’s World Cup, fielded a full-strength side including Paris St Germain’s Neymar but despite dominating possession they created few clear-cut chances. England held world champions Germany to a goalless ...

Germany coach Loew wary of French firepower

Monday, 13 November 2017

France will have more firepower than England had in their goalless draw with Germany last week, Germany coach Joachim Loew said ahead of Tuesday’s international friendly against their neighbours. The world champions are without a home win against the French in 30 years and Loew, whose experimental team drew 0-0 at Wembley against England in a friendly on Friday, warned his players that France was a “world-class strike force.” “It will be ...

Chelsea cancel victory parade after Manchester bomb attack

Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Chelsea have cancelled a planned victory parade in London on Sunday in light of Monday’s bomb attack in Manchester. Antonio Conte’s side won the Premier League title and could claim the double by winning Saturday’s FA Cup at Wembley. Thousands of fans were expected to turn out for the parade. “In light of these tragic events, we feel it is inappropriate to go ahead with the victory parade in London on Sunday,” the club said in a statement. ...

Southgate happy with new England system

Thursday, 23 March 2017

Gareth Southgate’s desire to break England free of the shackles that have held them back for so long proved a qualified success in a 1-0 friendly defeat against Germany on Wednesday. In his first match in charge since being given the manager’s job on a full-time basis -- having undergone a four-game audition -- England went down to Lucas Podolski’s second-half strike, but reaction back home has been supportive. Former under-21 manager Southgate spoke ...

England beat France on night of solidarity at Wembley

Wednesday, 18 November 2015

England beat France 2-0 in an emotional friendly at Wembley on Tuesday when more than 70,000 fans paid tribute to the victims of the Paris attacks

Saudi Super Cup in London

Tuesday, 11 August 2015

Al-Nasr and Al-Hilal will face off once again in Wednesday’s Saudi Arabia Super Cup match, providing another episode in one of world football’s most compelling rivalries.

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