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Euro 2020: Wembley to have crowd of 60,000 for Euro semis and final - UK govt

Crowd capacity at Wembley Stadium will be increased to more than 60,000 fans for the semi-finals and final of Euro 2020
Wembley Stadium: England fans celebrate after the match(Pool via REUTERS)
Wembley Stadium: England fans celebrate after the match(Pool via REUTERS)
Published on Jun 22, 2021 07:38 PM IST
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Kiwis cancel game against England, cites Covid-19 concerns

New Zealand Football chief executive Andrew Pragnell issued a statement Wednesday saying a significant number of players would have been be subject to quarantine on returning home from the Nov. 12 game and that would “heavily disrupt their domestic seasons and potentially jeopardize their professional careers.”
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Representational image.(REUTERS)
Updated on Oct 14, 2020 02:59 PM IST
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Wellington | ByAssociated Press

Going to Wembley to be arrogant, says Arsenal’s Emiliano Martinez

Arsenal’s first-choice shot-stopper Bernd Leno sustained a right knee injury in the game against Brighton & Hove Albion in June and Martinez has impressed in the German’s absence, keeping four clean sheets in 10 starts.
Arsenal's Emiliano Martinez during the warm up before the match.(Pool via REUTERS)
Arsenal's Emiliano Martinez during the warm up before the match.(Pool via REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 31, 2020 11:44 AM IST
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Man United’s Ighalo fuelled by memory of Wembley heartbreak

Ighalo, 31, was part of the Watford team that were defeated 2-1 by Crystal Palace in the semi-final in 2016, a result that denied them the opportunity to face United in the final.
Soccer Football - FA Cup - Quarter Final - Norwich City v Manchester United - Carrow Road, Norwich, Britain - June 27, 2020 Manchester United's Odion Ighalo in action with Norwich City's Ben Godfrey.(REUTERS)
Soccer Football - FA Cup - Quarter Final - Norwich City v Manchester United - Carrow Road, Norwich, Britain - June 27, 2020 Manchester United's Odion Ighalo in action with Norwich City's Ben Godfrey.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 18, 2020 11:47 AM IST
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Manchester | ByReuters

English FA cuts 82 jobs as pandemic wipes out Wembley events

Wembley Stadium, which is owned by the FA, was due to be staging seven games at the European Championship including the semifinals and finals next month but the tournament was postponed by a year.
English FA logo.(FA)
English FA logo.(FA)
Updated on Jun 29, 2020 06:33 PM IST
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Manchester City hold off Aston Villa to retain League Cup

Manchester City claimed the League Cup for the fourth time in five seasons by beating Aston Villa 2-1 at Wembley on Sunday thanks to goals from Sergio Aguero and Rodri.
Manchester City's David Silva lifts the trophy as he celebrates winning the Carabao Cup with teammates.(Action Images via Reuters)
Manchester City's David Silva lifts the trophy as he celebrates winning the Carabao Cup with teammates.(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Mar 02, 2020 12:35 AM IST
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London | ByAgence France-Presse

Malavika’s Mumbaistan: Found what he’s looking for?

We promise this is the last post about U2 and its concert in Mumbai, but word comes in that it was none other than designer Arjun Khanna, a die-hard fan of the band, who got to design the official gifts for the members of the band post their performance
Designer Arjun Khanna’s jacket had the iconic Joshua tree superimposed on a map of India.(Arjun Khanna/Instagram)
Designer Arjun Khanna’s jacket had the iconic Joshua tree superimposed on a map of India.(Arjun Khanna/Instagram)
Updated on Dec 20, 2019 01:42 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByMalavika Sangghvi

UEFA announce Champions League finals in Saint Petersburg, Munich & London

The venues for the next three finals were revealed at UEFA’s Executive Committee meeting in the Slovenian capital Ljubljana, with Munich being awarded the 2022 showpiece and the 2023 final being given to Wembley.
Liverpool's Jordan Henderson celebrates with the trophy and team mates after winning the Champions League Final.(REUTERS)
Liverpool's Jordan Henderson celebrates with the trophy and team mates after winning the Champions League Final.(REUTERS)
Published on Sep 25, 2019 12:02 AM IST
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Ljubljana | ByAgence France-Presse

Treble winners Manchester City enjoy parade

Manchester City celebrated their domestic treble with an open-top bus parade on Monday, drawing an estimated 100,000 fans to the streets of the city centre.
Manchester City players, including Manchester City's Brazilian goalkeeper Ederson (L) and Manchester City's English midfielder Fabian Delph (C), Manchester City's Ukrainian midfielder Oleksandr Zinchenko (center R) and Manchester City's English midfielder Phil Foden (R) take part in an open-top bus parade through Manchester(AFP)
Manchester City players, including Manchester City's Brazilian goalkeeper Ederson (L) and Manchester City's English midfielder Fabian Delph (C), Manchester City's Ukrainian midfielder Oleksandr Zinchenko (center R) and Manchester City's English midfielder Phil Foden (R) take part in an open-top bus parade through Manchester(AFP)
Updated on May 21, 2019 11:58 AM IST
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Manchester | ByAFP

Guardiola beats Klopp to manager of the year award

Guardiola’s City retained the Premier League title on Sunday, beating Klopp’s Liverpool by a single point at the end of a thrilling title race.
Manchester City's Spanish manager Pep Guardiola holds up the Premier League trophy as he's surrounded by his staff after their 4-1 victory in the English Premier League football match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Manchester City(AFP)
Manchester City's Spanish manager Pep Guardiola holds up the Premier League trophy as he's surrounded by his staff after their 4-1 victory in the English Premier League football match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Manchester City(AFP)
Updated on May 15, 2019 10:01 AM IST
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London | ByAFP

Another chance for Barca’s old guard to leave heavier stamp on Europe

Messi, who turns 32 in June, Busquets, who will be 31 in July, and Pique, already 32, have hung on, driving the club through fresh cycles of success.
Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates scoring their first goal with Luis Suarez and team mates REUTERS/Albert Gea(REUTERS)
Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates scoring their first goal with Luis Suarez and team mates REUTERS/Albert Gea(REUTERS)
Updated on Apr 30, 2019 11:30 AM IST
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Barcelona | ByAFP

‘Feel the power’: Error-prone Lloris backs Spurs to rock Man City

Lloris had already been at fault for Barcelona’s opening goal in the 4-2 group stage defeat at Wembley, which saw Tottenham fall behind with barely a minute on the clock.
File image of Hugo Lloris(Action Images via Reuters)
File image of Hugo Lloris(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Apr 08, 2019 09:40 AM IST
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London | ByAFP

Injuries leave Manchester City with Mendy dilemma

However, with another seven matches to come before the end of April, Guardiola faces a headache in a familiar problem position.
File image of Benjamin Mendy(AP)
File image of Benjamin Mendy(AP)
Updated on Apr 05, 2019 10:50 AM IST
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London | ByAFP

Raheem Sterling bags hat-trick as hungry England thrash Czech Republic

Raheem Sterling scored a hat-trick as England started what they hope is a road back to Wembley for the Euro 2020 final with a comprehensive 5-0 win over the Czech Republic to open their qualifying campaign.
England's Raheem Sterling celebrates scoring their first goal.(Action Images via Reuters)
England's Raheem Sterling celebrates scoring their first goal.(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Mar 23, 2019 10:52 AM IST
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London | ByReuters

Gareth Southgate rules out England exit before Euro 2020

Southgate led England to their first World Cup semi-final appearance since 1990 during a memorable run in Russia last year.
England manager Gareth Southgate during the squad announcement press conference(Action Images via Reuters)
England manager Gareth Southgate during the squad announcement press conference(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Mar 14, 2019 07:38 PM IST
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London | ByAFP

Defensive woes consume Dortmund ahead of Spurs return

On Friday, Dortmund’s youthful back four of Abdou Diallo, Dan-Axel Zagadou, Manuel Akanji and Achraf Hakimi, all under 23, failed to cope with an Augsburg side fighting relegation.
Augsburg's Ji Dong-won scores their first goal(REUTERS)
Augsburg's Ji Dong-won scores their first goal(REUTERS)
Updated on Mar 04, 2019 10:09 AM IST
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Dortmund | ByAFP

Maurizio Sarri still has respect of Chelsea players after Kepa incident, says Luiz

Sarri’s position is precarious after a run of poor results but his team put in a valiant performance in Sunday’s match against City, who had beaten the Blues 6-0 just two weeks earlier.
Chelsea's Willy Caballero waits to be substituted on as manager Maurizio Sarri reacts(REUTERS)
Chelsea's Willy Caballero waits to be substituted on as manager Maurizio Sarri reacts(REUTERS)
Updated on Feb 25, 2019 07:52 PM IST
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London | ByAFP

Under-fire Sarri insists he can avoid Chelsea axe

Reports on Wednesday claimed Sarri will be axed if Chelsea are beaten in any of their next three matches after losing the backing of the club’s hierarchy.
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri during the press conference(Action Images via Reuters)
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri during the press conference(Action Images via Reuters)
Published on Feb 20, 2019 07:50 PM IST
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London | ByAFP

Anthony Joshua to fight Jarrell Miller in US on June 1: Promoter

The 29-year-old last fought in September at Wembley, stopping Russia’s Alexander Povetkin in seven rounds.
File picture of Anthony Joshua(REUTERS)
File picture of Anthony Joshua(REUTERS)
Updated on Feb 13, 2019 10:16 PM IST
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London | ByAFP

England World Cup-winning goalkeeper Gordon Banks dies

Banks, who played in every game of the 1966 campaign on home soil, is probably best known for a wonder save he produced to deny Brazilian great Pele in the 1970 World Cup.
FILE PHOTO: Football - Stock Gordon Banks - England(Action Images - MT1ACI1288064/File Photo)
FILE PHOTO: Football - Stock Gordon Banks - England(Action Images - MT1ACI1288064/File Photo)
Updated on Feb 12, 2019 04:07 PM IST
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London | ByAFP

Pochettino faces defining moment in bid for first trophy at Spurs

Pochettino has taken to defending his failure to win silverware in almost five years at Tottenham by insisting he values qualification for Europe’s elite club competition more highly than success in the domestic cups.
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino during the match(Action Images via Reuters)
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino during the match(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Feb 12, 2019 08:49 AM IST
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London | ByAFP

Dortmund skipper Reus to miss Spurs Champions League clash - reports

Reus, who has scored 17 goals so far this season, left the field in Dortmund’s German Cup penalty shoot-out defeat to Werder Bremen on Tuesday with a thigh problem and sat out training on Sunday.
Dortmund's German forward Marco Reus celebrates scoring during the German First division Bundesliga football match between Eintracht Frankfurt v BVB Borussia Dortmund(AFP)
Dortmund's German forward Marco Reus celebrates scoring during the German First division Bundesliga football match between Eintracht Frankfurt v BVB Borussia Dortmund(AFP)
Published on Feb 11, 2019 08:34 AM IST
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Berlin | ByAFP

Pochettino smiles again after Spurs late show

Spurs dominated possession at Wembley but lacked inspiration without injured England pair Harry Kane and Dele Alli and looked to be heading for their third Premier League defeat in five games after Craig Cathcart’s first-half goal.
Tottenham's Fernando Llorente celebrates scoring their second goal with manager Mauricio Pochettino and Son Heung-min(Action Images via Reuters)
Tottenham's Fernando Llorente celebrates scoring their second goal with manager Mauricio Pochettino and Son Heung-min(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Jan 31, 2019 10:02 AM IST
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London | ByAFP

League Cup: Guardiola relieved as Manchester City survive ‘dangerous’ Burton pitch

Guardiola’s side had thrashed Burton 9-0 in the semi-final first leg earlier in January to effectively guarantee they would return to Wembley 12 months after winning the competition.
Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne speaks with Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola after he is substituted off.(Action Images via Reuters)
Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne speaks with Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola after he is substituted off.(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Jan 24, 2019 11:14 AM IST
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Burton-on-Tresnt (UK) | ByAFP

Tottenham defender Serge Aurier released after arrest on suspicion of assault

Sky Sports News reported that the Ivory Coast international, 26, was taken into custody on Saturday and missed Tottenham’s 1-0 defeat by Manchester United at Wembley the following day.
File image of Serge Aurier.(AFP)
File image of Serge Aurier.(AFP)
Published on Jan 16, 2019 07:14 PM IST
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London | ByAFP

Spurs, Chelsea issue warning to fans ahead of League Cup clash

Meanwhile a Spurs fan was banned and fined for throwing a banana skin at Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang during the North London derby in early December.
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri before the match(REUTERS)
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri before the match(REUTERS)
Updated on Jan 08, 2019 07:31 PM IST
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London | ByAFP

Champions League: Tottenham Hotspur face make-or-break Barcelona clash

Tottenham Hotspur must somehow find a way past Lionel Messi’s Barcelona to reach the knockout stages but manager Mauricio Pochettino remains positive ahead of the daunting trip to the Camp Nou to face the five-time European champions.
Tottenham Hotspur are currently second in Group B with seven points, same as Inter Milan.(AP)
Tottenham Hotspur are currently second in Group B with seven points, same as Inter Milan.(AP)
Updated on Dec 10, 2018 05:22 PM IST
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London | ByAgence France-Presse

Gareth Southgate urges England to make 2019 even better

Just over a year ago, England’s qualification for the World Cup was greeted with yawns and a barrage of paper aeroplanes from fans disillusioned by decades of underachievement.
England manager Gareth Southgate shakes hands with Joe Gomez at the end of the UEFA Nations League match against Croatia at the Wembley Stadium.(AP)
England manager Gareth Southgate shakes hands with Joe Gomez at the end of the UEFA Nations League match against Croatia at the Wembley Stadium.(AP)
Updated on Nov 19, 2018 09:14 AM IST
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London | ByAFP

England beat Croatia to qualify for UEFA Nations League finals

Critics of the Nations League were handed healthy helpings of humble pie after England and Croatia served up a thriller in their Group 4 decider, Harry Kane’s late winner booking the Three Lions a place in the Finals.
England's striker Harry Kane (R) and England's midfielder Jesse Lingard celebrate on the pitch.(AFP)
England's striker Harry Kane (R) and England's midfielder Jesse Lingard celebrate on the pitch.(AFP)
Updated on Nov 18, 2018 10:36 PM IST
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Wembley | ByReuters

Draw with England would be ‘something fantastic’ for Croatia’s Dalic

Croatia would also be relegated with a goalless draw, while a score draw would see England drop down to the league below.
Croatia's midfielder Ivan Perisic (L) and Croatia's manager Zlatko Dalic (R) attend a press conference at Wembley Stadium(AFP)
Croatia's midfielder Ivan Perisic (L) and Croatia's manager Zlatko Dalic (R) attend a press conference at Wembley Stadium(AFP)
Updated on Nov 18, 2018 11:13 AM IST
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London | ByReuters
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