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David Duckenfield faces Hillsborough charges with five others

David Duckenfield faces Hillsborough charges with five others

Media captionCrown Prosecution Service statement on Hillsborough Former Ch Supt David Duckenfield faces 95 charges of manslaughter and five other senior figures will be prosecuted over the 1989 Hillsborough disaster. Mr Duckenfield was match commander at the FA Cup semi-final when 96 Liverpool fans were fatally injured in a crush. Ex-South Yorkshire Police (SYP) Ch […]

England Under-21s ‘practised and practised and practised penalties’

England Under-21s ‘practised and practised and practised penalties’

Media playback is not supported on this device England practised penalties for weeks – Boothroyd England’s penalty shootout defeat by Germany in the semi-finals of the European Under-21 Championship was not the result a lack of preparation, says boss Aidy Boothroyd. Germany won 4-3 on penalties in Poland as England’s Tammy Abraham and Nathan Redmond […]

How well do you remember England’s penalty pain?

How well do you remember England’s penalty pain?

England’s senior side has won just one penalty shootout in tournament football – at Euro 96 It was a familiar story for England as they lost on penalties to Germany – again. This time it was in the semi-finals of the European Under-21 Championship. This content will not work on your device, please check Javascript […]

England 2018 World Cup bid a ‘form of bribery’, says bid leader

England 2018 World Cup bid a ‘form of bribery’, says bid leader

Qatar was awarded the 2022 World Cup in 2010, with Russia given the 2018 tournament A plan for England to play a friendly in Thailand to win backing for their 2018 World Cup bid was “a form of bribery”, investigators were told. Ex-Football Association chairman Geoff Thompson made the admission when interviewed during an inquiry […]

Dani Alves: Defender leaves Juventus after one season in Italy

Dani Alves: Defender leaves Juventus after one season in Italy

Dani Alves joined Juventus from Barcelona in 2016 Manchester City target Dani Alves has left Serie A champions Juventus after one season in Italy. The 34-year-old Brazilian right-back confirmed his departure via his Instagram account. “Today our professional relationship ends and I will carry with me all of those who with love and a true […]

Germany beat England on penalties in Euro U21 semis

Germany beat England on penalties in Euro U21 semis

Nathan Redmond missed the decisive penalty that saw England go out England were denied a place in the European Under-21 Championship final as they lost a gripping semi-final against Germany on penalties. Julian Pollersbeck saved Nathan Redmond’s spot-kick as the Germans edged through in Tychy, Poland. Aidy Boothroyd’s Young Lions had fallen behind when Davie […]

England 2018 World Cup bid a ‘form of bribery’, says bid leader

England 2018 World Cup bid a ‘form of bribery’, says bid leader

Qatar was awarded the 2022 World Cup in 2010, with Russia given the 2018 tournament A plan for England to play a friendly in Thailand to win backing for their 2018 World Cup bid was “a form of bribery”, investigators were told. Ex-Football Association chairman Geoff Thompson made the admission when interviewed during an inquiry […]

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Scotland without injured Beattie for Women’s Euro 2017

Scotland without injured Beattie for Women’s Euro 2017

Beattie has more than 100 Scotland caps, as does Kim Little – also missing through injury Experienced defender Jen Beattie has been ruled out of the Scotland squad for next month’s Women’s Euro 2017. The 26-year-old Manchester City player is missing from head coach Anna Signeul’s selections after picking up an ankle injury. Signeul has […]

Saul scores hat-trick as Spain join Germany in U21 final

Saul scores hat-trick as Spain join Germany in U21 final

Niguez’s Spain side play Germany in Friday’s final in Krakow, Poland Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez scored a hat-trick as Spain beat Italy to set up a European Under-21 Championship final with Germany. The 22-year-old put Spain ahead with a finish from just inside the box, but Italy equalised through Federico Bernardeschi’s deflected shot despite […]

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