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Wickham sends Crystal Palace to FA Cup final showdown with Manchester United

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Crystal Palace will face Manchester United in their first FA Cup final for 26 years after Connor Wickham sealed a 2-1 win over Watford at Wembley on Sunday.

Alan Pardew's side swept into an early lead in the semi-final through Congo forward Yannick Bolasie before Watford's Troy Deeney equalized soon after the interval.

Wickham sends Crystal Palace to FA Cup final showdown with Manchester United

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Crystal Palace will face Manchester United in their first FA Cup final for 26 years after Connor Wickham sealed a 2-1 win over Watford at Wembley on Sunday.

Alan Pardew's side swept into an early lead in the semi-final through Congo forward Yannick Bolasie before Watford's Troy Deeney equalized soon after the interval.

Adam Lallana, Ashley Williams, Antonio… Names of the Premier League, week 28

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This is the Premier League season that laughs in the face of thosewho dare attempt to predict it. All four top four sides dropped points, in a week in which we were also treated to the fastest goal...

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Watch Stoke 1-1 Sunderland match highlights [VIDEO]

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Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat was pleased with a point but frustrated by opportunities that had been squandered after his side drew 1-1 at Stoke and slipped into the Barclays Premier League relegation zone.

The result marked a creditable response from the struggling Black Cats as they bounced back from the 4-1 home humbling against Crystal Palace last time out.

Watch Stoke 1-1 Sunderland match highlights [VIDEO]

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Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat was pleased with a point but frustrated by opportunities that had been squandered after his side drew 1-1 at Stoke and slipped into the Barclays Premier League relegation zone.

The result marked a creditable response from the struggling Black Cats as they bounced back from the 4-1 home humbling against Crystal Palace last time out.

Watch West Ham 1-0 Sunderland match highlights [VIDEO]

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West Ham striker Diafra Sakho scored a late winner to inflict defeat on new Sunderland head coach Dick Advocaat in his first match in charge and finally bring some cheer back to Upton Park.

The Irons were in contention for the European places earlier in the season but have slipped down the Barclays Premier League with a terrible run of form in 2015.

Watch West Ham 1-0 Sunderland match highlights [VIDEO]

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West Ham striker Diafra Sakho scored a late winner to inflict defeat on new Sunderland head coach Dick Advocaat in his first match in charge and finally bring some cheer back to Upton Park.

The Irons were in contention for the European places earlier in the season but have slipped down the Barclays Premier League with a terrible run of form in 2015.

Adam Johnson Goal Settles Newcastle-Sunderland Derby [VIDEO]

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Adam Johnson condemned Newcastle to a fourth successive derby defeat for the first time in their history as Sunderland snatched a dramatic last-gasp 1-0 victory at St James' Park.

The winger struck in the 90th minute to settle a rip-roaring encounter which might have gone either way until his intervention.

Adam Johnson Goal Settles Newcastle-Sunderland Derby [VIDEO]

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Adam Johnson condemned Newcastle to a fourth successive derby defeat for the first time in their history as Sunderland snatched a dramatic last-gasp 1-0 victory at St James' Park.

The winger struck in the 90th minute to settle a rip-roaring encounter which might have gone either way until his intervention.

England’s FA Charges Sunderland And QPR For Separate Issues Of Player Conduct

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England's Football Association has charged AFC Sunderland and Queens Park Rangers FC for separate incidents of player misconduct. The Black Cats have beenindicted with failing to control their players during Sunday's 1-1 draw with Everton at the Stadium of Light. While QPR stand accused of failing to control their players during an incident in their recent match against Manchester City.

Key Premier League Refereeing Decisions: Gameweek 11

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The evening game on Saturday between Queens Park Rangers and Manchester City brought one of the most bizarre incidents of the season so far.

City were awarded a free kick inside their own penalty area. The man in the middle, Mike Dean was positioned on the halfway line. Joe Hart took the kick and seemed to pass it straight to Charlie Austin, who had no hesitation in scoring.

QPR’s Harry Redknapp Slams Young “Spoilt” Players In Premiership

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One of the more candid managers in the Premier League, Harry Redknapp, has controversially spoken out about spoilt young players in England. Well, he's done it several times and meshed it up with other sports info previously, but this new bit takes the cake!

With new photographs emerging of Jack Wilshere enjoying a "spliff" (cigarette) on his post-tournament holiday and reports of Sunderland's striker Connor Wickham allegedly splashing £17,500 on a bottle of champagne during his holidays, the QPR boss had clearly had enough.

Connor Wickham Leading Sunderland’s Fight to Try to Keep Club in Premier League

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Four years ago, Connor Wickham won the Golden Ball as the best player in the 2010 UEFA U-17 Championship. The striker followed that up with an outstanding year at Ipswich Town, and earned himself a £7.4million transfer to Premier League side Sunderland at the ripe age of 18.

Seemingly, Wickham had the world at his feet and would be the next great English striker.

Saturday Ticker: Sunderland end Chelsea home unbeaten run; Atletico maintain lead; and more

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By RYAN TOLMICH

Sunderland were dead and buried.

Sitting 20th in the English Premier League with a trip to Stamford Bridge at hand, the Black Cats were up against a wall.

However, a late Fabio Borini penalty kick goal earned Sunderland a 2-1 win and all three points over title hopefuls Chelsea.

Steven Fletcher’s injury is a massive blow to Sunderland

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Sunderland have suffered a huge blow today with the news that striker Steven Fletcher has suffered ankle ligament damage and could miss out actions for reminder of the season.

Steven Fletcher's injury would serve as a huge blow to Sunderland

Fletcher landed awkwardly against Wales on Friday in the World Cup Qualifiers while playing for Scotland and was stretched off immediately.

Arshavin worth more than £8 million

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Andrei Arshavin is a very talented footballer. There's no question about that. Even his critics would have to admit the Russian captain has the skills needed to succeed at the top level of the sport. However, as often happens in the world of sports, he may need a change of scenery, since he doesn't seem to be able to put it all together when playing for Arsenal.

Tea and Crumpets with the Roker Report

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Realising belatedly that the new season was quite nearly upon us, Tea and Crumpets panicked, packed our bags, and rushed off in the general direction of Sunderland in order to get the local take on the club, their squad, and what we could expect to see come matchday. Luckily for us, we found a willing conversation partner in the Roker Report's Simon Walsh.

Fantasy Football 2011/12 – Who will make the cut?

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In the absence of live football during the close-season, the avid football fan is kept entertained by the bi-annual transfer merry-go-round where rumours of unlikely moves and bargain buys are rife as each team looks to build on the past season.

This summer has been no exception and certainly hasn't disappointed.

Teenage tricks: What Sunderland can expect from Connor Wickham

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Connor Wickham has long been admired by England's elite. Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur all had their eye on the 18-year-old, but it was Sunderland who stumped up the £8million + cash that proved too tempting for Ipswich Town to refuse.

Connor Wickham and Being In the Know

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Reported Liverpool target Connor Wickham has officially signed on with Sunderland today for a base fee of £8M rising to £12M if he meets certain performance and appearance benchmarks. He's 18 years old, a highly rated striker, and was likely assured of playing time at Sunderland while the club must be sure themselves that in four or five years they'll be able to move him on him for twice as much.

Sunderland Close In On Wickham

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Sunderland have had a formal bid of £8m excepted by Ipswich for teenage sensation Connor Wickham (18) excepted and is due to have a medical at the club within the next 24hrs.

Wickham scored 9 goals in 41 appearances in the Championship for rthe Tractor Boys last season and Steve Bruce is hoping Wickham can fill the void of Darren Bent who left the club in January for Aston Villa.

Wickham commits to Ipswich as Spurs refuse to stump up

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Spurs may well be in the market for a new striker this summer, but manager Harry Redknapp insists it won't be Connor Wickham. The Ipswich striker now looks like he will stay at Portman Road for the foreseeable future, having signed an extension to his contract at Portman Road until 2014.

The young Ipswich star is attracting a lot of interest and there has been speculation that he would move to a Premier League club next season.

Done Deal?

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Has Daniel Levy agreed to sign Wickham?The news on everyone's lips at the moment is that Daniel Levy has done a deal with Marcus Evans (the Ipswich owner and Chairman) to bring the highly talked about youngster, Connor Wickham to Spurs in the January 2011 transfer window.

Obviously, the club haven't announced anything and aren't likely to any time soon, but the media have jumped on this bandwagon and it's gathering pace.

Wickham to Tottenham

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Has the world gone mad, or is it just the Ipswich Town Board we should be sending to the local asylum?

England have just been humiliated at a World Cup. Everyone is calling for a better youth scouting system and better facilities at grass-roots level.

So what do the tabloids and Ipswich Town FC do?

Tottenham Hotspur

Crystal Palace’s Connor Wickham banned for three games for clash with Tottenham H

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Crystal Palace striker Connor Wickham has been hit with a three-match ban after his clash with Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen last...

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Is Connor Wickham worth £15m?

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It isn't really the time for transfer talk, but much has been said this morning about Ipswich Town's 17 year old Connor Wickham and the possibility of him making a summer move to Spurs.

Links to Tottenham aren't anything new for the under-21 international. There is a suggestion that Spurs have first refusal on him and are willing to pay up to £15m for his services.

Championship players to watch (#1 Connor Wickham)

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Connor Wickham (Ipswich Town)


Roy Keane recently said he would be 'lynched' if he let Connor leave the club after the season he has had. But Alf-Inge Haaland's dream almost came true when an 8 million bid from Tottenham was 'seriously' considered by the club. At the tender age of 17 the Tractor Boys youngster has already played over 30 competitive games with a return of 5 goals.

Liverpool

Liverpool’s Jonjo Shelvey Heads Wide From Four Inches For England U21s Vs Sweden (Video)

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By Alan Duffy

Right, it was a bit more than four inches, but dome-headed Red Jonjo Shelvey really should have put away his header against Sweden on Tuesday night.

Stuart Pearce's starlets ran out 4-0 winners on a rainy night in Walsall, thanks to a brace from Liverpool target Tom Ince, an actual goal from Shelvey and one fromConnor Wickham.

Should we have gone for Wickham?

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As Connor Wickham heads to Sunderland for his medical ahead of a £13m deal, the transfer could put an end to rumours linking Steve Bruce with most of our strikers.

Since the start of the summer window, Sunderland have been linked with Robbie Keane and Roman Pavlyuchenko while a reported interest in Peter Crouch was the strongest suggestion of all.

Wenger Needs to Buy Wickham

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The young striker Wenger needs to turn his attention to is Ipswich Town's Connor Wickham.

Arsenal fans got a couple of close-up looks at this player when we played Ipswich in the carling Cup, and even though he played on the wing supporting the lone striker he showed us he has everything needed to be a top class striker.

10 strikers that Tottenham could go for this summer

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Having bid for half of La Liga during the January window and ended up with no one, it will be interesting to see which striker we go for in the summer.

With potential targets such as Andy Carroll and Luis Suarez now off the market, here's some forwards that Harry could be targeting at the end of the season.

Connor Wickham

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Connor Wickham is a 17 year old footballer from England, and ply his trade in Championship (division 2) club Ipswich Town FC.

Wickham was noticed in the football media radar when Tottenham's Redknapp had an offer of £5 and £8 million respectively were both rejected by Ipswich Town.

England

Serbia Unlikely to Face Tough Action

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The racial and physical abuse subjected to England's U21 players and staff at the end of their Euro 2013 qualifying playoff against Serbia on Tuesday has rightly outraged the majority in football, who thought those sort of dark days were long gone.
After Connor Wickham tapped into an empty net to earn England a 1-0 victory and propel them into Israel next summer, the team suffered a barrage of abuse and missiles from the Serbian home crowd, while their players stormed to the celebrating England team to verbally and physically express their grievances.

Video: Danny Rose indicates he was racially abused amid ugly post-match scenes (Serbia U21 0-1 England U21)

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SER 0-1 ENG (U21) by Ricardo109x England Under 21′s qualified for the European Championships with a 0-1 win in Serbia this evening but the result was overshadowed by Danny Rose's very clear indication that he felt he had been racially abused. Connor Wickham's late effort scored on the counter attack with Serbia's keeper [.

Video: Sunderland’s Connor Wickham scores his first goal for England under 21s

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Sunderland youngster Connor Wickham bagged his first England under 21 goal in last night's 1-0 win over Norway. The ex-Ipswich striker pounced on indecision in the Norwegian defence to score the only goal of the game. The victory ensured England topped their European Under 21 Championships qualifying group and will be seeded in today's play-off [.

The Black Cats mean business

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By Amy Quinn, writing from Dublin.

The summer of 2011, now nearing its close, will be remembered for many things; Joey Barton losing (or perhaps finding) his marbles on Twitter, Everton failing to make a single signing, André Villas-Boas perplexing English journalists and commentators (it's Veelash-Bowash, apparently), and last but certainly not least, the sudden spurt in clubs that, though exactly traditional super-powers of the sport, are flexing some serious muscle in the transfer market.

Newcastle United

Sunderland Analysis - Lots of Transfer Activity

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I've already gone on record in thinking that NUFC are among the mid-table clubs that have done very well for themselves thus far. They've gone from highly volatile and a bit long in the tooth to more solid if perhaps a little less potentially spectacular. West Brom has quietly solidified themselves in the back with some solid acquisitions as well.

Was 2010/2011 just the season we'll soon forget?

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If this was a school report it would probably read: 'Town have tried hard through this difficult year, but they must do better next year'.

Roy Keane this week told reporters, 'my only regret is that I signed the contract before I met the Chief Executive. I won't be doing that again' (www.bbc.

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Reports: Crystal Palace In Contact With Free Agent Carlton Cole After Losing Christian Benteke To Knee Ligament Injury

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Roy Hodgson's soul-sapping start to life as Crystal Palace's new manager has plumbed a new depth today with news that, having lost their sole remaining striker to injury, the club are mulling over the prospect of signingCarlton Cole.

Having lost Christian Benteke to a knee ligament injury last week, Hodgson currently doesn't have a single recognised senior striker at his disposal with Connor Wickham already ruled out until January and, well.

England U21 Win Over Serbia Ends In Nauseating Scenes, Danny Rose Sent Off Amid Hail Of Monkey Chants (Video)

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By Chris Wright

England U21s qualified for Euro 2013 with a slender 1-0 win over Serbia in Krusevac last night, though the match settled by Connor Wickham's injury-time winner ended amid nauseating scenes, with Danny Rose sent-off after the final whistle having been riled by a hail of monkey chants from the terraces.