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Chelsea: John Terry Subbed Off After 26 Minutes Of Final Appearance, Given Mid-Match Guard Of Honour (Photo & Video)

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Many a tear was shed at Stamford Bridge this afternoon as Chelsea said their farewells to a club legend, one John Terry.

The Blues' captain started against Sunderland, making his 717th and final appearance for his beloved club.

The run-out lasted just 26 minutes (his squad number), whereupon the substitute's board was raised and Terry exited the pitch to a standing ovation, hugging his teammates asthey gave him a mid-match guard of honour.

Video: Real Madrid train ahead of Chelsea match

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Spanish giants Real Madrid have been in training ahead of their International Champions Cup final match against Chelsea. The sides meet in Miami tomorrow. Real Madrid trained at Barry University in Miami Shores.

Match Of The Past: Derby County

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We continue our series of archive videos of the clubs of the Football League Championship this morning with a club that became the champions of England twice in four years during the 1970s, Derby County. Under the managership of Brian Clough and Peter Taylor, the club was promoted to the First Division in 1969, and they gave a glimpse of what was to come with the first of our six matches, a mauling of Tottenham Hotspur at The Baseball Ground in September 1969.

Video: Tottenham defender Steven Caulker heads England U21 into the lead against Azerbaijan U21

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England under 21s secured a 2-0 win in Azerbaijan last night to put themselves top of their qualification group with one game to play. Tottenham defender Steven Caulker headed in the opening goal in Baku in front of a bumper crowd of 214. Liverpool's Jonjo Shelvey added a second goal to secure victory for Stuart [.

Video: Hulk signs off at Porto with shameful Fair Play FAIL

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Hulk has now left Porto to join Zenit St Petersburg. Before completing his transfer, he decided his parting gift to the club could be a final goal and winding up every non-Porto fan in Portugal. With Porto trailing 1-0 in Hulk's final match, a drop-ball restart after an injury which usually protocol dictates should [.

Match Of The Past: Crystal Palace

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The more eagle-eyed amongst you may have noticed that we're slowing down on this series now that the new season is properly under way. We'll work our way through the rest of the Football League over the next few weeks and months, but tonight we continue with Crystal Palace and we have six matches from the years between 1971 and 1990.

Match Of The Past: Blackburn Rovers

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This morning, we return to our series of videos of the clubs of the Football League Championship with another of those relegated from the Premier League at the end of last season, Blackburn Rovers. Blackburn Rovers is a club whose initial decline arguably started with the advent of television, which makes archive footage of them a little difficult to find, but we do have six matches for you today from the years between 1968 and 1994, kicking off with a trip to Craven Cottage to play Fulham in 1968, and this is followed with a home match against Sheffield United from the 1969/70 season.

Match Of The Past: Burnley FC

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We continue our series of historical videos of the clubs of the Football League Championship League One and League Two are to follow this afternoon with Burnley FC, and six videos spanning the years from 1960 to 1994. The greatest period in the history of this club was largely hidden from the view of television cameras autocratic owner Bob Lord didn't allow Match Of The Day cameras into Turf Moor until 1968 but we do kick off with a short film made for the BBC on the subject of their league title-winning side of 1960, before skipping forward twelve years to follow the Clarets to Craven Cottage for an away league match against Fulham from the start of the 1972/73 season

By the middle of the 1980s, the decline of English football was more than apparent.

Match Of The Past: Bolton Wanderers

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We continue our series of the Football League Championship clubs' matches of the past this morning with Bolton Wanderers, and six matches from the years between 1954 and 2003. The first match comes from 1954, and sees Bolton travel to the Manor Ground to play Headington United, who were of course to later become Oxford United, on a snow covered pitch in the FA Cup.

Match Of The Past: Birmingham City

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We continue our series of historical videos of the clubs of the Football League Championship this morning with Birmingham City, and six matches from the years between 1975 and 2007. Our first match is a trip to Hillsborough for an FA Cup semi-final against Fulham in 1975, and our second match is from the following year, a trip to Filbert Street to play Leicester City in a league match from December 1976 which features a devastating performance from Kenny Burns.

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Juventus hope to pinch Man Utd starlet Adnan Januzaj

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Italian side Juventus are planning to sign highly-rated Manchester United youngster Adnan Januzaj just 12 months after doing the same with Paul Pogba. The Old Lady find United to be a decent feeder club at the moment, and hope to once again snatch a young star from the champions by promising them more regular [.

West Brom fans cashing in on Fergie’s retirement ahead of Manchester United match

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West Brom fans are receiving an unexpected windfall following Sir Alex Ferguson's decision to retire at the end of the season. The Baggies' final match of the season is at home to Manchester United, which means it is also Fergie's last game in the dugout. With United fans desperate to be there to see him [.

Striker: Fergie has lost my respect

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Fulham striker Dimitar Berbatov has slammed former boss Sir Alex Ferguson for treating him poorly at Manchester United and finally admits that he should have considered leaving Old Trafford in 2011.

Berbatov was United's stand-out striker in the 2010-11 season, scoring 21 goals in all competitions, only to see himself snubbed for a place in Fergie's UEFA Champions League final match-day squad.

English Premier League – Table – 19 August 2012

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Manchester City and Chelsea both won in their EPL season opening matches on Sunday. The top of the table remains crowded with seven teams tied at three points. Manchester United will take on Everton tomorrow in the final match of the opening round.

Below is the English Premier League table through August 19, 2012.

Joe Hart recalls “15-minute nightmare”

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Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart has urged his teammates to fight successfully for silverware every season but admits that the roller-coaster 2011-12 title race left him sweating on the final match-day.

City, who controlled their destiny going into the last game of the season at home to QPR, needed to match Manchester United's result to lift the title at the Red Devils' expense.

Tour 2012 Finale + Highlights

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And so the final match of Tour 2012 was conducted last night against Hannover 96. For the benefit of those watching, both teams had a pre-match conference and decided that defending was not to be given high priority; the result a seven goal thriller. The match did at least show Utd to be improving in playing speed as the Premier League opener draws nearer.

Tour 2012 continues

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Quick round up of the latest tour news. As you know, we've moved into Europe now with Valerenga of Norway. The match itself was 0-0, thanks to a combination of missed chances and a goalkeeper blocking shots almost as if he made a living that way. But the more important news was the return of Nemanja Vidic, out since early last season, who completed an hour of play.


U.S. Women thump Costa Rica as Sundhage begins unofficial farewell tour

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The same day the news hit that Pia Sundhage was leaving her job as U.S. women's national team head coach, the Olympic gold medal-winning U.S. women played their first match since the Olympics and treated fans to a showcase of attacking prowess.

2012 London Olympics: USWNT Get Retribution, Win Gold at Wembley Against Japan

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For their third Olympics in a row and fourth time overall, the United States Women's National Team stood at the center podium, and had gold be put around their necks. Even sweeter was the victory, which came at the expense of Japan, who stole the 2011 World Cup in a heartbreaking penalty shootout last summer.

United States Women vs Canada Olympics Semifinal- Gamethread

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The US Women face Canada in the Semi Finals of the 2012 London Olympics today at 11:45 AM Pacifc on NBC Sports Network (Comcast 626, 603 on DirectTV). The United States has come under scrutiny for the Canadian's claim that their set piece defense is illegal, which is just a precursor to the excuses issued for yet another Canadian loss to the US.

Tommy Smith Olympic Player

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Tommy Smith made a welcome return to the Ipswich Town side today after his New Zealand team were knocked out of the Olympics.
The Oly Whites ended their London 2012 experience bottom of the group, but that won't have been too disappointing for the side which also included Chris Wood (BristolCity) and Ryan Nelsen (QPR).


U-20 Women’s World Cup : Germany And Japan To Meet In Semi-Finals

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Title holders Germany are through to the next round of the U-20 Women's World Cup and boy, oh boy, will they be facing an opponent worthy of the final match-up itself : Japan! The German girls thrashed Norway 4-0 in Saitama, a squad that has been trying to replicate their 1995 Women's World Cup success for more than a decade.

USL Pro: A Look Back at Week 20

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The final weekend of almost every regular season has its share of drama, and the USL Pro's season finale was no different as two teams snuck into the playoffs while another saw its postseason hopes vanish.

The Harrisburg City Islanders and the Wilmington Hammerheads booked the final two spots in the postseason and the Charlotte Eagles fell out of sixth place and the playoff picture by losing on Sunday.


Brazil Nike 1958 World Cup Commemorative Jersey

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Brazil meets Sweden on Wednesday in an international friendly in what will be the final match played at the legendary RÃ¥sunda Stadium in Stockholm. During the first half of the...

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With the help of lead man Leandro Damiao, Brazil has come to secure a 3-2 winning score against Honduras's 9-man team that set up a semi-final match with South Korea. With Honduras initially gaining momentum with scores by Mario Martinez and Roger Espinoza, Brazil brought the game back to its league with goals by Damiao [.

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MLS Weekend Wrap-Up: Galaxy Embarrass Chivas "At Home," Montreal Pick Up Their Second Road Win, New York Gets Some Payback

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Chivas USA vs. Los Angeles Galaxy: In the final match up of the season between these two LA rivals, the Galaxy picked up a huge 4-0 victory over Chivas. Midfielder Juninho picked up two goals while Landon Donovan picked up a whopping four assists. For a full recap, click the match link above.

U.S. Open Cup Final: Match Night Commentary

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The Seattle Sounders will be trying to make history while Sporting Kansas City will be trying to deliver a trophy to their fans as the two MLS powers square off in tonight's U.S. Open Cup Final (GolTV, 9:30pm).

The Sounders will attempt to become the first team in history to win four Open Cup titles in the tournament's 99-year history, but they will have to do so on the road at LiveStrong Sporting Park, where Sporting KC will be trying to win the organization's first title since the 2004 U.

Beckham rejoins Galaxy, will miss Chivas match for Olympic closing ceremonies

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The first part of David Beckham's Olympic adventure is complete, and he has returned to the Los Angeles Galaxy in time to face his former club yet again.

Beckham rejoined Galaxy training Wednesday and will be available for selection when the defending MLS Cup champions take on Cristiano Ronaldo and La Liga winners Real Madrid at the Home Depot Center as part of the World Football Challenge Thursday night (10:30 p.

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Canadian Team Boosts Women's Pro Soccer Potential

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The thrilling, controversial semi-final match of Women's Olympic Soccer stirred heavy emotions for Canadians.

The outcome may have been plagued by referee judgment, but it also may have stoked new flames for the Women's Pro game in North America.

Ironically, the loss may mean more for women's Soccer than a win would have.

2012 London Olympics: In an All Time Classic Match, The USWNT Shocks Canada in Extra Time, Moving On to the Final at Wembley Against Japan

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45 seconds left, penalties are all but a certainty. Abby Wambach and Alex Morgan make their way into the box. Heather O'Reilly puts the ball in...and an eruption of cheers. Alex Morgan scores arguably the most important goal of her career, setting up one of the most hyped rematches in soccer history; USWNT versus Japan, this time for Gold in the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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‘I’ll Kick It Into The Curva’ – Francesco Totti Planned To Mark His Final Match For Roma By Deliberately Missing Penalty

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If you thought John Terry's decisionto bow out by throwing himself a mandatory mid-match guard of honour was questionable, then just wait until you hear the initial draft of Francesco Totti's farewell ritual.

As revealed by Roma teammate Juan Jesus, it would appear that Totti very slightly lost his mind in the build up to Roma's final Serie A fixture of the season against Genoa a Sunday or two ago his 786th and final appearance for his boyhood club.

Will Jay Heaps Return For 2013?

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With just one final match left to play in 2012, the New England Revolution sit at a pretty poor 8-17-8 record. The playoffs have realistically been out of reach for two months or more, and after a bright start, a lot of the same old issues that have plagued the Revs since around 2008-2009 or so started to appear.

Dynamo vs. Philadelphia: The charge continues

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After a break for international play, the inexorable charge towards the playoffs now continues. Saturday night, the Dynamo play the Philadelphia Union in their penultimate match of the regular season. The final match is on the road, so this marks Houston's final chance to see their team play in the regular season, and a chance to quietly finish off what would be a very remarkable feat (superstition prevents me from actually mentioning said feat, in the hopes that it actually comes to pass).

Sounders at Vancouver Whitecaps Cascadia Cup - Pre Match Build Up

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Previewing the final match against the northern Cascadia rivals.

This penultimate Cascadia Cup match for the Seattle Sounders sees one of their rare remaining road games. They see the Vancouver Whitecaps while heading in opposite directions. In Seattle's last five matches they have 8 points.

Sounders at CD Marathon CCL - Gamethread

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Wednesday night's match is simply one of those where a team can clinch with a win and not worry about the final match of the Group Stage. Winning will have its own challenges - horrible surface, high heat and humidity, CONCACAF referees, nearly unknown personnel opposing. All the things that you can love and hate about the CCL are right there.

Real Madrid defeats Celtic 2-0 at the Linc

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Real Madrid took down Celtic 2-0 in the final match of World Football Challenge on a steamy afternoon at Lincoln Financial Field. We've got a full match report.

Pia Sundhage Always Get the Shaft, as That Saying Goes

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Well, today's the big day. And just to make SBNation's (via Patricia Nell Warren really, really happy, let's take the time to reflect on how awesome the USWNT's coach is. A moment of silence, please.

Pia Sundhage, Like Most Gay And Lesbian Coaches, Doesn't Get Enough Credit

Hate reflecting on homosexuals, you know, the kind that bring teams to the deciding final match for two years in a row?

Win Chelsea FC – Champions of Europe 2012 DVD

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To celebrate the release of the Chelsea FC Champions of Europe 2012 DVD we are offering three readers the chance to win a copy.

In May 2012, Chelsea FC lifted the coveted Champions League trophy after an unforgettable campaign. Chelsea fans will always remember their route to victory the comeback against Napoli, the tense win against Benfica, defeating the mighty Barcelona at Stamford Bridge, the heroics in the Nou Camp and the famous night in Munich where they secured the greatest prize in European club football.

San Jose Earthquakes 2-2 Swansea City: In Pictures [PHOTO]

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Swansea City played their final match of their first-ever US summer tour last night against San Jose Earthquakes. Swansea took the lead through Danny Graham, and added a second goal to make it 2-0 after new signing Chico Flores scored ...

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