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Young England stifle Neymar’s Brazil

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London (AFP) – Neymar and his Brazil colleagues were held to a frustrating goalless draw after a spirited display by a callow England team in Tuesday’s friendly match at Wembley Stadium.

Brazil coach Tite was able to name a first-choice starting XI, but despite the presence of Neymar, Gabriel Jesus and Philippe Coutinho in the visitors’ line-up, they tested England goalkeeper Joe Hart only three times.

Young England stifle Neymar’s Brazil

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London (AFP) – Neymar and his Brazil colleagues were held to a frustrating goalless draw after a spirited display by a callow England team in Tuesday’s friendly match at Wembley Stadium.

Brazil coach Tite was able to name a first-choice starting XI, but despite the presence of Neymar, Gabriel Jesus and Philippe Coutinho in the visitors’ line-up, they tested England goalkeeper Joe Hart only three times.

English Premier League

Burnley’s Wood prolongs Spurs’ Wembley jinx

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London (AFP) – Chris Wood scored his first goal for Burnley to rescue a 1-1 Premier League draw on Sunday as Tottenham Hotspur’s Wembley Stadium hoodoo struck again.

Spurs looked on course for a first victory since moving to their temporary home while White Hart Lane is being rebuilt when Dele Alli gave them a second-half lead.

Burnley’s Wood prolongs Spurs’ Wembley jinx

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London (AFP) – Chris Wood scored his first goal for Burnley to rescue a 1-1 Premier League draw on Sunday as Tottenham Hotspur’s Wembley Stadium hoodoo struck again.

Spurs looked on course for a first victory since moving to their temporary home while White Hart Lane is being rebuilt when Dele Alli gave them a second-half lead.

Hotpurs to play home games next season at Wembley

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London (AFP) – Tottenham Hotspur will play all their home games next season at Wembley Stadium, the Premier League title contenders said on Friday, calling it “a momentous day”.

Spurs will need a temporary home while their new 61,000-seater ground is being completed adjacent to their existing north London base of White Hart Lane, which will be demolished after more than a hundred years of service.

Soccer Saturday: Your Running Commentary

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Chelsea and Tottenham are preparing for a fierce battle in the coming weeks for the English Premier League title, but first they must settle things in the FA Cup.

The London clubs square off in the FA Cup semifinals on Saturday at Wembley Stadium, with the winner taking on the winner of Sunday's Arsenal-Manchester City semifinal.

Soccer Sunday: Your Running Commentary

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Leicester City will be without Jamie Vardy on Sunday, but the English Premier League leader will press on without him.

The Foxes host Swansea City at King Power Stadium to headline action in the English Premier League, while Crystal Palace and Watford will battle it out at Wembley Stadium for the chance to progress to the English FA Cup final.

Everton’s Cup run covering up a multitude of issues under Roberto Martinez

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Everton boss Roberto Martinez is actually on the precipice of giving the club's supporters something they've craved for a long time.

It's been 21 years since the Toffees last lifted silverware and as Romelu Lukaku fired this team into the semi-finals of the FA Cup, the prospect of winning a trophy is a very real one for this talented group.

Everton’s Cup run covering up a multitude of issues under Roberto Martinez

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Everton boss Roberto Martinez is actually on the precipice of giving the club's supporters something they've craved for a long time.

It's been 21 years since the Toffees last lifted silverware and as Romelu Lukaku fired this team into the semi-finals of the FA Cup, the prospect of winning a trophy is a very real one for this talented group.

Chelsea and Spurs in race to rent Wembley while their stadiums are redeveloped

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Chelsea have only held preliminary discussions with Wembley about using the national stadium whilst their Stamford Bridge home is redeveloped, Press Association Sport understands.

Some reports on Tuesday suggested an eight-figure fee had already been offered by the reigning Premier League champions as they look at options for a temporary home.

Chelsea and Spurs in race to rent Wembley while their stadiums are redeveloped

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Chelsea have only held preliminary discussions with Wembley about using the national stadium whilst their Stamford Bridge home is redeveloped, Press Association Sport understands.

Some reports on Tuesday suggested an eight-figure fee had already been offered by the reigning Premier League champions as they look at options for a temporary home.

WATCH The FA Cup Semi-Final Draw, Live From Wembley Stadium at 11:50am ET [VIDEO]

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Beginning approximately at 11:50am ET, you can watch the draw for the semi-finals of the 2013/14 FA Cup live here on World Soccer Talk courtesy of The FA.

Ian Wright will be joined by his son Shaun Wright-Phillips to pull the balls "out of the hat" in order to determine who will play whom in the FA Cup semi-finals at Wembley.

Preview: Championship Playoff Final Between Watford and Crystal Palace

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The revamped Wembley Stadium is once again flourishing as the hub of major football occasions. On Monday, the home of football will turn its attention to the most lucrative football match on the planet. It's not the just-played Champions League Final. It's the Championship playoff to decide which club will be promoted to the Premier League.

Tuesday Kickoff: Goal-line technology nears EPL approval; Silva fit for PSG; and more

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By DAN KARELL

Though not a done deal yet, goal-line technology will likely be used next season on one of the biggest stages in world soccer.

The Premier League clubs will meet on Thursday to discuss, among other things, the use of goal-line technology starting next season.

FA Cup

2016 FA Cup Final: Manchester United v Crystal Palace Ticket News

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Manchester United and Crystal Palace were given 57,000 tickets between them for the FA Cup final this year, which will take place on May 21st at Wembley stadium in London. Compared to previous finals this is a significant increase, with the FA often fielding widespread criticism about their reserving thousands of seats for the wider footballing community and corporate partners in past finals rather than them being made available for fans.

Wigan Athletic Win FA Cup Final After Stunning Victory Against Manchester City

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In one of the biggest shocks in FA Cup Final history, Wigan Athletic defeated Manchester City 1-0 today at London's Wembley Stadium.

With minutes to go before the full-time whistle blew, Wigan substitute Ben Watson came up for a corner kick and brilliantly headed the ball into the back of the net over the arms of City goalkeeper Joe Hart.

Millwall Hooligans Clash With Fans and Police at Wembley FA Cup Semi-Final [PHOTO]

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Skirmishes between Millwall supporters erupted at Wembley today in the latter stages of the FA Cup semi-final between Wigan and Millwall.

TV footage and photographs showed small groups of Millwall supporters fighting between themselves near a corner of the ground. There were scenes of policemen trying to push fans back, while it appeared that some Millwall supporters jeered their own fans who were causing the hooliganism.

Germany

Ahead of Saturday’s friendly, looking back at 5 historic England-Germany clashes

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World champions Germany host England at Berlin's Olympic Stadium in an international friendly on Saturday. AFP Sports looks at five historic clashes between the rivals:

July 30 1966, World Cup final, Wembley Stadium, London

England 4 (Hurst 18, 101, 120, Peters 78) West Germany 2 (Haller 12, Weber 89) after extra-time

Geoff Hurst wrote himself into footballing folklore by becoming the only player to score a hat-trick in a World Cup final as England lifted the Jules Rimet trophy in controversial fashion.

Ahead of Saturday’s friendly, looking back at 5 historic England-Germany clashes

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World champions Germany host England at Berlin's Olympic Stadium in an international friendly on Saturday. AFP Sports looks at five historic clashes between the rivals:

July 30 1966, World Cup final, Wembley Stadium, London

England 4 (Hurst 18, 101, 120, Peters 78) West Germany 2 (Haller 12, Weber 89) after extra-time

Geoff Hurst wrote himself into footballing folklore by becoming the only player to score a hat-trick in a World Cup final as England lifted the Jules Rimet trophy in controversial fashion.

Thursday Kickoff: Wembley in line to host Euro 2020 final; Costa Rica beat Nicaragua; and more

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By DAN KARELL

The semifinals and final of the 2020 European Championships could be going to Great Britain's premier soccer venue.

Just two venues, London's Wembley Stadium and Munich'sAllianz Arena have applied to host the final two rounds of Euro 2020, and according to multiple reports in England and Germany, the two nation's FAs have come to a mutual agreement.

The Night Fußball Came Home

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Ioffer you no match analysis. I care not for tactics. Distance covered and pass accuracy is irrelevant. The match itself was pulsating.

The stoic dignity of Jürgen Klopp and his team as they stood arm in arm, motionless in front of their supporters and tearfully received their applauded respect will live long in the memory.

Bayern Munich vs Borussia Dortmund – An alternative Champions League Final Preview

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Claude Levi-Strauss. Not the famed hawker of denim attire. The French anthropologist and ethnologist. Granted, it's not quite the conventional opening shots of what ostensibly is a preview of the Champions League Final but he nevertheless is relevant to what will duly follow.

Champions League Final: Betting Odds, Preview and Prediction

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Official 2013 UEFA Champions League Final match ball (Image via UEFA)

Champions League Betting Odds, Preview and Prediction

Saturday, May 25, 2013

Bayern Munich vs. Borussia Dortmund (FOX, 2:45 p.m. ET/11:45 a.m. PT): Quite often, UEFA Champions League finals make pretty poor betting opportunities but I strongly believe this year's version is quite different and provides some pretty good chances to make some money in the last big match of the European season.

Borussia Dortmund Fans to Take Over Wembley Stadium for UCL Final

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Borussia Dortmund are apparently looking to do their best replication of the Westfalenstadion at Wembley Stadium on May 25th, as the side are set to take on Bayern Munich in the Champions League final. The Telegraph recently released news of how many BVB fans actually applied for Champions League final tickets and the numbers are astonishing.

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Jose Mourinho and stars endorse Infantino’s FIFA bid

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A stellar cast of soccer figures including Jose Mourinho and Luis Figo appeared in support of Gianni Infantino's FIFA presidential bid at an event at London's Wembley Stadium on Monday.

UEFA general secretary Infantino, who is bidding to succeed the disgraced Sepp Blatter in the February 26 election in Zurich, was accompanied by a host of glittering names from the game as he outlined his plans for the first 90 days of his presidency.

Jose Mourinho and stars endorse Infantino’s FIFA bid

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A stellar cast of soccer figures including Jose Mourinho and Luis Figo appeared in support of Gianni Infantino's FIFA presidential bid at an event at London's Wembley Stadium on Monday.

UEFA general secretary Infantino, who is bidding to succeed the disgraced Sepp Blatter in the February 26 election in Zurich, was accompanied by a host of glittering names from the game as he outlined his plans for the first 90 days of his presidency.

European Soccer

UEFA selects 13 host cities for Euro 2020, London’s Wembley Stadium to host final

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By RYAN TOLMICH

The 2020 European Championships are set to be hosted in cities across the continent, with the tournament's finals and semifinals scheduled to be held at one of the sport's most famous stadiums.

UEFA announced Friday that the Euro 2020 finals and semifinals will be held in London's Wembley Arena, which will join a list of 12 other cities in hosting the tournament.

European Weekend Rewind: Man City upset by Wigan in FA Cup; Barcelona lose again; and more

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By JUSTIN FERGUSON

For the second straight season, Manchester City's dreams of a FA Cup title died at the hands of some unlikely underdogs.

Wigan Athletic defeated Manchester City 2-1 Sunday in a rematch of the 2013 FA Cup final, when the now-Championship club netted a late goal to pull off a stunning upset at Wembley Stadium.

Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund set to clash in all-German UEFA Champions League Final

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By JUSTIN FERGUSON

Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund will make UEFA Champions League history on Saturday when the two giants square off at Wembley Stadium in London in the first all-German final.

It will be a banner day for the Bundesliga, which has rallied from a mid-2000s slump in continental play to put its name in the running today for the title of best league in Europe.

Wednesday Evening Ticker: England ousts Brazil, AFCON final is set, and more

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BY JUSTIN FERGUSON

England successfully defended Wembley Stadium with a 2-1 win Wednesday, snapping a losing streak against Brazil that spanned 23 years.

Joe Hart's early penalty kick save gave England the spark it needed to grab the lead in the first half, as Wayne Rooney slotted home a rebound.

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Confirmed Host Cities for Euro 2020 – Wembley hosts Semi-Finals and Final

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UEFA have today confirmed that England's national ground, Wembley Stadium will host the Euro 2020 semi-finals and final.

Michel Platini, the president of UEFA, confirmed that Wembley had been awarded the 'finals package' after the only rival bidder, the German FA, said they were more interested in hosting Euro 2024 solely.

England Win 4-0 – Go Top Of Group – France Draw

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England had an easy win tonight at Wembley Stadium when they strolled through the game with Moldova and won 4-0, although the score could have and probablyshould have been higher, and with almost last kick of the game former Newcastle winger James Milner somehow managed to put the ball over the bar with an [.

It’s Holloway vs Zola in the Championship Play-off Final – Crystal Palace v Watford Preview

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Crystal Palace v Watford
kick-off 3pm GMT, Wembley Stadium

On MondayGianfranco Zola and Ian Holloway will lead their respective teams out at Wembley knowing they are only one victory away from the ultimate stage in English football – the Premier League.

Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich Shade The 2013 Champions League Final

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With ninety seconds left to play at Wembley Stadium last night the moment came, and when it did it was reminiscent of a Bayern Munich hero of the past. Arjen Robben had already skipped into position between two defenders, and with a swivel of his hips he sent a scuffed shot across the Borussia Dortmund goalkeeper Roman Weidenfeller which trickled agonisingly over the line to win the 2013 UEFA Champions League for Bayern with a move that had a hint of the golden days of Gerd Muller about it.

UEFA Champions League Final: Preview and Projected Lineups

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One of the most celebrated days in the club soccer calendar as finally approached us as German titans Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund will square off at Wembley Stadium in London for the UEFA Champions League title. Both clubs went on a rampant tear, especially Bayern, in the knockout stage of the competition and not only are German bragging rights up for grabs but continental bragging rights as well.

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Arsenal Manager – Tribute Showed The Class Of England

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Arsene Wenger today has paid tribute to the English for their heart-warming display of solidarity at Wembley Stadium onTuesday night when Wembley was decked out in French colors and the crowd of 70,000 sang the La Marseillaise before the game. It was an emotional night indeed in tribute to the 159 innocent people who were [.

CHELSEA WEMBLEY MOVE + GOTZE MEGA BID! - The Daily Chelsea - @ChelseaFansYT

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Chelsea have put in an £11 million bid to use Wembley Stadium plus potential mega-bid to Bayern Munich for Gotze! Jack brings you today's DAILY CHELSEA! Comment below and get involved!
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Watkin’s Folly and the English game

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In the late 19th Century an industrialist, railwayman and distinguished member of parliament named Sir Edward Watkin proposedthe splendid idea of building a structure, most likely that of a tower,in Londonto rival that of the recently built Eiffel Tower.

An eclectic range of sixty-eight designs were submitted to Watkins from across Europe and the world.

Wembley Arch To Go ‘Interactive’ And Light Up To React To Goals And Social Media Trends

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By Chris Wright

Thanks to the FA's new sponsorship deal with broadband-mongers EE, the "iconic" arch over Wembley stadium is to get an interactive makeover, with a newly-fitted, state-of-the-art LED system meaning the structure will be able to react to fluctuating social media trends during games.