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Chelsea’s route to the 2017 FA Cup final

Chelsea go in search of their eighth FA Cup success when they face Arsenal on Saturday having last lifted the trophy in 2012.

Arsenal’s route to the 2017 FA Cup final

Arsenal’s route to the 2017 FA Cup final

Arsenal will be looking for a record 13th FA Cup win, and third in the last four years, when they take on Chelsea on Saturday.

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Griezmann has ‘six out of 10’ chance of joining Manchester United this summer

Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann has said there is a ‘six out of 10’ chance of him joining Manchester United this summer.

Herrera ready

Herrera says Ibrahimovic can help Manchester United to Europa League win

Zlatan Ibrahimovic may only be a spectator at Wednesday’s Europa League final, but Manchester United colleague Ander Herrera expects the experienced Swede will still have a part to play in Stockholm.

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Gael Clichy set to leave Manchester City

Gael Clichy has reportedly confirmed he is leaving Manchester City following the conclusion of their season.

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David Moyes resigns as manager of Sunderland

David Moyes has resigned as manager of Sunderland following the club’s relegation from the Premier League.

Gatland ready

Warren Gatland says there will be no easy wins for British and Irish Lions

Warren Gatland has praised the strength of New Zealand’s Super Rugby teams ahead of the British and Irish Lions tour this summer.

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Sensational Solow retired by Freddy Head

Trainer Freddy Head has been forced to call time on the career of multiple Group One-winning miler Solow.

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is lifted up by his players after the Premier League match at Stamford Bridge, London.

FA Cup final manager focus: Antonio Conte v Arsene Wenger

Chelsea and Arsenal meet in Saturday’s FA Cup final after differing seasons and with managers in contrasting positions.

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Perfect Golden State Warriors reach NBA finals again

The Golden State Warriors have reached the NBA finals with a perfect play-off record after a 129-115 win in game four against the San Antonio Spurs.

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Double success for Antonio Conte at LMA awards

Antonio Conte was rewarded for leading Chelsea to the Premier League title with two League Managers Association awards on Monday night.

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Concerns raised about John Terry’s substitution against Sunderland

Concern has been expressed after a bookmaker paid out thousands of pounds to three punters who wagered on the specific time of Chelsea captain John Terry’s first-half substitution against Sunderland at 100-1.

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The County Championship – The story of the fourth round of fixtures

The latest round of the Specsavers County Championship is almost completed.

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Sam Allardyce braced for ‘difficult’ summer at Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace manager Sam Allardyce is anticipating a “difficult” summer as he looks to build upon his achievement of steering the club away from the Premier League relegation zone.

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Racing star Dario Franchitti robbed at gunpoint in United States

Scottish racing driver Dario Franchitti has been robbed at gunpoint at a Taco Bell drive-through restaurant in the US.


Football rumours from the media

What the papers say Champions Chelsea have made former striker Romelu Lukaku their preferred attacking signing this summer, according to the Evening Standard.

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Yaya Toure keen to remain with Manchester City for remainder of his career

Yaya Toure has expressed his desire to see out the rest of his career at Manchester City.

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Mark Reynolds and Kenny McLean in Scotland squad for England clash

Aberdeen pair Mark Reynolds and Kenny McLean have earned recalls to the Scotland squad for the World Cup qualifier against England.

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Arsenal majority shareholder Kroenke insists his shares are not for sale

Arsenal majority shareholder Stan Kroenke has insisted he remains committed to the club and his company’s shares are “not, and never have been, for sale”.

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Win at Southampton provides confidence boost for Stoke goalkeeper Jack Butland

Jack Butland has spoken of the satisfaction he has taken from his end to the season after excelling in Stoke’s 1-0 victory at Southampton on Sunday.

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