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  • Arsenal beats Chelsea 1-0 in Community Shield at Wembley

    Arsenal beats Chelsea 1-0 in Community Shield at Wembley

    Associated Press
    Arsenal beats Chelsea 1-0 in Community Shield at Wembley

    LONDON (AP) — Arsene Wenger finally earned his first win over Jose Mourinho on Sunday as Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's first-half goal gave Arsenal a 1-0 victory over Chelsea in the Community Shield. …

  • British singer and TV host Cilla Black dies at 72

    British singer and TV host Cilla Black dies at 72

    Associated Press
    British singer and TV host Cilla Black dies at 72

    LONDON (AP) — Big-voiced British singer Cilla Black, a product of Beatles-era Liverpool who became a national treasure over a 50-year music and television career, has died. She was 72. …

  • FA are 'amateurs', says Hull chairman Allam

    FA are 'amateurs', says Hull chairman Allam

    Reuters
    FA are 'amateurs', says Hull chairman Allam

    Hull City Chairman Assem Allam labelled the Football Association (FA) "amateurs" after the governing body blocked his attempted rebranding of the second-tier club for a second time. Allam wanted to rename the Championship club Hull Tigers believing it would be easier to market the club and bring in increased commercial revenue but his attempts were rejected by the FA Council last month. "It is a sad day that most of the people who make the decisions are amateurs," Allam told the Sun. "To go …

  • Selfies and six packs to derail Arsenal's title hopes: Keane

    Selfies and six packs to derail Arsenal's title hopes: Keane

    Reuters
    Selfies and six packs to derail Arsenal's title hopes: Keane

    Arsenal are not capable of winning the Premier League title this season because they have too many players interested in selfies and six packs rather than winning football matches, according to former Manchester United captain Roy Keane. Keane, a fire and brimstone midfielder, won seven Premier League titles as a player and enjoyed particularly competitive relationship with Arsenal and their similarly combative captain Patrick Viera. "Arsenal have some really good players -- some good …

  • Lampard makes losing MLS debut for New York City FC

    Lampard makes losing MLS debut for New York City FC

    Reuters
    Lampard makes losing MLS debut for New York City FC

    (Reuters) - Former Chelsea and England midfielder Frank Lampard had an unhappy Major League Soccer debut on Saturday when his new club New York City FC were beaten 3-2 by the Montreal Impact. The 37-year-old received a rousing ovation from the Yankee Stadium crowd when he came on as a substitute in the 69th minute, with New York FC already 2-1 behind. Montreal went further ahead when Ignacio Piatti scored from the penalty spot in the 84th minute, his second goal of the game, before New York …