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When Stuart Williams was confronted by the emerging genius of Pele in a quarter-final of the 1958 World Cup in Sweden, the classy and constructive Welsh full-back responded with the performance of his life. That day in Gothenburg, the teenager who would soon be hailed as the greatest footballer of all time, scored the only goal of the game to eliminate valiant opponents who had upset the odds by reaching the last eight. Though deprived of their own star, John Charles, through injury, the scarlet-shirted heroes held out for more than 70 minutes against a sumptuously talented Brazilian attack, in which the prodigy combined to compelling effect with the likes of Garrincha, Didi and Zagalo.

US man attempting to dribble ball to 2014 World Cup in Brazil is killed just two-weeks into his quest

Richard Swanson was attempting to trek 10,000 to promote a charity

Ware in 2000 while playing for Macclesfield

Paul Ware: Footballer loved by Stoke fans for his honest endeavour

His brutal drive from 30 yards sent his side to Wembley, but he missed the final through injury

Men held after Kidderminster football fan stabbed

A football fan was stabbed and another taken to hospital after their coach was attacked on the way home from a match.

John Still

John Still drops into non-league to become Luton manager

Coach leaves position at League Two side Dagenham

Paul Buckle

Paul Buckle leaves role as manager of Luton

Luton were knocked out of the FA Cup by Millwall at the weekend

Millwall’s James Henry rounds Luton Town goalkeeper Mark Tyler to put his side into the lead at Kenilworth Road

Reality bites as Luton's thoughts turn to the fight for points at Macclesfield

Luton Town 0 Millwall 3: Getting out of the Conference remains the dream after big Cup awakening

Match Report: Luton Town's marathon run ends at last against Millwall

Luton Town 0 Millwall 3: Millwall make their League status tell in front of goal while gallant Hatters are left with happy memories and a sense of relief there was no repeat of crowd trouble

Manchester United winger Luis Nani

Manchester United's Nani in police car crash

Player's £180,000 Bentley sustained "minor damage"

Scott Rendell celebrates his goal at Norwich that gave Luton a historic win

FA Cup: Luton Town v Millwall match preview

A look ahead to this weekend’s FA Cup fixture at Kenilworth Road

Police warn ticketless fans not to travel to Luton-Millwall match

Sides meet in the FA Cup this weekend

Gareth Bale wheels away in relief after scoring a late equaliser for Spurs

Match Report: New faces lift Chris Hughton after Gareth Bale rescues Spurs

Norwich City 1 Tottenham Hotspur 1

Wigan’s Roman Golobart barges into the back of Waide Fairhurst of Macclesfield

Macclesfield left fuming at referee's 'Luis Suarez moment' in defeat to Wigan

Macclesfield 0 Wigan Athletic 1

Chris Hughton, Norwich's manager, will not be pleased to have been knocked out of the FA Cup by Luton

Match Report: Luton Town cap crazy week for the underdog

Norwich City 0 Luton Town 1: Paul Buckle’s side record the first FA Cup victory by a non-League side away to a top-flight team in 27 years as the hosts continue their worrying run of form

Joint leader of English Defence League Kevin Carroll arrested on suspicion of race hate crime

Kevin Carroll is a cousin of the anti-Islam group's founder Stephen Lennon

Dean Saunders

Wolves confirm Dean Saunders as new manager

Compensation has been agreed with Doncaster

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Mark Udall: The Democrat Senator with a fight on his hands ahead of the US midterm elections

Mark Udall: The Democrat Senator with a fight on his hands

The Senator for Colorado is for gay rights, for abortion rights – and in the Republicans’ sights as they threaten to take control of the Senate next month
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New discoveries show more contact between far-flung prehistoric humans than had been thought

Evidence found of contact between Easter Islanders and South America
Cerys Matthews reveals how her uncle taped 150 interviews for a biography of Dylan Thomas

Cerys Matthews on Dylan Thomas

The singer reveals how her uncle taped 150 interviews for a biography of the famous Welsh poet
DIY is not fun and we've finally realised this as a nation

Homebase closures: 'DIY is not fun'

Homebase has announced the closure of one in four of its stores. Nick Harding, who never did know his awl from his elbow, is glad to see the back of DIY
The Battle of the Five Armies: Air New Zealand releases new Hobbit-inspired in-flight video

Air New Zealand's wizard in-flight video

The airline has released a new Hobbit-inspired clip dubbed "The most epic safety video ever made"
Pumpkin spice is the flavour of the month - but can you stomach the sweetness?

Pumpkin spice is the flavour of the month

The combination of cinnamon, clove, nutmeg (and no actual pumpkin), now flavours everything from lattes to cream cheese in the US
11 best sonic skincare brushes

11 best sonic skincare brushes

Forget the flannel - take skincare to the next level by using your favourite cleanser with a sonic facial brush
Paul Scholes column: I'm not worried about Manchester United's defence - Chelsea test can be the making of Phil Jones and Marcos Rojo

Paul Scholes column

I'm not worried about Manchester United's defence - Chelsea test can be the making of Jones and Rojo
Frank Warren: Boxing has its problems but in all my time I've never seen a crooked fight

Frank Warren: Boxing has its problems but in all my time I've never seen a crooked fight

While other sports are stalked by corruption, we are an easy target for the critics
Jamie Roberts exclusive interview: 'I'm a man of my word – I'll stay in Paris'

Jamie Roberts: 'I'm a man of my word – I'll stay in Paris'

Wales centre says he’s not coming home but is looking to establish himself at Racing Métro
How could three tourists have been battered within an inch of their lives by a burglar in a plush London hotel?

A crime that reveals London's dark heart

How could three tourists have been battered within an inch of their lives by a burglar in a plush London hotel?
Meet 'Porridge' and 'Vampire': Chinese state TV is offering advice for citizens picking a Western moniker

Lost in translation: Western monikers

Chinese state TV is offering advice for citizens picking a Western moniker. Simon Usborne, who met a 'Porridge' and a 'Vampire' while in China, can see the problem
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Handy hacks that make life easier

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KidZania lets children try their hands at being a firefighter, doctor or factory worker for the day

KidZania: It's a small world

The new 'educational entertainment experience' in London's Shepherd's Bush will allow children to try out the jobs that are usually undertaken by adults, including firefighter, doctor or factory worker