Being known as a "Cup team" is a mixed compliment, implying the ability to raise your game for one-off occasions, but never to sustain it. If Wigan Athletic, FA Cup winners relegated within a week, are newcomers to the genre, West Ham United have been at it rather longer.
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Friday 02 July 2010
Franz Beckenbauer has expressed sympathy for the controversial manner in which England bowed out of the World Cup and called for the introduction of technology to prevent such injustices in future.
Sunday 13 June 2010
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Saturday 29 May 2010
Geoff Hurst rises unchallenged to score England's winner from Martin Peters' cross in the quarter-final against Argentina at Wembley.
Friday 09 April 2010
A British hospital has become the first in the world to give xenon gas to a stricken new-born baby to prevent it suffering brain injury.
Tuesday 16 March 2010
Saturday 07 November 2009
Monday 02 November 2009
England coach Fabio Capello will unveil a sculpture of World Cup-winning boss Sir Alf Ramsey at Wembley on Friday.
Saturday 10 October 2009
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