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Lehmann escapes disciplinary action

Stuttgart goalkeeper Jens Lehmann and Borussia Dortmund defender Neven Subotic will not face any disciplinary action for their clash last weekend after the German Football Association today dropped its investigation.

Former Arsenal keeper Lehmann announces retirement

Former Germany 'keeper Jens Lehmann, who will turn 40 in November, has decided to end his distinguished career at the end of the season.

Wenger backs Almunia for England

Spanish-born goalkeeper Manuel Almunia is the best goalkeeper for England's World Cup campaign, his Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said today.

Lehmann decides to play on

Veteran goalkeeper Jens Lehmann has penned a new one-year contract extension with VfB Stuttgart.

Ribery tired of exit rumours

France international Franck Ribery has admitted that he is growing tired of all the speculation about his future.

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Jens Lehmann fined over outburst

VfB Stuttgart have fined Jens Lehmann following the veteran goalkeeper's verbal attack on his team-mates.

Lehmann threatens to quit over refereeing

Former Arsenal goalkeeper Jens Lehmann has claimed he is considering retirement because the refereeing in the Bundesliga is so bad.

Löw rules out England farewell for Lehmann

Joachim Löw, the Germany coach, has ruled out an emotional exit from the international game for the veteran goalkeeper Jens Lehmann in this month's friendly against England.

Outside the Box: Time for a kick up the Arsenal as £100 ticket looms large

After the unwelcome landmark of the Championship's first £50 ticket, for Queen's Park Rangers' home game with Derby County last weekend, how long before the £100 Premier League match? It will certainly happen in London, where prices have always been highest, and the Emirates Stadium will almost certainly be the venue. Arsenal currently charge £94 for best seats at their biggest games, leaving Tottenham Hotspur (£75) and Chelsea (£65) looking cheap at the price. QPR, incidentally, had designated as "category A" opposition a Derby team that were in the bottom six in the table and had not won an away game for 18 months – until travelling to Loftus Road for a 2-0 success. Their manager Paul Jewell may not have gained many points but he will have won friends with his observation: "We can't keep bleeding fans dry."

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He stepped from foot to foot, he prowled and crouched and coaxed and pleaded and didn't sit down once. A Croat on a hot tin roof. And Slaven Bilic led his country to a famous, delirious victory over Germany that will fire belief, however justified, that they can go all the way and win this competition. Bilic had said so himself before the game and Group B is now theirs.

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