American Football: Buccaneers to make Wembley return

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will host the Chicago Bears at Wembley Stadium in October if the NFL season goes ahead despite a labour dispute.

Drivers face motorway nightmare

Transport officials said it could be tomorrow morning before parts of the fire-damaged M1 can be reopened, creating an ongoing traffic nightmare for motorists.

Man held over FA Cup semi-final tickets theft

A man has been arrested in connection with the theft of 900 FA Cup semi-final tickets.

SFA prepared for long battle against Old Firm trouble

Scottish Football Association chief executive Stewart Regan yesterday warned it may take a generation to eradicate sectarianism from the Old Firm derby. Regan will today hold a second summit with representatives from Celtic and Rangers, the Scottish government and police to discuss sectarian chanting at the Co-operative Insurance Cup final 10 days ago.

Old Trafford in pole for 2012 Community Shield

Next year's Community Shield will be played in England even though Wembley Stadium will not be available. Confirmation of the competition dates for the 2012 London Olympics revealed the prestigious men's football final will be played at Wembley on Saturday 11 August.

FA must find new venue for 2012 Community Shield

Next year's Community Shield will be played in England even though Wembley Stadium will not be available.

Old Trafford to host promotion deciders

Old Trafford will host this season’s League One and Two play-off finals, the Football League announced yesterday.

We bin 10 Wembleys full of food a year – what a waste of energy

Wales has shown the way by collecting and reusing kitchen rubbish, but most UK councils lag behind

FA snubs Dein in favour of Bernstein the businessman

Former Arsenal vice-chairman rejected by old rivals in favour of low-profile choice

American Football: Two Smiths in shadow of great names of past

San Francisco quarterbacks struggling in comparison with Montana and Co

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Brian Viner: Why every sports fixture is a gamble

On the concourse outside Wembley Stadium on Tuesday evening, prior to England's footballers taking on 11 Montenegrins in a Euro 2012 qualifier, a gang of men in fluorescent pink bibs busied themselves picking up litter. The bibs bore the words "Wembley Stadium – Waste Management" and a couple of hours later, following a sterile 0-0 draw, it didn't seem overly cynical to conclude that the waste management operation might have been put to better use on the pitch.

50 years on: 'Hamburg' still spells magic

The Beatles' first gig in Germany in 1960 has gone down in history. Paul Bignell looks back on the landmark gigs where you really had to be there

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