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Stuart Hall fought on without any sight in his left eye to claim the bantamweight title on Saturday

Wembley chiefs reviewing pitch options

Wembley chiefs today admitted that there was justification for the criticism of the standard of pitch for the FA Cup semi-finals and are reviewing options to improve the surface.

Reborn Saints paint the town red

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FA says Burton is safe despite Watmore's exit

The Football Association has moved to assuage fears that Ian Watmore's departure as chief executive on Monday will impede the progress of the National Football Centre (NFC) at Burton.

Wembley Way 'laid by Germans'

Wembley Stadium has hosted some of English football's most famous victories over its historic foes, most notably in 1966 when Bobby Moore's team defeated West Germany in the World Cup Final.

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Mourinho's Premier League medal sold at auction

A Premier League winner's medal thrown into the crowd by Jose Mourinho fetched £16,800 at auction today.

Gower injury could hand Italy chance to Bocchino

The Italy head coach Nick Mallett has named his 24-man squad ahead of the RBS Six Nations opener against Ireland at Croke Park on Saturday.

Son bids to complete Knievel's last stunt

Almost 35 years after Evel Knievel’s failed attempt to clear 13 London buses on a Harley Davidson ended his career, son Robbie Knievel has announced that he will try to go one better; or three to be exact.

Hougaard is key to Sale's downfall in a downpour

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Saracens roll on to eighth straight win

Saracens 22 Wasps 6

Saracens stun world champions

Saracens 24 South Africa XI 23

Boxing: Haye urged to fight in America

David Haye could earn a share of $120m by fighting one of the Klitschko brothers in the United States, according to American promoter Richard Schaefer.

Haye planning Wembley showdown with Klitschko

David Haye could be heading for a massive showdown fight with one of the Klitschko brothers at Wembley Stadium.

FA deny Burton delay reports

The Football Association have dismissed suggestions that development of the National Football Centre at Burton has again been put on hold.

Dorchester's rates bill to double to £7.5m

Owners of landmark buildings across the UK face rates bill increases as great as 115 per cent after an Inland Revenue review.

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