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An AFP photographer's up-close take on Croatia's World Cup joy

Mexico - AFP photographer Yuri Cortez has covered wars, coups, natural disasters and humanitarian crises around the world in his three-decade career.

High security for England-Croatia semi — in Benidorm

Madrid - Spanish authorities said Wednesday they were bringing in police backup to the party resort of Benidorm ahead of the World Cup semi-final pitting England against Croatia, after English fans caused havoc in previous games.

World Cup fever soars in England on #WaistcoatWednesday

London - Around 32 million people across Britain are expected to tune in on Wednesday hoping Gareth Southgate can steer England into the World Cup final for the first time in 52 years.

Anyone but England? The bitter truth about football rivalry in the UK

Edinburgh - For football fans in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, it's often a case of ABE (Anyone But England). It's tough for them to change the habit of a lifetime and get behind Gareth Southgate's team in the World Cup.

Hillsborough disaster police chief to face trial

London - The police commander at the 1989 Hillsborough football stadium disaster will face trial over the deaths of 95 Liverpool supporters, a judge ruled Friday, lifting a block on his prosecution.

Prince William watches England thrash Panama in replay

Apo - As England thrashed Panama 6-1 on Sunday Prince William, the president of the Football Association, was flying into Jordan for a historic Middle East tour.

England thrash Panama to move into World Cup last 16 with Belgium

England recorded their biggest ever World Cup finals win by thrashing an ill-disciplined Panama 6-1 on Sunday to breeze through to the knockout stage after two games.

Liverpool hoping experience not everything in final against Real

Kiev - Liverpool will attempt to end Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid's recent dominance in the Champions League when the sides meet in Saturday's final in Kiev, with Reds manager Jurgen Klopp insisting experience is not everything.

Spanish PM Rajoy cancels Champions League final trip

Madrid - Devoted Real Madrid fan Mariano Rajoy, the Spanish primer minister, has cancelled his trip to the Champions League final to deal with a political crisis, his staff said on Friday.

Beckham nemesis Ozalan candidate for Erdogan party in Turkey polls

Istanbul - Former Turkey international footballer Alpay Ozalan, who famously taunted David Beckham in a Euro 2004 qualifier, is one of several personalities from outside politics standing for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's ruling party in June elections, it ann...

Liverpool and Real fans in for Kiev hotel price shock

Kiev - Fancy shelling out 3,500 euros ($4,200) for a night in a budget hotel?Liverpool and Real Madrid fans who do not may end up sleeping rough for the night when they come to Kiev for the Champions League final.

On his home turf in Egypt, everyone wants piece of Liverpool's Salah

Apo - Patriotic statements, flashy commercials and an anti-drug campaign: Mohamed Salah's dazzling displays for Liverpool have taken the football world by storm, and on his home turf in Egypt seemingly everyone wants a piece of him.

Police probe Man City bus attack before Liverpool match

Liverpool - British police have launched an investigation to identify those responsible for an attack on Manchester City's team bus before their Champions League quarter-final against Liverpool at Anfield.

Russian ambassador says England fans will be safe at World Cup

London - Russia's ambassador to Britain insisted Thursday that England football fans will be safe at the 2018 World Cup, despite a raging diplomatic crisis between London and Moscow.

Football: Justice at last for Bennell's victims

London - Shaking with emotion, the victims of Barry Bennell told of their decades of trauma inflicted by the paedophile football coach who destroyed their lives.

Manchester United mark 60 years since Munich crash

Manchester - Manchester United on Tuesday marked 60 years since the Munich air crash ripped the heart out of the "Busby Babes" team with a service at Old Trafford attended by survivors Bobby Charlton and Harry Gregg.

Pele hospitalised with exhaustion, cancels London trip

London - Pele is in hospital after collapsing due to exhaustion, preventing him from travelling to London for an engagement this weekend, the English Football Writers Association (FWA) revealed on Friday.

Men charged over Hillsborough disaster to go on trial

London - Five men charged over the Hillsborough football stadium disaster, in which 96 Liverpool fans died, will go on trial next year, a British judge ruled on Wednesday.

Football: Lovren testifies in Croatia graft trial

Osijek - ​Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren testified Friday in the multi-million euro corruption trial of former Dinamo Zagreb boss Zdravko Mamic, considered the most powerful man in Croatian football.

Five in court over Hillsborough disaster

Warrington - Five men charged over the Hillsborough football stadium disaster, in which 96 Liverpool fans died, appeared in court for the first time on Wednesday, 28 years on from the tragedy.

Australian to attempt 'torturous' quadruple Channel swim

Sydney - An Australian swimmer plans to attempt a world-first non-stop quadruple crossing of the icy English Channel, a torturous feat never before tried and widely considered impossible.

Police among six charged in UK over 1989 Hillsborough disaster

Warrington - Four former senior policemen were among six people charged Wednesday over the 1989 Hillsborough stadium disaster in England which killed 96 Liverpool football supporters.

Terror victims to be honoured as Macron, May attend France-England

Paris - A minute's silence will be held prior to France's home friendly with England on Tuesday as a tribute to the victims of recent terror attacks in England, the French Football Federation (FFF) confirmed on Monday.

The Sun apologises to Barkley over column

London - Everton star Ross Barkley received an apology from The Sun tabloid newspaper on Saturday over a column that made "unfavourable comparisons" to a gorilla.

Prosecutor seeks suspended jail terms for 'race assault' Chelsea fans

Paris - A French prosecutor called Tuesday for suspended jail terms of between six months and one year for four Chelsea fans accused of racist violence in the Paris metro before a Champions League match in February 2015.

Chelsea fans face jail terms for racist violence

Paris - Four Chelsea football fans, including an ex-policeman, battled charges of racist violence in a Paris court on Tuesday for which they could face prison terms.

England's FA probes junior football sex abuse claims

London - England's Football Association is investigating allegations of sexual abuse in junior football after several formers players came forward to say they were molested by youth coaches, it confirmed on Sunday.

England pick off Kohli early in first India Test

Rajkot - England snared two quick wickets including the key scalp of Indian skipper Virat Kohli as the hosts reached 411-6 at lunch on the penultimate day of the first Test on Saturday.

FIFA take action against Ireland for political symbol

Zurich - FIFA have opened disciplinary proceedings against the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) for a political symbol worn during a friendly in March, a spokesperson for the world body said Friday.

Putin questions scale of alleged Russian violence at Euro 2016

Sanktpeterburg - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday called the football hooligan violence at Euro 2016 a "disgrace" but questioned how Russian fans could have overpowered a far larger contingent of English supporters.
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