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London boxing prospect announced for Wembley Froch v Groves event

Anthony Joshua has become the first fighter to be confirmed on the undercard for the eagerly-anticipated rematch between Carl Froch and George Groves at Wembley Stadium on May 31.

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We're delighted that @anthonyfjoshua is the 1st fighter named on the undercard for #FrochGroves2 at #Wembley. What a night that will be!

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Sunderland lead Man City at half-time in cup final

Sunderland are 1-0 up against Manchester City at half-time in the Capital One Cup final thanks to a Fabio Borini strike.

Sunderland's Fabio Borini celebrates scoring their first goal of the game. Credit: John Walton/EMPICS Sport
Sunderland fans celebrate in the stands after Borini scores. Credit: Nick Potts/PA Wire

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Man City and Sunderland fans arrive at Wembley

Manchester City and Sunderland fans are arriving at Wembley Stadium ahead of the Capital One Cup final this afternoon.

A police officer takes a picture of Sunderland fans outside Wembley. Credit: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire
Manchester City and Sunderland fans on Wembley Way. Credit: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire
Sunderland fan's Mark Walker and Jamie Walker outside Wembley. Credit: Nick Potts/PA Wire

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Harlow MP brands Sunderland fans 'scumbag football hooligans'

Harlow MP Robert Halfron faced a backlash from Twitter users today after he branded visiting Sunderland fans as "scumbag football hooligans".

The tweet was accompanied by a photograph of rubbish in the streets; the apparent aftermath of a mass gathering on the streets of central London:

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Went to London for dinner. Wish I hadn't. Scumbag football hooligans turn Covent Garden into a disgusting Cesspit http://t.co/rodb7Bfk47

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It comes after many social media site users posted pictures of Covent Garden looking even more busy than usual on Saturday night.

A Metropolitan Police spokesman has confirmed that they were not aware of any trouble but they did make one arrest.

Transport advice ahead of Wembley final

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Capital One Cup is on at @wembleystadium today. @mcfc vs @safcofficial, KO at 14:00. Trains/stations in the area may be busier than usual.

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Capital One Cup is on at @wembleystadium today. @mcfc vs @safcofficial, KO at 14:00. Trains/stations in the area may be busier than usual.

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Capital One Cup is on at @wembleystadium today. @mcfc vs @safcofficial, KO at 14:00. Trains/stations in the area may be busier than usual.

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