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Wembley Stadium could host Euro 2020 matches

Wembley Stadium could potentially be a Euro 2020 venue after the Football Association submitted a bid to host matches at the tournament.

Uefa announced in December that the competition would be held in multiple cities across Europe to mark the championship's 60th anniversary.

The stadium could host Euro 2020 matches. Credit: PA Wire

The FA expressed an interest in hosting group stage matches as well as the semi-finals and final package.

FA General Secretary Alex Horne said: "With our recent experience of hosting two UEFA Champions League Finals in the last four years we believe that Wembley Stadium and London represent a strong bid for UEFA to consider."

A final decision on the successful bids will be announced on September 19.

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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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

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:

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.

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