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Plane fault forces England squad to stay in Italy

Roy Hodgson and his players will be sticking around. Credit: PA

The England football team will need to stay in Italy for an extra night after their plane suffered a technical issue.

It is now hoped that the team will be able to return to England on Wednesday morning, which could annoy a few club managers.


Hawk-Eye to operate at 2015 Women's World Cup

The women's World Cup takes place in Canada this year. Credit: PA

British-based company Hawk-Eye will provide goal-line technology system for the women's World Cup in Canada this June.

FIFA has announced the decision, the first time that goal-line technology has featured at the women's tournament.

Hawk-Eye provides the camera-based system which has been used successfully in the English Premier League this season.


Arsenal and Chelsea playmakers rated best in Europe

Hazard and Ozil are Europe's best performing attacking midfielders. Credit: PA

Arsenal and Chelsea are the best attacking midfielders in Europe this year, according to figures powered by Opta and published by the CIES Observatory.

Based on performances of player who have featured in more than 66% of matches since January 1st, the Premier League rivals each scored 100 and were followed by Jesus Navas of Man City.

The six key performance indicators specified were rigour, recovery, distribution, take on, chance creation and shooting.

See the full results here.

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