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England's flat showing against Hungary -- and their vuvuzela-wielding kid fans -- didn't leave a good impression

England’s flat showing against Hungary — and their vuvuzela-wielding kid fans — didn’t leave a good impression

BUDAPEST, Hungary — If England are thrown off their stride by the sound of roughly 30,000 children and their vuvuzelas, how are they going to handle a fearsome Allianz Arena against Germany on Tuesday night? The UEFA Nations League pales into insignificance in the context of the grueling end to domestic football just passed and …

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Liverpool fans' Paris nightmare: Do the French sports and interior ministers' claims stack up?

Liverpool fans’ Paris nightmare: Do the French sports and interior ministers’ claims stack up?

Last night, Liverpool chairman Tom Werner sent a letter to the France’s sports minister Amelie Oudea-Castera asking her to apologise for her comments about the supposed causes of a 37-minute delay to the start of the Champions League final in Paris on Saturday night. Earlier on Monday, Oudea-Castera and French interior minister Gerald Darmanin held …

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