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What became of the Lisbon Lions?

Celtic became the first British team to win the European Cup 50 years ago.

Arsenal’s route to the 2017 FA Cup final

Arsenal’s route to the 2017 FA Cup final

Arsenal will be looking for a record 13th FA Cup win, and third in the last four years, when they take on Chelsea on Saturday.

Celtic fans come together to display 'Lisbon Lions' in the stands before the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match at Celtic Park, Glasgow.

Celtic’s route to 1967 European Cup glory in Lisbon

Thursday marks 50 years since the Lisbon Lions carved their name into footballing history by becoming the first British team to lift the European Cup.

Bailey Peacock Farrell ready

Jones and Peacock-Farrell join Northern Ireland training camp

Kilmarnock’s Jordan Jones and Leeds’ Bailey Peacock-Farrell have been invited to the Northern Ireland training camp which Conor Washington will miss due to his wedding.

Gatland ready

Warren Gatland says there will be no easy wins for British and Irish Lions

Warren Gatland has praised the strength of New Zealand’s Super Rugby teams ahead of the British and Irish Lions tour this summer.

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Chelsea’s route to the 2017 FA Cup final

Chelsea go in search of their eighth FA Cup success when they face Arsenal on Saturday having last lifted the trophy in 2012.

Chelsea's Didier Drogba, John Terry, Frank Lampard, Florent Malouda, Salomon Kalou and Jose Bosingwa (left to right) celebrate with the FA Cup after victory over Liverpool

FA Cup final talking points

Arsenal and Chelsea meet in Saturday’s FA Cup final at Wembley.

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Griezmann has ‘six out of 10’ chance of joining Manchester United this summer

Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann has said there is a ‘six out of 10’ chance of him joining Manchester United this summer.

Gylfi Sigurdsson ready

Swansea dismiss talk they will sell midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson

Swansea have dismissed reports they have agreed to sell Gylfi Sigurdsson with owner Steve Kaplan insisting the club are determined to keep the Icelandic playmaker.

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is lifted up by his players after the Premier League match at Stamford Bridge, London.

FA Cup final manager focus: Antonio Conte v Arsene Wenger

Chelsea and Arsenal meet in Saturday’s FA Cup final after differing seasons and with managers in contrasting positions.

Herrera ready

Herrera says Ibrahimovic can help Manchester United to Europa League win

Zlatan Ibrahimovic may only be a spectator at Wednesday’s Europa League final, but Manchester United colleague Ander Herrera expects the experienced Swede will still have a part to play in Stockholm.

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Double success for Antonio Conte at LMA awards

Antonio Conte was rewarded for leading Chelsea to the Premier League title with two League Managers Association awards on Monday night.

Theo Walcott, Southampton

The FA Cup in numbers

Arsenal and Chelsea will meet in the 136th FA Cup final on Saturday at Wembley.

Hamilton Vettel ready

Monaco Grand Prix talking points

Lewis Hamilton has arrived in Monaco just six points behind championship rival Sebastian Vettel following his victory at last Sunday’s Spanish Grand Prix.

Dean Hoyle ready

Promotion to ‘Promised Land’ would be dream come true – Huddersfield owner Hoyle

Huddersfield owner Dean Hoyle believes promotion to the Premier League would be the biggest achievement in the club’s history.

Ian Madigan ready

WP Nel and Ian Madigan make Barbarians squad

Scotland prop WP Nel and Ireland fly-half Ian Madigan have been included in a 27-man squad for the Barbarians’ matches against England and Ulster.

Fikayo Tomori ready

Fikayo Tomori’s spectacular own goal denies England Under-20s victory

England defender Fikayo Tomori scored a spectacular own goal as they drew 1-1 with Guinea at the Under-20 World Cup.

Petra Kvitova ready

Petra Kvitova ‘on track’ to play at Wimbledon after knife attack

Petra Kvitova is “on track” to play at Wimbledon less than seven months after suffering a hand injury when she was stabbed by an intruder at her home.

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Gael Clichy set to leave Manchester City

Gael Clichy has reportedly confirmed he is leaving Manchester City following the conclusion of their season.

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David Moyes resigns as manager of Sunderland

David Moyes has resigned as manager of Sunderland following the club’s relegation from the Premier League.

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