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Prince William leads FA Cup final tribute to Manchester dead

Prince William leads FA Cup final tribute to Manchester dead

They showed strength and unity and played spectacular football today. This will be win No14 collectively across that timespan - Arsenal have hoisted the trophy seven times to Chelsea's six. Arsenal XI: Ospina, Holding, Mertesacker, Monreal, Bellerin, Ramsey, Xhaka, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Sanchez, Ozil, Welbeck. The Gunners are without the suspended Laurent Koscielny and the injured Gabriel, Kieran Gibbs and Shkodran Mustafi .


Chelsea v Arsenal line-ups: Fabregas a sub, Gunners star returns

Chelsea v Arsenal line-ups: Fabregas a sub, Gunners star returns

Soccer fans arriving for the FA Cup final on Saturday are being met by armed police on the streets outside Wembley Stadium as Britain stages its biggest sporting event since the Manchester suicide bombing. Sanchez was the clear victor and deservedly so after his good season, although there was no place for last year's victor Mesut Ozil . Defensively, this puts Gunners boss Arsene Wenger in quite a bit of a pickle.



What does Rafael Nadal's latest title mean?

Nadal overpowered Djokovic from the start, and converted on his third match point to earn his first victory against the second-ranked Serb since the 2014 French Open final. However, the Spaniard added: "It's one more match ". Thiem again showed impressive poise to battle back from two match points down at 3-5 to force Nadal to serve out for the title.


`Injury-plagued` del Potro confirms French Open participation

`Injury-plagued` del Potro confirms French Open participation

Simona Halep, the 2014 runner-up, established herself as arguably the leading challenger by winning the Madrid Open before reaching the Rome final, but an ankle injury has cast doubt over her status. However, an agonising series of wrist injuries pushed him to the brink of retirement before a comeback previous year saw him reach the Olympics final.



Isaiah Thomas awaits decision on hip surgery

The world knows what I bring to the table and I can't do anything to control anything else. Don't get me wrong, Jae Crowder has been a valuable piece of this team since his arrival in Boston. Celtics head coach Brad Stevens has said Thomas, even after the injury flared up in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals, begged to return to the court.


FA Cup: Bruised Arsenal seek solace

FA Cup: Bruised Arsenal seek solace

Whereas, if the Arsene Wenger led side emerge winners tonight, it will be a record 13th win which will etch their name in FA Cup history as the most successful English Club. Chelsea manager Antonio Conte hopes to emulate his Italian compatriot Carlo Ancelotti by steering the club to a league and FA Cup Double in his first season at Stamford Bridge .