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World Cup-winning England goalkeeper Gordon Banks dies at 81

Soccer Feb 12, 2019

World Cup-winning England goalkeeper Gordon Banks dies at 81

Gordon Banks, the World Cup-winning England goalkeeper who was also known for blocking a header from Pele that many consider to be the greatest save in soccer history, has died. He was 81. English soccer club Stoke, one of Banks' former teams, posted a statement ...

Resurgent England upsets Ireland in Dublin

Soccer Feb 3, 2019

Resurgent England upsets Ireland in Dublin

England is back and its reputation restored after upending Ireland 32-20 in the defending Six Nations champion's Lansdowne Road stronghold on Saturday. Following its worst championship finish in 31 years, England opened this campaign as an eight-point underdog to the mighty Irish, but subdued the ...

Akihito Yamada returns to Japan lineup for clash with England

Rugby Nov 16, 2018

Akihito Yamada returns to Japan lineup for clash with England

Experienced winger Akihito Yamada returns to the Japan team to face England at Twickenham on Saturday as one of eight changes from the side beaten by New Zealand two weeks ago. The 33-year-old Yamada, one of the survivors of the 2015 World Cup upset win ...