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Tuesday 30 May 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Wembley

Last month
April 2023
# Wembley
England beat Brazil on penalties to win inaugural Women’s Finalissima
The match finished 1-1 after Brazil scored a dramatic late equaliser.
Last year
# Snags
Katie Taylor’s Croke Park homecoming complicated by lawsuits and backups
Promoter Eddie Hearn on the Amanda Serrano rematch, alternatives and Katie Taylor’s marketability.
# Praise
'He’s 19 but he’s got the body of a 28-year-old' - Rice hails midfield partner
The West Ham star has heaped praise on Jude Bellingham.
# prepared
English FA introduces ‘robust’ security measures for Euro 2022 final at Wembley
The women’s game tends to attract a very different demographic of supporters, but chiefs have still put measures in place for “a safe and memorable experience.”
# good night
Messi hails Argentina's 'beautiful final' after downing Italy 3-0 at Wembley
Argentina won Finalissima in front of a sold-out crowd.
# two for two
Sam Kerr’s double means double delight for Blues
Emma Hayes’ team defeated Manchester City in the women’s FA Cup final at Wembley.
# The Future
NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars commit to playing a home game at Wembley for next three years
The Florida franchise played under the arch for seven straight NFL seasons between 2013 and 2019.
All time
# Review
England Euro 2020 final win would have had ‘horrific’ consequences
The results of an independent review into the violence-marred showdown at Wembley have been published.
# Fracas
England held by Hungary as fans clash with police in Wembley and arrest made over racist abuse
The trouble began moments before kick-off.
# Crowd Trouble
Uefa opens proceedings against the FA over fan behaviour at Euro 2020 final
Scenes in and around the ground marred the Three Lions’ second ever major final appearance.
# Violence
'I counted at least 6 people covered in blood' - The Irishman caught up in last week's chaotic Wembley scenes
Sligo native Brendan Fitzsimons was in attendance at the Euro 2020 final.
# Euros
Two arrested on suspicion of helping ticketless fans storm Euros final
The pair are suspected of stealing ‘items’ to enable those without tickets to get into Wembley last Sunday night.
# Probe
Uefa opens disciplinary investigation into chaotic Euro final scenes at Wembley
Individuals without tickets breached security at the stadium for the decider between England and Italy.
# mugged
F1 driver Lando Norris shaken but unharmed after having watch stolen at Wembley
It is the latest off-field incident to overshadow the Wembley final, with the security operation around the match being widely criticised.
# London
Police surprised by Euro 2020 final security breach at Wembley
Footage posted on social media showed people forcing their way through barriers and a line of security staff.
# Champions
Italy inflict more penalty heartache on England to win Euro 2020 final
A 3-2 win in the penalty shootout for Roberto Mancini’s side.
# Security
Ticketless England fans gain access to Wembley for Euro 2020 final
Wembley officials insisted there had been no breach of stadium security.
# Wembley
England charged by Uefa over laser pointed at Schmeichel before Kane penalty
Last night’s hosts have also been charged for “disturbance during the national anthem.”
England v Denmark, Euro 2020 semi-final
Tonight we find out who will book their place alongside Italy in Sunday’s final.
# big game
'Wembley suits us' - Germany relish facing England
Leon Goretzka fired in the crucial late equaliser to seal a 2-2 draw with Hungary which put Joachim Loew’s side into the last 16.
# Euro 2020
UK government accused of mixed messaging over allowing 60,000 fans at Wembley
All ticket-holders for the matches at Wembley will need to show evidence of a negative Covid-19 test or proof of two doses of a vaccine.
# increase
Wembley cleared to allow 60,000 fans to attend Euro 2020 semi-finals and final
The stadium will operate at 75% capacity for the matches.
# Stalemate
England held by Scotland in unimpressive Euro 2020 display
John Stones hit the post early on but Scotland went close through Stephen O’Donnell and Lyndon Dykes.
# Up In The Air
Euro 2020 semi-finals and final could be moved away from Wembley
Uefa has a ‘contingency plan’ due to England’s quarantine rules.
# Star
Raheem Sterling justifies his selection in Wembley 'back garden'
The 26-year-old’s place had been under threat from Jack Grealish and Marcus Rashford after a disappointing end of the season with Manchester City.
# The Promised Land
Irish midfielder earns controversial penalty in extra-time as Morecambe promoted to League One
Substitute John O’Sullivan appeared to be fouled outside the box but the decision to give a spot-kick stood at Wembley.
# like a fine wine
Wembley-bound 42-year-old to give Sir Stanley Matthews ‘a run for his money’
Kevin Ellison is the oldest outfield player to play in the EFL play-offs and scored in the Exiles’ semi-final victory over Forest Green.
# London Calling
FA aiming to have 45,000 supporters in Wembley for Euro 2020 final
England’s national stadium was awarded an extra match on Friday when UEFA handed it Dublin’s last-16 tie.
# Five Star Show
Calvert-Lewin scores twice as England brush aside San Marino in World Cup qualifier
Ollie Watkins came on to score on his international debut for England.
# Championship
Sunderland end 48-year Wembley hoodoo with McGeady assist for only goal of the game
The Owls are seven points from safety.
# Open The Gates
Full house hope for Wimbledon and Euro 2020 games as way paved for return of fans to sport
The Governement in England set out its road map for the easing of coronavirus restrictions today.
# dreams
From going to Ireland games as a kid to representing them at Wembley
Unlike most, Dara O’Shea has had a brilliant 2020.
'As an Irish kid, you don't grow up thinking: I'd love to play at Wembley'
Aaron Connolly has played down the hype surrounding Ireland’s upcoming fixture with England.
# curtain raiser
Date set for Community Shield, and it could be played in front of fans at Wembley
Premier League champions Liverpool will face the FA Cup winners on Saturday, 29 August.
# future plans
London's Wembley among venues to host future Champions League finals
The Gazprom Arena in Saint Petersburg and the Allianz Arena in Munich were also selected.
# To The Wire
City secure early silverware after beating Liverpool in Community Shield shootout
1-1 after normal time, the Wembley showdown went to penalties.
# Late Drama
Heartbreak for Irish duo O'Brien and Amond as Newport suffer late play-off defeat to Tranmere
Connor Jennings’s 119th-minute header saw Tranmere secure a dramatic 1-0 win at Wembley.
# pep in your step
'We have finished an incredible year': Guardiola hails Man City's history boys
Pep Guardiola praised his players for a historic season where Man City claimed a domestic treble.
# Magic of the Cup
Manchester City smash six past Watford to claim FA Cup and seal historic domestic treble
David Silva, Raheem Sterling, Gabriel Jesus and Kevin de Bruyne were all on target at Wembley.
# spygate
Lampard and Derby players belt out chant Leeds fans made up about them after play-off win
The Rams boss mimicked wiping away tears as the squad celebrated in the dressing room.