Villa Park appears a fortress after Aston Villa’s 15th consecutive home win, but Arsenal and Mikel Arteta will surely reflect that they missed a golden opportunity to breach it.
Sweet Caroline blared out interminably at Kensington Oval - but, for England, this was anything but so good. Instead, their hopes of a series victory were obliterated by calculating and brutal hitting from Romario Shepherd. After an ignominious World Cup, England now succumbed 2-1 to a side that didn’t even qualify for India.
Only five years after the founder members nearly skipped town, the French manager’s opportunistic, effervescent Crew SC are the MLS Cup winners for a second time in four seasons