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Frank Lampard retires from England duty at 36

In this Friday, Sept. 7, 2012 file photo, England's Frank Lampard applauds supporters after defeating Moldova 5-0 in Chisinau, Moldova, in their Group H FIFA World Cup qualifier soccer match. Lampard has retired from England's national team ahead of qualifying for the 2016 European Championship, it was reported on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. Since making his England debut in 1999, the 36-year-old Lampard has scored 29 goals in 106 appearances, with his last appearance coming at the World Cup in June.  (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda, File)

LONDON (AP) — Despite never winning a trophy with the so-called “golden generation,” Frank Lampard retired from England duty on Tuesday having provided his greatest legacy to football in one game he’d rather forget.

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Quotes from voters in AP Global Football poll

LONDON (AP) — Quotes from voters in this week’s Associated Press Global Football 10:

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Giroud out of Arsenal’s Champions League playoff

LONDON (AP) — Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud has been ruled out the Champions League playoff against Besiktas on Wednesday and the team is waiting to discover the severity of his foot injury.

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Lionel Messi back to the top of AP soccer poll

FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi from Argentina, right, reacts after scoring against Elche during a Spanish La Liga soccer match at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

LONDON (AP) — The season’s first Associated Press global soccer poll has Lionel Messi back at the top of the list.

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Murray doesn’t plan to watch mum dance on TV

Fireworks go off over Arthur Ashe Stadium following the national anthem during the opening ceremony for the U.S. Open tennis tournament Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

NEW YORK (AP) — Fireworks, strobe lights, thumping music and gyrating dancers on the court of Arthur Ashe Stadium. It can only mean one thing: the official start of the U.S. Open.

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