It’s cricket’s time to shine, but football is still über alles

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It’s cricket’s time to shine, but football is still über alles

In Britain, teams in other sports don’t hit the headlines unless they brandish trophies

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You can run but you can’t hide from football in England, even during cricket’s World Cup.

The Premier League and the FA Cup have been won – by Manchester City, who also claimed the League Cup in an unprecedented triple triumph – but that doesn’t mean football has been pushed into distant memory.

Chelsea and Arsenal clashed in the Europa League final in Baku on Wednesday, and Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur fought it out for the Champions League title in Madrid on Saturday...

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