Coldplay performed before a crowd of friends and family at London’s Wembley Arena on Friday evening, with singer Chris Martin telling the audience the show compared to a pre season soccer match. “Excuse us for this embarrassing shambles of a rehearsal,” Martin said. “This reminds me of when my dad, who is 107, took me to Torquay for a pre-season game against Liverpool — and they were absolutely sh**. We see this as a pre-season and we’ll be on it when the season starts. Luckily none of you have spent a blind penny.” The full story, including a set list, at TheSun.co.uk has since been archived.