The Football Supporters’ Federation has welcomed Everton’s plan to build their new stadium with the potential for safe-standing areas that could increase the overall capacity by 10,000 fans.
Dan Evans gave a reminder of just what a talented player he is by pushing defending champion Roger Federer in the second round of the Australian Open.
What the papers say Manchester United are considering off-loading midfielder Marouane Fellaini this transfer window, the Mirror says. Having made just two appearances from the bench under Ole Gunnar Solskajer, the 31-year-old could become the first to leave Old Trafford during the interim manager’s tenure – despite only committing to a new two-year deal last summer.
Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez hailed the character of his players after the Magpies’ 4-2 extra-time victory over Blackburn in their FA Cup third-round replay at Ewood Park.
Neil Robertson produced a run of five straight frames to knock world champion Mark Williams out of the Dafabet Masters with a 6-3 first-round win at Alexandra Palace.
Rory Burns was pleased to get an early sight of one of England’s possible Test opponents on the first of four warm-up days in Barbados.
Joselu and Ayoze Perez scored in extra time as Newcastle advanced to the FA Cup fourth round with a 4-2 third-round replay win over Blackburn at Ewood Park.
Captain Joe Root was quick to find form on day one of England’s first warm-up in the West Indies but a lower-order collapse offered a warning against complacency in Barbados.
Thierry Henry has sent a message to former Arsenal team-mate Patrick Vieira that his Monaco side aim to win at home in Ligue 1 for the first time this season against Nice.
Yann Karamoh’s superb late solo goal saw Bordeaux snatch a 2-1 win at Angers.