A campaign to overturn a ban by Fifa on international footballers wearing poppies during matches has been backed by almost 200,000 people.
The SFA says it is "optimistic" that FIFA will allow Scotland and England players to wear the poppy when the Auld Enemy meet at Wembley on November 11.
Brazil's 1970 World Cup-winning captain Carlos Alberto has died aged 72, his former club Santos have announced.
England manager Sam Allardyce has been sacked, it has just been announced.
As it emerges Team GB’s 67 medals each cost £4.1 m funding over four years, should future funding target the elite or grassroots sport? Michael Alexander and Jack McKeown speak to experts for and against.