Gareth Southgate is considering dropping Raheem Sterling against Panama, judging by a note spotted at England training.
Danny Cipriani will make his first England start for a decade after being selected at fly-half for Saturday’s third and final Test against South Africa.
Former Wolves, Everton and Coventry forward Ernie Hunt has died, aged 75.
Stuart McInally will lead Scotland against Argentina on Sunday after recovering from injury.
The EFL fixtures were announced on Thursday morning, giving fans plenty to look forward to when the 2018-19 season starts in August.
Former Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder Steven Gerrard has encouraged Wayne Rooney to make his move to Major League Soccer.
Sepp Blatter has said he will use his “influence” to help a British bid win the right to stage the 2030 World Cup, providing his help is wanted.
Gareth Southgate took England training on Thursday, despite the discomfort of a dislocated shoulder.
Liverpool midfielder Emre Can is set to complete his long-awaited move to Juventus after flying in to Turin on Thursday.
Being Frank – Rams have the chance to get off on the right foot
Frank Lampard’s first competitive game as Derby manager will kick-off the Sky Bet Championship campaign.Former England midfielder Lampard, who took over as boss of the Rams three weeks ago, takes his team to Reading on Friday, August 3.Derby also figured in the opening game of the 2017-18 campaign, drawing 1-1 at Sunderland. They went on to finish sixth but lost out to promoted Fulham in the play-offs, with Gary Rowett since leaving to join Stoke following their relegation from the Premier League.
They started out as kids at Queen’s Park and have been pals ever since but Aidan Connolly admits it was still a simply surreal experience watching Andy Robertson starring for Liverpool in the Champions League final against the mighty Real Madrid last month.
Barry Smith has expressed his frustration that despite Raith deciding to remain a full-time club this season, they are struggling to compete with part-time outfits for transfer targets.
Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek is hoping to play regular first-team football next season, whether that be with the Blues or away from Stamford Bridge.
Alex Hales knows he needs to keep smashing big hundreds for record-breaking England to stay in with a chance of being more than a fringe player.
Somerset were left to regret putting Surrey in after the home side’s top-order took advantage in their top-of-the-table Specsavers County Championship Division One clash at Guildford.
Jesse Lingard loves trying to “create something new” with England at the World Cup.
Gareth Southgate’s right hand man, Steve Holland, has compared the England manager favourably to some of the best in Europe.
Spain coach Fernando Hierro has warned his players to take nothing for granted despite a 1-0 win over Iran which puts them on the brink of qualifying for the World Cup knockout stages.