Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson is hopeful Christian Benteke’s goal for Belgium can act as a turning point for the striker, but warned he will need to score regularly for his club to win back his starting position.
Police have been called to a security alert at Manchester’s Arndale Shopping Centre – just a week after two people were stabbed by a man in a random attack.
Billy Vunipola has stunned his England team-mates out of “fairyland” by declaring their World Cup could be over on Saturday.
Lee Tomlin salvaged a point for Cardiff and prevented Sheffield Wednesday moving into the Sky Bet Championship’s automatic promotion places.
Cian Bolger was shown a straight red card as Lincoln and Shrewsbury played out a dour goalless draw at Sincil Bank.
Angel Di Maria scored twice as Ligue 1 leaders Paris St Germain beat nine-man Nice 4-1.
Bristol secured the West Country bragging rights over Bath with a thumping 43-16 win before a record Ashton Gate crowd.
An 85th-minute penalty from substitute Paul Mullin saw Tranmere come from behind to earn a 1-1 draw against Southend.
The UK has agreed to hold further talks with other European countries before deciding whether to approve Shell’s plans to decommission four disused oil rigs in the Atlantic.
Lady Gaga is recovering after falling off the stage while dancing with a fan at a concert.