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England v Lithuania, World Cup 2018 qualifiers LIVE score
England are looking to firm up their grip on Europe's Group F in World Cup qualifying when Lithuania visit Wembley. Follow the live action here, with Sportsmail's JONNY SINGER. [More]
Antoine Griezmann: There is no need to leave Atletico
France international Antoine Griezmann has been heavily connected with a move to Manchester United recently with manager Jose Mourinho looking to bolster his squad. [More]
Seamus Coleman undergoes successful surgery
Republic of Ireland boss Martin O’Neill has slammed Wales pair Neil Taylor and Gareth Bale for the challenges which left Seamus Coleman with a double leg-break and John O'Shea needing stitches. [More]
Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo enjoys lunch with his son
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrated his impressive brace for Portugal against Hungary by enjoying some family time with his son, Cristiano Ronaldo junior.  [More]
Michy Batshuayi dyes his hair during international break
Michy Batshuayi may not be grabbing any headlines at Chelsea, but he is trying his best to grab people's attentions with a fresh haircut. [More]
Doncaster players walk out onto pitch with mums
Doncaster Rovers supporters were given the opportunity by the club to nominate their mums to walk out with the side's players against Plymouth Argyle on Sunday afternoon. [More]
Doncaster 0-1 Plymouth
JACK GAUGHAN AT THE KEEPMOAT STADIUM: Sonny Bradley's header may prove significant in the League Two title race. Doncaster's unbeaten streak at home in the league is finally over. [More]
Pogba brothers Florentin and Mathias meet 'legend' Henry
The Pogba brothers usually take to social media as a trinity, a familiar trio consisting of Manchester United's Paul Pogba and his brothers Florentin and Mathias. [More]
Neymar better than Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi
Neymar has already surpassed the level of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, according to former AC Milan star Alessandro Costacurta. [More]
Kylian Mbappe finding France call up 'easy'
Monaco forward Kylian Mbappe says that France's big stars have made life easy for him after becoming Les Blues' youngest debutant in over 60 years in the 3-1 win over Luxembourg. [More]
Cristiano Ronaldo scores his 70th goal for Portugal
Cristiano Ronaldo has broken all sorts of records during his career so far, and he moved closer to become Europe's all-time leading international scorer with a double against Hungary. [More]
Arsenal star Alex Iwobi comes to defence of Arsene Wenger
It’s a year ago this month that Alex Iwobi really announced himself at Arsenal. After a handful of cup and substitute appearances, the then-teenager was put in the starting XI vs Barcelona. [More]
Andrea Belotti insists he is definitely staying at Torino
Torino striker Andrea Belotti has insisted he plans on staying at Torino this summer in the wake of speculation linking him to Premier League clubs Arsenal and Chelsea. [More]
Scunthorpe United 3-2 Bradford City: Report
Scunthorpe gave themselves a lift at Glanford Park, coming from behind to secure three valuable points thanks to a brace from Ivan Toney - including a spectacular second - and Matt Crooks' winner. [More]
England duo reveal their embarrassing childhood secrets
Seeing that it's Mother's Day, Jesse Lingard's and Chris Smalling's mums have used their superior positions to dish out some embarrassing secrets from the England duo's childhoods. [More]
Brazil finally find resistance during romp to World Cup
Head coach Tite has won eight games out of eight and his team can start making their preparations for a trip to Russia in 2018 with the rest of the continent not providing much opposition. [More]
Graeme Souness slams Arsenal's 'weak personalities'
Graeme Souness has slammed Arsenal's 'weak personalities' and predicted that the Gunners will finish sixth in the Premier League this season. [More]
Diego Costa pays tribute to Marseille, PSG and Monaco 
Costa, a pivotal figure in Chelsea's romp towards the Premier League title this year, is admired across Europe and as such has been the constant subject of transfer interest from a number of clubs. [More]
Bastian Schweinsteiger in Mallorca as he awaits visa
Bastian Schweinsteiger is making the most of the spring sunshine as he trains with Real Mallorca while awaiting an American visa that will grant him his MLS move. [More]
Scholes: Rooney has big role to play for club and country
Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes claims his old club and country team-mate Wayne Rooney is far from finished on both the international and Premier League stage. [More]
Mesut Ozil insists he feels ‘comfortable’ at the Emirates
Arsenal may be in a bad spot at the moment but star playmaker Mesut Ozil, whose contract situation is up in the air, has given fans an encouraging update on his future at the North London outfit. [More]
Leicester developed a new mindset after Ranieri's sacking
Following Claudio Ranieri's sacking, Leicester have picked up four straight wins that have seen the club steer clear of the relegation zone and progress to the last-eight of the Champions League. [More]
Jose Mourinho a big inspiration for me: Lithuania boss
Lithuania boss Edgaras Jankauskas believes beating England is far from mission impossible at Wembley on Sunday night. [More]
Harry Winks sets his sights on senior England call-up 
21-year-old Tottenham midfielder Harry Winks remains focused on the England Under-21s ahead of Monday's friendly in Denmark but can see a clear pathway to Gareth Southgate's senior squad. [More]
Real Madrid 'hold positive talks' with Eden Hazard's agent
Marca's claims that Hazard's 'entourage' have spoken to Madrid and that the player has been learning Spanish only strengthen the link between the Belgian and the La Liga giants. [More]
Nathaniel Chalobah speaks about time at Napoli
Promising Chelsea midfielder Nathaniel Chalobah has encouraged more young English talents to move abroad after his experience with Napoli.  [More]
Man City youth star George Swan football's youngest agent
Retiring at the age of 21 is a situation few footballers want to face. When it happened to George Swan, it is fair to say that he did not see his future career path coming. [More]
Gerard Deulofeu says comparisons to Lionel Messi hurt him
During his time at Barcelona, he spent time on loan at Everton and Sevilla before completing a permanent move to the Toffees after failing to make a lasting impression at the Nou Camp. [More]
John O'Shea thankful to avoid injury from Gareth Bale foul
Ireland defender John O'Shea believes he was fortunate not to suffer the same fate as Seamus Coleman after finding himself on the wrong end of a Gareth Bale challenge at the Aviva Stadium. [More]
Kylian Mbappe 'will end up at Real Madrid or Barcelona'
Monaco wonderkid Kylian Mbappe is destined to play for one of the top clubs in world football, according to his team-mate Fabinho. [More]
Liverpool FC star Coutinho not worried about Everton form
Philippe Coutinho is unconcerned about Everton's upturn in form in 2017 and insists that Liverpool will be ready when they arrive at Anfield next Saturday. [More]
Ireland boss O'Neill 'shaken up' by Coleman leg break
Martin O'Neill winced. He did not want to know that Seamus Coleman’s lower leg had been left dangling at a right angle.It was not that the injury was so bad but more that we were talking about Coleman. [More]
Seamus Coleman is a strong character, says Everton boss
WARNING - GRAPHIC CONTENT: Coleman suffered the injury while on international duty with Ireland on Friday evening and was due to undergo surgery in Dublin on Saturday. [More]
Bulgaria 2-0 Holland
Holland's World Cup qualification campaign stuttered again as they were beaten by Bulgaria. Two goals from Spas Delev were enough for Bulgaria to leapfrog Holland into third place. [More]
League One review: Bolton narrow gap on Sheffield United
Second-placed Bolton Wanderers took full advantage of Sheffield United being held at Oldham by beating Shrewsbury on Saturday to narrow the gap to four points. [More]
Watford striker Troy Deeney wants to give something back
EXCLUSIVE BY OLIVER HOLT: A few hours before each match that he plays, Troy Deeney switches music on. It is not just random music. It is the same music every time. It takes him back a decade. [More]
England face a fresh start under Gareth Southgate
New-regime syndrome should be a recognised psychological phenomenon. Everything is better, more refreshing and innovative under new management. It always is. Just don’t mention Iceland. [More]
Premier League parachute payments under review
The ‘Big Six’ clubs are questioning whether payments of up to £90million for relegated sides is encouraging them to pocket the money rather than invest in their squads to stay up. [More]
Joe Ledley denies claims he laughed at Seamus Coleman
Joe Ledley was pictured on television coverage, with one Twitter user posting a screen grab questioning whether the Crystal Palace player was grinning while Seamus Coleman lay injured. [More]
Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere keen on joining AC Milan
England midfielder Jack Wilshere is eager to make a move to AC Milan in the summer if Arsene Wenger remains Arsenal boss and decides to offload the England midfielder. [More]
England are sleepwalking into another hooligan crisis
OLIVER HOLT: It felt like being on the set of Jurassic Park in Dortmund on Wednesday night. Instead of dinosaurs being brought back, we got to stare at groups of England fans being prehistoric. [More]
Jake Livermore's taking it day by day after England start
ROB DRAPER: Jake Livermore feared that his entire football career could be over when he tested positive for cocaine in 2015 in the aftermath of his the tragic death of new-born son. [More]
Jonatan Johansson in the frame for Rangers' coaching role
Finland assistant manager and former Rangers player Jonatan Johansson has emerged as a candidate for a role in new manager's Pedro Caixinha’s coaching set-up at Ibrox. [More]
Lithuania boss urges his side to replicate Iceland win
Coach Edgaras Jankauskas knows about all upsetting the odds, having been a striker at Porto when Jose Mourinho's side beat favourites Monaco to win the 2004 Champions League final. [More]
Portugal 3-0 Hungary: Match report
Cristiano Ronaldo proved the star man yet again for Portugal - scoring twice as his side thrashed Hungary 3-0 in their World Cup Qualifying Group B match at the Estadio de Luz in Lisbon. [More]
Luxembourg 1-3 France: Giroud brace seals victory
Olivier Giroud struck twice as France stayed top of World Cup qualifying Group A with an efficient 3-1 victory in Luxembourg on Saturday. [More]
Scotland boss Gordon Strachan banking on Leigh Griffiths
Strachan has opted to select the Celtic forward to be his chief hope for goals in the Group F crunch tie that will make or break his tenure and the country’s Russia 2018 dreams. [More]
Michael Keane and John Stones to start in England defence
Michael Keane's elevation from Manchester United reject to first-choice England player will continue apace on Sunday with the Burnley defender expected to start alongside John Stones against Lithuania. [More]
Southgate and Eddie Jones make impression on Bertrand
Gareth Southgate is attempting to bring a sense of accountability and responsibility to England's players - an approach Ryan Bertrand has called a 'breath of fresh air'. [More]
Stoke and West Ham keep close tabs on Hull stars
Premier League clubs are circling Hull's players in anticipation of their relegation with Stoke looking at Andrew Robertson and West Ham keen on signing Josh Tymon. [More]
Portsmouth warned not to turn down 'Premier League ticket'
The south coast League Two club received a takeover bid this week from former Walt Disney chief executive Michael Eisner, one of the world’s richest men, worth an estimated $1.5billion. [More]
Wales can beat Serbia without Gareth Bale: Joe Allen
Joe Allen insists Wales still have the capacity to travel to Serbia and win despite the absence of Gareth Bale through suspension. Bale picked up his second booking of the campaign in the draw vs Ireland. [More]
World Cup 2018 Qualifying: Who will make it to Russia?
There are 31 remaining places up for grabs to join hosts Russia who qualify automatically. KIERAN GILL assesses the fortunes of countries across six confederations as they bid to make it. [More]
Man Utd's Marcus Rashford wants England U21 role in Poland
Marcus Rashford is keen to play in the European Under 21 championship in Poland this summer, but says the decision will be reached after discussions between Manchester United and England. [More]
Man Utd star Jesse Lingard won't dwell on England failures
Now we are past the 50th anniversary of 1966 and England have endured half a century of hurt, it can sometimes feel as though the national team operate under a generational curse. [More]
England vs Lithuania: Opposition preview
England aim to take another step on the road to Russia on Sunday when they play Lithuania at Wembley. Sportsmail's Adam Shergold gives you the low-down on the Three Lions' Baltic visitors. [More]
Liverpool legends 4-3 Madrid legends: Gerrard among goals
A star-studded Liverpool legends side triumphed over Real Madrid courtesy of a match-winning Steven Gerrard volley, the goal everybody inside a packed Anfield had been hoping for. [More]
Craig Cathcart finally joins Northern Ireland fray
The road to Russia 2018 is long enough without having to endure the painstaking return to fitness that has kept Craig Cathcart out of Northern Ireland’s World Cup campaign until now. [More]
Ex-Manchester United star Federico Macheda is firing again
EXCLUSIVE BY JOE BERNSTEIN: Federico Macheda will never be forgotten for his title-winning impact on Manchester United at 17 but he is determined to add to his accomplishments. [More]
Man Utd's Wayne Rooney to fight for England career
Wayne Rooney is expected to be back in full training at Manchester United this week and, according to sources close to the player, is focused on regaining his England place. [More]
Jermain Defoe to start for England against Lithuania
EXCLUSIVE BY SAMI MOKBEL: The Sunderland striker has not played for England since November 2013 but is expected to start Sunday evening’s World Cup qualifier at Wembley. [More]
Belgium 1-1 Greece: Romelu Lukaku to the rescue
The Everton striker struck late to rescue a draw for depleted Belgium against a Greek side who were down to 10 men for the final 25 minutes and finished with nine. [More]
Man Utd's Jose Mourinho did not watch target in Croatia
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho insists that he had 'no hidden cause' for the visit to Croatia, stating that he merely went to see 'some friends'. [More]
World Cup 2018 qualifiers football REPORT
It's another action-packed night of World Cup qualifiers as the race to Russia gathers pace.Belgium face Greece in a top-of-the-table Group H clash while Portugal take on Hungary. [More]
Manchester United star Anthony Martial heads to Dubai
The Manchester United star was overlooked for the France squad by Didier Deschamps and did not drop into their Under 21s either. It meant Martial was free to take some leisure time and opted for Dubai. [More]
League Two round-up: Portsmouth step up promotion bid
LEAGUE TWO ROUND-UP: Portsmouth strengthened their automatic promotion claims with a 2-1 victory against League Two strugglers Newport at Fratton Park. [More]
Chelsea'st Dominic Solanke interesting RB Leipzig
Chelsea have failed so far to find middle ground over a contract agreement for promising academy prospect Solanke and would miss out on substantial compensation should he move abroad. [More]
England boss Gareth Southgate confirms Joe Hart as captain
Southgate confirmed at a press conference on Saturday that Manchester City goalkeeper Hart, currently on loan with Torino, would have the armband for the Wembley contest. [More]
Nigeria's match against Burkina Faso in London called off
The Nigeria Football Federation said seven Burkina Faso players failed to secure British entry visas, forcing Monday's match at Barnet in north London to be shelved. [More]
Sevilla set to pounce for Manchester City's Jesus Navas
Spanish media this week reported Navas's son had been enrolled in a Sevilla school ahead of his expected return. The 31-year-old winger has been used sparingly by Pep Guardiola. [More]
Tottenham misfit Vincent Janssen eyed by Galatasaray
Tottenham striker Vincent Janssen is a summer target for Galatasaray. The Dutchman has hardly featured since making the move to North London and could leave just 12 months after signing for the club. [More]
Lithuania'ss Edgaras Jankauskas eyes England shock
Edgaras Jankauskas says Lithuania would love to haunt England with a victory every bit as damaging as Iceland's Euro 2016 triumph as they hit Wembley in a bid to cause an upset. [More]
Germany could be without Mesut Ozil for trip to Azerbaijan
Ozil, who missed the 1-0 win over England on Wednesday, skipped Friday's session before the team headed for Baku. Joachim Low will make a lake decision on his inclusion. [More]
Oldham 1-1 Sheffield United: O'Shea strike secures draw
JOE BERNSTEIN AT BOUNDARY PARK: League One leaders Sheffield United stretched their unbeaten run to 10 matches by coming from beyond to draw at Oldham. [More]
Liverpool legends v Real Madrid legends LIVE score:
Liverpool and Real Madrid legends shared a seven-goal thriller in an Anfield charity match on Saturday. Relive the action with Sportsmail's JAMES DUTTON. [More]
Silvio Berlusconi says Gianluigi Donnarumma will stay
Gianluigi Donnarumma is considered to be one of the brightest young talents in European football and AC Milan president Silvio Berlusconi is adamant the goalkeeper will remain at his club.  [More]
Marquinhos: 'I want to stay at PSG'
Marquinhos has signalled his intention to sign a contract extension with French giants Paris Saint-Germain. 'From my point of view everything is pretty clear, I want to stay at PSG,' he said. [More]
Atletico boss Diego Simeone: I won't sign my son
Despite a strong first season in Italian football, scoring 11 goals for Genoa, there is one top European manager who Giovanni Simeone will never be signed by... his father. [More]
Burnley check on Chester defender Sam Hughes
Burnley have checked on centre-back Sam Hughes. The 19-year-old is out of contract at the end of the season and is expected to leave with Chester due compensation via a tribunal. [More]
Scotland boss Gordon Strachan admits Slovenia is must-win
There will no grey areas clouding Scotland's game plan on Sunday as they try to rescue their World Cup ambitions, according to boss Gordon Strachan. [More]
Norway boss Lars Lagerback never expected England offer
England's nemesis Lars Lagerback never expected to be considered for the Three Lions job last year as he instead tries to bring footballing pride back to the country considered the happiest in the world. [More]
Sule insists he was right to choose Bayern Munich
Former Chelsea target Niklas Sule is happy with his decision to join Bayern Munich rather than pursue a move to Stamford Bridge.  He will join Carlo Ancelotti's side at the end of the season. [More]
Alexis Sanchez attends unveiling of his statue in Chile
Alexis Sanchez might not be the most popular figure at Arsenal at the moment, but he remains the centre of attention for the all the right reasons in Chile after attending the unveiling of his statue on Friday. [More]
Bastian Schweinsteiger wears Chicago Fire scarf
32-year-old World Cup winner Bastian Schweinsteiger has been seen wearing his new club colours in Munich for the first time since moving to Chicago Fire from Manchester United. [More]
Barcelona will name new 'mini' stadium after Johan Cruyff
Barcelona will pay tribute to visionary former player and coach Johan Cruyff by naming one their new stadiums after the late Dutchman and his statue will also be erected at the Nou Camp. [More]
Scholes and Robson star for Man United legends
The presence of Paul Scholes and Bryan Robson wasn't enough to prevent Manchester United sinking to a resounding 3-0 defeat by the PFA Aussie legends on Saturday morning. [More]
Real Madrid's Karim Benzema offers Kylian Mbappe wisdom
Europe's heavyweights have stood up and taken notice of the 18-year-old in recent months. His goals were key in beating Manchester City and make up three of his 19 this season. [More]
Seamus Coleman's leg break is a bitter blow for Everton
To witness any player suffer an injury as serious as Seamus Coleman's leg break is a harrowing experience, but for Everton fans, Friday night's incident in Dublin hurts just that little bit more. [More]
England train ahead of World Cup qualifier with Lithuania
Injured England striker Harry Kane took time out of his recovery to watch his team-mates train on Saturday ahead of their World Cup qualifier with Lithuania. [More]
Seamus Coleman suffers horrific leg break in Wales draw
WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT - LAURIE WHITWELL AT THE AVIVA STADIUM: Seamus Coleman suffered a horrific leg break in a tackle from Neil Taylor as Ireland and Wales drew. [More]
Joe Allen: Wales can cope without suspended Bale
LAURIE WHITWELL AT THE AVIVA STADIUM: The Real Madrid star was given his second booking of the World Cup qualifying campaign for a late foul on John O'Shea [More]
Gianluigi Buffon joined 1,000 club: Here are the others
The other members include England's record appearance maker, a legendary Brazilian full back, the current Scunthorpe manager and an Irishman who only ever played for one club. [More]
Italy 2-0 Albania: Match report
Gianluigi Buffon tasted victory on an incredible 1,000th career appearance as Italy survived a scare on their way to a win over Albania in their World Cup qualifier which was marred by crowd trouble on Friday. [More]
Thibaut Courtois lauds Italian coaches at Chelsea
Thibaut Courtois has revealed a surprising practice he was forced to undertake during his time at Atletico Madrid. The goalkeeper was made to urinate in a bottle to prove his hydration. [More]
Bolton charge school almost £600,000 for rent and bills
Failing Bolton Wanderers Free School (BWFS), set up in 2014, paid the club an eye-watering £504,000 of public money for rent at the Macron Stadium for its first 24 months. [More]
Seamus Coleman will come back 'fitter and stronger'
Seamus Coleman was rushed straight to hospital after being carried from the pitch on a stretcher following Neil Taylor's ugly challenge during Friday night's 0-0 World Cup qualifier draw with Wales. [More]
Luiz Felipe Scolari denies he will retire at end of season
World Cup-winning manager Luiz Felipe Scolari has denied reports in his native Brazil that he will retire from coaching at the end of the current Chinese Super League season. [More]
United States 6-0 Honduras: Clint Dempsey nets hat-trick
The United States opened the scoring through Sebastian Lletget after five minutes when he was on hand to tap home after Christian Pulisic's shot squirmed past the goalkeeper. [More]
Javier Hernandez equals Mexico goals record
Hernandez struck in the seventh minute at the Azteca with a deft chip over goalkeeper Keylor Navas to equal the Mexican record set by former striker Jared Borgetti in 2008. Mexico top their qualifying group. [More]
Barcelona 'launch Operation Coutinho' over possible move
Sport claim Coutinho, who only signed a new long-term contract at Liverpool in January, is ready to quit Anfield. The Spanish newspaper says Barca have been in touch with the player's agent. [More]
Anthony Martial is 'really keen to stay' at Man United
Anthony Martial has committed his future to Manchester United and has reserved special praise for the club's supporters, despite struggling for form in his second season at the club. [More]
Leicester midfielder Wilfred Ndidi wants to be his own man
Ndidi arrived at the King Power Stadium in a £17million deal from Genk in the summer to fill the void left by Kante's departure to Chelsea and has quickly made himself a critical cog in midfield. [More]
Marcus Rashford is a work in progress at Manchester United
KIERAN GILL - THE NUMBERS GAME: Jose Mourinho and Gareth Southgate share the same idea about Marcus Rashford. He is not simply some sort of super-sub. He is a work in progress. [More]
Joe Hart tells Wayne Rooney: 'England wait for no one'
SAMI MOKBEL AND MATT LAWTON: Joe Hart has fired a stark warning to Wayne Rooney and his team-mates, insisting England players do not get to choose when they end their careers. [More]
Manchester United legend Eric Cantona attacks John Stones
Manchester United legend Eric Cantona has mocked John Stones' £47.5million price-tag after the City defender's performance against Monaco in the second leg of their last 16 Champions League tie. [More]
Scotland are fired up to keep Gordon Strachan in his job
The under-pressure Scots boss has admitted himself that Sunday's Hampden clash against Slovenia is a ‘must-win’, with our World Cup qualifying campaign hanging by a thread. [More]
Ireland 0-0 Wales:Taylor sees red for tackle on Coleman
CRAIG HOPE AT THE AVIVA STADIUM: This ill-tempered stalemate will be remembered by Neil Taylor's red card for a challenge which left Seamus Coleman with a sickening broken leg. [More]
Gordon Scott helped build St Mirren Park
He steps towards the window, looks down on the place of worship and lingers for only a moment as a ray of sunshine peeks through to illuminate a dollop of grass besieged by bucket seats. [More]
Serbians top of Group D ahead of Ireland after Georgia win
Serbia stayed on course to reach a first major tournament since the 2010 World Cup after goals from Tadic, Mitrovic and Gacinovic gave them a smash-and-grab win away to Georgia. [More]
Striker problem is biggest decision I've faced - Strachan
The Scots need three points to keep alive any hope of reaching the World Cup finals. but ahead of the make-or-break Hampden clash, the question of who will lead the frontline is unclear. [More]
Spain 4-1 Israel: David Silva and Diego Costa score in win
Manchester City playmaker Silva bagged his 29th goal for Spain as Julen Lopetegui's side held on to top spot in Group G with a comfortable victory in Gijon on Friday night. [More]
England U19 3-0 Spain U19
England comfortably made it past Spain on Friday to seal their passage to the Under-19 European Championship in Georgia this summer. Trent Alexander-Arnold was the hero, scoring a brace. [More]
Chris Brunt admits he is happy with progress for West Brom
Thirteen months on from rupturing his anterior cruciate ligament Northern Ireland's Chris Brunt admits his return to the game has been all he could have wished for. [More]
England fans club promise action after Germany chants 
Wednesday's friendly defeat was tarnished somewhat by fan behaviour in the the away end in Dortmund, where some supporters sung distasteful songs about the World Wars. [More]
The Secret Scout: West Brom midfielder Sam Field
SECRET SCOUT: Our scout is a football expert who attends matches to look for the next star. He'll bring you his verdict in Sportsmail. This week, he assesses West Brom's Sam Field. [More]
Barcelona deny trying to speak to Ernesto Valverde
Valverde, enjoying an impressive campaign with Athletic, is one of a number of names linked with replacing Luis Enrique, who announced he will not be there next season. [More]
Scotland's Martin says Slovenia win can spark turnaround
Russell Martin feels Scotland’s poor Euro 2016 qualifying display has set them back - but he believes beating Slovenia on Sunday can spark a revival. They sit fifth in Group F four points behind Slovenia. [More]
NI boss O'Neill hoping for his Premier League chance
If things had worked out differently, Michael O’Neill could have been settling into life as Leicester City manager this week instead of shaping the sequel to the Northern Ireland fairytale. [More]
United boss Jose Mourinho watches Croatia beat Ukraine
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho was an interested spectator as Croatia took control of Group I in the 2018 World Cup qualifying with a 1-0 victory over Ukraine. [More]
Ronnie Moran loved being part of Liverpool - Robbie Fowler
Moran, who died on Wednesday at the age of 83, served the Reds for a total of 49 years in various capacities and was on the coaching staff when Fowler made his first-team breakthrough in the 1990s. [More]
Germany U21s 1-0 England U21s: Hosts earn deserved win
DOMINIC KING AT THE BRITA ARENA: Don't be fooled by the score. Don’t think this was a carbon copy of events in Dortmund, when England’s seniors played with style. [More]
Eddie Jones checks in on England football training
SAMI MOKBEL: England rugby head coach Eddie Jones revealed the secrets of his success to Gareth Southgate's men on Friday. Jones has formed a close relationship with Southgate. [More]
Lost master: Ron Saunders, who won Aston Villa the league
EXCLUSIVE - MATT BARLOW: Of the 36 Englishmen who have won the league title as managers only two are still alive. Howard Wilkinson won it with Leeds 25 years ago. [More]
Middlesbrough defender Ben Gibson is set for big move
SAMI MOKBEL: Middlesbrough are fighting a losing battle as they try to keep England’s newest recruit Ben Gibson. Gibson has been called up by Gareth Southgate to replace Chris Smalling. [More]
Eric Dier talks of relief after anxious phone call to mum
SAMI MOKBEL AND SAM CUNNINGHAM: England's Eric Dier spoke of the anxious phone call made to his mother Louise in the aftermath of Wednesday’s terror attack in Westminster. [More]
Ireland 0-0 Wales World Cup 2018 qualifiers LIVE score
Republic of Ireland and Wales played out a goalless World Cup qualifier, with the clash marred by Neil Taylor's red card following his leg breaking tackle on Seamus Coleman. [More]
Wilfried Zaha strike helps Ivory Coast down Russia
Aston Villa striker Kodjia produced a forceful strike after shrugging his way past the home defence to open the scoring on the half hour and put the Russians behind the eight ball. [More]
Liverpool's Roberto Firmino shares intimate snap with wife
Tite's side came back from a goal down to storm to victory against Uruguay in their World Cup Qualifier in Montevideo to put them seven points clear at the top of their qualifying group. [More]
Manchester City accept FA misconduct charge
The club were charged with failing to ensure their players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion following a controversial penalty decision during their draw with Liverpool. [More]
Stewards to wear body-cams in abusive chant crack down
Calls have been made for stewards to be issued with handheld devices or body-cameras across football matches to film perpetrators of abusive chanting to rid them from the game. [More]
New MLS team could be called Footy McFooty Face
Fans have been asked to vote for a name for the team, which is being backed by former Everton star Landon Donovan, as they plot a move into a brand new 30,000-seater stadium. [More]
Romelu Lukaku insists decision is made on Everton contract
Romelu Lukaku stunned Goodison Park chiefs last week when he told them that he would not be signing a deal worth more than £100,000-a-week following a training session at Finch Farm. [More]
Chelsea man Eden Hazard vs Real Madrid ace James Rodriguez
Real Madrid will swoop for Chelsea's star man Eden Hazard this summer — with their playmaker James Rodriguez set to be offered as bait. Here, Sportsmail assesses how their stats compare. [More]
Battle of the minnows as Andorra and Faroe Islands meet
You’ve heard of David against Goliath, well it’s David against David on Saturday at the Estadi Nacional as the Faroe Islands visit Andorra for one of the football’s worst fixtures. [More]
Tite, the man leading Brazil to the brink of the World Cup
Brazil's comprehensive win over Uruguay on Thursday night takes them to the brink of being the first team to qualify for Russia 2018. So who is the Brazil boss? Here's all you need to know... [More]
Real Madrid news: My job isn't to play for CR7 – striker
The French striker feels he has an important role the Bernabeu and despite a less than stellar season in the Spanish capital is looking to extend his stay, until the of his career if possible. [More]
Spurs' Eric Dier warns England to take Lithuania seriously
Such sides have long been considered minnows, and England the big fish in world football, but Iceland's stunning run last summer and win in Nice has indicated the gap is closing. [More]
Tottenham boss Pochettino meets with Barcelona president
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino held a meeting with Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu this week. Pochettino and Bartomeu met at a restaurant in the city. [More]
Tottenham news: Dele Alli hit with three-match ban
The ban will relate to any European club matches, meaning Alli will miss the first three games of next season's Champions League or Europa League if Spurs qualify for either of those tournaments. [More]
Radja Nainggolan reveals he discussed move with Chelsea
Radja Nainggolan's combative qualities are seen as being suited to the Premier League and despite Chelsea having plenty of midfield options, bringing in another player still appeals to them. [More]
Diego Costa was our Lionel Messi, insists Diego Simeone
Diego Costa lasted just nine minutes at the Estadio da Luz in Lisbon after injuring his hamstring again. He was replaced by Adrian Lopez, with Real Madrid going on to win the game 4-1 after extra-time. [More]
Szczesny's Arsenal future depends on Arsene Wenger exit
Wojciech Szczesny's loan deal with Serie A outfit Roma expires in the summer and he is due to return to Arsene Wenger's Arsenal side afterwards, where his contract runs until 2019. [More]
Manchester United target Daishawn Redan to leave Ajax
Ajax starlet Daishawn Redan, coveted by several of Europe's top clubs, has decided not to sign a professional deal at the club. [More]
Spain's starting XI will be dominated by Chelsea players
PETE JENSON: Spain could be relying on Chelsea, present and future, tonight as they take on Israel. Diego Costa will start the game with a reprieved Pedro in support. [More]
Xabi Alonso was close to leaving Liverpool FC for Arsenal
Xabi Alonso has lifted the lid on how he was on the verge of quitting Liverpool for Arsenal in a deal that fell apart over a £3million fall-out. Arsenal offered £15m before Real Madrid signed Alonso. [More]
Chelsea captain John Terry poses with youth at training
For Chelsea captain John Terry, international breaks these days mean some rest and relaxation – followed by hard work back in training to prime himself for club football. [More]
Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho's record with young players
JACK GAUGHAN: Of all the sticks Jose Mourinho has been beaten with, the one marked 'youth development' has hurt the most. He even made a list of 49 youngsters he has handed debuts to. [More]
20 years on: Fowler begs ref NOT to give Liverpool penalty
At a time when respect for referees has never been more in the spotlight, when there are talks about match officials striking, this incident must be recalled. [More]
Buffon's debut 22 years ago: Where are they now?
As Gianluigi Buffon prepares to make his 1000th appearance against Albania this evening, Sportsmail takes a look at his debut in 1995 against an incredible AC Milan side. [More]
Cristiano Ronaldo has airport named after him in Madeira
How do you honour a footballer who has already picked up nearly every trophy available to them? In Cristiano Ronaldo's case, Madeira have decided to name an aiport after him. [More]
Luis Suarez was very close to Arsenal move - Arsene Wenger
The Luis Suarez transfer saga is well remembered, not least for Arsenal's infamous bid of £40,000,001 as they tried to prise the forward away from Liverpool in summer 2013. [More]
Arsenal news: Arsene Wenger contract is most important
Robert Pires believes Arsene Wenger signing a new deal at Arsenal is more important than extending the contracts of star duo Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil. [More]
Southgate handles himself well on England managerial debut
MATT LAWTON: Only time will tell if Gareth Southgate can make a decent fist of his new job as England boss but something he said in Dortmund on Wednesday night rang true. [More]
Man United news: Zlatan Ibrahimovic praised as a genius
Ander Herrera lavished praise on his Manchester United team-mate Zlatan Ibrahimovic, calling him a genius and joking the striker can be 'very annoying'.  [More]
Everton duo to set aside friendship for Ireland vs Wales
Ashley Williams and Seamus Coleman have revealed they will not speak to each other before Wales and Ireland clash in their crucial World Cup qualifier. [More]
Miroslav Klose help Germany train for Azerbaijan clash
Much has been made of how young Joachim Low's Germany side were when they lined up against England on Wednesday night. That may be why a veteran presence could be seen at training. [More]
Ben Gibson drafted into England squad for Lithuania clash
Middlesbrough defender Ben Gibson is set to be drafted into the England squad for Sunday's clash against Lithuania. The centre half has impressed this season despite Boro's troubles. [More]
Arsenal news: Alexis Sanchez throws TANTRUM as Chile lose
They say when it rains, it pours. No player must be feeling it more so right now than Alexis Sanchez, whose recent woes just got a whole lot worse following international defeat by rivals Argentina. [More]
Chelsea defender David Luiz smashes in perfect free-kick
David Luiz hasn't had too many chances to show his goalscoring nous since returning to Chelsea last summer. But he took an opportunity with aplomb on this free-kick captured in training. [More]
What Chelsea, Man Utd and other stars do during the break
Ever wonder what happens to a footballer during an international break when they aren't called up by their national team? Don't worry, they're not left to mope around. They go on holiday! [More]
Arsenal and Bayern Munich fined over fans' behaviour
Arsenal and Bayern Munich have both been hit with UEFA fines after their Champions League last 16 tie at the Emirates Stadium on March 7. Both sides failed to control their fans. [More]
Argentina 1-0 Chile: Lionel Messi penalty earns win
Argentina's talisman Lionel Messi stepped up and calmly slotted past Manchester City's Claudio Bravo - 269 days after missing against the Chileans in the Copa America final shootout. [More]
Tottenham's Vincent Janssen out for Holland with illness
Head coach Danny Blind has decided against calling up a replacement for the struggling hit-man. The Dutch are leaving for Sofia on Friday with just a 24-man squad for their World Cup qualifier. [More]
Top 50 players under 23 in Europe: 10-1
The top 10 European players under the age of 23. In this star line-up are two France team-mates, the heir to one of the best keepers ever and an England talisman in the making. [More]
Marco Verratti has Chelsea, Man Utd, Real Madrid on alert
Clubs are on alert after Marco Verratti's agent advertised his client's availability but know Paris Saint-Germain will want more than £60million. [More]
Gianluigi Buffon's legendary career in Italian football
The 39-year-old will make his 1,000th professional appearance in Sicily on Friday night against Albania. Sportsmail takes a look at his legendary career in Italian football. [More]
Chris Coleman fires back at Johnny Giles over Gareth Bale
Johnny Giles, the legendary figure of the Republic of Ireland and Leeds United, lavished praise on Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale’s ability to influence games for his country. [More]
Chelsea transfer spending to depend on Diego Costa
Diego Costa's decision to stay or go will have a big say in Antonio Conte's transfer business this summer. The striker has done little to quash uncertainty by saying, 'anything can happen.' [More]
Andy Carroll should in next England squad - Kouyate
Gareth Southgate opted to include only three strikers in his squad for this break, with Marcus Rashford joining Jamie Vardy and Jermain Defoe for the games against Germany and Lithuania [More]
Norwich add Huddersfield's Stuart Webber as transfer chief
Stuart Webber was the driving force behind David Wagner arriving at Huddersfield and has been integral to the improbable rise into promotion contention through transfer work. [More]
Roy Keane says Martin O'Neill is 'one of his best friends'
O’Neill is the criminology-obsessed professor and it would be interesting to read his profile on Keane, the man who had to apologise to players following criticism after a defeat by Belarus. [More]
Adnan Januzaj insists excuses must stop for Sunderland
Adnan Januzaj believes Sunderland have to start delivering performances and not keep making excuses in their battle to avoid relegation this season. [More]
Arsenal news: Granit Xhaka distances himself from Bayern
Midfielder Granit Xhaka, who joined Arsenal from Borussia Monchengladbach for £35million in the summer transfer window, has endured a testing time in English football so far. [More]
Colombia 1-0 Bolivia: James Rodriguez scores dramatic goal
Colombia seemed to be on course for a frustrating home draw until James Rodriguez struck home from a rebound after his initial penalty was saved by Bolivia goalkeeper Carlos Lampe. [More]
Former Tottenham flop Paulinho stunned by Brazil hat-trick
Paulinho may have gone off the radar following his move to the Chinese Super League, but the former Tottenham flop has re-announced himself in spectacular fashion on the international stage. [More]
Neymar tipped beat Lionel Messi to Ballon d'Or
Neymar has been tipped to leapfrog Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to win the Ballon d'Or this year by Brazil team-mate Miranda. The Barcelona wide-man finished fifth in last year's voting. [More]
Manchester United could be set for Michael Keane windfall
United sold Keane to Burnley for £2.5million and it is understood a clause was inserted in the contract that says the Old Trafford club can receive up to 25 per cent from his next transfer. [More]
Hull star Abel Hernandez aims to get back to scoring ways
Hull City striker Abel Hernandez is keen to rediscover his scoring touch to help steer Marco Silva's side away from the relegation zone in the final stretch of the season. [More]
Chelsea ace Matic one of best and Liverpool man needs time
Dusan Tadic has heaped praise on Serbia team-mate Nemanja Matic, claiming the Chelsea star is one of the best defensive midfielders on the planet. The pair take on Georgia on Friday. [More]
Fortuna Hjorring 0-1 Man City Women: Carli Lloyd bags win
The United States midfielder charged forward to convert from eight yards in the 36th minute to earn Manchester City an important victory in the Champions League against Fortuna Hjorring. [More]
Arsenal players must take responsibility for Wenger woes
Six defeats in their last nine matches have seen the Gunners knocked out of the Champions League and drift out of the top four in the Premier League. [More]
Barcelona fined £16,500 by UEFA for fan pitch invasion
Sergi Roberto's goal sealed a 6-1 win for Barca, sparking jubilant scenes among players and fans. Barcelona's fine also includes a sanction for having five players booked on the night. [More]
World Cup qualifier round-up: Japan remain on course
Japan stayed on course to book their spot at next year's World Cup finals as Vahid Halilhodzic's side handed the United Arab Emirates a 2-0 defeat on Thursday while Iran beat Qater 1-0. [More]
Edgardo Bauza: Argentina aren't dependent on Lionel Messi
Lionel Messi, Argentina's captain and all-time leading goalscorer, netted a first-half penalty as his country beat Chile 1-0 in Buenos Aires on Thursday to boots their World Cup qualification hopes. [More]
Real Madrid news: Mbappe and Benzema strike force planned
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez insists Karim Benzema is the 'best number nine in the world' and may look to pair him with Monaco wonderkid Kylian Mbappe. [More]
Kalidou Koulibaly refuses to rule out Chelsea move
Chelsea target Kalidou Koulibaly has refused to rule out a move to the Premier league next season. The centre-half admitted he would love to play in England, but insists he's focused on Napoli. [More]
England fans guilty of anti-German songs to be banned
The governing body are poring over video footage with the UK Football Policing Unit to pinpoint the fans who marred England’s friendly on Wednesday with anti-German songs. [More]
Italy keeper Gianluigi Buffon preapres for 1,000th game
Italy captain Buffon is due to make his 1,000th appearance in the World Cup qualifier against Albania on Friday. He is expected to retire after the 2018 World Cup in Russia. [More]
Arsenal cult hero Lukas Podolski is loved in Germany
On Wednesday night, one of the most curious international careers in modern football came to an end. In a flurry of tears, Mexican waves and selfies, an icon of the German game was gone. [More]
Uruguay 1-4 Brazil: Paulinho and Neymar secure vital win
Former Spurs midfielder Paulinho bagged a hat-trick, including a 25-yard piledriver, and Neymar scored a sensational lob as Brazil took a giant stride towards qualifying for the 2018 World Cup. [More]
Real Madrid want Chelsea's Hazard and Courtois
Madrid president Florentino Perez wants to make a mark in the transfer market after two years without a major signing, and the Chelsea pair have been targeted as the next Galacticos. [More]
Roberto Martinez thinks Romelu Lukaku can be world's best
Belgium boss Roberto Martinez believes Romelu Lukaku has all the tools to become the most dangerous striker in the world. Martinez spoke of Lukaku's constant desire for improvement. [More]
O'Neill rejects talk of Wales 'lull' after Euro 2016 run
Chris Coleman's Wales side upset the odds at the Euros in France last summer to make it all the way to the semi-finals, where they only succumbed to eventual winners Portugal. [More]
Quiz: Can you name these players from their list of clubs?
Just how well do you know the career paths of most well-known footballers? Can you name them from a list of clubs - in random order - they played for from four possible options? [More]
Mark McGhee adamant Scotland can cope with pressure
Gordon Strachan and assistant boss Mark McGhee know that Scotland's hopes of making the World Cup finals rest on beating Slovenia at Hampden on Sunday. [More]
EFL Q&A: Portsmouth midfielder Gary Roberts
Regarded as one of the most influential and skilful players in the lower leagues, the 33-year-old is looking to seal the third promotion of his career with current club Portsmouth. [More]
Rangers boss Pedro Caixinha will be given money to spend
Prior to his appointment as chairman in 2015, King said it would take at least £30million to rebuild Rangers on and off the park and that he would be willing to provide the bulk of the money. [More]
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge enjoys lunch in London
The forward has not played since Liverpool's defeat by Hull City on February 4. He was left out of the England squad to face Germany and Lithuania and left behind as Liverpool headed to Tenerife to train. [More]
Michael Keane was 'Bambi on ice' at Manchester United
Michael Keane may have lacked the star quality to make it from Manchester United’s academy to the first team, but his rapid progress means he could leave Burnley for £25million this summer. [More]
'Lionel Messi' branded cocaine: Police seize £73m of drug
Police in Peru have seized a 1.4 kilogram shipment of cocaine that had Lionel Messi's face on the packaging. The haul was worth a reported £73million. [More]
Argentina v Chile, Uruguay v Brazil LIVE
Argentina took a big step towards turning their dismal World Cup 2018 qualification campaign around when they beat Chile. Relive all of the action with Sportsmail's TOM FARMERY. [More]
Martinez opens up on 'perfect' Belgium job
Roberto Martinez has revealed the opportunity to manage the Belgium national team was the only offer which made him smile following his sacking by Everton. [More]
England Under 21s' young Lions help Aidy Boothroyd
Although he had four matches in charge last autumn following Gareth Southgate’s elevation to the senior side, Boothroyd had to negotiate a ‘stringent interview process’. [More]
England used to play like a rugby team, insists Podolski
England used a 3-4-3 formation and, though Podolski’s strike gave Germany a 1-0 win, they showed signs of promise. Podolski insists England used to play like a rugby team. [More]
Scotland beating Slovenia won't stop Strachan speculation
With Scottish hopes of reaching the play-offs for Russia hanging by a thread, assistant manager McGhee concedes the management team are now operating on a game by game basis. [More]
Ian Holloway rescued me from lowest ebb - Conor Washington
Washington made his Northern Ireland debut against Wales a year ago on Friday before going to Euro 2016, and hopes to lead the attack in Sunday’s World Cup qualifier against Norway. [More]
Rangers chairman insists Mark Warburton was thin-skinned
King pointed to a failure of management with Joey Barton and feels Warburton struggled to get to grips with the scrutiny applied in Glasgow during his time in charge of Rangers. [More]
Alli was great - he's perfect for Southgate's new system
Sportsmail's experts, and former England internationals, Chris Sutton and Martin Keown examine how Gareth Southgate's new system can bring out the best in his young stars... [More]
Top 50 players under 23 in Europe - 20-11
Thursday's 10 names include a striker from north of the border, Monaco stars aplenty and healthy dollop of classy central midfielders with Premier League clubs tracking them. [More]
Dele Alli is unique and special talent, says Adam Lallana
Adam Lallana feels Dele Alli can be a 'special' player for England, provided he is given time to fulfil his promise. Alli's all-round performance was hugely promising ahead of his 21st birthday. [More]
Claudio Ranieri to be honoured with Golden Bench in Italy
The Italian football federation (FIGC) said Ranieri's feat of guiding Leicester to last season's Premier League title will see him receive a special 'Golden Bench' honour at a coaching summit. [More]
Lukas Podolski reveals what Joe Hart said after his goal
Lukas Podolski marked his 130th and final Germany appearance with a stunning winner against England on Wednesday. Now he has revealed what Joe Hart said to him after he scored. [More]
TOWIE icon Mark Wright helps Jamie O'Hara join Billericay
Midfielder O'Hara, who recently appeared on Big Brother, agreed to play for the club following a conversation with reality TV star Mark Wright, who is a close friend of he and owner Glenn Tamplin. [More]
Everton receive hands off warning for Brennan Johnson
Nottingham Forest have no intention of giving up on the England Under-16 international without a fight and any transfer could now head for a tribunal as Everton are the latest team to show an interest. [More]
Wenger deserves more respect from Arsenal fans, says Iwobi
Arsene Wenger is under huge pressure after a string of poor results, with large sections of fans calling for his head. But Alex Iwobi called the Arsenal boss 'a great man'. [More]
Nigeria 1-1 Senegal: Mane makes late appearance
JONNY SINGER AT THE HIVE: At the final whistle, almost all of the 2,013 fans at Barnet's Hive stadium charged onto the field. They weren't celebrating the result, but the bizarre fact of the occasion. [More]
Tottenham move closer to Wembley move
Tottenham have moved one step closer to playing home games at Wembley next season after their application to host 27 matches at the stadium's full 90,000 capacity was approved. [More]
10 years of the new Wembley: The key numbers
Friday marks 10 years since the new Wembley Stadium opened to great fanfare... but a young Italian stole the show... Italy’s Giampaolo Pazzini scored after just 25 seconds and hit a hat-trick! [More]
West Ham boss Slaven Bilic must stop slide or face axe 
The pressure on manager Slaven Bilic will intensify if West Ham fail to turn their form around in the next three matches, with the Hammers currently sitting 12th in the Premier League table. [More]
Chris Coleman urges Wales to seize the moment in Ireland
Chris Coleman has stressed to his Wales players the importance of seizing the moment against the Republic of Ireland and not ‘missing’ it as they did against England at Euro 2016. [More]
Man Utd Park Ji-sung: Sir Alex Ferguson trusted me
Former Manchester United midfielder Park Ji-sung believes he was a regular under Sir Alex Ferguson because of the trust the manager had in him and his high-energy performances. [More]
Franz Beckenbauer questioned over Germany's World Cup bid 
The Swiss Attorney General's Office (OAG) opened criminal proceedings against Beckenbauer and three other former high-ranking German soccer officials last September. [More]
Neil Taylor out to ride Euro 2016 wave to the World Cup
Aston Villa full-back Taylor believes reaching a first World Cup since 1958 in Sweden would take Welsh football to new heights once again, but they have work to do if they are to make it to Russia. [More]
Gareth Bale 'must not hold anything back against Ireland'
Coleman said his star player and the four others on bookings should not temper their approach even though another card would rule them out of the next game in Serbia in June. [More]
Everton defender Coleman one of the best, claims Williams
Wales centre back Williams admits taking on Ireland's Coleman will be a challenge when the Toffees defenders face each other in Friday's World Cup qualifier. [More]
Everton move step closer to leaving Goodison Park
Everton have taken a significant step towards moving to a new stadium after striking a deal to buy land at Bramley Moore Dock as they look to leave their home at Goodison Park. [More]
Liverpol hero recalls surreal trip to Madrid
Robbie Fowler was adept at finding himself in the right place at the right time. However, the former Liverpool striker was surprised to find himself on the Real Madrid team coach. [More]
Bayern Munich being sued £100,000 by a fan
Bayern Munich are in a legal battle with a fan after a Manchester United fan left him with a walking stick. Fritz Rettensteiner was there to watch the Champions League quarter-final in 2014. [More]
Liverpool news: Reds stepping up pursuit of Michael Keane
LAURIE WHITWELL: The summer pursuit of Michael Keane is set to intensify after the centre back produced an impressive England debut against Germany, with Liverpool hardening their interest. [More]
St Etienne fined £43k after Manchester United clash
St Etienne have been fined 50,000 euros (£43,000) by UEFA's disciplinary body following the behaviour of their fans at last month's Europa League clash with Manchester United. [More]
Liverpool FC target Ryan Sessegnon ignores transfer talk
Ryan Sessegnon says he is not paying any attention to all the hype around him and is focused solely on helping Fulham get back into the Premier League. [More]
Everton stars Romelu Lukaku and Co have fear levels tested
Ronald Koeman wants his Everton players to be fearless against Liverpool and Manchester United, but Romelu Lukaku and Co had reason to be scared at the club's training base last week. [More]
Simeone reveals he was offered £30m to leave Atletico
In the aftermath of last season's penalty shoot-out defeat in the San Siro he hinted he was thinking about leaving. At the time, he told a news conference: 'I'm thinking I have to start thinking about it.' [More]
Arsenal news: Granit Xhaka vows not to change fiery streak
Granit Xhaka will defy Arsene Wenger and stick by his aggressive nature in Arsenal's midfield despite disciplinary problems overclouding his first season in England. [More]
Portsmouth takeover by ex-Disney chairman edges closer
Portsmouth have entered into a 70-day period of exclusivity with former Disney chairman Michael Eisner over a possible takeover at Fratton Park. [More]
Ireland brimming with confidence pre-Wales, says Ward
Ireland are comfortably placed at the top of their World Cup qualifying group and defender Stephen Ward has said the team are confident they can beat Wales to increase their advantage. [More]
Company belonging to Gareth Bale agent receives interest
Several Chinese investors are in the race to take over top sports management firm Stellar Group, the company founded and run by Gareth Bale's 'super-agent' Jonathan Barnett. [More]
Nathan Redmond eyes Euro 2017 final with England U21s
Nathan Redmond has declared he wants one final piece of glory with England Under 21s. He is eyeing victory at Euro 2017 this summer in his last hurrah for the Young Lions. [More]
Liverpool target, Timo Werner, out of Germany qualifier
Germany striker Timo Werner, who earned his first cap against England on Wednesday, has been ruled out of Sunday's World Cup qualifier at Azerbaijan with a muscle injury. [More]
Jurgen Klopp tells Liverpool starlets to take their chance
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has urged the club's youngsters to seize their chance to impress him on their Tenerife training camp. [More]
England stars enjoy recovery session after Germany defeat
England were given a warm welcome by 2.Bundesliga side Bochum on Thursday as Gareth Southgate's men took part in a light session before flying back to London to face Lithuania. [More]
Burnley boss heaps praise on England new boy Michael Keane
Sean Dyche believes Burnley defender Michael Keane's rise is testament to the importance of patience after he failed to hold down a regular starting spot at Manchester United. [More]
Seamus Coleman challenges Ireland to deal with Gareth Bale
Much of the talk in the days building up to Friday night's showdown with Wales in Dublin has surrounded Gareth Bale and how the Republic of Ireland can cope with him. [More]
Tottenham reveal latest images of new stadium build
Tottenham will discover on Thursday night whether they will be allowed to use Wembley at its full capacity next season as the development of their new stadium continues apace. [More]
Jamie Vardy's former strike partner wanted by Derby
Derby County and Barnsley are tracking Millwall striker Lee Gregory ahead of a potential summer move. The 28-year-old, is a former teammate of Jamie Vardy at Halifax Town. [More]
Huddersfield fans will only pay £200 for a season ticket
Huddersfield have announced their fans will pay just £200 for their season tickets next year - even if they make it into the Premier League. [More]
Adam Lallana: England's 3-4-2-1 could be the way forward
Adam Lallana was happy with England's experimental back three against Germany, despite defeat in Dortmund. Gareth Southgate unveiled a new system including three men at the back. [More]
Henrikh Mkhitaryan takes time to visit sick children
Henrikh Mkhitaryan has been winning friends on the pitch with Manchester United this season, and now it looks like he is making them off it too. [More]
FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers STATE OF PLAY
The World Cup in Russia may still seem in the distance but the qualification process is well underway, with a number of sides having put themselves in interesting positions. [More]
Arsenal star, Man Utd maestro and your club's priciest
With club record transfers now more common than ever - 13 Premier League teams smashed their record in 2016 alone, with two more this January - splashing the cash doesn't always return results. [More]
Stoke's Phil Bardsley enjoys Dubai with wife Tanya
Stoke defender Phil Bardsley is not letting his sending off against Chelsea get him down as takes full advantage of the international break after not been called up by Scotland. [More]
From San Siro to Nou Camp, Europe's most iconic stadiums
England's 1-0 defeat by Germany at the splendid Westfalenstadion got us thinking: which are the most iconic stadiums in Europe? Here, our reporters share their memories. [More]
Fergie: Players are not properly prepared for management
Sir Alex Ferguson believes players today are not prepared to become managers. Ferguson also believes there should be no panic at English struggles in the Champions League. [More]
Chelsea striker Diego Costa was 'impossible' to sign
Atletico Madrid's president admits the club tried to engineer a move to bring back Chelsea striker Diego Costa in the summer - but claimed it was 'impossible' to get the deal done. [More]
Peter Lovenkrands in the frame for No 3 role at Rangers
Peter Lovenkrands has emerged as a shock contender for the Rangers No 3 role – with the former Ibrox winger locked in a three-way fight with Barry Ferguson and John Brown. [More]
Should Arsenal sell Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil? - KEOWN
Sportsmail columnist Martin Keown returned to answer more of your questions. Among the items on the agenda this week were Arsenal futures of Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil. [More]
Lukas Podolski backs Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger
Lukas Podolski insists his former club would find it hard to replace Arsene Wenger because 'he is Arsenal'. The forward believes Wenger is going to be a hard act to follow at the Emirates. [More]
Bournemouth stars enjoy go-karting session in Dubai
After moving up the gears to record back-to-back Premier League wins for the first time this season, Bournemouth's players continued their rapid progress during a fun afternoon in Dubai. [More]
Argentina vs Chile, World Cup 2018 qualifiers GUIDE
KIERAN GILL: On Thursday night Argentina take on Chile in what has turned into a huge World Cup qualifier. Here, Sportsmail answers your questions as they fight to make it to Russia 2018. [More]
Neymar Q&A: Barcelona star on PSG, Lionel Messi and more
EXCLUSIVE: With Barcelona's cast of superstars continuing their hunt for trophies under manager Luis Enrique, Neymar has plenty to discuss as the season reaches its business end. [More]
London terror attack 2017: PC Keith Palmer to be honoured
Charlton have announced plans to pay tribute to PC Keith Palmer, the policeman killed in Wednesday's terror attack in London. [More]
Ivory Coast boss wants Yaya Toure to make comeback
Ivory Coast boss Marc Wilmots has made trying to persuade Yaya Toure out of international retirement one of his top priorities after taking over as coach of the former African champions this week. [More]
Man City star Gabriel Jesus poses at NYC's Times Square
Gabriel Jesus is loving his trip to New York judging by his Instagram account and the Manchester City striker's latest update shows he's truly embracing being a big name in the Big Apple. [More]
Manchester City interested in Chelsea target Kolasinac
Manchester City have posted an interest in Schalke's defender Sead Kolasinac. The 23-year-old is a free agent in the summer and was the subject of a £5.3million Chelsea bid. [More]
Wales 'won't let yellow cards hang over them', Ben Davies
Ben Davies insists Wales are not bothered by the World Cup suspension tightrope that five of their players will be walking against the Republic of Ireland. [More]
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone on Kevin Gameiro's form
Diego Simeone insists he is happy with the performances of Kevin Gameiro after missing out on No 1 target Diego Costa last summer. Gameiro joined the club for £28million from Sevilla. [More]
Javier Hernandez to Manchester United? Striker drops hint
The Mexican striker was sold by Louis van Gaal to Bayer Leverkusen for £7.3million in 2015. It was a decision that baffled many United fans and Jose Mourinho admitted he would not have sold him. [More]
MARTIN SAMUEL: Jose Mourinho made his excuses (in advance)
5 POINTS on Pep Guardiola facing a big summer, Jose Mourinho's latest moans, the England team and old friends, plus some stuff on Mexican football that may or may not come as a shock. [More]
West Ham's Feghouli admits he struggled with direct switch
West Ham's Sofiane Feghouli faced a 'radical change' in football style when he moved from Valencia at the start of the season but is settling well after his injury issues, the midfielder has said. [More]
West Brom's Jonas Olsson joins Swedish side Djurgardens
Swedish defender Jonas Olsson has left West Brom to return to his homeland and join Djurgardens after nine years at the club. Olsson has been used sparingly this campaign for Tony Pulis's side. [More]
Neymar wants Liverpool FC's Philippe Coutinho at Barcelona
EXCLUSIVE: Neymar wants to play alongside Philippe Coutinho at Barcelona - and he believes the Liverpool star would have no problem fitting in with Lionel Messi and Co. [More]
Dixon: Arsenal's Mesut Ozil needs Dele Alli's nastiness
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele has emerged as a key player for club and country by the age of 20, and played in England's 1-0 defeat by Germany on Wednesday in Dortmund. [More]
Riyad Mahrez makes it his 'objective' to join Barcelona
Leicester playmaker Riyad Mahrez has his heart set on a move to European giants Barcelona this summer but any transfer will cost in the region of £35million, according to reports in Spain. [More]
Barcelona interest 'nice' admits Sevilla winger Vitolo
Vitolo, 27, has been in good form this season as Sevilla chase a top four spot in La Liga. After the winger had missed out on the Spain squad for Euro 2016, he has now become a regular. [More]
FIFA chief warns there could be shortage of referees
FIFA referees committee chief Pierluigi Collina has warned there will be a global shortage of match officials if efforts are not made to tackle abuse and violence towards referees at grassroots level. [More]
Real Madrid were NOT too big for me - Asier Illarramendi
The midfielder moved to the Spanish capital from Real Sociedad for £28.5million in 2013 after impressing in his three previous seasons at Anoeta Stadium. [More]
Premier League clubs urged to keep disabled toilet pledge
Only seven Premier League clubs have met a pledge to provide a fully accessible toilet for disabled fans at their grounds, according to learning disability charity Mencap. [More]
Southgate wants positive England support after WW2 chants
It was a night of promise on the field for Gareth Southgate's men, but away from it some shameful chanting from supporters in the away end left a black mark against England's name. [More]
Rangers should give Clint Hill a new deal - Harry Redknapp
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England looked like Chelsea in disguise
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Lukas Podolski ending for Germany was 'like in the movies'
The former Arsenal striker took aim from range, midway through the second half and unleashed an unstoppable shot to ensure he marked his final Germany cap with a goal. [More]
Coventry in crisis: A club heading for League Two
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Liverpool FC target Michael Keane flattered by interest
Michael Keane made his England debut on Wednesday night as the Three Lions were felled by Germany, another step in a career that has blossomed since he joined Burnley. [More]
Tottenham to find out Wembley fate on Thursday
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Leicester squad did not get Claudio Ranieri sacked - Fuchs
Italian manager Claudio Ranieri was shockingly dismissed by the Foxes in February, less than a year after taking the King Power side to a completely unexpected Premier League title. [More]
Germany 1-0 England - PLAYER RATINGS: Alli shows the way
England geared up for their World Cup qualifier against Lithuania on Sunday with an uninspiring 1-0 defeat by Germany in Dortmund. SAMI MOKBEL assesses the performances. [More]
Lukas Podolski's farewell game 'too cheesy' for Muller
Thomas Muller admits Lukas Podolski could not written a better script as he signed off his international career with a wonder goal to beat England on Wednesday night. [More]
Germany 1-0 England: Lukas Podolski scores thunderbolt
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Jay-Jay Okocha proves he is still king of the showboat
It has been nine years since Jay-Jay Okocha's twinkle toes last graced a competitive football match but it seems he has managed to retain much of the skill that made him a cult hero. [More]
England new boy Michael Keane presented with first shirt
Michael Keane received a warm round of applause from his team-mates in the England dressing room as Glenn Hoddle was invited to break from his media duties with ITV to present the defender with his shirt. [More]
Liverpool FC icons pay tribute to Ronnie Moran
Jamie Redknapp, Kenny Dalglish, Jamie Carragher and current boss Jurgen Klopp have paid tribute to a man who will go down, quite simplay as one of the club's all-time Anfield greats. [More]
Jeff Hendrick vows to keep Ireland top of qualifying group
Like the Indian tattoo on his right thigh, complete with battle head-dress and weaponry, Jeff Hendrick has emerged as the warrior chief of the Republic of Ireland tribe in the trenches. [More]
Scotland 1-1 Canada: Steven Naismith salvages draw
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Jon Walters 'fresh and ready to go' ahead of Wales clash
Injury worries gathered around other players, but the most reassuring words spoken in the Republic of Ireland squad this week were issued by Jonathan Walters. [More]
Southgate finds his swagger with three at the back
MATT LAWTON AT SIGNAL IDUNA PARK: When Southgate decided to do something radical with England’s formation, he presumably had more positive memories of Euro 96 in his mind. [More]
Germany 1-0 England - FIVE THINGS WE LEARNED
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Germany pay tribute to Lukas Podolski
Lukas Podolski's Germany career ended in fairy tale fashion as the veteran forward scored a stunning winner in a game which could have been mistaken for his testimonial. [More]
Gareth Southgate encouraged by England performance
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Gordon Strachan: Canada draw will help Scotland
Scotland manager Gordon Strachan claimed their 1-1 draw against Canada was 'invaluable' for his team selection ahead of Sunday's crucial game against Slovenia. [More]
Anya confident Scotland will get it right against Slovenia
Ikechi Anya heard the boos from the Tartan Army following the 1-1 draw with Canada at Easter Road but is confident Scotland will get it right when it matters against Slovenia. [More]
Aguero and Rojo start for Argentina in qualifier v Chile
Manchester City's Aguero gets his chance as Juventus striker Paulo Dybala is nursing a leg injury, and will join Lionel Messi, Angel Di Maria and Gonzalo Higuain in a four-pronged attack. [More]
Brazil aim to book place at Russia 2018 against Uruguay
The last time Brazil's national team won six World Cup qualifiers in a row, they went on to lift the trophy in 1970 in Mexico - their second of five titles. But doing so again would book their place in Russia. [More]
FA given a lesson in using England icons by EFF
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England star Gary Cahill laments missed chances vs Germany
England defender Gary Cahill admitted a failure to punish Germany and bury their chances saw Gareth Southgate's first match as permanent manager end in a 1-0 defeat. [More]
England 0-1 Germany, LIVE score: International football
Joe Hart tried his best but the ball was already in the net. He was battling, not just Germany’s goalscorer but fate and fortune. This was Podolski’s international farewell. [More]
Ronnie Moran: Another link to Liverpool golden age is gone
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Chile's Alexis Sanchez all smiles as he trains semi-naked
Unsettled Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez took full part in Chile training again on Wednesday, stripping down to just his shorts as he continues to overcome a 'terrible' ankle injury suffered at the weekend.  [More]
Liverpool FC striker Origi wants to emulate Lukaku
Liverpool striker Divock Origi is frustrated with a lack of first-team opportunities in his second season, but believes he can follow the same path as Romelu Lukaku just across the city. [More]
Hugo Lloris: Spurs future depends on Mauricio Pochettino
Pochettino, linked with taking over at Barcelona this summer, has been the chief architect of Spurs' progress and Lloris admits his manager remains the key to him staying at White Hart Lane. [More]
Man City's Ilkay Gundogan hopes to be fit for pre-season
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Everton full-back Coleman: Hazard is my toughest opponent
Many defenders would agree Eden Hazard is the toughest opponent in the Premier League, but Everton full-back Seamus Coleman says the Chelsea star has competition for the title. [More]
UEFA President wants new controls to limit European clubs
Aleksander Ceferin believes European football should consider more restraints on spending, squad limits and changes to the transfer system to system to stop rich clubs dominating. [More]
Liverpool exit helped Northern Ireland, says McLaughlin
Ryan McLaughlin once prioritised playing for Liverpool over his country, but the full back admits resurrecting his international career motivated his Anfield exit. [More]
Arsenal transfer target Djibril Sidibe would consider move
The French defender, 24, turned down a move to Arsenal in the summer amid fears he would not play regularly. But he said he would 'think about' a move to a big club who could guarantee game time. [More]
Spain ramp up preparations for Israel clash
The Spain squad ramped up their preparations for the crucial World Cup qualifier with Israel — and Gerard Pique and Co were in high spirits on Wednesday.  [More]
Wales' 77-cap veteran Chris Gunter craves goal
Chris Gunter will hit a Wales caps landmark on Friday - but he really wants is a first international goal. Gunter will draw level with Craig Bellamy on 78 caps against the Republic of Ireland on Friday night. [More]
Man City forward Jesus moved by Guardiola professionalism
Manchester City forward Gabriel Jesus may have had his blistering start to life in England curtailed by a broken foot, but the Brazilian has been enjoying his new surroundings.  [More]
Barcelona vs Sevilla: Win tickets - courtesy of Betfair
MailOnline have teamed up with Betfair, the Official Betting Partner of Barcelona, and we are giving you the chance to win a pair of tickets to watch the La Liga match against Sevilla. [More]