Harry Redknapp is backing Aaron Lennon to rediscover the sparkling form he showed before he was forced to miss four months of last season.
QPR hit three second-half goals to maintain their six-point lead at the top of the Championship.
Spain boss Vicente Del Bosque believes Fernando Torres is getting back on track after he hit a brace in the 4-0 win over Liechtenstein.
Tottenham have confirmed Michael Dawson will be out of action for six to eight weeks after he suffered ligament damage in his knee and ankle on international duty.
Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Michael Ballack is to remain captain of Germany once he returns from his injury lay-off, coach Joachim Low has confirmed.
Tottenham Hotspur striker Peter Crouch has left the England squad for the Euro 2012 qualifiers against Bulgaria and Switzerland due to a back injury, the FA have confirmed.
Manchester City defender Wayne Bridge is targeting his side's Premier League encounter with Blackburn on September for his return from a foot injury picked up in pre-season.
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Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo will be sidelined for around three weeks due to an ankle injury picked up in his side's 0-0 draw with Real Mallorca on Sunday.
England coach Fabio Capello has opened the door for David Beckham to continue his international career after claiming earlier this month that the veteran would not be considered for his Euro 2012 squad.
Former Ghana captain Stephen Appiah has reiterated that his focus is solely on club football after quitting international football.
Frank Lampard will miss England's European Championship qualifiers against Bulgaria and Switzerland after limping off in the second half of Chelsea's 2-0 win against Stoke at Stamford Bridge.
Scott Parker spared West Ham's blushes against Oxford by scoring the winner with a right-foot shot deep into injury time to send the Hammers through to the third round of the Carling Cup.
Lyon left-back Aly Cissokho has become the third player at the club to suffer a torn hamstring in the past week, and will be sidelined for up to a month because of the injury.
Hibernian midfielder Edwin de Graaf has criticised Rangers goalkeeper Allan McGregor for his conduct in Sunday's SPL clash between the two sides.
Stoke City have confirmed that Mamady Sidibe's Premier League season has come to an abrupt halt after only two games as the striker has sustained a snapped Achilles tendon.