Manchester City defender Joleon Lescott was handed a shock starting berth for England in their Euro 2012 qualifier with Switzerland in Basle on Tuesday night.
Fabio Capello has promised that Wayne Rooney will play "in style" when England face Bulgaria in their opening Euro 2012 qualifier on Friday night.
Steven Gerrard has warned that sacking Fabio Capello would be a "crazy" and "knee-jerk" reaction amid mounting press pressure.
PSV Eindhoven have told Liverpool they have no intention of selling striker Ola Toivonen this summer.
New midfield signing Christian Poulsen might only have played one match for Liverpool but he's confident his new team has the quality to challenge for honours this season.
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has added spice to Monday's Premier League showdown with Liverpool by claiming new signing Mario Balotelli has the potential to be better than Fernando Torres.
Liverpool have confirmed the signing of Juventus midfielder Christian Poulsen for a fee of €5.475 million.
Manchester City target Mario Balotelli has refused to rule out a stay at Inter.
Liverpool midfielder Javier Mascherano would "love" to join Barcelona this summer, according to his Spanish representative.
Stoke City have issued a hands off warning to Chelsea after they declared an interest in signing Asmir Begovic.
Arsene Wenger believes Manchester City, Tottenham, Aston Villa and Everton could be among the teams battling for the title this season.
Steven Gerrard believes Joe Cole is at least as skilful as Lionel Messi and has tipped his new Liverpool team-mate to pick up to the Player of the Season award.
Nemanja Vidic feels Manchester United can reclaim their Premier League crown from Chelsea this season and is looking to lay down a marker in Sunday's Community Shield.
Miron Bleiberg made the grandest statement at the A-League's glamourous season launch by declaring his Gold Coast United side are favourites to win the competition at their second attempt.
Bert van Marwijk has urged Netherlands to "have the courage" to go toe-to-toe with Spain, and says his team are full of belief ahead of Sunday's World Cup final.
A flu outbreak threatens to keep some Germany players and coach Joachim Low from appearing at Saturday's World Cup third-place play-off.