Harry Kane to start for England against Italy, says Roy Hodgson
Harry Kane to start for England against Italy, says Roy Hodgson

Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane will make his first England start in Tuesday`s friendly international against Italy after an instant impact on his debut last week, manager Roy Hodgson said on Monday.

Wayne Rooney needs honours to be ranked with Bobby Charlton – Roy Hodgson
Wayne Rooney needs honours to be ranked with Bobby Charlton – Roy Hodgson

Wayne Rooney might break Bobby Charlton`s 45-year-old England scoring record of 49 goals this season but he must be successful at a major championship to be regarded as one of the country`s greats said coach Roy Hodgson.

Liverpool vs Manchester United: Steven Gerrard off as Juan Mata brace ends Reds run
Liverpool vs Manchester United: Steven Gerrard off as Juan Mata brace ends Reds run

Steven Gerrard`s last game against Manchester United ended with an ignominious red card as Juan Mata`s superb double condemned Liverpool to a 2-1 defeat at Anfield on Sunday.

Roy Hodgson rues slim Champions League pickings
Roy Hodgson rues slim Champions League pickings

England manager Roy Hodgson has bemoaned the lack of English players at the country`s leading clubs after a bleak fortnight for Premier League teams in the Champions League.

Wayne Rooney becomes third highest England scorer
Wayne Rooney becomes third highest England scorer

On a hectic international day, captain Wayne Rooney consolidated his position as one of the greatest England goal-scorers with a brace against Scotland on Tuesday.

Wayne Rooney scores on 100th appearance to spark England win over Slovenia
Wayne Rooney scores on 100th appearance to spark England win over Slovenia

 Wayne Rooney celebrated his 100th England cap by scoring a penalty to lead his team to a 3-1 win over Slovenia in a Euro 2016 Group E qualifier at Wembley on Saturday which only came to life after halftime.

100-cap Rooney faces England legacy questions
100-cap Rooney faces England legacy questions

Wayne Rooney will make his 100th England appearance on Saturday when Roy Hodgson`s side attempt to extend their 100 percent record in Euro 2016 qualifying at home to Slovenia.

Wayne Rooney proud of 100 England caps but wants a trophy
Wayne Rooney proud of 100 England caps but wants a trophy

Wayne Rooney believes he will replace Bobby Charlton as England`s record scorer before too long but knows that unless the national team win another trophy he will remain in the shadow of the 1966 world champions.

Roy Hodgson backs Wayne Rooney to break Peter Shilton record
Roy Hodgson backs Wayne Rooney to break Peter Shilton record

England manager Roy Hodgson has tipped Wayne Rooney to surpass Peter Shilton as his country`s most capped footballer ahead of the striker`s 100th international appearance against Slovenia next weekend.

Wayne Rooney closes on scoring record with winner in Estonia
Wayne Rooney closes on scoring record with winner in Estonia

Wayne Rooney struck with a 74th-minute free kick to give England a 1-0 win over 10-man Estonia in a Euro 2016 Group E qualifier on Sunday and move to within six goals of Bobby Charlton`s record tally of 49.

Manchester United legend Bobby Charlton taken to hospital
Manchester United legend Bobby Charlton taken to hospital

Manchester United legend Bobby Charlton was taken to hospital on Thursday after complaining of stomach pains.

Van Gaal has `world at his feet`: Sir Bobby Charlton
Van Gaal has `world at his feet`: Sir Bobby Charlton

Bobby Charlton believes new Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has "the world at his feet", insisting the club have got "nothing to worry about" despite a shaky start to the new Premier League season.

Former Chelsea favourite Alan Hudson has cancer

Former Chelsea and Arsenal playmaker Alan Hudson, who almost lost his life 17 years ago when he was hit by a car, has been diagnosed with prostate cancer.

Wilson nets debut double as United beat Hull

Manchester United`s past and future collided as debutant James Wilson scored twice in a 3-1 win over Hull City on Tuesday that marked the end of stalwart Nemanja Vidic`s Old Trafford career and set tongues wagging about Ryan Giggs.

Giggs contemplating future at Man Utd despite Moyes` denial of a fall out

Manchester United veteran Ryan Giggs is reportedly believed to be considering his future at the club once the season is over despite denials from boss David Moyes about a falling out between the two.

Charlton urges Wayne Rooney to break his United scoring record

Former Manchester United great Bobby Charlton cannot wait for Wayne Rooney to break his club goalscoring record.

Top 10 sporting quotes of 2013

Top 10 sporting quotes of 2013

Wayne Rooney `very proud` of United goal milestone

Wayne Rooney spoke of his pride on Wednesday after becoming only the fourth player to score 200 goals for Manchester United.

Bobby Charlton says Sir Alex in no rush to retire

Manchester United legend Sir Bobby Charlton has said that United boss Sir Alex Ferguson will not be stepping down from his post following rumours that Ferguson would retire from Old Trafford if the club were to get their 20th top-flight title this season.

England football legend Jack Charlton to run Olympic torch relay

Jack Charlton will carry the Olympic flame in the centre of Newcastle on day 28 of the torch relay.