Veteran Emile Heskey set for emotional Liverpool return
Veteran Emile Heskey set for emotional Liverpool return

The FA Cup holds fond memories for Emile Heskey, but a chance to play against former team Liverpool, when a few months ago he was clubless and working for their TV channel, will be among the sweetest for the former England striker.

Jermain Defoe's goalscoring debut record ends as Sunderland lose
Jermain Defoe's goalscoring debut record ends as Sunderland lose

Jermain Defoe`s record of scoring on his first appearance for every club he has played for came to an end as Sunderland lost 2-1 at his former club Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League on Saturday.

Sunderland sign Jermain Defoe in swap deal
Sunderland sign Jermain Defoe in swap deal

England striker Jermain Defoe is to return to the Premier League after signing for Sunderland from FC Toronto, with Jozy Altidore heading to Canada as part of a swap deal, it was announced Friday.

Darren Bent reports theft of two luxury cars
Darren Bent reports theft of two luxury cars

 Aston Villa`s former England striker Darren Bent has reported the theft of two top of the range cars from his home near Birmingham, police disclosed on Friday.

"Jaded" Messi has disappointed at World Cup, says Lineker

Argentina`s Lionel Messi has looked "jaded" and "staccato" in a disappointing World Cup overall despite some magical moments, former England striker Gary Lineker said on Saturday.

FIFA World Cup: Rooney says England need to get `nasty`

England striker Wayne Rooney believes his country`s players need to acquire more "nastiness" if they are to arrest 48 years of underachievement at major international tournaments.

Liverpool set to swoop for Saints striker Lambert

Liverpool are close to signing England striker Rickie Lambert from Southampton, according to reports on Thursday.

Rooney happy to put contract talk behind him

Wayne Rooney admitted he was relieved to be able to focus on his football again after the Manchester United striker celebrated his bumper new contract with a goal in Saturday`s 2-0 win at Crystal Palace.

Rooney contract extension not signed yet, say United

Reports that the England striker Wayne Rooney has signed a record-breaking new contract with Manchester United are premature, club sources said on Sunday.

Tottenham`s Defoe to join Toronto at end of February

England striker Jermain Defoe will join MLS side Toronto FC at the end of February, Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur confirmed on Friday.