England legend Gary Lineker says Wayne Rooney will take some beating
England legend Gary Lineker says Wayne Rooney will take some beating

 Gary Lineker believes Wayne Rooney will be England`s leading goal-scorer for "a long time" after the Manchester United striker netted a record-breaking 50th international goal against Switzerland.

Record-chasing Wayne Rooney accepts goal scrutiny
Record-chasing Wayne Rooney accepts goal scrutiny

Wayne Rooney accepts that his return of goals will always be used to judge him even as he goes in pursuit of England history against San Marino on Saturday.

England `heartbroken` after Women`s World Cup defeat
England `heartbroken` after Women`s World Cup defeat

England`s football world reacted emotionally and rallied around defender Laura Bassett on Thursday after her own-goal sealed the team`s fate in a 2-1 Women`s World Cup semi-final defeat against Japan.

Euro 2016 qualifier: Wayne Rooney sees off Slovenia to close on record
Euro 2016 qualifier: Wayne Rooney sees off Slovenia to close on record

Wayne Rooney moved to within one goal of England`s all-time scoring record with an 86th-minute winner as his side edged Slovenia 3-2 in a topsy-turvy Euro 2016 qualifier on Sunday.

Reactions to resignation of FIFA's Sepp Blatter
Reactions to resignation of FIFA's Sepp Blatter

Sepp Blatter resigned as FIFA president on Tuesday, four days after being re-elected to a fifth term amid the biggest corruption scandal in the history of soccer`s global governing body.

Emotional time for fans as Steven Gerrard gears up for last Anfield outing
Emotional time for fans as Steven Gerrard gears up for last Anfield outing

Liverpool and former England legend Steven Gerrard marks his final appearence for the club at its home ground in Anfield when the Reds take on Crystal Palace on Saturday. The one-club icon is the talk of footballing world as a 17-year-old Liverpool career comes to an end at home.

Harry Kane named best young player after stellar year
Harry Kane named best young player after stellar year

It took Harry Kane four years to become an overnight sensation at Tottenham Hotspur in a season that began on the bench but is ending with a Young Player of the Year award as a full England international.

Dortmund`s Jurgen Klopp ignores Premier League talk
Dortmund`s Jurgen Klopp ignores Premier League talk

Borussia Dortmund`s want-away coach Jurgen Klopp is refusing to listen to any talk of his future in the English Premier League and concentrating instead on his last few matches.

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.

Mario Balotelli agent, Gary Lineker hit out at Arrigo​ Sacchi `blacks` comments
Mario Balotelli agent, Gary Lineker hit out at Arrigo​ Sacchi `blacks` comments

The agent of Mario Balotelli led the growing criticism of former Italy and AC Milan coach Arrigo Sacchi following remarks criticising the number of "blacks" playing at youth level in Italy.

Nigel Pearson bites back but Leicester still in choppy waters
Nigel Pearson bites back but Leicester still in choppy waters

Nigel Pearson once fought off a pack of wild dogs while hiking alone in the Carpathian mountains of Romania so he is used to fending for himself.

Gary Lineker condemns `disgusting` Arsene Wenger abuse
Gary Lineker condemns `disgusting` Arsene Wenger abuse

Former England striker Gary Lineker has criticised Arsenal supporters for verbally abusing the club`s manager Arsene Wenger, describing it as "disgustingly disrespectful and totally inexcusable".

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 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.

2022 Qatar World Cup `ludicrous`: Gary Lineker

Former England striker Gary Lineker has accused world football`s governing body Fifa of "nauseating" corruption and said the decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar was "ludicrous".

"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.

Tributes pour in for Alfredo Di Stefano

Real Madrid and world football legend, Alfredo Di Stefano passed away in Madrid after having suffered a heart attack two days back.

Hodgson mounts defence of England tactics

England manager Roy Hodgson says he has no regrets about his team selection at the World Cup despite his side being eliminated after back-to-back defeats by Italy and Uruguay.

Kaiser Chiefs want `Coming Home` to be England`s unofficial world cup anthem

Kaiser Chiefs have revealed that they want their track ` Coming Home` to be England`s unofficial world cup anthem for the 2014 competition in Brazil.

Tottenham Hotspur shackles coming off against Chelsea, says Sherwood

Tottenham Hotspur will take the shackles off against Chelsea on Saturday when they try to win at Stamford Bridge for the first time in 24 years, coach Tim Sherwood said on Friday.