Yaya Toure hails anti-racism monitoring system
Yaya Toure hails anti-racism monitoring system

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure on Tuesday welcomed the creation of a new anti-discrimination monitoring system for the 2018 World Cup qualifiers by world governing body FIFA.

Steven Gerrard eyes one last bid for FA Cup glory
Steven Gerrard eyes one last bid for FA Cup glory

Steven Gerrard is gunning to lead Liverpool against fellow Premier League side Aston Villa in an FA Cup semi-final at London`s Wembley Stadium on Sunday.

Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho ruled out for up to a month
Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho ruled out for up to a month

Liverpool`s France defender Mamadou Sakho will be sidelined for three to four weeks with a hamstring injury, the Premier League club said in a statement on Monday.

Depleted England lose Danny Welbeck for Italy friendly
Depleted England lose Danny Welbeck for Italy friendly

England manager Roy Hodgson will be without in-form striker Danny Welbeck and three other players for Tuesday`s friendly against Italy in Turin due to injuries. Arsenal striker Welbeck limped off during England`s 4-0 win over Lithuania at Wembley on Friday with a knee problem after scoring his sixth goal in five Euro 2016 qualifiers.

Wembley Stadium should be saved for FA Cup final, says Brendan Rodgers
Wembley Stadium should be saved for FA Cup final, says Brendan Rodgers

Liverpool are just one game away from playing at Wembley Stadium in the FA Cup -- but their manager Brendan Rodgers rather wishes they were not.

Chelsea fans caught in new racism claims
Chelsea fans caught in new racism claims

British police said Monday they had launched an investigation into reports of racist behaviour by Chelsea fans, weeks after their supporters were filmed blocking a black man from boarding a Paris Metro train.

Luis Figo keen on FIFA presidential debate
Luis Figo keen on FIFA presidential debate

FIFA presidential hopeful Luis Figo put pressure on current president Sepp Blatter on Thursday by adding his voice to calls for a public pre-election debate between the four candidates.

FIFA candidate Luis Figo proposes 48-team World Cup
FIFA candidate Luis Figo proposes 48-team World Cup

Former Portugal winger Luis Figo launched his campaign for the FIFA presidency on Thursday by revealing plans to expand the World Cup to up to 48 teams.

Neymar vows to help Brazil win Olympic gold in 2016
Neymar vows to help Brazil win Olympic gold in 2016

 Football superstar Neymar has vowed to end Brazil's Olympic gold duck by leading his nation to its first title on home soil in 2016.

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.

Wembley stadium chief admits pitch not perfect for England
Wembley stadium chief admits pitch not perfect for England

The managing director of Wembley Stadium said Monday the quality of the usually pristine turf at the London ground will be below its best when England play their next match there on Saturday.

England could play away from Wembley if FA secure NFL deal
England could play away from Wembley if FA secure NFL deal

 England could play matches in different towns and cities around the country again from 2018 if the English FA secures an NFL franchise based at Wembley Stadium.

Euro 2016: England stay serious against lowly San Marino
Euro 2016: England stay serious against lowly San Marino

Having launched their 2016 European Championship qualifying campaign with an impressive win in Switzerland, England face a thankless task on Thursday when perennial whipping boys San Marino visit Wembley Stadium.

Roy Hodgson defiant over Daniel Sturridge treatment
Roy Hodgson defiant over Daniel Sturridge treatment

England manager Roy Hodgson has declared that he will continue to dictate his players` training schedules despite Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers`s reservations about his handling of striker Daniel Sturridge.

Struggling England given perfect Euro 2020 incentive
Struggling England given perfect Euro 2020 incentive

Wembley Stadium will host the climax of the 2020 European Championship but on current form England fans will not even get the chance to roar on their side on home turf.

Angry Roy Hodgson dismisses England statistics
Angry Roy Hodgson dismisses England statistics

England manager Roy Hodgson mounted an impassioned defence of his team after they laboured to a 1-0 victory over Norway in their first game since the World Cup.

 Rooney rescues England in turgid Norway win
Rooney rescues England in turgid Norway win

Wayne Rooney marked his first game as captain with a goal as England overcame Norway 1-0 in a forgettable friendly game at a half-empty Wembley Stadium on Wednesday.

Everton`s John Stones to make first England start against Norway
Everton`s John Stones to make first England start against Norway

Everton`s 20-year-old defender John Stones will make his first England start in Wednesday`s friendly against Norway at Wembley Stadium, manager Roy Hodgson revealed on Tuesday.

Sterling`s World Cup dream inked in the stars

The tattoo on England forward Raheem Sterling`s left forearm suggests that he may have been predestined to play the role he has been thrust into at the World Cup.

Hodgson welcomes Lambert`s Liverpool switch

England manager Roy Hodgson has publicly given his backing to striker Rickie Lambert`s impending transfer from Southampton to Liverpool.