'Unselectable' Steven Finn claims last year's Ashes drubbing spurred him to become 'selectable' again
'Unselectable' Steven Finn claims last year's Ashes drubbing spurred him to become 'selectable' again

England paceman Steven Finnhas revealed that the 'unselectable' tag he earned during last winter's Ashes drubbing has spurred him on and motivated him to become selectable again.

Mark Ramprakash tells 'underdogs' England batsmen to 'release shackles' ahead of WC
Mark Ramprakash tells 'underdogs' England batsmen to 'release shackles' ahead of WC

England cricket team batting coach Mark Ramprakash has told the batsmen to release the shackles and play as underdogs to help produce a mentality of no-fear in the World Cup.

Stuart Lancaster backs George Ford to shine against Australia
Stuart Lancaster backs George Ford to shine against Australia

England head coach Stuart Lancaster on Monday confirmed George Ford will stay at fly-half for Saturday`s clash against Australia.

Arsenal to offer Wilshere new deal that keeps midfielder at Emirates until 2020
Arsenal to offer Wilshere new deal that keeps midfielder at Emirates until 2020

Arsenal is reportedly ready to offer their midfielder Jack Wilshere a new deal that would keep him at the Emirates for the next five years.

Roy Hodgson plans England get-togethers
Roy Hodgson plans England get-togethers

England manager Roy Hodgson has revealed that he hopes to re-unite his squad for mid-season get-togethers in a bid to bridge the gap until their next fixtures in March.

England youngsters available for Under-21s, says Roy Hodgson
England youngsters available for Under-21s, says Roy Hodgson

In a break with the recent past, manager Roy Hodgson will allow the cream of the eligible young players in his squad to represent England at the European Under-21 Championship next year rather than have first call on them for the senior side.

Britain`s UKIP set for landmark poll win

Britain`s anti-European UK Independence Party (UKIP) was on Thursday set to claim its second seat in Parliament a month after gaining its first foothold as voters went to the polls in Rochester.

Mohammad Hafeez to undergo test of bowling action
Mohammad Hafeez to undergo test of bowling action

Under-scrutiny Pakistani all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez will fly to England for tests on his suspect bowling action, an official said Wednesday.

Wayne Rooney steels England for Celtic Park cauldron
Wayne Rooney steels England for Celtic Park cauldron

England captain Wayne Rooney revealed on Monday that he has warned his younger team-mates to brace themselves for a hostile reception in Tuesday`s friendly against Scotland at Celtic Park.

Roy Hodgson wary of England regeneration talk
Roy Hodgson wary of England regeneration talk

England manager Roy Hodgson admitted on Monday that his players are still digesting the disappointment of their World Cup group-stage exit despite their impressive form since the tournament.

Daley Blind blow worsens situation at injury-ridden Manchester United
Daley Blind blow worsens situation at injury-ridden Manchester United

With Arsenal waiting in the weekend's Premier League tie at the Emirates in London, the situation at Manchester United has hit a new low. Daley Blind who has been Louis van Gaal's one of the main components as an utility player, is reportedly out for upto six weeks with a knee injury. The Dutch international suffered a blow on his knee in the Euro 2016 qualifying match between Netherlands and Latvia.

England, Scotland on Glasgow collision course
England, Scotland on Glasgow collision course

Each heartened by positive results in Euro 2016 qualifying, England and Scotland will renew their 142-year-old rivalry in a hotly anticipated end-of-year friendly at Glasgow`s Celtic Park on Tuesday.

India consolidates its No. 1 ranking in ICC ODI list
India consolidates its No. 1 ranking in ICC ODI list

World champions India have consolidated their top rank on the ICC ODI Team Rankings after sweeping the series against Sri Lanka, which concluded in Ranchi on Sunday.

Wayne Rooney claims wife kept him from 'hanging boots' for England
Wayne Rooney claims wife kept him from 'hanging boots' for England

England football team captain Wayne Rooney, who recently won 100th cap for his country, has asserted that he has no intention of quitting England at the international level.

Reliable Danny Welbeck delights England boss Roy Hodgson
Reliable Danny Welbeck delights England boss Roy Hodgson

Danny Welbeck may frustrate at club level but put the Arsenal striker in an England shirt and he has proved himself to be a reliable figure on the international stage. 

England, Spain win as San Marino claim famous draw
England, Spain win as San Marino claim famous draw

England and reigning champions Spain both secured home victories in Euro 2016 qualifying on Saturday as some of the continent`s minnows again enjoyed outstanding results.

Wayne Rooney becomes youngest to win 100 caps for England
Wayne Rooney becomes youngest to win 100 caps for England

Wayne Rooney became the youngest player to win 100 caps for England when he captained the side in their Euro 2016 qualifier against Slovenia at Wembley on Saturday.

PCB asks Saeed Ajmal to work with Saqlain Mushtaq in England
PCB asks Saeed Ajmal to work with Saqlain Mushtaq in England

The Pakistan Cricket Board has asked suspended off-spinner Saeed Ajmal to remain in England to work further on improving his bowling action after he failed to clear an informal biomechanics test held last week.

ODI winter primes England for World Cup success, says Alastair Cook
ODI winter primes England for World Cup success, says Alastair Cook

England captain Alastair Cook believes a diet of nothing but one-day cricket this winter and the return of a number of rested key players will give England their best chance to win the World Cup.

Leighton Baines injury not as serious as first feared
Leighton Baines injury not as serious as first feared

Everton have been given a boost with news that the injury to their England defender Leighton Baines is not as serious as first feared.