|Has Ferdinand withdrawn from England duty for football reasons?|
Rio Ferdinand has opted to withdraw from the England squad, performing something of a u-turn following a u-turn after his call up by Roy Hodgson last week for the upcoming internationals with San Marino and Montenegro.
|How many more tackles like McManaman’s will it take for authorities to stand up?|
Massaido Haidara is the latest in a long line of players to have suffered a broken leg as a result of a dangerous, mistimed tackle.
|Spain beat France, whilst England, Mexico and Uruguay stumble in World Cup qualifiers|
Spain beat France in Tuesday night’s big World Cup qualifier, Pedro scoring the only goal of the game early in the second half.
|The managerial merry go round|
Usually during the close season, talk is mostly of which players are going to sign for which clubs.
|Has the Premier League lost its lustre?|
The Premier League, you will probably have heard, has no teams remaining in this season’s Champions League.
|Weekend round up; La Liga giants held whilst Bayern stand on brink of title|
Barcelona and Real Madrid warmed up for their respective Champions League ties this midweek with away draws in La Liga.
|Title races almost over in Europe already|
There must be something about the 2012-13 season.
|Blatter gears up for Platini showdown|
Sepp Blatter did promise when he was elected to the FIFA Presidency again in 2011 that he would stand down in 2015.
|Spain stunned, Argentina close in on qualification for Brazil|
After the latest weekend of World Cup qualifiers, the big shock result from the world of football was the World and European champions Spain being held 1-1 by Finland.
|United and Bayern stride towards domestic glory, PSG stumble|
Manchester United moved closer to their 20th English title as they defeated Reading 1-0 on Saturday.
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