Sport Dwight Gayle scores for Crystal Palace in their 2-0 win over West Brom

Gayle scored his fourth goal in eight matches with fellow striker Marouane Chamakh rounding out the scoring

Carlos Tevez runs with the ball during Manchester City's game with West Brom
Darren Bent of Aston Villa celebrates after scoring the equalizing goal

Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert insists there is 'no problem' with Darren Bent

Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert insists there is no fall-out with axed striker Darren Bent who came off the bench to score a “world-class” equaliser against West Brom at Villa Park.

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Chelsea captain John Terry announced his international retirement on the eve of an FA charge of racially abusing Queen's Park Rangers' Anton Ferdinand. The move has been seen as a protest at his treatment by the FA, with Terry saying his position with the national team had been made 'untenable'.

International retirement: The England players who called it a day

Former captain John Terry surprised everyone last night by announcing he was retiring from international duty.

Contraband (15)

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Giovanni Ribisi

Start the celebration: Ben Foster, who saved a penalty from Jonathan Walters, enjoys the moment of victory

Dorrans gives Albion sweet taste of success

Stoke City 1 West Bromwich Albion 2: Sorensen suffers double disappointment as landmark appearance turns sour

Ben Foster won't rule out England comeback

New West Brom goalkeeper Ben Foster will only consider ending his current England exile if an injury to Joe Hart prompts a call from Fabio Capello.

Ben Foster set for West Brom switch

Ben Foster is set to end West Brom's search for a goalkeeper by moving from Birmingham to the Hawthorns, Press Association Sport understands.

West Brom close to signing Ben Foster

West Brom are closing in on the signing of Birmingham keeper Ben Foster, Press Association Sport understands.

West Brom admit interest in Ben Foster

West Brom boss Roy Hodgson has admitted his interest in bringing goalkeeper Ben Foster to The Hawthorns and the Black County club are in talks with Birmingham.

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Destroy your career if you want to, Mel &ndash; just leave the puppet out of it

The Messenger (15)

Starring: Ben Foster, Woody Harrelson, Steve Buscemi

DVD: The Mechanic (15)

"You're a goddamn machine," Donald Sutherland's rheumy-eyed former assassin Harry informs his protégé Arthur (Jason Statham) in Simon West's loud, dunderheaded actioner.

Violent film trailer banned by watchdog

A violent film trailer featuring a man's head exploding which was broadcast during an episode of cult teen dance show Glee has been banned by the advertising watchdog.

Ben Foster says his future is with Birmingham

Goalkeeper Ben Foster has hinted he wants to remain at Birmingham after capping his first season by being voted player of the year by his team-mates and supporters.

Ben Foster takes break from international football

Birmingham and England goalkeeper Ben Foster today revealed he is taking an indefinite break from international football.

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