Sport Clarence Seedorf (centre) is mobbed as he arrives at Linate Airport in Milan

Milan’s decision to appoint as coach a former player with no experience has raised many eyebrows. Glenn Moore reports on Berlusconi’s latest bombshell

Fabio Capello: The former England coach said Ferguson’s achievements were ‘incredible’

Fabio Capello: Excess stress forced Sir Alex Ferguson to call time on career

The former England manager Fabio Capello has admitted he was surprised to learn of Sir Alex Ferguson’s decision to leave Manchester United this week  and believes it was down to “excess stress”.

Old England's team: (From left) Wayne Rooney, Frank Lampard, Ashley Cole, Steve Gerrard

Decline in home-grown players featuring in Premier League must be addressed says Sir Bobby Charlton

England have no chance of winning World  Cup until it is says Manchester United legend

Harry Redknapp reacts after QPR’s defeat to Aston Villa

Harry Redknapp blames 'badly loaded Tottenham contract' for missing out on England job

Current QPR boss was the favourite but lost out to Roy Hodgson

Montenegro 1 England 1: Would Rio Ferdinand have made a difference?

Tom Cleverley the water-carrier must tackle different loads

England manager Roy Hodgson

Montenegro v England: Steve McClaren says tonight is a 'defining game for Roy Hodgson'

Defeat for England tonight would seriously dent aspirations of reaching the 2014 World Cup

Harnanes of Brazil tangles with the Russian Bystrov

Brazil 1 Russia 1 match report: Luiz Felipe Scolari back at Stamford Bridge but without his old samba magic

Fred scored a late equaliser for Brazil at the home of Chelsea

Pat on the back: Nevin rates David Luiz (left) highly as a central midfielder and reckons Fernando Torres (right) still has much to offer

David Luiz confident Chelsea can complete cup double this season

The Blues remain in the FA Cup and Europa League

Familiar foes: Roy Hodgson admits his side know all about Montenegro

Hodgson calls on England to show pedigree and win dogfight for finals

He is the first England manager to have beaten Brazil in 23 years. On Friday night, his team won by the biggest winning margin of any England side for more than 25 years. He has lost just one of his 14 games in charge discounting penalty shoot-outs. Yet on Tuesday night in Podgorica, the mood around Roy Hodgson's England team will be defined for the next seven months.

Frank Lampard celebrates England's winner

Victory over Brazil has boosted belief in the England camp

James Milner points to 2-1 win over five-time World Cup winners

Ben Foster grabs the ball as Stoke’s Cameron Jerome closes in
Fabio Capello

Fabio Capello denies rumours he is set to replace Rafael Benitez at Chelsea

Former England manager linked with role at Chelsea amid unrest at Stamford Bridge

Petr Cech is outspoken on the value of free speech

Petr Cech: Chelsea players should be allowed to express their views

There have been rumours of training ground 'bust-ups' at Chelsea

Jack Wilshere pictured training under the gaze of Fabio Capello in 2010

Jack Wilshere says the atmosphere in the England camp has improved since Fabio Capello left

Arsenal midfielder put in a man-of-the-match performance against Brazil

Bawl winner: England’s next centurion Ashley Cole needs to stop behaving like this and let more of the sunshine in

The Last Word: Ashley Cole must lighten up to ensure his legacy

In Batman terms, the Chelsea leftback is the Dark Knight, David Beckham is the Caped Crusader

Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho turned down Real Madrid job while at Chelsea

Former Porto boss also turned down chance to manage England

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