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Gerrard backs Rooney to perform

England skipper Steven Gerrard believes Wayne Rooney will be in the right frame of mind to shine in tomorrow's Euro 2012 qualifier against Switzerland.

Rooney to play against Switzerland

England coach Fabio Capello has confirmed Wayne Rooney will play in tomorrow's Euro 2012 qualifier against Switzerland despite recent allegations about the striker's private life.

Rooney to travel to Switzerland

The Football Association have confirmed that Wayne Rooney will travel to Switzerland today ahead of England's Euro 2012 qualifier in Basle.

Jagielka undaunted by his sudden elevation to main man at the back

The journey has been long and, at times, improbable but Phil Jagielka seems likely to find himself as the senior player at the heart of England's defence in Basle's St Jakob Stadium tomorrow night.

Prickly Capello ignores critics and hopes 'the past is the past'

Fabio Capello offered an indignant and prickly riposte to his critics last night, declaring that he had ignored them as he sent his side out for the spectacular start to the Euro 2012 qualifying campaign, which included a Jermain Defoe hat-trick and helped start the process of restoring his battered reputation.

Carson released from England squad

Goalkeeper Scott Carson has been released from the England squad to play against Bulgaria following a family bereavement.

Injury problems mount for Capello

England's preparations for their opening Euro 2012 qualifier against Bulgaria at Wembley on Friday began with only one fit goalkeeper able to take part in training this morning.

Beleaguered Capello beset by echoes of the McClaren era

Luckless, unloved, and with vital qualifying matches ahead, the England manager is suffering an injury nightmare – just like his predecessor. Sam Wallace reports

Unfinished business is manager's motivation

After his side's dismal World Cup, the Italian is driven to restore his reputation

Fabregas inches towards conclusion on future

World Cup winner Cesc Fabregas will jet off for a well-earned break knowing his future must be resolved one way or another once the rest of the Arsenal squad return from their pre-season training camp in Austria.

Ferdinand set to be fit for start of season after rapid recovery

Rio Ferdinand is likely to start the season with Manchester United after making a quicker-than-expected recovery from the knee injury that forced him out of the World Cup. United confirmed yesterday that Ferdinand would be ready to play again 10 weeks after sustaining the injury in England's first training session of their disastrous World Cup campaign. That would put him in line to play the opening fixture against Newcastle at Old Trafford or away to Fulham the weekend after.

Bolton want to extend Wilshere loan deal

Bolton manager Owen Coyle has approached his Arsenal counterpart Arsene Wenger about the possibility of midfielder Jack Wilshere returning on loan next season.

Klasnic strike enough to sink Birmingham

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