Dawson celebrates after scoring against Panathinaikos Athens

Dawson makes his mark at both ends of the pitch

Panathinaikos 1 Tottenham Hotspur 1

Sir Alex Ferguson is expecting an emotional day at Anfield

Premier League: Manchester United v Tottenham match preview

A look ahead to this weekend's Premier League fixture at Old Trafford

Terry returns to the squad after being rested for the Italy game

Young injury has Hodgson short of attacking options

The Manchester United winger Ashley Young is the latest player to have to pull out of Roy Hodgson's squad for the first two World Cup qualifiers against Moldova and Ukraine with a knee injury picked up last weekend.

Terry returns to the squad after being rested for the Italy game

Ashley Young injury has Roy Hodgson short of attacking options for England's World Cup qualifiers

The Manchester United winger Ashley Young is the latest player to have to pull out of Roy Hodgson's squad for the first two World Cup qualifiers against Moldova and Ukraine with a knee injury picked up last weekend.

‘I will never accept his decision,’ says Andre Villas-Boas

AVB takes on a new chairman challenge in Levy

Andre Villas-Boas might have thought he had met some of the most stubborn figures in English football when he was manager of Chelsea last season, but he was yet to live through a summer transfer window conducted by Daniel Levy.

Villas-Boas to blood Kane

Tottenham's failure to sign a new striker means new coach Andre Villas-Boas will give youngster Harry Kane a chance.

<b> Luka Modric: </b> The diminutive midfielder once again showed what a fantastic player he is, exhibiting his full range of passing with unnerving accuracy. Created Croatia's best chance of the game with sublime ball from the outside of his right foot. 7

Croatia head coach expects Tottenham midfielder Luka Modric to complete Real Madrid switch

Croatia's head coach is disappointed Andre Villas-Boas is not picking Luka Modric, but expects the unsettled playmaker to complete his move from Tottenham to Real Madrid soon.

<b>Ashley Young: </b> Still not able to replicate the kind of form which has made him one of England’s most important players over the past year. His inch perfect cross for Wayne Rooney in the first half should have given England the lead and some other similar balls in the second caused some problems for the Ukraine defence. 7

England winger Ashley Young winning fitness battle ahead of Italy quarter-final

Ashley Young looks to be winning his battle for fitness ahead of England's Euro 2012 quarter-final with Italy.

England vs Belgium: Man-for-man marking

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Andy Carroll pictured training yesterday

Andy Carroll given chance to prove himself as England's No 9 due to Danny Welbeck injury

Welbeck injury puts Liverpool striker in pole position to lead line against Norway and France

Leading article: Give the medics their share of the credit, too

Everyone who takes an interest in football – and also many who do not – will be delighted to hear that Bolton's Fabrice Muamba is no longer in a critical condition.

Everton's Croatian striker Nikica Jelavic celebrates scoring the winning goal

Jelavic delivers latest blow to shaky Spurs

Everton 1 Tottenham Hotspur 0: England talk begins to undermine Redknapp's men as former Rangers striker lifts Everton

Pearce rang Defoe, Lescott, Dawson, Jagielka and Crouch to break bad news

Pearce to give youth its head against Dutch

The caretaker England manager, Stuart Pearce, is expected to give a group of young players an opportunity to impress for the senior team when he names his squad this morning for the friendly against the Netherlands next Wednesday.

Suarez kicked Parker in the stomach

Rooney raises tension with tweet on Suarez

United striker says Liverpool man should have seen red in 0-0 draw with Spurs at Anfield

Welbeck celebrates his winner at The Emirates

Five asides: What we learnt at the weekend

1 Danny Welbeck should start for England at Euro 2012

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