Sport Spurs signings from left, Nacer Chadli, Roberto Soldado, Etienne Capoue, Paulinho. Arsenal's sole signing this summer has been Yaya Sanogo, far right

Premier League in transfer limbo while big names are still agitating for moves

Capello turns to Plan B – with England's hopes pinned on King

Dawson flies out to join squad as manager blames 'curse' for Ferdinand's knee injury... but at least Barry is back in training

King hesitant about midfield role

Ledley King has cast doubts over whether he could switch to a midfield role in England's final World Cup warm-up game against Japan because of the extra demands it would place on his knee.

Portsmouth bring down the final curtain as squad face uncertain futures elsewhere

Most of Portsmouth's beaten FA Cup finalists have played their last game for the bankrupt club, who are to sell as many players as possible to alleviate debts of £138m. Portsmouth managed to hold Chelsea for almost an hour on Saturday but the reward for the players will be a move to a new club, one that will pay their wages on time.

John Terry is England's latest World Cup doubt with foot injury

Fabio Capello's World Cup finals preparations were hit with another major setback today when John Terry was taken to hospital with a bad blow to his foot that could make the Chelsea captain a doubt for South Africa.

A guide to England's World Cup squad

Surprise call-ups include Ledley King and Jamie Carragher, while there's no place for Owen Hargreaves in Fabio Capello's 30-man provisional World Cup squad.



Capello Index shelved until after World Cup

The controversial 'Capello Index' project has been shelved until after the World Cup.

Every national squad needs a player of his class

When he picks up the newspapers this morning to find that potentially the biggest international comeback since David Beckham's is no longer a secret, we must only hope Jamie Carragher does not change his mind.

Capello holds breath over United quintet as doctor does his rounds

Ferdinand and Brown are chief concerns for England's medical man

Tottenham suffer Lennon injury setback

Aaron Lennon has suffered a setback in his recovery from a groin problem, Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp has confirmed.

We must back Capello decision says Redknapp

Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp believes the country must give England the best possible chance of winning the World Cup by backing whatever decision Fabio Capello makes over John Terry's captaincy.

Woodgate's injury curse strikes again

Tottenham's push for a top-four finish is unlikely to receive much help from Jonathan Woodgate after the England defender rejoined the clubs long-term casualty list.

Tottenham shine in audition for top four

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Bassong likely to shake off knee problem for United showdown

Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp remains hopeful defender Sébastien Bassong will be fit for tomorrow evening's visit by Manchester United to White Hart Lane, despite the centre-back missing Cameroon's 2-1 win over Gabon on Wednesday.

Crouch 'no longer priority' for Spurs

Harry Redknapp admits he may have to enter the market for a defender after injuries left him without a fit centre-half. Spurs had been favourites to sign Peter Crouch but Redknapp has conceded that injuries to Michael Dawson, Jonathan Woodgate and Ledley King mean a move for a defender has now become his priority.

Tottenham face defensive injury crisis

Tottenham Hotspur are facing a central defensive crisis for the start of the Premier League season after confirming a trio of injuries today.

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