Sport Lawrie Wilson, pictured earlier in the season against Wigan, scored twice for Charlton in their 3-2 win over Brighton

Charlton came back from a goal down to hold on to a crucial victory despite late Seagulls surge

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Grant calls for character as nightmare start goes on

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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

Reid: West Ham need to start winning ways

Winston Reid views tonight's Carling Cup tie against Oxford United as an opportunity for West Ham United to kick-start their season. The New Zealand international, who starred at the World Cup, has started life in the Premier League on the wrong end of successive heavy defeats to Aston Villa and Bolton Wanderers.

Coyle is rewarded for his belief in Elmander

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Grant denies poaching Pompey's staff

Avram Grant, the West Ham United manager, has reacted strongly after being criticised by Steve Cotterill for recruiting staff from Portsmouth following their relegation from the Premier League.

West Ham remain in hunt for Remy

West Ham may have missed out on both Graham Dorrans and Joe Cole but they remain in the hunt for Nice striker Loic Remy.

West Ham close in on Mexico winger Pablo Barrera

West Ham hope to announce "at least one exciting new signing" today - with the Barclays Premier League club closing in on the signatures of Mexico winger Pablo Barrera and former Portsmouth striker Frederic Piquionne.

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