National contingency arrangements no longer exist since Green Goddesses were sold or donated to other countries
Martin Paterson's first-half header gave Northern Ireland one of the best results in their history and seriously weakened Fabio Capello's chances of taking Russia to next year's World Cup finals in Brazil.
The Brazilian side scored a late equaliser in normal time
The new manager himself hinted he thought the world's best player had an influence
Brazilian winger is likely to move to Europe though Spurs and Reds face competition from three Champions League clubs
Arouna Koné has also moved to Goodison Park
Striker Arouna Kone joined the Toffees yesterday
The Paraguay defender suffered a hamstring strain at the weekend
Uruguayan striker open to interest from 'elite' Champions League sides in the summer
Summer heats in Qatar pose huge problems for football's greatest tournament
Luis Cubilla, who died on 3 March at the age of 72 from stomach cancer, was a former Uruguay footballer who played in three World Cups for his country. He then went into coaching, and twice won the Libertadores Cup – the South American equivalent of the Champions League – with the Paraguayan side Olimpia.
Lino Oviedo, who died in a helicopter crash on 2 February at the age of 69, was a Paraguayan presidential candidate who helped the lead the 1989 coup that overthrew the former dictator Alfredo Stroessner. A retired general known as a dynamic public speaker – and the country's most controversial politician – Oviedo was running in the April presidential election in the impoverished and politically unstable South American country.
Argentina's world class forwards were instrumental in a 2-1 away win over Chile last night that gave the visitors a three-point lead in the standings as the South American World Cup qualifying campaign takes a break until March.
A look ahead to this weekend's Premier League fixture at the DW stadium
A huge explosion rocked Venezuela's biggest oil refinery yesterday, killing at least 24 people and injuring more than 50 others in the deadliest disaster in memory for the country's key oil industry.
Edin Dzeko scored twice as Manchester City beat Limerick 4-0 at Thomond Park in their final friendly ahead of next weekend's Community Shield encounter with Chelsea.