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Daniel Sturridge and Rickie Lambert

We've not exactly been lucky have we? Roy Hodgson confirms Rickie Lambert will start against Moldova after Daniel Sturridge is ruled out of World Cup qualifier

The Liverpool forward has been the in-form player in the Premier League but Roy Hodgson has confirmed he will miss the match at Wembley with a thigh injury but could feature in Tuesday's clash in Ukraine

Wayne Rooney's head injury described as 'something out of a horror film' by England winger Theo Walcott

Walcott has seen the three-inch cut in Rooney's forehead and admits it's not a nice sight.

Chairman Barry Hearn

Behind the scenes at Leyton Orient: What’s it like working for Barry Hearn? You find he soon has you figured out

Continuing our weekly column uncovering the reality of football down in the lower leagues

Imperial hit by smugglers and fakes

Smokers in the debt-laden countries of southern Europe are consuming ever more smuggled, fake and roll-your-own cigarettes, according to the latest quarterly update from Imperial Tobacco.

Joe Hart fails to stop James Morrison’s shot at Wembley on Wednesday

England 3 Scotland 2: Roy Hodgson resists changing for change's sake after Joe Hart's howler at Wembley

England manager will put his goalkeeper under scrutiny as competition increases for No 1 jersey

Leighton Baines

Transfer news: Manchester United want Leighton Baines to hand in transfer request at Everton - reports

Club want the England international to prove he wants to join United by forcing a move away from Goodison Park

Wayne Rooney in action for England against Scotland

Transfer news: Wayne Rooney is 'not for sale' says David Moyes as interest from Chelsea continues - but he may not play in Premier League opener

Striker played 66 minutes for England yesterday as he continues his comeback from injury but Moyes insists that he is not available despite continuing interest from Chelsea

Michael Owen plays his last game

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A look ahead to this weekend's Premier League fixture at St Mary’s Stadium

Gareth Bale rounded off a remarkable week by firing Tottenham to a dramatic last-gasp win against Southampton.

Tottenham Hotspur 1 Southampton 0 match report: Gareth Bale gives award winning performance

Double footballer of the year sinks Saints with another spectacular goal

Reading manager Nigel Adkins
Saints' Rickie Lambert will relish the chance to line up against a Reading defence that has yet to keep a clean sheet in the league this year

Premier League: Reading v Southampton match preview

A look ahead to this weekend's Premier League fixture at the Madejski Stadium 

Papiss Cisse celebrates his goal for Newcastle

Match Report: Newcastle United 4 Southampton 2

St James’ Park was red, white and blue yesterday. It has been going that way for some time. Things used to be more black and white. It was French Day. Seven of Newcastle’s 18 players were born in France. Newcastle fans wore berets. It did not seem like Tyneside at times, but no one seemed to care, not by full-time anyway, by when Newcastle had moved a significant step towards remaining in the Premier League.

Manchester City's Sergio Aguero looks dejected during their game against Southampton

Match Report: Dismal Manchester City wave title hopes goodbye

Southampton 3 Manchester City 1

United come from behind again as Wayne Rooney scores his second
Robin van Persie opened the scoring for Manchester United

Premier League: Manchester United v Southampton match preview

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

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