Rooney is a phantom of the player he was in his early twenties
Gun carrying police became involved in ugly clashes in Brazil
The Indian owners today sacked manager Michael Appleton
Striker more concerned by World Cup qualifiers
Former Barcelona player has returned to the squad
England play the South Americans on Wednesday
Ashley Cole likely to reach 100 caps
Match takes place at Wembley next month
Move comes after footage is leaked of Rovers manager questioning his predecessor's abilities
Battling 2-1 victory over Bosnia shows signs of coach's plan to reverse 20 years of negative tactics
Blackburn defender Christopher Samba has hit out at Indian owners Venky's, claiming they "don't understand" English football, as he continues to push for a move away from Ewood Park.
From Venky's bizarre notion that £3m a year could keep Rovers competitive, to the dismantling of the board – not to mention Steve Kean's absurd 14-hour trips to India, where Mrs Desai pulls the strings, 'The Independent' tells all
A brace of inspired performances from Ronaldinho has given fans of Flamengo every right to celebrate.
Ronaldinho and Robinho have been left out of the Brazil squad for the international friendly with Scotland later this month.
The performances of Wolfsburg’s greedy goal getter Grafite could not prevent the axe falling on Steve McClaren. In this exclusive interview, the Brazilian international tells Tim Sturtridge how to get the best out of Edin Dzeko, what next for Neymar and how he keeps the lead in his pencil...
Over 40,000 Flamengo fans packed the Enganhao stadium yesterday to greet Ronaldinho on his debut for the club with a mosaic that said "Welcome R10."