Slovenia accuse Rooney of trying to dupe referee

Wayne Rooney heads into Wednesday's World Cup qualifier against Croatia with his integrity under the spotlight after Slovenian players accused him of conning referee Jonas Eriksson during England's 2-1 victory on Saturday.

Rooney relishes role in Capello's reconstruction of old England

New scheme gives Gerrard and Lampard roles that allow Manchester United powerhouse room to strike

Super-sub Defoe secures win for England

England 2 Slovenia 1

Players will be focused insists Capello

England boss Fabio Capello insists his Chelsea players will not be distracted by news of the club facing a ban signing players for the next two transfer window.

Defoe set to replace Heskey for England

Striker's fine form has convinced Capello to play him alongside Rooney for Slovenia match in a switch from usual starting line-up

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Modern-day Von Trapps fight Austrian far right

Choir uses music to promote tolerance, reports Vanessa Mock

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Border dispute with Slovenia over Bay of Piran threatens Croatia's EU bid

Focus is now on Slovenia, says Worthington

Northern Ireland manager Nigel Worthington led the squad in a light training session yesterday after the rigours of the victory against Poland at the weekend.

Boruc moment of madness has Irish smiling

Northern Ireland 3 Poland 2

Tick three more countries off your list, kids

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Wells sacked by Irish FA

Howard Wells has been sacked as the Irish Football Association's chief executive, the governing body have announced.

Platini to watch experiment

Uefa president Michel Platini is to watch a trial match featuring four assistant referees in Slovenia today.

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