The Manchester United youngster has sparked a debate about eligibility
Kiev hosts the crucial Group H qualifier
The solution to all of Rooney’s problems lies at his own feet
Steve McClaren has returned to English football, as a coach at Queen’s Park Rangers, for the first time since he left Nottingham Forest in October 2011, with his long-term aim being the England Under-21s manager’s job.
Full-back Sam Byram's 52nd-minute goal looked to have earned Leeds their first away win since 1 December to add more credibility to their late run for a play-off place in the Championship. Deep into stoppage time, however, a headed goal from centre-back Michael Keane spoiled Neil Warnock's night.
Roberto Mancini, the Manchester City manager, may find himself leading the club on an end-of-season tour with his tenure all but over, as City's relentless drive to boost revenues takes them overseas as soon as their attempt to defend their Premier League title is concluded.
Midfielder has been ruled out with a knee injury
But 'custodian' of the national team likens trophy hopes to darts – a bit hit and miss
England in bright mood under their new manager as coach puts his boots back on
Piers Morgan has responded to the claim that he told Jeremy Paxman how to access people's voicemail messages, branding him an "ungrateful little wretch".
We can be cynical as easily as we like over the fast-tracking of Gary Neville into the hierarchy of the England team. We can ask if, for example, you were the new manager Roy Hodgson, would you rather have Red Nev at your side in the potential maelstrom of the European Championship – or lurking in a TV studio dreaming up the kind of line that hit David Luiz like an assassin's bullet?
He will be Hodgson's most acute reader of the mood of the England dressing room
Leicester City 0 Reading 2
Adam, Vaughan and Campbell are gone so my coaching staff and tactics will certainly be put to the test
Michael Johnson has signed for Leicester City on a season-long loan deal from Manchester City, the Barclays Premier League club have confirmed.