Liverpool have got their way after Daniel Sturridge was left out of the England squad to face San Marino and Estonia.
Per Mertesacker has warned Chelsea that Arsenal will put up a sterner test than when the sides met at Stamford Bridge last term.
Fernando Alonso says there is "no news" about his future, but has again refused to rule out a move from Ferrari.
Roy Hodgson is confident the likes of Nathaniel Clyne and Jonjo Shelvey will rise to the occasion after being selected for England.
Brendan Rodgers admits he is not interested in thinking about Daniel Sturridge's return for England until he is fit to play.
Lewis Hamilton feels he is more mature and has a better work ethic than when he won the world title in 2008.
A look at the transfer news and gossip in Thursday's national newspapers.
Andy Murray strolled into the quarter-finals of the China Open on Wednesday with a straightforward victory over Pablo Cuevas.
Exeter star Tom Johnson has been ruled out of England's autumn internationals due to a neck injury.
Ireland's Sean O'Brien is a doubt for the Six Nations after being ruled out for six months.
Steven Gerrard blasted Liverpool for being "too soft" during their 1-0 Champions League defeat in Basel.
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|T20 Champions Lge|
|Kolkata vs Hurricanes Kolkata Knight Riders win by 7 wickets|
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|Halep (2) bt Petkovic (7-6,5-7,7-6)|
|Kuznetsova bt Kerber (2-6,6-4,6-3)|
|Kvitova v Williams (3-0) Walkover|
|Ivanovic (9) bt Lisicki (6-3,7-5)|
|Williams (1) bt Safarova (13) (6-1,1-6,6-2)|
|Stosur bt Cornet (6-4,6-2)|
|ATP China Open|
|Berdych (3) bt Troicki (6-3,6-4)|
|Klizan bt Gulbis (7) (6-2,3-0) Retirement|
A group of top international women footballers have officially filed a lawsuit against FIFA and the Canadian Soccer Association to challenge the decision to use artificial turf at next year's World Cup.
Chris Skudder brings you the hometime headlines.
Under-fire manager Alan Pardew has no specific plans to speak to Newcastle owner Mike Ashley ahead of this weekend's match against Swansea.and insists he will fight on as Newcastle manager.
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