Gary Lineker urges top-flight managers to let England’s best youngsters gain tournament experience with the Under-21s.
Manchester City could rest Yaya Toure for the game against Tottenham following his game for Ivory Coast this week.
Defending champion Graeme McDowell suffers just a third ever defeat in the World Match Play, beaten by Mikko Ilonen.
The Confederation of African Football asks Ghana and South Africa if they could step in as 2015 Nations Cup hosts.
Everton boss Roberto Martinez warns England against picking Ross Barkley for the European Under-21s Championships.
Olympic bronze medallist Chloe Rogers begins her retirement from international hockey on the greens of Stoke-by-Nayland.