Four-time winners Tottenham move into the League Cup semi-finals with an emphatic 4-0 win against Newcastle United.
Fifa’s independent ethics investigator Michael Garcia resigns in protest over the handling of his World Cup bidding report.
Edgbaston and Old Trafford are allocated Ashes Tests for 2019 as the ECB announces its international venues for 2017-2019.
Ally McCoist remains manager of Rangers after a meeting with board members despite having handed in his notice.
Toulon’s Martin Castrogiovanni is fined and given a suspended ban for his rant to the media.
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge will spend Christmas with Boston Red Sox in a bid to speed up his return from a thigh injury.
Sam Torrance criticises Sir Nick Faldo for labelling Sergio Garcia “useless” before this year’s Ryder Cup.