Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish returns to first-team training after a spell with the youth team as punishment.
Four referees under 30 tell BBC Sport about their experiences on and off the pitch and reveal what drives them on.
A minority of doubters aside, leading golfers regard next year’s Olympic return as a boost for the sport and a personal goal, writes Iain Carter.
Marlene Stewart Streit and Judy Bell are the latest women to become honorary members of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club.
Charlie Austin will not be “pinched” from QPR in the January transfer window, says the club’s new manager Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink.
Scottish football will launch a revamped League Cup with a group stage and bonus-point system, and bring in a winter break.
Romelu Lukaku scores his seventh goal in six games as his late equaliser sees Everton draw 1-1 with Crystal Palace.
Arsenal will begin their defence of the FA Cup at home to Sunderland in the third round, as League Two Exeter host Liverpool.