Paul Downton is the ECB’s new managing director, while national selector Geoff Miller is replaced by James Whitaker.
A grandfather is to bank £125,000 after he placed a £50 bet on his grandson playing football for Wales – when he was 18 months old.
Manager Roy Hodgson says England are not one of the favourites to win next summer’s World Cup in Brazil.
England are set to host Germany, and possibly Argentina or Australia, next month as part of their World Cup preparations.
Everton’s Darron Gibson may miss the rest of this season after sustaining a knee injury on Republic of Ireland duty.
Egypt’s FA will not sack coach Bob Bradley despite fan anger after the humiliating 6-1 World Cup play-off defeat to Ghana.