Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas says England midfielder Andros Townsend has a vital role to play in Spurs’s season.
Ex-England captain Rio Ferdinand and manager Roy Hodgson are named on the FA’s commission to improve the national team.
Goals from Andros Townsend and Roberto Soldado help Tottenham to beat Aston Villa to move fifth in the league.
Assistant referee David Bryan is hit by a flare thrown from the crowd during Aston Villa’s game with Tottenham Hotspur.
Harlequins slip to a second Heineken Cup pool defeat despite Nick Evans’s last-gasp drop-goal earning a bonus point.
Leeds emphatically expose Birmingham’s defensive frailties with a comfortable victory at Elland Road.