Chancel Mbemba played 33 times for Newcastle United in the Premier League last season.
It required something remarkable for Michael O’Neill to surpass his achievement of guiding Northern Ireland into their first European Championships as winners of their qualifying group. Something remarkable happened in Lyon.
Daniel Sturridge described the victory over Wales as “a brilliant feeling” after his 92nd-minute goal kept England in the fight for qualification from Group B.
Perhaps it is not that hard after all. Facing perhaps the biggest 45 minutes of his managerial career (though Fulham fans may disagree), Roy Hodgson picked up his pile of chips, crossed his fingers and shunted them all on to red.
Everton have been linked with Roma midfielder Kevin Strootman in recent times.
The Liverpool midfielder put in a tidy performance in midfield for Wales against England.
Tottenham Hotspur full-back Kyle Walker was in impressive form as England beat Wales.
There was a period here when Roy Hodgson was staring at possible exit.
Chris Coleman’s instinct was to be bullish.
When the final, decisive blow arrived, Roy Hodgson was off his seat and out of the dugout.
Aston Villa are hoping to sign Barnsley midfielder Conor Hourihane.
Making appropriate changes to strengthen and grow the business.
Nottingham Forest owner continues not to endear himself to fans.
The Watford right-back did not even make their 25-man squad but he could be a star at Ibrox.
Is talented youngster closer to signing a new deal.
O'Halloran was signed by Rangers boss Mark Warburton a year ago, but could be on his way out of Ibrox already.
HITC Sport understands the Luton Town boss is in the frame for the Nottingham Forest vacancy.
Brentford manager Dean Smith has dropped a big hint over what is causing the hold-up in Scott Hogan's move to West Ham United.
Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce has conceded defeat in his pursuit of Jordan Rhodes.
Swansea City and Sheffield Wednesday have both been active in the January transfer window.