This contest was approaching its interval when Wayne Rooney's pre-season endured its latest pang of annoyance.
I never quite understood the sensation of weightless relief in parting with long-collected personal items, until I untethered myself from them one spring.
Spanish newspaper Marca have made a surprising claim about Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur in the chase for Gareth Bale.
Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla scored once again for Spain in their latest friendly.
Rickie Lambert stole the headlines as England won an exciting tie at Wembley.
Manchester United boss David Moyes cracked a wry joke after seeing Danny Welbeck net for England.