Liverpool midfielder Jonjo Shelvey was part of England's under-21 side which lost 1-0 to Italy.
The goal came late but it was no more than Italy, and in particular Lorenzo Insigne, deserved on a balmy evening in Tel Aviv that ended with England making the worst possible start to these European Under-21 Championship finals.
Manchester United's highly rated Mats Moller Daehli had an evening to forget in the European under-19 championships.
Arsenal's Hector Bellerin featured in a win for Spain's under-19s.
Reports today suggest that vice-captain Patrice Evra could be on his way out of Old Trafford this summer.
A round-up of news and views relating to Chelsea over the past 24 hours.
All of the latest news and transfer rumours to do with Liverpool.
Javier Hernandez has remained quiet in the background at Manchester United whilst others talk a little too much.
Nuri Sahin may have struggled to make an impact at Liverpool but could he be more effective at Stamford Bridge?
Mizuho Corporate Bank has announced the appointment of Andrew Dewing, Executive Officer, as General Manager of its US Corporate Finance Division (CFD).