Wales plan to continue their rather strange pre-match ritual of lining up for lopsided team photographs when they take to the field for their World Cup qualifier against Serbia in Cardiff on Saturday.
Gordon Strachan refused to discuss his future as Scotland’s manager after the 3-0 reverse at Wembley which all but confirmed the country’s absence from major tournaments will stretch to 20 years.
For Gareth Southgate it was the kind of result that should make everything official and dissuade the Football Association from expanding its search for a full-time manager.
With Leeds United doing well in the second-tier where are the players relegated with Leeds in 2004.
West Ham United legend Julian Dicks knows what it is like to be ignored by England.
Celtic defender Kieran Tierney is on the sidelines at the moment.
Kamil Grosicki scored a brilliant solo goal and Robert Lewandowski netted twice to give Poland a 3-0 win over Romania in a World Cup qualifier marred by crowd trouble on Friday.
Defeat for the Republic of Ireland in Vienna on Saturday would not be fatal in a group that appears destined to go down to the final set of games, but it would still represent a considerable blow, not least because Austria are stacked with problems of their own.
One of Keith Curle’s first acts as Carlisle United manager was to stage a “truth and honesty session”.
Government lawyers are exploring the possibility of arguing in the supreme court that the article 50 process could be reversed by parliament at any time before the UK completes its exit from the European Union.
Eddie Jones does a good fireside yarn and he was on cracking form when looking forward to England’s opening game of this autumn’s series.
Theresa May has spoken on the phone to Donald Trump and stressed to the new US president-elect that he should seek to unite America when he takes office, Downing Street has said.