The former Chelsea manager Roberto Di Matteo is set to be confirmed as the new manager of Aston Villa on Friday, with Steve Clarke to act as his assistant. The Italian will sign a two-year contract and take over from Rémi Garde, who was sacked in March having won just two of the 20 Premier League matches he was in charge for.
As sendoffs go, it is probably fair to say Roy Hodgson hoped for better in England’s final match before Euro 2016 than seeing his team look so leaden, the crowd so bored they resorted to making their own entertainment and a tetchy press conference when the questions centred around whether his team were heading into another tournament without any clarity about their best way of playing.
A spokesman for Muhammad Ali said the former heavyweight champion is being treated in hospital for a respiratory problem.
For a stretch here on Thursday, it seemed the world No 1 Serena Williams, a legend within sight of her 22nd slam, would be leaving the French Open in the quarter-finals, courtesy of a 5ft 4in Muscovite ranked 60 in the world, Yulia Putintseva.
Diego Forlan has been discussing his time at Manchester United.
Leeds United owner had Steve Kean lined up as back-up.
The Arsenal duo were reunited at Wembley on Thursday night.
The Liverpool duo are part of the England squad heading to Euro 2016.
Former Manchester United star Nani featured for Portugal against England.
Leeds United dismissed Steve Evans earlier in the week.