Johanna Konta did not lack for goodwill and support, even from her conqueror Angelique Kerber after losing her first – but possibly not last - grand slam semi-final in two sets here on Thursday – and should leave Melbourne filled with hope rather than despondency.
The 30-year-old Swiss centre-back left Villa by mutual consent on Wednesday evening after failing to feature for the club since November 2014.
Glenn Hoddles says Everton's John Stones is England's best defender in decades.
Manchester United have decided against loaning Andreas Pereira.
West Ham United have received some surprisingly positive news on the injury front for a change ahead of games against Liverpool and Aston Villa.
The former Arsenal and Chelsea defender has linked up with ex-England teammate Steven Gerrard at the MLS club.
The 25-year-old playmaker looks a different prospect under the Liverpool manager.
Tottenham head coach Mauricio Pochettino is reportedly on Chelsea's shortlist.
Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink isn't aware of West Brom contacting QPR for Matt Phillips.
Celtic defender Erik Sviatchenko is edging closer to his debut.