Dan Evans, ranked 333 in the world a year ago, came within a point beating the two-time grad slam champion and world No3 Stan Wawrinka in five thrilling sets in the third round of the US Open here on Saturday night.
Mark Warburton’s Glasgow Rangers side won against Linfield in a friendly on Saturday afternoon.
New Bournemouth striker Lys Mousset looks likely to be the next Le Havre product to set the Premier League alight, joining Leicester's Riyad Mahrez and West Ham's Dimitri Payet in England's top league.
Liverpool’s Jordan Henderson has had an eventful start to the season.
Leeds Under-23s drew with Crewe Alexandra this week.
Elevated into Zinedine Zidane’s Real Madrid team during the opening two weeks of the La Liga season, the attacking midfielder was included in Julen Lopetegui’s first squad for a friendly with Belgium and Monday’s visit of Liechtenstein, though he did not make it off the bench for the win in Brussels on Thursday.
With the greatest respect to Sam Allardyce and the opening of a new England era, most people will be relieved when the first international break of the fledgling season is out of the way and business proper resumes on Saturday with an eagerly anticipated Manchester derby.
The body in charge of Premier League refereeing has denied claims made by the former match official Mark Halsey that he was put under pressure to say he had not seen controversial incidents take place in matches.
When Sam Allardyce and his players arrived in Trnava to have their first look at the Stadion Antona Malatinskeho, they found a note pinned to the wall of the dressing room where England’s new manager will give his first team-talk.
Spot the winger. It has been the easiest game in Portuguese football over the past couple of decades and they almost always tend to have rolled off the Sporting Clube de Portugal academy production line – Luís Figo, Simão, Ricardo Quaresma, Cristiano Ronaldo and the rest.
Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey has suggested that there may be several stars struggling to be ready for the Premier League opener with Liverpool.
Tottenham are reportedly lining up a blockbuster move for Bayern Munich star Mario Gotze.