Wayne Rooney became England’s all-time top goalscorer last night, converting a penalty against Switzerland to register for the 50th time in internationals, moving past Sir Bobby Charlton’s 45-year-old benchmark.
Ahead of Man City’s crucial fixture against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, what effect will each possible result have on the title race?
Rio Ferdinand played down talk of a feud with anti-racism campaigners Kick It Out despite accusing the group of being ‘scared’ to gain maximum exposure in the fight against racism.
Cry me a river: Man City title triumph gave tearful Terry the Blues… but JT happy with ‘real men’ in Chelsea squad
Manuel Pellegrini’s side were last men standing in May after Brendan Rodgers’ surprise package Liverpool and Jose Mourinho’s Blues faltered, letting the Chilean pick up the trophy at the first attempt
The Bard with balls: Othello given Manchester makeover – kick(starting) Shakespeare onto the football pitch
Lass Productions will be performing Othello, using modern day football to play out the tragedy that unfolds.
The defender played 81 times for his country
Montenegro striker Mirko Vucinic labels Manchester defensive duo as England’s ‘weakness’ ahead of crunch clash
Chris Smalling and Joleon Lescott set to start
‘World will realise the truth’: Referee blamed for Manchester United’s European exit stands by decision
Cuneyt Çakir: ‘Nani’s red card was correct’
Italian striker signed for AC Milan
Rio’s last appearance was in June 2011
Magical Ryan Giggs leaves Manchester United youngsters spellbound after scooping back-to-back awards
At 39, Giggs is heart of the team.