December 6 2013 Latest news:
Michael Clarke’s seventh Ashes hundred, in a double-century stand with Brad Haddin, piled the pressure on England to save the second Test at Adelaide.
Mousa Dembele believes the World Cup will come down to the survival of the fittest as the Belgian prepares for today’s draw for the group stage.
Sam Allardyce has called on his West Ham side to cut off Liverpool’s supply line to striker Luis Suarez in tomorrow’s clash at Anfield.
Brentford have jumped over a major hurdle of moving into a new ground after Hounslow Council voted to approve planning permission for the Lionel Road development.
QPR manager Harry Redknapp could name an unchanged team for the visit of Blackburn this weekend.
Sunderland boss Gus Poyet has once again reported a clean bill of health as he prepares for Saturday evening’s Barclays Premier League clash with Tottenham.
Guy Moussi returns to the Millwall squad for Saturday’s visit of Wigan after missing Tuesday’s draw against parent club Nottingham Forest.
Charlton goalkeeper Ben Hamer has yet to recover from an ankle injury so Ben Alnwick will continue in goal for Charlton against Yeovil on Saturday.
Crystal Palace have found life back at the top table tough, but manager Tony Pulis has promised they will be “fighting for every crumb” in order to stay there.
Arsenal blogger Ian Stewart Palmer pens some thoughts on the Gunners’ in-form defenders.
Chelsea will be missing David Luiz for tomorrow’s trip to Stoke, while Brazilian team-mate Oscar is a doubt.
Premiership Rugby chief executive Mark McCafferty has revealed that alternative plans to the Heineken Cup will be drawn up as quickly as possible.
Mark Sampson thanked Brent Hills for giving him the perfect platform to build on after being appointed as the new England Women’s head coach.
Sam Allardyce is delighted to have Andy Carroll back in training but insists he won’t rush the striker back into competitive action – despite West Ham’s recent struggles.
Cardiff boss Malky Mackay has heaped praise on Iain Moody as he prepares to face his former head of recruitment, but believes it is Tony Pulis who will have the biggest influence on Crystal Palace’s battle against relegation.
Paris St Germain forward Ezequiel Lavezzi has not ruled out a move away from the big-spending club.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has to decide whether to stick with a winning team for the visit of West Ham in the Barclays Premier League.
Lewis Holtby hopes to recreate his cringeworthy goal celebration double act with Kyle Walker at Sunderland.
Cardiff manager Malky Mackay will have Craig Bellamy and Andrew Taylor available for Saturday’s meeting with Crystal Palace.
Sam Allardyce says Ravel Morrison has gone through an internal disciplinary procedure after his clash with Crystal Palace’s Joel Ward – and the West Ham boss hopes the youngster won’t lose his cool in future.
Remember the date – December 5 2013 – as the day that Brentford took the biggest step towards moving into Lionel Road as Hounslow Council approved their application.
There’s a break from league action as Orient take on Walsall in the FA Cup tomorrow - and midfielder Dean Cox has his heart set on a trip to Old Trafford if they make it through.
Arsenal and Tottenham target Alvaro Morata has remained coy over a loan move to north London.
Arsenal midfielder Mikel Arteta paid tribute to striker Nicklas Bendtner after his goal against Hull sent the Gunners on their way to a 2-0 win and maintain their lead at the top.
Crystal Palace sporting director Iain Moody claims he has still had no explanation as to why he was sacked as head of recruitment at Cardiff.