June 18 2013 Latest news:
Transfer news: West Ham have moved a step closer to the £15.5million signing of Liverpool striker Andy Carroll after co-owner David Gold confirmed on Twitter that the England international will have a medical with the London club tomorrow.
Henry Cooper and Cassius Clay would meet again in a rematch in 1966. But in the immediate aftermath of their first meeting at Wembley Stadium, 50 years ago today, their fortunes would dramatically diverge. His victory over the Londoner earned Clay - later to become Muhammad Ali - a straight shot at reigning world heavyweight champion Sonny Liston, while Cooper was forced to rebuild on the domestic scene.
Essex duo Sajid Mahmood and Ben Foakes are desperate to put last week’s humiliating County Championship defeat to Lancashire behind them when they begin their match against Leicestershire on Friday.
Stuart Pearce was today informed by the Football Association he will not be kept on as England Under-21s manager.
Tour match: Brumbies 14 Lions 12
Former Wimbledon champion Goran Ivanisevic believes Andy Murray will face some “hungry” competition for the SW19 crown this year.
Dagenham & Redbridge manager Wayne Burnett excited by Capital One Cup tie with Brentford.
New Millwall manager Steve Lomas is relishing competing in the Championship, describing it as the most competitive league in Europe.
British number one Laura Robson recorded her first win under new coach Miles Maclagan to reach the second round of the AEGON International in Eastbourne.
England captain Alastair Cook says off-the-pitch issues have no relevance ahead of tomorrow’s Champions Trophy semi-final against South Africa.
AB de Villiers has it in his own hands to keep South African tears at bay at The Oval tomorrow - unlike the last time his country met England in a global semi-final.
QPR’s failure last season must be used as a catalyst for Harry Redknapp’s men to fly out of the traps this term, according to former England international Dion Dublin.
The departure of Stuart Pearce as England Under-21s manager leaves the Football Association with an important decision to make.
Millwall manager Steve Lomas will speak with coaches Joe Gallen and Tim Breacker about their futures at the Lions.
London Wasps lock Marco Wentzel is set to return to South Africa for family reasons, the Premiership club have confirmed.
Transfer news: Newly-promoted Crystal Palace are closing in on the signing of free agent Jerome Thomas following his release from West Brom.
London24’s Chelsea blogger Paul Lagan looks forward to the release of the football fixtures...
Transfer news: Edinson Cavani has reiterated his desire to join Real Madrid as he continues to be linked with a big money move away from Napoli this summer.
Transfer news: Corinthians midfielder Paulinho has hinted that he would prefer a move to Serie A over Tottenham or Chelsea.
Crystal Palace’s Mile Jedinak, former Fulham keeper Mark Schwarzer and Millwall and West Ham old boy Lucas Neill are going to the World Cup after a late winner from Josh Kennedy earned a vital 1-0 win over Iraq to book Australia’s ticket to Brazil.
Newham and Essex Beagle Robbie Grabarz has had to withdraw with a knee injury from the Great Britian squad for the European Athletics Team Championships in Gateshead this weekend.
Transfer news: Millwall manager Steve Lomas is looking to bring a maximum of five or six players to the Lions.
Today marks the 50th anniversary of Henry Cooper’s famous first fight with Cassius Clay - later to become Muhammad Ali - at Wembley Stadium on June 18, 1963. Here is what both fighters, trainers and commentators said before during and after the fight.
Fernando Torres insists he is not worried about his Chelsea future but says he wants to sit down with new manager Jose Mourinho before the start of the new season.
British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland conceded his side “got what they deserved” after seeing their unbeaten tour record disappear in a disappointing showing against the Brumbies.