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Sweden's defender Andreas Granqvist (C) and midfielder Gustav Svensson (R) react after winning the Russia 2018 World Cup round of 16 football match between Sweden and Switzerland at the Saint Petersburg Stadium in Saint Petersburg on July 3, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / OLGA MALTSEVA /

Sweden stand in the way of England’s World Cup charge

Enthused by an exciting young squad and a potentially kind draw against Sweden in Saturday's quarter-final, England fans are starting to believe they can end a 52-year wait to win the World Cup.

Dedryck Boyata starts in defence as Hazard leads Belgium against Panama

Dedryck Boyata starts in Belgium’s defence as Roberto Martinez’s gifted side begin their World Cup campaign against outsiders Panama in Sochi on Monday.

Lee McCulloch: Steven Gerrard will command instant respect at Rangers

Steven Gerrard will command the instant respect of the dressing room when he begins work at Rangers, according to former club captain Lee McCulloch.

No Zlatan Ibrahimovic, no surprise as Sweden name World Cup squad

Sweden coach Janne Andersson named a 23-man World Cup squad on Tuesday that dashed the faint hopes of fans expecting to see Zlatan Ibrahimovic feature at Russia 2018.

Brendan Rodgers: Rangers improvement expected before Steven Gerrard arrival

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers says he would have expected a tougher challenge from Rangers next season regardless of Steven Gerrard's appointment.

Pablo Maffeo departs Manchester City to join Stuttgart

The 20-year-old right-back has spent the season on loan in his native Spain playing for Girona, helping the newly-promoted club to secure their place in La Liga for a second season.

Sir Alex Ferguson remains in intensive care

Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson remains in intensive care after having emergency surgery on Saturday for a brain haemorrhage.

Darren Lewis: Steven Gerrard’s Rangers arrival will ‘put fire’ under Brendan Rodgers

Steven Gerrard's arrival at Rangers will "put a bit of fire" under Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers, says journalist Darren Lewis.

Football unites in Ferguson support after emergency brain surgery

Messages of support poured in for Alex Ferguson after the legendary former Manchester United manager was left fighting for his life following emergency surgery for a brain haemorrhage.

Arsene Wenger: Not my job to pick a successor at Arsenal

Arsene Wenger will not be involved in the decision-making process for the appointment of his successor as Arsenal manager.

Rangers: Welcome to ‘land of no sleep’ – Brendan Rodgers tells Steven Gerrard

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers welcomed rookie Rangers manager Steven Gerrard to the "land of no sleep" as his former captain began his tenure at Ibrox.

Brendan Rodgers: Steven Gerrard will feel ‘trepidation’ as Rangers manager

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers insists he is delighted for Steven Gerrard but has warned the former Liverpool captain to expect a "different sport altogether" when he becomes manager of Rangers.

Steven Gerrard agrees deal to become Rangers manager

Steven Gerrard has agreed a deal in principle to become Rangers manager, according to Sky Sports.

Derek McInnes: Steven Gerrard can help Scottish football

The prospect of a global name like Steven Gerrard coming into the Scottish game can only be seen as a good thing, says Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes.

Neil Lennon: Rangers’ treatment of Graeme Murty ‘scandalous’

Lennon revealed he called the former Rangers boss this week to offer his support after he was sacked by the Ibrox club amid their talks with Steven Gerrard.

Rangers directors Paul Murray and Barry Scott leave club

The news follows the departure of manager Graeme Murty, who was sacked by the club in the wake of their 5-0 defeat to Old Firm rivals Celtic on Sunday.

Steven Gerrard confirms interest in Rangers job

Former Liverpool and England captain Steven Gerrard says "there is truth in the rumours" linking him with the job of Rangers manager.

Charlie Adam: Steven Gerrard can revive Rangers’ fortunes and challenge Celtic

Steven Gerrard has been backed to handle the challenge of ending Celtic’s title dominance if he takes the Rangers job.

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