England Women 7-0 Serbia Women

Media playback is not supported on this device Karen Carney scored a hat-trick as England put the spring back into their European Championship qualifying campaign with an easy win over Serbia. Having failed to inspire in three previous qualifiers, a new-look side were rejuvenated with Alex Greenwood’s angled finish earning an early goal. Carney’s penalty…

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The greatest international team ever?

Which team can claim to be the greatest international side of all time? It is a question that has long seemed impossible to answer, since players from different decades can never face each other at their peaks. Add in an element of nostalgia – who doesn’t have a rose-tinted view of the teams they watched…

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Everton talk to Southampton over Koeman

Southampton and Everton are in talks over Saints manager Ronald Koeman as the Toffees continue their search for a successor to Roberto Martinez. Koeman’s agent confirmed to BBC Sport that talks are under way, but the Dutchman has not yet spoken to Everton. The Merseyside club, who finished 11th in the Premier League table, fired…

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Arsenal talking to Leicester over Vardy

Arsenal are in talks with Leicester City in an attempt to try to sign striker Jamie Vardy. The Gunners’ bid for the 29-year-old England international is reported to be in the region of £20m and has triggered the release clause in his contract. Vardy scored 24 goals in the Premier League for Leicester as the…

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Too early to judge partnership – Kane

England striker Harry Kane says it is too early to judge his attacking partnership with Wayne Rooney and Jamie Vardy. The trio played together in England’s 1-0 win over Portugal on Thursday, their final friendly before Euro 2016. Vardy and Kane, who scored 49 Premier League goals between them last season, often drifted towards the…

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Fifa officials 'awarded themselves £55m'

Former high-ranking Fifa officials Sepp Blatter, Jerome Valcke and Markus Kattner awarded themselves pay rises and bonuses worth $ 80m (£55m) over five years, say Fifa lawyers. Football’s governing body revealed the contracts of ex-president Blatter, fired ex-secretary general Valcke and sacked former finance director Kattner one day after a Swiss police raid. Documents and…

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England performance worrying – Mills

Media playback is not supported on this device Euro 2016 Host: France Dates: 10 June to 10 July Coverage: Live commentary on BBC TV, BBC Radio, the BBC Sport website and app. Live text commentary on every game on BBC Sport website. England put in a “worrying performance” in their Euro 2016 warm-up victory over…

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Is Rooney muddling Hodgson’s thinking?

England’s warm-up matches before Euro 2016 are complete – but manager Roy Hodgson was left with as many questions as answers after a narrow win over Portugal at Wembley. Hodgson’s full strategy will only be revealed when he names his line-up for the opening fixture against Russia in Marseille on 11 June and he will…

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England 1-0 Portugal

England concluded their preparations for Euro 2016 with a narrow win over 10-man Portugal in a disappointing friendly at Wembley. Chris Smalling headed England’s winner from substitute Raheem Sterling’s cross with four minutes left as manager Roy Hodgson’s side struggled to break down Portugal, who had Bruno Alves sent off for a wild, high challenge…

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Villa appoint Di Matteo as manager

Former Chelsea manager Roberto di Matteo has been appointed the new manager of Aston Villa. The Italian succeeds Remi Garde, who was sacked in March before the club’s relegation from the Premier League. Di Matteo, who won the Champions League with Chelsea in 2012, will be assisted by former Blues team-mate Steve Clarke. Villa were…

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