Roy Keane has continued his verbal attacks on Mick McCarthy,branding the Republic of Ireland coach a liar, for accusing the player of faking an injury.
New coach Jacques Santini will be missing seven members of France's World Cup squad for his debut in charge against Tunisia on August 21.
Germany coach Rudi Voller has warned his players to guard against complacency when they commence their EURO 2004 qualifying campaign.
Bolton boss Sam Allardyce has admitted that it is increasingly unlikely that former German international striker Fredi Bobic will be retuning to the Reebok Stadium.
Bertie Vogts has called up one new face for Scotland's friendly match with Denmark later this month.
Hermann Hreidarsson looks set for an immediate return to the Premiership after Ipswich agreed a deal for the Icelandic defender with newly-promoted West Bromwich Albion.
Milan are so desperate to sign Parma defender Fabio Cannavaro that they may offer new signing Jon Dahl Tomasson as bait.
The draw for the 3rd qualifying round of the 2002-03 Champions League has been made with several big clubs who harbour ambitions of winning the trophy, entering the competition.
Arsenal are poised to complete the signing of Brazilian World Cup winner Gilberto Silva in a deal worth œ4.5million.
Middlesbrough have finally completed the signing of Juninho on a four-year contract from Atletico Madrid.