Nicky Butt is promoted from Manchester United's academy to a new role as head of first-team development. ... > read more

Ireland fast-medium bowler Boyd Rankin says he has no regrets over playing for England as he prepares for his country's first Test at Lord's. ... > read more

Man Utd midfielder's move could rest on Real Madrid forward, Spurs plan double swoop, plus more. ... > read more

Sheffield Wednesday report Newcastle to the Premier League over the appointment of their former boss Steve Bruce. ... > read more

Gareth Bale would be a "perfect fit" for Liverpool if he is forced to leave Real Madrid, says Paul Ince. ... > read more

Open champion Shane Lowry turns his attention to qualifying for the Ryder Cup in 2020 after triumphing at Royal Portrush. ... > read more

Arsenal agree to sign Real Madrid midfielder Dani Ceballos on loan and expect to tie up a deal for William Saliba from Saint-Etienne. ... > read more

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk says winning the Ballon d'Or would be "a big honour" but believes he can still get even better. ... > read more