Six swimmers from Dundee City Aquatics Ross Clark, Stephen Gibb, Alex Sharpe, Adam Murray, Ellie Finlayson and Kirsty Simpson had a very successful training camp over in Australia.
The Scotland Clubs for Young People side, which has several local players in the squad, recently played a game against Dundee United in their build-up to the forthcoming international matches.
Lionel Messi will formally sign his new Barcelona contract when he returns from international duty later this week.
Harry McKinlay smiled in satisfaction when he heard Scott Brown had been handed the Scotland captaincy for tonight’s Pittodrie friendly against Estonia.
St Johnstone manager Steve Lomas believes Manchester United and Scotland midfield man Darren Fletcher has the character and ability to bounce back from the bowel condition which has brought his season to a premature end.
Gareth Bale is set to feature in his familiar wing role for Wales against Austria tonight but manager Chris Coleman is prepared to field the Spurs man as a striker in future in a bid to end a chronic goal shortage.
England skipper Steven Gerrard says Jack Wilshere has the potential to become one of the world’s best but warned “one man can’t carry a nation.”
Northern Ireland boss Michael O’Neill hopes his young players will take their chance to shine in tonight’s friendly against Malta at Ta’qali National Stadium.
Mario Balotelli has found himself at the centre of a racism storm in Italy after a shocking public remark by AC Milan vice-president Paolo Berlusconi, younger brother of the club president Silvio.
Gordon Strachan says his Scotland players are almost over-enthusiastic at times but he knows they have to be self-motivated to allow him to do his job.
Next year’s World Cup is in sight for Ronaldinho and Luiz Felipe Scolari as they prepare for their return to the Brazil national team against England tonight.
Cristiano Ronaldo believes “Real Madrid have a better team” than Manchester United ahead of the two sides’ clash in the Champions League.
An appeal has been lodged by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) over a tax tribunal which ruled in favour of oldco Rangers’ use of Employee Benefit Trusts (EBTs).
Scotland striker Jordan Rhodes is looking for some better fortune under new boss Gordon Strachan.
FIFA’s head of security has called for tougher prison sentences for match-fixing as it emerged a Champions League match in England is under investigation.
Steven Gerrard wants England fans to recognise the contribution made by defender Ashley Cole during the past decade if he wins his 100th cap in tomorrow’s friendly with Brazil at Wembley.
Mark McGhee admits he turned from gamekeeper to poacher by moving into international management to become Gordon Strachan’s assistant when his former Dons team-mate was appointed as Scotland team boss last month.
Craig Bellamy has no intention of calling time on his international career because he is addicted to representing Wales.
Phil Jones is likely to be ruled out of Manchester United’s Champions League last-16 first-leg encounter against Real Madrid after being struck down by shingles.
Despite only beating Cumbernauld 2-0, Kelty’s passage to the last 16 of the Emirates Scottish Junior Cup at Central Park was comfortable in the extreme.