Ayoze Perez’s hat-trick all but guaranteed Premier League safety as Newcastle survived a second-half fightback by Southampton to win 3-1.
Gareth Southgate told England’s players to keep their cool after warning them of the hostile atmosphere in Montenegro and possibility of flares landing on the pitch.
James Ward-Prowse has moved away from the nice guy image, with extra bite and aggression in his game bringing about an upturn in fortunes at Southampton and a return to the England set-up.
Gareth Southgate has no fresh injury concerns to contend with as England prepare to kick-off Euro 2020 qualification against the Czech Republic.
Callum Hudson-Odoi was “shocked” when told he had won his first England call-up – but is determined to “make an impact” with the national team.
James Ward-Prowse has been called up to the England squad after Fabian Delph, Ruben Loftus-Cheek and John Stones withdrew through injury.
Declan Rice has been named the Republic of Ireland’s Young Player of the Year on the eve of his maiden England call-up.
Newly-eligible Declan Rice is in line for his first England call-up as Gareth Southgate continues to look to the future, Press Association Sport understands.
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has warned his side may have to accept the height of their current capabilities is to be a top-four club.
Romelu Lukaku’s brace sealed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Manchester United a thrilling comeback win against struggling Southampton on an afternoon of exceptional goals.
Fulham fans protested against manager Claudio Ranieri during a 2-0 defeat at Southampton which pushed them closer to Premier League relegation.