UEFA has rejected Montenegro’s appeal against playing their next home match behind closed doors after some of their supporters racially abused England players in March.
Phil DeFreitas has come closer than most to winning a World Cup for England but the former all-rounder is backing the class of 2019 to go one better than his own near misses.
Stuart Broad looks on with envy at the power of England’s World Cup-chasing batting order and admits he cannot think of another – past or present – who would improve it.
Raheem Sterling would be keen to speak to the Football Association and the Premier League over the summer to work out the next steps in the ongoing efforts to combat racism.
Former captain Sir Alastair Cook says Jofra Archer should be fast-tracked into the England team at the forthcoming World Cup.
Chris Woakes expects plenty of England players to be waiting nervously by the phone as decision day over the final World Cup squad draws to a close.
England’s smooth World Cup preparations continued as Chris Woakes’ five-wicket haul helped condemn Pakistan to a 54-run defeat at Headingley.
Half-centuries from Joe Root and Eoin Morgan helped England to a new ground record in the fifth one-day international at Headingley, posting 351 for nine against Pakistan.
Gareth Southgate has underlined the need for change after the number of English top-flight starters reached a historic, and alarming, new low.
Ben Stokes admits he is straining at the leash to get England’s World Cup campaign under way after steering the side to a series-clinching victory against Pakistan.
Jason Roy admitted a match-winning knock against Pakistan was the last thing on his mind after an overnight hospital trip with his baby daughter.