Mick McCarthy will send a much-changed Republic of Ireland side into friendly battle with unfamiliar foe New Zealand on Thursday night with one eye on Monday’s Euro 2020 showdown with Denmark.
Three Second World War veterans have received France’s highest civilian award, the Legion d’Honneur.
Middlesbrough boss Jonathan Woodgate insisted he still has the backing of his players after his struggling side earned a point at QPR.
Britt Assombalonga scored twice for struggling Middlesbrough as they drew 2-2 at QPR in the Sky Bet Championship.
QPR boss Mark Warburton will once again be without defender Yoann Barbet for Saturday’s Sky Bet Championship home match against struggling Middlesbrough.
Derby manager Phillip Cocu was proud of his players after they ended a tough week for the club with a 2-0 victory over Middlesbrough.
Another bruising week for Derby ended on a high as a Tom Lawrence double secured a 2-0 win over struggling Middlesbrough.
George Evans is ready to return from a two-month lay-off as Derby’s difficult week ends with a Pride Park visit from Middlesbrough.
Boss Scott Parker believes Fulham have proved they have the character to stay in the promotion mix after leaving Middlesbrough with a point.
Middlesbrough’s goalscoring problems continued as 10-man Fulham left the Riverside Stadium with a point and a goalless draw.
Middlesbrough goalkeeper Darren Randolph is out of Saturday’s Sky Bet Championship clash with Fulham as he faces up to as much as a month on the sidelines.