Danny Ings looks on during the England Under-21 Training Session on Monday in Olomouc, Czech Republic. Photograph: 	Michael Regan/Getty Images

Danny Ings is wary of taking a historically significant Liverpool shirt number and insists he must earn the right to wear one of those worn by Anfield(...)

England’s Wayne Rooney celebrates after scoring his side’s third goal against Slovenia in their Uefa Euro 2016 qualifying Group E match at the Stozice Stadium, Ljubljana, Slovenia. Photograph: Reuters

Wayne Rooney considers the spirit within the squad to be the best he has experienced during his 12 years with England as the players of a new generati(...)

Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish: “At this young age, he’s showing the qualities that will make him a very good future international player,” said England manager Roy Hodgson. . Photo:  Nick Potts/PA

Roy Hodgson has confirmed that Gareth Southgate and other members of his association’s technical staff have been in close contact with Jack Grealish a(...)

David de Gea: offered €206,000 a week to stay at Manchester United

Louis van Gaal has admitted he is already planning for David de Gea’s departure and the Manchester United manager has revealed a list of potential re(...)

Harry Kane has been given the green light to play for England U-21’s in this summer’s European Championships. Photograph: Getty

Harry Kane is set to play for the England Under-21s at the European Championships this summer with the backing of senior boss Roy Hodgson. Kane enjoye(...)

Frank Skinner: ‘Looking back at the New Lad thing is fascinating for me’

When Chris Collins left his home in Birmingham’s Irish Catholic enclave in the mid-1970s to study English literature, he could scarcely have imagin(...)

Republic of Ireland under-21 midfielder Jack Grealish has signed a new deal at Aston Villa that will keep him at the Birmingham club until June 2018. Photograph:  Nick Potts/PA

Aston Villa have tied young Republic of Ireland under-21 midfielder Jack Grealish down to a new long-term contract that will keep him at the Birmingha(...)

Aston Villa’s  Jack Grealish in action against  Manchester City’s Frank Lampard  during last weekend’s  Premier League match at Villa Park.  Photograpgh: Nick Potts/PA

Aston Villa starlet Jack Grealish has been withdrawn from the Republic of Ireland’s under-21 squad for Thursday’s friendly international away to Norwa(...)

Liverpool’s Raheem Sterling (centre) has been called up by England ahead of the meeting with Poland on  Saturday. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Liverpool wide-man Raheem Sterling has been called into the England squad for Tuesday’s all-important World Cup qualifier with Poland at Wembley.Manag(...)

Adnan Januzaj of Manchester United has become the centre of a debate over the naturalising of players for international football. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Jack Wilshere has reiterated his opinion that naturalised players should not be picked by England, but has insisted that he was not specifically refer(...)