Harry Redknapp says he will not reveal names of players who wanted to drop out of England games. Photograph: PA

Harry Redknapp has refused Steven Gerrard’s demand to name and shame the ex-Tottenham stars the Premier League boss claims skipped England duty.Redkna(...)

Queens Park Rangers’ Bobby Zamora fires home the winning goal despite the challenge of Derby County skipper Richard Keogh during the   Championship play-off final at Wembley.  Photograph: John Walton/PA

QPR 1 Derby County 0: Bobby Zamora struck a dramatic last-minute winner to sink Derby and fire QPR back into the Premier League.The 33-year-old, on as(...)

Harry Redknapp: “I won’t be going to a party if we win. I won’t be running around the streets, shouting and screaming. I’ll go and have a bit of pasta with my missus. But I’m confident.”  Photograph: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images

Harry Redknapp is being Harry Redknapp, going through the old bare bones routine and explaining why it is a minor miracle Queens Park Rangers have mad(...)

Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand will leave Manchester United in the summer after not being offered a new contract. Photograph: Michael Regan/Getty Images

Rio Ferdinand is leaving Manchester United after his 12-year career at the club was ended following Sunday’s 1-1 draw at Southampton. With United also(...)

Stephen Ward is congratulated by his of Brighton team-mates aafter scoring the equaliser against Nottingham Forest during the  Championship match  at the  City Ground  in Nottingham. Photograph: Tony Marshall/Getty Images

Championship round-up: Brighton grabbed a last-minute winner to beat Nottingham Forest 2-1 and snatch the last play-off spot on a dramatic final day i(...)

 A banner showing support for Ryan Giggs during the  Premier League match between Manchester United and Norwich City at Old Trafford. Manchester United  paid €87 million in interest and other finance costs in 2012-13.  Photo:  Laurence Griffiths/Getty

Premier League clubs paid their players and other staff a record €2.19 billion in 2012-13, up 11 per cent on the previous year, according to a review (...)

West Ham midfielder Ravel Morrison has completed his move to QPR on a 93-day loan. Photograph:  Stephen Pond/PA

West Ham attacking midfielder Ravel Morrison has stepped down a division to join QPR’s promotion push on a 93-day emergency loan. The mov(...)

Portsmouth’s Jed Wallace is challenged by Coventry’s Frank Moussa  during the npower League One match  at Fratton Park. Photo: Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

It was around five years ago said the downcast teenager. A local non-League side of his, Sandhurst, were hosting AFC Wimbledon, then a ‘phoenix club’ (...)

England captain Steven Gerrard and manager Roy Hodgson (right) address a press conference   at the Grove Hotel, London. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire

Roy Hodgson has defended Jack Wilshere and is confident the controversy over his comments this week will not affect the Arsenal midfielder in England’(...)

Former England and Middlesbrough manager Steve McClaren is now in charge at Derby County. Photograph: credit should read: Nigel Roddis/PA

Derby have confirmed Steve McClaren as their new head coach on a three-year contract.The former England boss was the Rams’ first choice to succeed Nig(...)