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(...)

Harry Kane heads home England’s fourth goal after just 80 seconds on the pitch in the Euro 2016 Group E game against Lithuania at Wembley Stadium. Photograph:  Carl Recine/Action Images/Reuters/Livepic

England 4 Lithuania 0Presumably, Harry Kane knows international football is not always this easy. The crowd were kept waiting to see England’s man-of-(...)

England captain Wayne Rooney and manager Roy Hodgson talk to the press about their forthcoming World Cup qualifying game against Lithuania. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire

Wayne Rooney was nearing the end of his media duties on the eve of a clash with Lithuania when talk turned to those pink boxing gloves, that left han(...)

Tottenham Hotspur’s striker Harry Kane has been called into the English squad. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP

Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane, who has scored 26 goals in all competitions for Spurs this season, was named in the senior England squad for the(...)

Manchester United’s English striker Wayne Rooney celebrates with a topical celebration after scoring their third goal during the English Premier League match between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP

Manchester United 3 Tottenham Hotspur 0This was an afternoon when the Louis van Gaal “philosophy” finally appeared crystal clear. As in old times unde(...)

Manchester City’s English midfielder James Milner is considering a move to Spain or Italy. Photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

James Milner is considering leaving Manchester City in the summer to play abroad, with the midfielder holding initial talks with Milan, Roma and Inte(...)

Harry Kane scored twice for Spurs in their 2-1 win over QPR at Loftus Road. Photograph: Reuters

Queens Park Rangers 1 Tottenham Hotspur 2 QPR’s hopes of beating the drop received a major blow as Harry Kane underlined his England credential(...)

Victor Moses celebrates after his late penalty gave Stoke a 2-1 win over Aston Villa, consigning Tim Sherwood to defeat in his first game as Villa boss. (Photograph: Reuters / Darren Staples)

Aston Villa 1 Stoke City 2Stoke dramatically spoiled Tim Sherwood’s debut as Aston Villa boss after Victor Moses’ injury-time penalty gave them a 2-1 (...)

Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney falls to the ground after Preston’s Thorsten Stuckmann (not pictured) conceded a penalty against him. Photograph: Carl Recine/Reuters

Preston goalkeeper Thorsten Stuckmann has claimed that Wayne Rooney apologised for the way he won a penalty against him in Monday’s fifth round FA Cup(...)

Wayne Rooney has been accused of diving to win the penalty he slotted to give Manchester united a 3-1 win in the FA Cup against Preston North End at Deepdale. (Photograph: Reuters/Carl Recine)

Wayne Rooney was at the centre of a diving controversy as Manchester United came from behind to beat Preston North End and set up an FA Cup quarter-fi(...)