The coffin of Charles Patrick Evans is carried off a Royal Air Force C-17 military transporter plane at RAF Brize Norton.  Photograph: Joe Giddens/AFP/Getty Images

The last time Pat Evans was in Holy Cross Church in West Bromwich, where he was married to Maureen half a century before, he had a six-inch nail and a(...)

Former Cardiff manager Malky Mackay will face no disciplinary action from the Football Association in relation to the content of text messages sent between him and former head of recruitment Iain Moody, the governing body has announced. Photograph: Richard Sellers/PA

Former Cardiff manager Malky Mackay will face no disciplinary action from the Football Association over the content of text messages sent between him (...)

England’s players celebrate their 1-0 win over Germany in the bronze medal match at the Fifa Women’s World Cup. Photograph: Getty Images

The Football Association has been criticised after its official England Twitter account referred to the Lionesses returning from the Women’s World Cup(...)

Leicester have terminated the contracts of Tom Hopper, Adam Smith and James Pearson after they appeared in a video using racist language during an end-of-season tour, the Barclays Premier League club have announced. Photo: Martin Rickett/PA

Leicester have sacked Tom Hopper, Adam Smith and James Pearson for their part in in a sexually-explicit video during which racist language was used. P(...)

Massimo Cellino has been given permission by the Football League to attend Leeds’ final game of the season at Elland Road against Rotherham. Photo: Tony Marshall/PA

Leeds president Massimo Cellino said he cannot guarantee head coach Neil Redfearn will remain in his role next season.Cellino, back in office at Ellan(...)

Liverpool’s Martin Skrtel challenges Manchester United’s David De Gea. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters

The Football Association has charged Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel with violent conduct following his clash with Manchester United goalkeeper David(...)

West Brom midfielder Chris Brunt has been hit with a Football Association charge for a tunnel bust-up with a match official as the fall-out from the club’s FA Cup quarter-final defeat to Aston Villa continues. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA

West Brom midfielder Chris Brunt has been hit with a Football Association charge for a tunnel bust-up with a match official as the fall-out from the c(...)

Sunderland’s manager Gus Poyet in the stands during the Barclays Premier League match at the KC Stadium, Hull. Photograph: Lynne Cameron/PA

Sunderland boss Gus Poyet has been charged with improper conduct over his touchline confrontation with Hull counterpart Steve Bruce, the Football Asso(...)

West Ham striker Carlton Cole has been charged with posting a comment on social media which was “was abusive and/or insulting and/or improper and/or brings the game into disrepute”, the Football Association has announced. Photograph: Daniel Hambury/PA

West Ham striker Carlton Cole has been charged with posting a comment on social media which was “was abusive and/or insulting and/or improper and/or b(...)

Fifa Secretary General Jerome Valcke speaks to the press as he arrives for a meeting in Doha - he says there will be no World Cup compensation paid to clubs. Photograph:Getty Images

Fifa’s general secretary Jerome Valcke has claimed Uefa and most of the confederations want December 23rd as the date for the Qatar 2022 World Cup fin(...)