Damien Delaney:  “I want to help the team, it’s a young squad, and I need to get back to playing with a smile on my face, to enjoying it again.” Photograph:  Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

The thought that his Premier League days might finally be numbered sort of occurred to Damien Delaney for the first time, he says, on the eve of his 3(...)

Sergio Ramos has not held back in his comments on Maradona and Carlos Queiroz. Photograph: Getty Images

Carlos Queiroz stopped on the way out of the Kazan Arena and embraced Sergio Ramos before continuing towards the bus, which was still parked at one en(...)