Our Andy Schooler looks at how Friday's World Cup draw will work - and who and where England want to avoid.
Euro 2016 will be held in UEFA president Michel Platini's home nation of France. The tournament finals will be expanded from 16 to 24 teams, with Spain going for a third straight triumph.
Roy Hodgson would be willing to stake money on England winning the World Cup.
Our team preview the Saturday Premier League programme and make Manchester City a banker to take the points at Southampton.
Check out our predictions for the selected matches in the Soccer Saturday Super 6 game.
Check out our 14/1 Sporting Life Accumulator for Saturday's football action and have a look at the Going for Goals selection.
Ed Chamberlin reckons Eden Hazard could be ready to fulfill his potential and help Chelsea take part in a fascinating title race.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter led sport's tributes to Nelson Mandela after the death of the former South African president.
Matt Brocklebank previews Sunday's action in the Barclays Premier League and is prepared to chance a pair of away wins.
Everton manager Roberto Martinez will dip into the transfer market next month to provide cover in midfield and attack.
Southampton could be without eight first-team players against Manchester City this weekend.