England Women went out of the World Cup as Laura Bassett's stoppage-time own goal gave Japan a 2-1 semi-final win.
Mark Sampson told his players "it's okay to cry" after England's heartbreaking exit from the Women's World Cup.
A pair of former England captains led the tributes to England Women after their heartbreaking World Cup semi-final defeat.
All the best football stories from Thursday's papers, with claims that Robin van Persie is being sold 'in secret'.
Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez was taken to hospital after suffering a shoulder injury playing for Mexico.
Liverpool defender Sebastian Coates has completed a permanent switch to Sunderland.
Jose Mourinho says he supports Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich's decision to sell Petr Cech to rivals Arsenal.
Liverpool have completed the signing of Southampton defender Nathaniel Clyne in a £12million deal.
Borussia Dortmund midfielder Ilkay Gundogan has signed a new two-year deal with the Bundesliga club.
Sylvain Distin has completed a move to Barclays Premier League new boys Bournemouth on a one-year deal.