LIVE Football News: Follow Thursday's Stories After England's Draw In Poland

The Sportsman brings you all of the day's biggest news
09:13, 09 Sep 2021
Last Updated: 16:57, 09 Sep 2021

The bad news: England's 100 per cent record in World Cup qualifying came to an end in Poland on Wednesday night.

The good news: Bailey Peacock-Farrell is the best goalkeeper in the world.

Oh, and the Premier League is back on Saturday.

Lots is going on in the football world today, so The Sportsman will guide you through Thursday with all the latest news. Stay with us!

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2 weeks ago
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2 weeks ago
Polish FA deny racial element in Glik clash

The Polish FA have denied that there was any form of racism involved in the confrontation between Kamil Glik and Kyle Walker on Wednesday night.

2 weeks ago
Arteta hints Wilshere could train with Arsenal

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has hinted that he could invite ex-Gunner Jack Wilshere to come and train with the club while the search for a new home continues.

Arteta hints Wilshere could train with Arsenal until he finds new club
Arteta hints Wilshere could train with Arsenal until he finds new club
2 weeks ago
Japan give up Club World Cup

Japan have given up hosting this year's Club World Cup due to Covid-19.

Japan will NOT host this year's Club World Cup due to Covid infections
Japan will NOT host this year's Club World Cup due to Covid infections
2 weeks ago
UEFA threaten boycott to biennial World Cup

UEFA have threatened to boycott the World Cup if the proposal to make the tournament every two years is approved.

UEFA threatens European boycott of a biennial World Cup
UEFA threatens European boycott of a biennial World Cup
2 weeks ago
Dyche hoping to give Cornet his debut

Burnley boss Sean Dyche is hoping he can hand record-signing Maxwel Cornet his Clarets debut against Everton on Monday night.

2 weeks ago
West Brom fan found guilty of abusing Sawyers

A West Bromwich Albion supporter has been found guilty of racially abusing Romaine Sawyers. The midfielder is an Albion player but is on loan at fellow Championship side Stoke City for the season.

The man has been handed a lifetime ban from The Hawthorns.

2 weeks ago
Wiegman at Wembley

New England women's boss Sarina Wiegman has been taking in her new surroundings at Wembley Stadium. Her first match in charge of the Lionesses is on 17 September where they play host to North Macedonia.

2 weeks ago
Eriksen to undergo medical exam

Christian Eriksen is set to undergo a pivotal medical examination which will determine if he can return to matches at Inter Milan.

Eriksen 'will have vital medical exam next month' on potential return
Eriksen 'will have vital medical exam next month' on potential return
2 weeks ago
David Luiz turns down two club offers

Former Arsenal and Chelsea defender has turned down offers to join Marseille and Italian side Salernitana.

Luiz 'snubbed moves to Marseille and Salernitana since Arsenal exit
Luiz 'snubbed moves to Marseille and Salernitana since Arsenal exit
2 weeks ago
Nice v Marseille violence outcome
2 weeks ago
Griezmann determined to win over Atletico fans
Antoine Griezmann is focused on winning over Atletico Madrid fans
Antoine Griezmann is focused on winning over Atletico Madrid fans
2 weeks ago
Check out these Ancient Egypt themed kits
2 weeks ago
Pele recovering

Brazilian legend Pele has said he is recovering well following an operation to remove a tumour from his colon.

2 weeks ago
Birmingham's Sanchez out for 4-6 weeks

Birmingham City boss Lee Bowyer has confirmed that Spanish winger Ivan Sanchez will be out of action for four to six weeks following a groin operation.

2 weeks ago
Liverpool take on FIFA

Liverpool believe that FIFA have no basis to ban Brazilian players from playing in the Premier League this weekend.

2 weeks ago
Luuk de Jong unveiled at Barcelona
2 weeks ago
Rudiger interesting PSG

Chelsea and Germany defender Antonio Rudiger is interesting PSG, who are looking to capture the centre-back on a free transfer next summer.

PSG are 'interested in signing Rudiger as a free agent next summer'
PSG are 'interested in signing Rudiger as a free agent next summer'
2 weeks ago
Sky partner with Ireland women's team

The Republic of Ireland women's team have been partnered with Sky.

2 weeks ago
Fantasy Premier League advice

The Premier League is back this weekend, and as a result Fantasy Premier League. After all the drama that unfolded with Brazil over the international break, players may need some help when looking at replacement options, and not to mention Cristiano Ronaldo's back. Check out The Sportsman's advice.

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2 weeks ago
Haaland's impressive hat-trick record
2 weeks ago
Marseille physio banned for a year

Marseille physio Pablo Fernandez has been banned for a year after running onto the pitch and punching a fan in the game between Nice and Marseille that turned sour after Nice fans threw objects at Dimitri Payet.

Nice have also been docked two points as a result of the incident.

Marseille physio banned for a YEAR and Nice docked two points
Marseille physio banned for a YEAR and Nice docked two points
2 weeks ago
England report Glik

Following the melee that erupted at the conclusion of the first-half in last night's game between Poland and England, it has been revealed that it was sparked by Kamil Glik supposedly pinching Kyle Walker's neck. England have now reported the incident

2 weeks ago
Oil looking for Fenerbahce exit

Former Arsenal midfielder Mesut Oil is reportedly unhappy at Fenerbahce and is looking for an escape route out of the Turkish clubs with the USA and Qatar being places of interest to the German star.

Mesut Ozil 'is unhappy at Fenerbahce and looking for a way out'
Mesut Ozil 'is unhappy at Fenerbahce and looking for a way out'
2 weeks ago
Barcelona unveil third kit
2 weeks ago
Germany flight had to stop in Edinburgh

The flight that was carrying the German national team from Iceland had to make an emergency stop at Edinburgh airport. The reason for the sudden stop is unclear.

2 weeks ago
Rashford says he won't 'stick to football'

Manchester United and England attacker Marcus Rashford has hit back at his critics saying he will not 'stick to football' as he continues to try and end child hunger.

2 weeks ago
Southgate insists he was right not to make subs

England boss Gareth Southgate has defended his decision to not bring on any fresh legs in last night's draw against Poland.

Gareth Southgate insists he was RIGHT not to make any subs
Gareth Southgate insists he was RIGHT not to make any subs
2 weeks ago
Leeds unveil third kit

Leeds United have unveiled their third kit for the 2021/22 season, and it is fair to say it has gone down well. A very classy strip.

2 weeks ago
Time for clubs to synergise men's and women's team

There is still a reluctance by some football clubs to synergise their men's and women's teams either through social media, or having their games played at different stadiums to the men's. Check out The Sportsman's ramblings on the issue.

2 weeks ago
Boateng to appear in court

New Lyon signing Jerome Boateng is to appear in court back in Munich with an assault charge against his ex-fiancee.

Jerome Boateng appears in court over accusation of domestic violence
Jerome Boateng appears in court over accusation of domestic violence
2 weeks ago
Spurs in line for an award?

Tottenham Hotspur Stadium has been named among the winners of the Royal Institute of British Architechts (RIBA) National Awards 2021. 

2 weeks ago
Ex-Villa assistant returns for golf day

Former Aston Villa assistant Richard O'Kelly may have left the club in the summer but he came back for the former pros golf day, which he must have signed up for before deciding to leave the club.

2 weeks ago
Biennial World Cup to cause civil war

The plans to make the World Cup every two years is set to cause a huge turf war between Europe and South America.

Plans for biennial World Cup herald a bloody turf war between Uefa and Fifa
Plans for biennial World Cup herald a bloody turf war between Uefa and Fifa
2 weeks ago
Humes signs new Sunderland deal

Sunderland left-back Denver Humes has signed a new two-year contract at the Stadium of Light, with the club having the option of a third.

2 weeks ago
England denied sixth consecutive win

Gareth Southgate's Three Lions were denied their sixth straight victory as Poland equalised late on in Warsaw to keep their World Cup hopes alive. Check out The Sportsman's findings on the game.

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2 weeks ago
Ashley Cole stood up to Zlatan

England Under-21 coach has revealed that he once stood up to Zlatan Ibrahimovic during a dressing room row when they were at LA Galaxy. Brave man.

Ashley Cole reveals he told Zlatan to 'put his f***ing hands down'
Ashley Cole reveals he told Zlatan to 'put his f***ing hands down'
2 weeks ago
Lewandowski shows his class

As the England team were booed by the Polish crowd in Warsaw, their star striker Robert Lewandowski was shown pointing to the word 'respect' printed on the sleeve.

Lewandowski points to Respect sign on shirt as England are booed for taking knee
Lewandowski points to Respect sign on shirt as England are booed for taking knee
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