We look at the main games in the EFL this weekend and assess the key things to keep an eye on.Read the full story ›
Southend United have signed former West Brom and Celtic striker Marc-Antoine Fortuné on a deal until January.
The 35-year-old impressed on trial at Roots Hall and has done enough to earn a short-term contract.
Fortuné has also played for the likes of Wigan Athletic and Coventry City and could make his Southend debut against Peterborough United on Saturday.
Northamptonshire batsman Ben Duckett has won both the PCA's Player of the Year and Young Player of the Year awards.Read the full story ›
Barcelona star Lionel Messi has donated a signed shirt to help raise money for two footballers seriously injured in a crash.Read the full story ›
Norwich City were left shellshocked last night after they threw away a 3-2 lead in injury time to lose at Newcastle United.Read the full story ›
Ipswich Town will soon rediscover their goalscoring touch again according to manager Mick McCarthy.Read the full story ›
England captain Alastair Cook has signed a new contract with Essex.
The 31-year-old made his debut for the county back in 2003 after coming through the academy.
Cook scored 643 runs in just seven games last season as Essex stormed to the County Championship Division Two title.
Cook's new deal will run until the end of the 2018 season.
It was an easy decision to sign with the club for another year. Although I am away with England a lot, this club means a lot to me and I am grateful for the opportunity they gave me as a youngster.
I love coming back to the club when I can and contributing to a title winning season meant a great deal.
Meanwhile, Northamptonshire batsman Ben Duckett has been named the Cricket Writers' Club Young Player of the Year.
The 21-year-old enjoyed an incredible season at Northants, making 1,338 runs in the County Championship.
He could make his England debut this winter after being called up for the upcoming tour of Bangladesh.
Cambridgeshire's Charlotte Edwards has made history too - she won the inaugral women's prize.
Championship leaders face title favourites at St James' ParkRead the full story ›
Town's Championship game with Brighton part of a busy night for the region's League football clubsRead the full story ›
Paralympic gold-medallist Louis Rolfe was treated to a hero's welcome when he returned to his Cambridge college this afternoon.Read the full story ›