The Liverpool Chairman Tom Werner has given his backing to Brendan Rodgers. Rodgers took over from Reds icon Kenny Dalglish last year.
14 year old Danielle Bradshaw has had her leg amputated to allow her to pursue her dream of becoming a Paralympic athlete.
Town gears up for homecoming party
Blackburn Rovers have announced that Gary Bowyer will be the club's new manager. Bowyer has been with the club for nine years and has been caretaker manager since the dismissal of Michael Appleton in March. He's signed a 12 month rolling contract.
The takeover of Bury football club has been completed. The current Chairman and Board of directors will resign and leave the club and the new board members will be appointed during the next few days.
Manchester United today confirmed the departure of Assistant Manager Michael Phelan and Goalkeeping Coach Eric Steele.
– David Moyes
"I would like to put on record the Clubs thanks for everything Mike and Eric have done. I will be looking to appoint my own members of coaching staff at some point in the future, however, I’d like to take this opportunity to give them both our best wishes for their future careers."
– Ed Woodward Executive Vice Chairman
"I'd like to thank Eric and Mick for the enormous contributions they have made to the success of Manchester United in their time here. Their professionalism, ability and diligence have been a credit to them."They are top class football men and everyone here wishes them well for long and successful careers in the game."
Manchester will be hosting the Great City Games this weekend. Olympians and Paralympians will be competing in athletics events over three days in the city centre. 40-thousand people are expected to take to the streets for the Great Manchester Run.
The future of Wigan manager Roberto Martinez will not be decided until next week. Martinez yesterday had asked for 24 hours to consider his next move, but after meeting Whelan again today it is the chairman who has now gone away to consider whether he can match his manager's ambitions.
– Dave Whelan, Wigan Athletic Chairman
"We have had a good, constructive talk - nothing about wages it is all about the club and can we move it forward in terms of the training facilities and youth development."
"It is all tied up in that. He wants to do certain things and I'm hoping I can assist in that but I want a day or two to look at it.
"I don't want to say yes until I've had time to think about it.
"It will be Monday before I can promise anything.
Rio Ferdinand has signed a one-year contract extension with Manchester United. The deal will extend Ferdinand's time at Old Trafford into a 12th season.
Almost half of all primary school children in North West can't swim the length of a pool, according to a new survey. The Amateur Swimming Association says 40 percent of 7 to 11 year olds can't swim twenty five metres unaided.