Los Angeles Galaxy head coach Bruce Arena has ruled out the possibility of Landon Donovan returning to Everton on loan this season.
Manchester City defender Joleon Lescott wants to stay at the club - but will not rule out a move before the end of the season.
Everton defender Leighton Baines sustained a broken toe in Saturday's Merseyside derby and could be out for up to six weeks.
Liverpool manager, Brendan Rodgers, thrilled the students at Rainhill High by taking three of his young stars back to their old school.
This weekend could see Chester FC reach another big milestone on their road to recovery.
Victory over Gateshead would book their place in the 1st round of the FA Cup and would be the latest success story at a club which has been on the up ever since the supporters took over.
A former footballer taking his shocking message to youngsters who dedicate their lives to becoming a professional. But in reality just a few make it.
Left with no formal qualifications or job, some slip into crime.
There are currently more than 300 ex-players in prison.
Our correspondent, Matt O'Donoghue, has been to meet the Blackburn Rovers squad as they get a wake-up call from one former inmate: