Manchester United midfielder Nick Powell and Liverpool's 17-year-old winger Raheem Sterling have been called up to the England Under-21 squad for the first time.
They've been named in Stuart Pearce's 26-man squad for England's Euro 2013 qualifiers against Serbia next week.
British light-middleweight Brian Rose took a step towards elite level with a battling 12th-round stoppage of Joachim Alcine in Blackpool
Tyson Fury recovered from a knockdown to knock out Steve Cunningham in the seventh round of their heavyweight clash at Madison Square Garden
Brendan Rodgers marks his 50th match as Liverpool manager knowing his work in returning the club to Europe's elite has barely started.