Wayne Rooney said it was "a big challenge" to be named as England captain for their World Cup qualifier against San Marino tomorrow.
The Manchester United forward will lead out his country at Wembley in the absence of usual captain Steven Gerrard, who is suspended, and vice-captain Frank Lampard, who is injured.
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One story dominates Thursday's front pages with some newspapers printing emotive pleas to voters to keep the United Kingdom as one.
After a mild start temperatures should pick up, with the south of England seeing highs of 26C.
In Edinburgh tonight you can hear it and feel it. The buzz, the banter of the day and the thrilling sense something big is coming tomorrow.