Hull City defender Curtis Davies has been linked with an England call-up as a result of his impressive form this season but says he has squared it in his mind that Roy Hodgson will not come calling with a ticket to Brazil.
Some 14,000 volunteers will help to make the 2014 World Cup run smoothly. That's the idea. But what will they be wearing, you ask. A bright blue T-shirt, that's what!
With Luis Felipe Scolari lacking genuinely quality striking options ahead of this summer's World Cup, former Manchester City striker Jo could easily have a major role to play. Simeon Gholam takes a look at the Brazilian target man.
England manager Roy Hodgson has World Cup previous, as Switzerland's boss in 1994. Here he recalls his hot American summer in charge of the unfancied Swiss, who reached the Round of 16 (Spain beat them 3-0). "We achieved hero status," Roy muses, modestly.
Paulo Bento has agreed a two-year contract extension to remain as Portugal coach until the end of Euro 2016.