Outgoing Chelsea captain John Terry "could not care less" about the criticism levelled at him for the manner of his substitution against Sunderland on Sunday (21 May) in his final game at Stamford Bridge. The ex-England skipper was substituted in the 26th minute - matching his shirt number - against the Black Cats and given a guard of honour by his teammates. The act was pre-arranged between both clubs after Terry had asked permission from manager Antonio Conte prior to the game and the circumstances surrounding the act has drawn derision from the football community.
Tyson Fury’s hopes of an imminent all-British world heavyweight title clash with Anthony Joshua have been dashed.
Wayne Rooney is expected to miss out on a place in manager Gareth Southgate’s squad for next month’s World Cup qualifier against Scotland and the friendly with France – which could effectively signal the end of his England career. The 31-year-old started Manchester United’s final five Premier League games of the season as manager Jose Mourinho prioritised the Europa League and rested his first-choice players. Now it appears his England future is also in doubt.