England’s goalkeeper Jordan Pickford (left) and Jadon Sancho (second left) attend a training session in Burton-on-Trent on Monday. Agence France-Presse
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said on Tuesday he was optimistic that goalkeeper David De Gea would sign a new deal to remain at Old Trafford as Manchester United prepared to face old rivals Leeds in Perth.
The UAE demonstrated a strong performance to defeat England 4-1 on the opening day the Neom Beach Soccer Cup on Wednesday. The Neom Beach Soccer Cup kick started with a game involving two regular contenders
Teenager Angel Gomes squeezed in the winner 10 minutes from time as Manchester United beat Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 in an occasionally bad-tempered friendly on Thursday in Shanghai.
After restricting West Indies to a paltry total of 55, England chased down the target for the loss of just four wickets in 8.2 overs.
India and Pakistan are set to renew rivalry in a spine-tingling and the most anticipated clash of the T20 World Cup in Dubai on Sunday.
Namibia reached the Twenty20 World Cup second round for the first time on Friday when they defeated Ireland by eight wickets.World number 19 Namibia, the lowest-ranked team in the tournament, chased down their modest target of 126 with skipper Gerhard Erasmus making an unbeaten 53.