Schuerrle nets twice for five-star Germany
First-half goals by Schuerrle, Thomas Mueller and Mario Gomez put the world champions 3-1 up at the break, although Azerbaijan midfielder Dimitrij Nazarov, who plays in Germany, had netted an early equaliser to the delight of the home crowd.
Defoe marks comeback as England toil to win
Defoe, 34, was making his first England appearance since November 2013, having been recalled by manager Gareth Southgate, and he marked his return with the opening goal midway through the second half.
Dutch coach summoned after Bulgaria 'debacle'
The Dutch football federation have summoned coach Danny Blind for talks following a 2-0 defeat by Bulgaria that leaves hopes of reaching the 2018 World Cup hanging by a thread.
Rooney still has role to play for club and country
England's record goalscorer Wayne Rooney can still play an useful role for both his country and club Manchester United, his former team-mate Paul Scholes told the BBC on Sunday.
Bale could have broken my leg, says O'Shea
Republic of Ireland veteran John O'Shea believes he was fortunate to avoid a broken leg after being fouled by Gareth Bale during his side's bruising World Cup qualifier against Wales.
Clash with Enyimba is a 50/50 game, says Rivers United coach Eguma
Rivers United Coach, Stanley Eguma, has said that his team was ready to bounce back from their recent defeats, as they meet former champions, Enyimba Football Club of Aba.
Visa hiccup aborts Eagles, Stallions friendly game
Failure by seven of the Burkina Faso players to secure visas for their match against the Super Eagles has led to the cancellation of the friendly by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).
Hart to captain England in Lithuania clash
The 29-year-old has been England captain on several occasions in the past and, with Wayne Rooney out of the squad due to injury and lack of first team opportunities with Manchester United, Hart has a chance to stake his claim for the armband in future.