Jermain Defoe remains hopeful he can secure a place in England's World Cup squad after his move to the MLS.
Dutch midfielder star Kevin Strootman has been ruled out of the World Cup finals with a knee injury.
Arsene Wenger says it will take two months before Arsenal's Jack Wilshere is fit again but thinks he'll be ready for the World Cup.
The midweek friendlies dominate the World Cup build-up as several of the main contenders struggled.
Jeff Stelling can't understand Roy Hodgson's "bewildering" selection and tactics against Denmark.
Carroll and Cole in? Shaw and Henderson out? Nick Collins picks his 23-man England squad for Brazil.
Ashley Cole cannot expect to go to Brazil when Luke Shaw is the man in form, writes Adam Bate.
Barcelona have flaws, says Graeme Souness, but their pressing should see them past Manchester City.
Rangers are on the brink of League One glory in March - but their style must improve, says Andy Walker.
Guillem Balague blogs on Barcelona's summer changes and how Man City can best beat them.
Johnny Phillips questions whether fervent mic men, mascots and fireworks add anything to football.