The referee who failed to spot Luis Suarez bite PSV Eindhoven's Otman Bakkal - Dutchman Bjorn Kuipers - will be in charge of England's clash with Italy in Manaus.
Sean Dyche is ready to sign a new deal to end any speculation about his future with Burnley, giving them a big boost ahead of their return to the Premier League.
Despite Real Sociedad's dismissal of a possible deal, Arsenal are poised to bring striker Carlos Vela back to the Emirates.
Brighton boss Sami Hyypia is desperate to keep £7m rated striker Leo Ulloa at the club. Leicester are reportedly interested in the prolific Argentinian.
Stoke are chasing Montpellier midfielder Benjamin Stambouli.
Hull will offer Curtis Davies a lucrative new deal to stave off interest from Everton, Newcastle and Sunderland.
Chaos surrounds England's opening game of the World Cup with fears about the state of the pitch and the dressing rooms at the Arena De Amazonia in Manaus just two days before kickoff against Italy.
Cesc Fabregas' move from Barcelona to Chelsea means a £5million windfall for former club Arsenal.
Carlos Vela is unlikely to rejoin Arsenal - even though they have a bargain £3.5million buy-back clause.
Danny Welbeck is poised to get the nod over Raheem Sterling for England's clash with Italy, having proven his fitness after a niggle in midweek.
Andrea Barzagli admits Italy fear Wayne Rooney despite his lack of form in recent months.
West Ham have seen another offer to sign Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku rejected, with the player reportedly only interested in joining a club that can offer him European football.
Free agent striker Aaron Wilbraham is a target for Birmingham City.
Barcelona claimed Cesc Fabregas' 'contributions decreased as each season drew to a close' as he left the club for a return to the Premier League with Chelsea on Thursday.
Uruguay are pondering leaving Luis Suarez out of their side to face England next week if they beat Costa Rica in their opening Group D tie.
Bastian Schweinsteiger is top of Louis Van Gaal's summer shopping list for Manchester United.
Napoli will struggle to finance a permanent deal for Liverpool keeper Pepe Reina because of his additional wage demands.
Leicester City are keen on Feyenoord's £6m rated striker Graziano Pelle, who scored 23 goals in 28 games last season.
Feyenoord are looking to sign Manchester City's young striker John Guidetti, who is only on the fringe of their first-team squad.
Hull City are interested in Sheffield United central defender Harry Maguire, who could cost £1.5million.
Manchester United have switched their attention to Bayern Munich midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger after missing out on his Germany team-mate Thomas Muller.
Bacary Sagna will complete his move to Manchester City later today.
Arsene Wenger turned down the chance to re-sign Cesc Fabregas because he feels his transfer needs this summer come away from the midfield, where he is well stocked with options.
Arsenal are looking to appease fans unhappy at missing out on re-signing Fabregas by making a move for 21-year-old defender Bressan from Brazilian side Gremio.
Liverpool are hoping they can win the race for Schalke's £8m-rated Max Meyer ahead of Arsenal and Chelsea.
Manuel Neuer is fit for Germany's clash with Portugal on Monday after a shoulder problem.
Cesc Fabregas' arrival at Chelsea could mean Paris Saint-Germain launching a fresh bid for Oscar.
Montpellier chairman Louis Nicollin claims his club are being "treated like idiots" after a "derisory" £8m bid from Newcastle for France midfielder Remy Cabella.
Chairman Stewart Regan says the SFA are at the forefront of the fight to oust Sepp Blatter as FIFA president.
The SPFL is looking for a new sponsor for next season's Challenge Cup after talks with Ramsdens stalled.
Clubs are queueing up to try and sign Ross County defender Melvin de Leeuw.