Bellamy has been out for a month while his side have been fighting relegation – but his experience could prove vital on Saturday
Chelsea midfielder Ramires will miss the remainder of the Premier League season after being handed a four-match suspension by the Football Association.
Leicester City’s Jeffery Schlupp is hoping to cap a memorable season by winning a place in Ghana’s World Cup squad.
English referee Howard Webb will travel to Brazil with even more stature after a good night officiating the Champions League semi-final in Madrid. Henry Winter reports
Interactive graphic: With 50 days to go until the first match of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, we count down the greatest moments throughout the history of the tournament
Sepp Blatter has downplayed concerns over safety in Brazil with fewer than 50 days until the World Cup begins.
The Costa Rican suffered a double fracture just three months ago but stepped up his rehabilitation programme by kicking a football in this clip
The Reds are set to bolster their defence in the close season with moves for Schalke’s Kyriakos Papadopoulos and Sporting Lisbon’s Marco Rojo expected
If managing Manchester United was too big a job for David Moyes the concern with Louis van Gaal is whether ‘King Louis’ is too big for Manchester United. Not only does Van Gaal have ‘big club’ experience in abundance he has an ego to match.
Dutch boss set to replace the sacked David Moyes after reportedly telling White Hart Lane side he is no longer interested in their managerial vacancy          
Inside the Favelas: Rio de Janeiro, the first book by Douglas Mayhew
Nottingham Forest caretaker manager Gary Brazil praised match-winner Matt Derbyshire after his two goals sank Leeds, while Brian McDermott emphasised his desire to add to his struggling squad.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has assured England fans that Jack Wilshere will be fit to play a prominent role at the World Cup in Brazil this summer
Directors at the Camp Nou are sure that they’ll be able to bring in reinforcements as they get at least a temporary reprieve from their year-long ban
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is confident Jack Wilshere will be “just polished” in time to boost England’s World Cup hopes as the midfielder steps up his rehabilitation from injury.
The Reds skipper is in agony after every game and assessing all options to deal with the pain
The former Everton boss has seen at first hand how much Rooney has struggled when returning to his former stomping ground
The Dutchman arrived at Craven Cottage on a short-term deal in January, but the London club want to keep him for next season
Nottingham Forest caretaker boss Gary Brazil has told his players to go to Leeds on Monday and prove they can still barge their way back into the Sky Bet Championship play-off reckoning after Saturday’s 1-0 victory over Birmingham.
Adam Lallana has been linked with a big-money move this summer and is expected to grace the World Cup finals, but he will not be getting carried away.