Goalkeeper Shay Given is out of the Republic of Ireland's European Qualifier against Poland on Sunday night.
Pilsners, pop-up bars and a love of Patrik Berger - the day Euro 96 finalists Czech Republic played at Bamber Bridge.
Kenny Dalglish believes Gordon Strachan should remain as Scotland manager, despite the team's failure to qualify for Euro 2016 in France.
Tottenham have confirmed midfielder Alex Pritchard will be sidelined for the rest of the year after undergoing surgery.
Bayern Munich and Germany midfielder Mario Gotze is ruled out for 10 to 12 weeks with a groin injury, his club says.
Premiership leaders Linfield start life without Warren Feeney with a Big Two showdown against Glentoran at Windsor Park.
Wales captain Ashley Williams would "walk into the England team" and deserves wider recognition, says John Hartson.
Newly-appointed manager Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool are a "marriage made in heaven", according to Phil Thompson.