Phil Neville's son Harvey signs for Manchester United on 16th birthday

Phil Neville's son Harvey Neville (pictured, left, signing his contract next to his sister Isabella) has followed in his dad's footsteps by signing for Manchester United. Neville Snr shared his news on Instagram, posting a photograph of the 16-year-old holding up a United shirt. It was a double celebration for Harvey, whose birthday is today.

Marouane Fellaini to reveal who he is joining on free transfer from Manchester United

Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini (pictured speaking today at Belgium's World Cup camp) will reveal his next move on July 1 after rejecting a new contract.

The final games of the World Cup group stages continue today, but so does the transfer news as clubs continue to get their business done ahead of the new season.

NEW Jurgen Klopp cannot provide any guarantees about giving Ings regular football next season and it is for that reason the 25-year-old will reluctantly look for another club during this window.

RIATH AL-SAMARRAI: Anthony Joshua has been in lengthy talks over a major unification with Deontay Wilder but he will now focus on Alexander Povetkin.

NEW IAN LADYMAN IN MOSCOW: After watching England dismantle Panama at the weekend, Roberto Martinez offered a candid view of the way football is now developing in the Premier League.

Has VAR been a success or a failure so far at the World Cup in Russia? 

As many predicted beforehand, the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) has become one of the major talking points of the World Cup in Russia. For better or worse the technology - and the sight of referees sprinting to the pitchside screen or of the uniformed officials in Moscow mission HQ - has become a familiar theme during the tournament. It's certainly sparked plenty of debate, with fans discussing whether it's being used too much or too little, whether referees have come to rely on it, and whether players are pressurising officials to check decisions. We take a look at some of the key decisions involving VAR during the World Cup so far - and a few that maybe warranted VAR referral but went unchecked.

NEW The video assistant referee was called upon three times in Portugal's draw with Iran and once during Spain's stalemate with Morocco, sparking yet more controversy on the biggest stage in football.

The video assistant referee system was introduced on the international stage for the World Cup in Russia and has been a mitigated success throughout much of the tournament.

VAR was given a real test in the Portugal-Iran game. It seemed to cause Paraguayan referee Enrique Caceres more problems than answers.

Iran manager Carlos Queiroz has hit out at VAR after referee Enrique Caceres decided against sending Cristiano Ronaldo off for apparently elbowing Morteza Pouraliganji.

Alan Shearer had to stop himself from swearing on live television after Iran were awarded a controversial last-gasp penalty against Portugal on Monday evening. 

You can be forgiven for missing some of the action on day 12 at the World Cup in Russia as two games kicked off at the same time in the afternoon and evening kick offs. 

Vinicius Junior tears up in final Flamengo press conference ahead of Real Madrid move

Brazilian wonderkid Vinicius, 17, will move to the European champions on his 18th birthday next month on a £38m deal. He is widely considered the best prospect to come out of his country since Neymar.

Should Maurizio Sarri replace Antonio Conte as boss at Stamford Bridge this summer, he will target Manolas to bolster Chelsea's defence ahead of next season.

Manchester United could be set to make a sensational swoop for Liverpool target Nabil Fekir. The France star was on the verge of moving to Anfield for £53million earlier this month.

Paul Pogba has downplayed his rift with Jose Mourinho last season, claiming his 'small issues' with the Manchester United boss 'were nothing in the end'.

The World Cup sparked into life yet again on Monday night as Portugal and Iran played out a thrilling draw in Saransk, but some viewers were taken by events off the pitch.

Kane poses with proud parents and brother with hat-trick match ball

Harry Kane's family have been revelling in the England striker's hat-trick heroics, by posing with the match ball he fired into the Panama net three times in Sunday's 6-1 win. The England captain is the joint-top goalscorer at the World Cup with five after he added to his brace against Tunisia to help the Three Lions progress to the last-16. Kane's parents Kim and Pat, and brother Charlie, were in Nizhny Novgorod for the match on Sunday and they have been basking in Harry's glory since the victory.

1966 World Cup final hero Geoff Hurst admits  he sees similarities between himself and

ADAM CRAFTON: In a World Cup year, Hurst's views always take on deeper significance but Harry Kane's exploits mean one of his records is now shared more widely. Kane's hat-trick in the 6-1 victory over Panama on Sunday saw the Tottenham striker become only the third Englishman to score three in a World Cup game - joining Hurst, who scored a hat-trick against West Germany in the 1966 World Cup final and Gary Lineker against Poland in 1986.

The net had barely received Harry Kane’s second penalty of the afternoon when the calculations began. England, it seemed, were on their way to topping the group. Oh, the calamity.

The bank have been using a predictive model to pick a winner at the summer showpiece. Simulating 1million variations, They initially picked Brazil to beat Germany in the final on July 15.

Arsene Wenger has identified defender Kyle Walker as England’s World Cup weak link. The ex-Arsenal boss fears Gareth Southgate will come to regret his decision.

CHARLES SALE - SPORTS AGENDA IN RUSSIA: Gareth Southgate has earned a bonus of only £50,000 for steering England into the last 16 of the World Cup, but could yet earn more.

Romelu Lukaku sits out Belgium training for second day running ahead of England clash

Belgium's stars trained today without their four-goal striker Romelu Lukaku (top left), who was again missing from training after having a scan on his injured ankle. Manager Roberto Martinez (right) is preparing his team to face England on Thursday in a Kaliningrad shoot-out for first place in Group G - but they are facing a number of selection issues for the match that will decide who finishes top. Eden Hazard (bottom left, with Axel Witsel) is among a group of players who are uncertain to feature.

England's warriors pose! Gareth Southgate's men unwind with yoga and massages in recovery

Gareth Southgate's England squad have been limbering up in the gym following their impressive 6-1 demolition job of Panama on Sunday. The Three Lions stars were treated to a yoga session and massages to help with their recovery from the emphatic victory which saw Harry Kane bag a hat-trick against the South Americans in Nizhny Novgorod. After returning to their base camp on Sunday evening, Southgate booked his players in for the recovery session to keep on top of the sore muscles, aches and pains they will have picked up in the group stage game.

British police have warned England fans that any attempt to cross the Polish road border to watch Thursday’s match against Belgium will end in failure.

England ended their romp against Panama with 10 players nurtured at clubs outside the established elite. Most have their roots in academies most closely associated in recent years with the Football League.

There may be a temptation for both managers to rotate and rest players who played in the first two victories having already qualified. Redknapp and Sutton assess Southgate's options.

Portugal star Ricardo Quaresma is the heavily-tattooed nomad with a trademark shot

JOE BERNSTEIN: The World Cup is the best place to gain an audience. The Cruyff turn, Mexican wave and Bebeto's baby celebration were copied around the globe and now it's the turn for kids everywhere to mimic the Quaresma trivela after his sensational goal against Iran. So, who is Ricardo Quaresma, the 34-year-old maverick who has played for some of Europe's biggest clubs including Barcelona and Chelsea, but hadn't started a World Cup match until Monday night in Saransk?

Alireza Beiranvand saved Cristiano Ronaldo's penalty on Monday evening but that stop — the first time Portugal have missed a spot kick at a World Cup — is the peak of an incredible life story.

MIKE KEEGAN: Send the booth dwellers home and bin the replays – Very Abysmal Reviewing is not fit for purpose. Thanks to a series of dodgy decisions, Iran almost pulled off a fairytale.

PETE JENSON: The quiet man of Spanish football, has performed an admirable job by guiding the team into the last-16 of the World Cup amid the chaos of Julen Lopetegui's sacking

IAN HERBERT AT KALININGRAD STADIUM: It’s going to be a long climb to the top of the world, if Spain are going to get there. But they narrowly avoided facing Uruguay next.

REVEALED The new ball to be used for the World Cup knockout stages

Adidas has released the first pictures of the match ball to be used in the knockout stages of the World Cup in Russia. The 'Telstar Mechta' is fit with a 'vivid red design' which, according to the sports company, is supposed to reflect the colours of the host nation and the 'rising heat' of knockout football. Throughout the tournament so far, the black-and-white Telstar 18 has been used. But that ball will be replaced at the end of the group stages.

Iranian women were allowed to watch Portugal clash on big screen in Tehran despite ban

Iranian women were allowed to watch their national team playing in their World Cup match against Portugal on a big screen in a Tehran stadium on Monday, Iran's ISNA news agency reported, despite a ban backed by hardliners. Since Iran's 1979 Islamic revolution, women have been barred from attending male football matches, based partly on the idea that they should be shielded from hearing male fans swearing and cursing. 'Those individuals and families who have bought tickets, can attend the stadium to watch the World Cup game live,' ISNA quoted a statement published by Tehran's governor office.

Angel Di Maria has opened up on the moment he realised his World Cup final dream was over, after Real Madrid prevented the Argentinian lining up for his country against Germany in 2014. 

The Argentina squad sang Happy Birthday to Lionel Messi after a dinner in his honour on Sunday night but it was a brief moment of harmony in Russia for the 2014 World Cup runners-up.

Shrugging off talk of unrest inside the Argentina squad, Jorge Sampaoli insisted he still had the final say on team selection and will make changes to get the best out of Lionel Messi.

Deschamps' France vow to make Denmark boss eat his words in decider

Dider Deschamps insisted his France team will not be inclined to do Denmark any favours in their Group C decider on Tuesday with stinging Danish insults still ringing in Les Bleus' ears. Denmark manager Age Hareide was particularly withering of Deschamps and some of his leading men prior to departure to Russia. Three weeks on, as Hareide's side face France at the Luzhniki in need of a point to secure progress to the last 16, his barbs may come back to bite him. The veteran Norwegian labelled France as 'nothing special' in a pre-tournament interview before lampooning Paul Pogba in particular.

Australia show off their handling skills ahead of must-win Peru World Cup clash

Australia may be less than 24 hours away from one of the biggest matches in their history, but you wouldn't know it from their final training session. Instead of focusing purely on their tactics for Tuesday's must win World Cup clash against Peru, Bert van Marwijk's men turned goalkeepers in Sochi. Tim Cahill and Co were pictured showing off their ball-handling skills in a light-hearted game, with Mile Jedinak and Aaron Mooy among those also involved.

The German FA has said two team officials will not have access to the pitch at their final World Cup Group F match against South Korea after their behaviour in the game against Sweden.

FIFA have fined three Switzerland players for making hand gestures of an Albanian national symbol to celebrate World Cup goals against Serbia, but cleared them to continue playing in Russia.

Salah is reportedly unhappy with the Egyptian FA at being used for political ends, including being pictured with Ramzan Kadyrov, a man accused of numerous human rights violations.

Brazil players greeted as they arrive in Moscow for Serbia clash

Brazil may not have set the 2018 World Cup alight on the field yet, but their fans are doing their best to brighten the tournament up. The Brazilian squad arrived in Moscow on Monday night ahead of their final Group E game against Serbia at the Spartak Stadium.  They were greeted by a huge group of Brazilian supporters, lighting up the dark streets with a sea of green and yellow.

Saudi Arabia 2-1 Egypt: Salem Al-Dawsari snatches deserved late winner

EGYPT 1-2 SAUDI ARABIA - LAURIE WHITWELL: This was a most peculiar match, a dead rubber with plenty of live issues. We were given the wonderful sight of the World Cup’s oldest ever player making a gymnastic penalty save to defy his years. We experienced a referee Harry Kane had the misfortune to encounter handily exposing the lengthy delays VAR can cause. And we got a palpable expression of Mohamed Salah’s current mood towards his country’s FA. Salah is said to be furious with Egypt for placing him in position to be used politically by Chechnya leader Ramzan Kadyrov and is considering quitting. The highly muted manner of his celebration after an opening goal of intuitive brilliance gave us a window into his mind.

The goalkeeper, who plays for Taawon in the Saudi Arabian first division, is in the starting line up for Monday's game in Volgograd and will also be making his World Cup debut.

MATT BARLOW AT SAMARA ARENA: Luis Suarez brought the host nation back down to earth with a bump in the city upon which the Russian space programme was forged.

There is no substitute for experience and Liverpool legend Mark Lawrenson has that. With the informative clarity of Steve Bower, he has scored heavily. He summarises with a smile.

Inter Milan announce £21m signing of Radja Nainggolan from Roma

Belgian midfielder Radja Nainggolan, who retired from the national team after being omitted from Roberto Martinez's World Cup squad, scored 28 goals in 155 league appearances for Roma. Furthermore, the 30-year-old was instrumental in their run to the Champions League semi-finals last season.

James Harden picks up MVP trophy in garish suit at 2018 NBA Awards

James Harden picked up the NBA's Most Valuable Player award on Monday night after twice finishing as runner-up in previous years.   The Houston Rockets star beat out four-time winner LeBron James and Anthony Davis of the Pelicans at the NBA Awards on Monday night. Harden, wearing a garish beige suit with black accents on Monday night, joined Michael Jordan as the only players to average at least 20 points, eight assists, five rebounds and 1.7 steals in a season.

Sportsmail understands the quadruple world champion has finally ironed out the wrinkles in the long-delayed deal, which may be announced ahead of the British Grand Prix on July 8.

EXCLUSIVE BY MIKE DICKSON: Henman has hinted Wimbledon may end up giving Williams a seeding for this year's Championships when the decision is announced on Wednesday.

Andy Murray refused to commit to competing at Wimbledon next week despite securing his first victory in almost a year when overcoming Stan Wawrinka at the Nature Valley International.



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Marcelo Bielsa unveiled as new Leeds manager

Marcelo Bielsa studied every single one of Leeds United's matches from last season before taking his first day of training on Monday. The 62-year-old, clutching a laptop bag while being unveiled as the club's new manager, has spent weeks glued to DVDs of all 46 Championship games plus five cup fixtures. Bielsa - widely regarded as the most exciting appointment since Brian Clough - can watch two matches simultaneously.

Chelsea are not prepared to let Ruben Loftus-Cheek leave permanently this summer, but the Blues could sanction a second consecutive season-long loan for the England star. 

JOHN MCGARRY IN AUSTRIA: When hostilities resume in a few weeks, the return of Allan McGregor across the city may well have serious implications for Craig Gordon's ambitions.

Ryan Jack has slammed Motherwell defender Cedric Kipre for the 'shocking' challenge that cost him six months of his Rangers career. The midfielder's debut season was ended in December.

An emotional Crouch promised a review and admitted she had spoken out of turn but condemned her abusers. 'Football runs through my veins,' she said. She came under fire earlier this year.

Dawson is subject of interest from a number of Premier League clubs, including Burnley, but West Brom are holding out for a substantial fee.

The Premier League outfit on Monday revealed the design of 'safe-seating' areas that have been fully proofed for the future to allow standing within the new White Hart Lane ground.

The Goodison Park club are actively looking for a replacement for the 33-year-old, who has interest from Chicago Fire and Philadelphia Union.

Wayne Rooney is on the brink of joining DC United and is expected to head to the United States this week to complete his move.

Chelsea are close to confirming Maurizio Sarri as their next manager and will immediately turn their focus to making up ground in the transfer market.

Premier League Transfers - Club-by-club list of Summer 2018 moves

It promises to be another big spending summer among the Premier League clubs, especially those wishing to haul in champions Manchester City over the course of the campaign. But of course there are bargains to be had too and also the opportunity to grab a star from the World Cup in Russia. Keep track of all the major transfers involving senior players in the Premier League (those making at least one club appearance), as Sportsmail brings you all the summer deals right the way through to transfer deadline day.

The Premier League fixtures for 2018-19 have been released ahead of the new campaign. Find out who your team will be taking on and when all of the key dates are.

Just as one season ends another begins. Less than a week after the conclusion of the World Cup final Premier League sides will be back in action. Here is our guide to all the pre-season fixtures

Sportsmail provide you with all the new confirmed kits set to feature during the 2018-19 Premier League campaign. Keep track of every team's new designs for the coming season on this page.

Is this the craziest golf swing ever? Ho-sung Choi becomes a viral sensation

An online campaign has started to allow a little-known Korean golfer to play in The Open after he became a viral sensation thanks to his remarkable swing. Ho-sung Choi narrowly missed out on qualifying for The Open by finishing fifth at the Korean Open, where only the top two bagged spots in the field at Carnoustie in July.

World Cup and F1 collide with 32 teams represented in car designs

Imagine if Formula One collided with the World Cup - it would create one of the most colourful sporting spectacles imaginable. One artist has designed F1 cars in the colours of each of the 32 teams competing in Russia this summer - and has created some spectacular results. West Yorkshire-based motor sport livery designer Tim Holmes says he imagined 'a variety of different livery designs based on the football kit of each team entering the tournament.' 

Monday's new order is already the sixth change of the year at No 1 in the ATP rankings, the most since there were eight in 1999. The record is 10 switches in 1983.

Trevor Bayliss has backed Paul Farbrace to grab his big chance in four Twenty20 internationals and prove he should be the next England coach. Andrew Strauss wants a closer look at Farbrace.

The former British No 2 beat Belarussian Ilya Ivashka 6-4, 6-4 in sweltering conditions at Roehampton on Monday, putting him two victories away from the main draw at SW19.

Lewis Hamilton believes the penalty handed to title rival Sebastian Vettel for a ‘crazy' collision with Hamilton’s team-mate Valtteri Bottas ‘didn’t weigh up.’

JEFF POWELL: The waistbands of shorts and protective cups are climbing so high up the torsos of fighters that they are diminishing the effectiveness of body punching.

Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend has pulled off a major coup by convincing one of rugby league's most successful coaches to join his brains trust ahead of the 2019 World Cup.

EXCLUSIVE BY PAUL NEWMAN: For his next trick the best, most gifted and downright freakish batsman in England’s limited-overs history wants to take his unique talents to the top of the order.

KIERAN GILL AT EASTBOURNE: Facing a three-time Grand Slam champion, ignoring dive-bombing seagulls and now a meeting with the man who has usurped him as British No 1.

LeBron James will become an unrestricted free agent on Sunday when he opts out of his Cleveland Cavaliers deal, meaning he is able to sign with any team he chooses and he is already making calls.

Sportsmail's racing expert Robin Goodfellow dishes out his tips ahead of Tuesday's meetings at Newbury, Newton Abbott, Beverley and Brighton.

Sportsmail's racing expert Robin Goodfellow dishes out his tips ahead of Monday's meetings at Chepstow, Southwell, Windsor and Wolverhampton.

Where does Jesse Lingard's strike rank among England's greatest World Cup goals?

Jesse Lingard's brilliant goal against Panama is one of the greatest scored by an England player at any World Cup. But where does it rank among the most famous Three Lions goals on the world's biggest stage? From Bobby Charlton to David Beckham and, of course, Michael Owen, here are, in descending order, the best 10 goals scored by England at a World Cup finals, as judged by Sportsmail.

Five of England's eight goals in Russia have come from corners or free-kicks and they arguably should have scored more as well. England have looked a threat from almost all of their set pieces so far.

F1 COLUMN - JONATHAN McEVOY: Rather than waste time trying to punish the leaker, McLaren should hear the cri de coeur that represents large parts of the Woking workforce and sort this mess out.

England can still enter the World Cup as one of the favourites but they need coach Eddie Jones back to his very best with an unblemished 12 months on and off the field.

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