Ryan Mason (L) has been working with the Tottenham academy since April 2018 Former Tottenham midfielder Ryan Mason has been appointed coach of the club’s under-19 Uefa Youth League side. It is the 28-year-old’s first permanent role since he was forced to retire from playing in February 2018 after suffering a fractured skull during a…

Roy is averaging 68.20 runs at the Cricket World Cup England one-day specialist Jason Roy is a “definite option” to face Australia in the Ashes series later this summer, according to head coach Trevor Bayliss. Roy has never played Test cricket but has impressed opening the batting for England in one-day internationals. He has averaged…

Ross Embleton (left) joined Orient as assistant coach in the summer of 2017 and continued in the role after Justin Edinburgh (right) was appointed boss in November that year League Two club Leyton Orient have named Ross Embleton as interim head coach following the death of manager Justin Edinburgh earlier this month. Embleton, 38, had…

Alex Nichols admitted a charge of improper language and/or behaviour towards a referee Arsenal have warned youth coach Alex Nichols after he was banned for three matches and fined £400 for verbally abusing a teenage female referee. Nichols was initially banned for one game and fined £300 but this was increased at a second hearing…

The Coach and Horses claims to be the London’s first pub to be granted a nudist licence. It has got permission for naturist nights as the hostelry is earmarked to be taken over by the Fuller’s chain, and the landlord says “we’re prepared to take off our clothes” to stop it. They published a naked…

Sean Long returned to St Helens as a coach in 2014 Former England and Great Britain rugby league scrum-half Sean Long is to join Harlequins as assistant coach. The 42-year-old is to leave a similar role with Super League leaders St Helens to help coach Quins’ attack. Long won every major honour in his rugby…

Yankey took charge “until the end of the season” when she was appointed in February Former England winger Rachel Yankey has left her role as head coach of Women’s Championship club London Bees. The 39-year-old, who won 129 caps for her country and scored 19 international goals, had been in charge of the Bees since…

Sutton United finished 10th in the National League this season, nine points off the play-offs National League side Sutton United have appointed Matt Gray as their new boss. The 37-year-old, who has previously been an assistant at Eastleigh, Aldershot and Crawley, joined the U’s as head coach last December. Gray takes over from Ian Baird,…