John Stones hopes to become one of world's best defendersManchester City's John Stones describes Pep Guardiola as "the best manager in the world" and says that he hopes to be considered one of the best players in his position.
Aug 12, 12:12
How Manchester City could line up in 2018-19Ahead of their opening match of the season against Arsenal, Sports Mole looks at how champions Manchester City could line up in 2018-19.
Aug 12, 11:04
Pep Guardiola: 'John Stones can play in midfield'Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola reveals that he is considering using John Stones as a defensive midfielder this season.
Aug 7, 09:25
Result: Sergio Aguero brace wins Community Shield for Manchester CitySergio Aguero scores in either half as Manchester City beat Chelsea 2-0 in the 2018 Community Shield at Wembley Stadium.
Aug 5, 16:56
Team News: Riyad Mahrez, Leroy Sane start for Manchester CityManchester City duo Riyad Mahrez and Leroy Sane both start against Chelsea in Sunday's Community Shield clash.
Aug 5, 14:06
Preview: Manchester City vs. Chelsea - prediction, team news, lineupsSports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of Sunday's Community Shield at Wembley between Manchester City and Chelsea.
Aug 3, 13:27
Combined XI: Manchester City vs. ChelseaSports Mole picks a combined XI from those expected to be available for this weekend's Community Shield clash between Manchester City and Chelsea.
Aug 3, 07:00
Manchester City defender John Stones: 'I want to play in Community Shield'Manchester City defender John Stones says that he wants to play in next month's Community Shield, despite having only returned from the World Cup on Sunday.
Jul 16, 11:56
John Stones: 'England have set benchmark for tournament football'Defender John Stones says that England's run to the World Cup semi-finals has set "the benchmark" for future tournaments.
Jul 16, 10:37
Roy Keane hits out at John StonesFormer Manchester United captain Roy Keane criticises John Stones's defending in England's 2-1 defeat to Croatia on Wednesday night.
Jul 12, 10:15
Zlatko Dalic: 'We were better than England'Croatia boss Zlatko Dalic insists that his team deserved to make the final of the 2018 World Cup.
Jul 12, 09:12
Result: England suffer semi-final heartbreak at hands of CroatiaEngland crash out in the semi-finals of the World Cup courtesy of a 2-1 defeat after extra time at the hands of Croatia, who will face France in the final.
Jul 11, 21:37
Phil Thompson urges Liverpool to sign Harry MaguireFormer Liverpool captain Phil Thompson urges the club to sign Harry Maguire, but admits that the Leicester City defender could set them back more than £50m.
Jul 9, 10:19
John Stones: Colombia "dirtiest team" I have ever facedJohn Stones is delighted to have sent Colombia packing from the World Cup, describing England's last-16 opponents as the "dirtiest team" that he has ever faced.
Jul 5, 15:50
Result: England overcome Colombia and shootout hoodoo to reach quarter-finalsEngland win a World Cup penalty shootout for the first time ever to progress to the quarter-finals with victory over Colombia at the the Otkrytie Arena in Moscow.
Jul 3, 21:56
Live Commentary: Colombia 1-1 England (3-4 on pens - as it happened)Relive England's dramatic penalty-shootout win over Colombia in the World Cup last 16 with Sports Mole's minute-by-minute updates from the Otkrytie Arena in Moscow.
Jul 3, 18:00
Team News: Nine changes for England against ColombiaEngland boss Gareth Southgate names the same starting XI which faced Tunisia for the last-16 meeting with Colombia.
Jul 3, 17:37
Dele Alli declares himself fit to play in England World Cup tie against ColombiaDele Alli declares himself fit to play for England in their World Cup last-16 clash with Colombia on Tuesday.
Jun 30, 14:52
Dele Alli, John Stones train for England ahead of World Cup Colombia clashDele Alli and John Stones train on Saturday as England continue their preparations for Tuesday's World Cup last-16 game with Colombia.
Jun 30, 13:49
Gareth Southgate has "no concerns" over John Stones fitnessEngland manager Gareth Southgate insists that he has "no concerns" about the fitness of John Stones, who was replaced midway through the 1-0 loss to Belgium on Thursday.
Jun 29, 17:14
Result: Adnan Januzaj strike condemns England to second place in Group GAdnan Januzaj's moment of quality early in the second half earns Belgium a 1-0 win over England in Thursday night's Group G showdown at the Kaliningrad Stadium.
Jun 28, 20:52
Team News: Gareth Southgate makes eight changes to England XIEngland boss Gareth Southgate makes eight changes to his team for Thursday's Group G decider with Belgium at the 2018 World Cup.
Jun 28, 17:54
John Stones defends teammate Kyle Walker following Arsene Wenger criticismEngland defender John Stones leaps to the defence of Manchester City teammate Kyle Walker following criticism from Arsene Wenger.
Jun 27, 13:43
Jordan Henderson: 'England want to keep up momentum'England midfielder Jordan Henderson says that the Three Lions want to keep up their momentum following the 6-1 win over Panama on Sunday.
Jun 25, 12:20
England break several World Cup records in Panama thrashingEngland break several World Cup records in their 6-1 thumping of Panama on Sunday afternoon.
Jun 24, 22:36
Hernan Dario Gomez: 'England were beautiful against Panama'Panama coach Hernan Darío Gomez deems England a "beautiful" team following their 6-1 defeat at the hands of the Three Lions in Sunday's World Cup Group G clash.
Jun 24, 16:37
John Stones delighted with "special" brace in England win over PanamaJohn Stones admits that he "never thought" he would score a brace for England at the World Cup as his two goals helped the Three Lions run out 6-1 winners over Panama.
Jun 24, 16:04
Ashley Young: 'England made history in Panama win'Ashley Young hails England for making "history" in their 6-1 win over Panama and believes that there is more to come from the Three Lions at the 2018 World Cup.
Jun 24, 15:53
Gareth Southgate critical of England performance against PanamaGareth Southgate admits that he "didn't particularly like the performance" from his England side, despite running out 6-1 winners over Panama at the World Cup.
Jun 24, 15:38
Harry Kane proud of "brilliant" England World Cup win over PanamaCaptain Harry Kane describes England's 6-1 win over Panama as "fantastic" and believes that reaching the last 16 of the World Cup in such a manner is "brilliant".
Jun 24, 15:24
Result: Harry Kane nets hat-trick for England in Panama demolitionHarry Kane nets a hat-trick to climb to the top of the 2018 World Cup top scorers chart as England thrash Panama 6-1 in Nizhny Novgorod.
Jun 24, 14:53
Live Commentary: England 6-1 Panama - as it happenedRelive Sports Mole's live text coverage of England's 6-1 win against Panama, as the Three Lions booked their place in the last 16 of the World Cup.
Jun 24, 12:00
John Stones: 'England want to progress on Sunday'England defender John Stones says that the Three Lions are determined to progress to the knockout stages of the World Cup this weekend.
Jun 22, 12:48
Preview: England vs. Panama - prediction, team news, lineupsSports Mole provides predicted XIs, team news and a full match preview for the World Cup fixture between England and Panama in Group G.
Jun 21, 12:27
Result: Harry Kane nets late winner for EnglandHarry Kane scores twice as England record a 2-1 win over Tunisia in their Group G opener at the 2018 World Cup.
Jun 18, 20:57
Team News: Harry Kane, Raheem Sterling start up front for England against TunisiaHarry Kane, Jordan Pickford and Raheem Sterling are among the starters in England's World Cup opener.
Jun 18, 17:52
Harry Maguire: 'Gareth Southgate gives us confidence'England defender Harry Maguire says that manager Gareth Southgate has given him confidence after switching to a back-three formation.
Jun 17, 11:59
Ashley Young, Jordan Henderson to start against Tunisia?Jordan Henderson is to be given the nod over Eric Dier to start as England's only holding midfielder against Tunisia, according to a report.
Jun 15, 14:12
John Stones: 'I have massively improved since Euro 2016'John Stones insists that he has "massively" improved since England's last major tournament at the Euros in 2016, where they were knocked out by Iceland.
Jun 9, 12:19
Rio Ferdinand: 'John Stones can be world class'Former Manchester United and England centre-back Rio Ferdinand says that Manchester City's John Stones "has the potential to become world class".
Jun 8, 14:59
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