Thousands of people gathered in Ashington in Northumberland to pay tribute to England World Cup winner Jack Charlton.

The former England centre-back, who made 773 appearances for Leeds between 1953 and 1973 and managed the Republic of Ireland to unprecedented heights, died earlier this month at the age of 85.

FULL STORY: Thousands line streets of Ashington to pay respects to Jack Charlton

Jofra Archer has rejoined his England team-mates ahead of the deciding Test against the West Indies after a second negative test for Covid-19.

Archer was removed from the squad on the eve of the second Test after it emerged he had breached the bio-secure bubble with an unauthorised trip to his flat in Hove.

Having come into contact with an unnamed individual during his detour, Archer needed to get two all-clears before being allowed to take return to the playing group and got the green light on Tuesday morning.

FULL STORY: Paceman Jofra Archer given all-clear to rejoin England squad ahead of third Test

Toronto Wolfpack’s Super League future is in increasing doubt after a warning that they could face sanctions for withdrawing from the remainder of the 2020 season less than two weeks before the competition’s scheduled re-start.

Super League chief executive Robert Elstone has refused to commit to Wolfpack, who had lost all six of their matches prior to the shutdown, retaining their place for 2021 despite a decision to suspend relegation and promotion for the current campaign.

FULL STORY: Concerns for Toronto’s Super League future after 2020 forfeit