Daniel Sturridge could make his return for Liverpool in Saturday's Premier League game with West Ham.
Sean O'Brien has been named in the Irish Wolfhounds side for Friday's clash with England Saxons.
Peter Crouch and Glenn Whelan have both signed new two-year contracts with Stoke, which will keep them at the Britannia Stadium until the summer of 2017.
Andy Murray came from a set down to defeat Tomas Berdych and book his place in Sunday's Australian Open final.
Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova will go head-to-head in Saturday's Australian Open final after both recorded straight set wins in the respective semi-finals.
Tommy Walsh is confident he can handle the weight of expectation surrounding his return to the Kerry senior squad following five years away from the sport.
Cillian O'Connor fears the demands placed on inter-county players could force younger players to put GAA ahead of their careers.
Everton manager Roberto Martinez hopes to welcome back a number of people from injury for Saturday's trip to Crystal Palace.
West Ham manager Sam Allardyce has not given up hope of sign Darren Fletcher on a free transfer.
Crystal Palace have completed the signing of Jordon Mutch from QPR.