Bulgaria captain Stiliyan Petrov has vowed to continue playing for Bulgaria despite their continued struggle to qualify for a major international finals, with Euro 2012 the latest tournament to pass him by.
England captain John Terry has urged Fabio Capello to throw Manchester United trio Tom Cleverley, Chris Smalling and Phil Jones straight into the starting XI for key Euro 2012 qualifiers against Bulgaria and Wales.
England striker Darren Bent is a major doubt for Friday's Euro 2012 qualifier in Bulgaria after he once again missed training.
Bulgaria legend Hristo Stoichkov is weighing up an offer to return to international management with Vietnam, according to one of his closest friends.
New Bulgaria coach Lothar Matthaus has been forced to admit failure in his attempts to bring Dimitar Berbatov out of international retirement.
New Bulgaria coach Lothar Matthaus claims that he will try to tempt Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov back into international football, after he retired in May.
Lothar Matthaus has been named as Bulgaria's new national coach, the Bulgarian Football Union (BFU) have announced.
Stiliyan Petrov could follow coach Stanimor Stoilov and quit the Bulgarian national side following the country's disappointing start to Euro 2012 qualifying.
Hat-trick hero Jermain Defoe was quick to praise England strike partner Wayne Rooney as the Manchester United man returned to top form in his country's 4-0 win over Bulgaria.
England manager Fabio Capello has confirmed Jermain Defoe will partner Wayne Rooney in attack at Wembley as the Three Lions begin their Euro 2012 qualifying campaign against Bulgaria.