In case you've missed it, Middlesbrough's Riverside Stadium hosts an important E
In case you've missed it, Middlesbrough's Riverside Stadium hosts an important Euro 2004 qualifier tonight. England take on Slovakia in what will be Michael Owen's 50th cap.
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With Turkey winning at the weekend, England are now second in the table with a game in hand and must win to keep the pressure on their Group 7 rivals who would expect to beat their opponents tonight, Macedonia, in Istanbul, while elsewhere numerous other group games take place.
If you've not got a ticket for Middlesbrough, never fear, you can cheer Sven's men on from home as the game is live on both BBC1 and Sky Sports.
Also today, England Under-20s will be in action in the south of France for the annual International U21 Festival of Toulon. Some of the future stars of English football will take to the field as Les Reed's young lions open against Portugal in Nimes' Stade des Costieres. The kick off is at 6pm local time.
A bit further a field, Buenos Aires, Argentina to be precise, America de Cali from Colombia travel to the Estadio Alberto J. Armando, home of South America giants, Boca Juniors for the semi-final first-leg of the Copa Libertadores. If you are in the area, the game kicks off at 8.10pm, local time.