Danny Blind was named as new Netherlands coach on Wednesday, taking over from Guus Hiddink who left the post with the Dutch team struggling to qualify for Euro 2016....
Nathaniel Clyne has become the latest pre-season arrival at Anfield after Liverpool confirmed on Wednesday they had signed the England defender from Premier League rivals Southampton....
Bayern Munich completed their first big transfer of the off-season on Wednesday by signing Brazil international Douglas Costa from Ukraine side Shakhtar Donetsk for a reported 30 million euros ($33.3m)....
Lionel Messi produced a scintillating individual performance as Argentina destroyed Paraguay 6-1 to reach the final of the Copa America here Tuesday....
England /
Premier League
Swansea have signed Portugal striker Eder for an undisclosed fee, the English Premier League club announced Wednesday....
Nigel Pearson has been sacked as manager of Leicester City, the Premier League club announced on Tuesday, blaming "fundamental differences" for their decision....
Marseille have reached a deal with Manchester City that will see Dutch international defender Karim Rekik move to the Stade Velodrome, the Ligue 1 side announced on Tuesday....
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Copa América
Lionel Messi is walking a disciplinary tightrope as goal-shy favourites Argentina take on Paraguay here Tuesday with a place in the final of the Copa America at stake....
Chile goal hero Eduardo Vargas revealed he had been practicing long-range shots after scoring a 30-yard screamer to fire 'La Roja' into the Copa America final here Monday....
Eduardo Vargas scored twice as Chile downed fierce rivals Peru 2-1 here Monday to reach the Copa America final for the first time in nearly 30 years....
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World Cup [Women]
Britain's Prince William surprised the England women's football team ahead of their World Cup semi-final against Japan in Canada later Wednesday with a phone call to the squad wishing them good luck for the match....
Philippe Bergeroo's reward for taking the French women's football team to the World Cup quarter-finals is a two-year extension to his present contract which will see him in charge for next year's Olympics and Euro 2017 if they qualify....
Football
UEFA has decided to lift the sanctions imposed on Paris Saint-Germain under the Financial Fair Play rule, meaning the French champions can spend more on new players after proving they will be debt-free by the end of next season, according to French newspaper L'Equipe....
Britain's Prince William surprised the England women's football team ahead of their World Cup semi-final against Japan in Canada later Wednesday with a phone call to the squad wishing them good luck for the match....
German international midfielder Ilkay Gundogan on Wednesday committed himself to Borussia Dortmund until 2017, just months after refusing to sign an extension to his contract, the club announced on its website....
Philippe Bergeroo's reward for taking the French women's football team to the World Cup quarter-finals is a two-year extension to his present contract which will see him in charge for next year's Olympics and Euro 2017 if they qualify....
Ligue 1 side Bastia could face relegation from France's top flight due to financial irregularities....
Swansea have signed Portugal striker Eder for an undisclosed fee, the English Premier League club announced Wednesday....
Bayern Munich's director of sport Matthias Sammer admitted Wednesday that Bastian Schweinsteiger's future remains unclear at the German league giants amidst rumours linking him to Manchester United....
UEFA has opened a disciplinary proceeding against Barcelona over the use of pro-Catalan independence flags during the Spanish giant's Champions League final win against Juventus last month....
Coach Silvia Neid had said she hoped that Germany still had some luck left after snatching a semi-final berth at the Women's World Cup by beating France on penalties....
Danny Blind was named as new Netherlands coach on Wednesday, taking over from Guus Hiddink who left the post with the Dutch team struggling to qualify for Euro 2016....