Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo was on Thursday named European Footballer of the Year, the Portuguese striker topping the journalists' poll ahead of Germany's World Cup winner Manuel Neuer and Dutchman Arjen Robben....
Champions Real Madrid will play five-time former winners Liverpool while fellow Spanish giants Barcelona plucked big-spending Paris Saint-Germain as the Champions League group stage draw was made in Monaco on Thursday....
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney will take over from Steven Gerrard as England captain, manager Roy Hodgson announced during a press conference at Wembley Stadium on Thursday....
German champions Bayern Munich on Thursday announced they had agreed terms with Spanish international midfielder Xabi Alonso for his transfer from Real Madrid....
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Bacary Sagna believes Manchester City can complete a clean sweep of trophies this season as the French defender prepares to make his debut in the champions' Premier League clash against Stoke on Saturday....
John Terry has warned his team-mates that two former Chelsea stars will be determined to get revenge on Jose Mourinho at Everton on Saturday....
Louis van Gaal admits not even his record-breaking swoop for Angel Di Maria will be enough to revive Manchester United immediately as the Argentina star prepares for his debut at Burnley on Saturday....
Football
Japanese club Yokohama F-Marinos were hit with a $48,000 fine by the J-League on Friday after a supporter racially abused a black player during a game last weekend....
Borussia Dortmund manager Jurgen Klopp has called for his team to show their true colours in Augsburg on Friday following their defeat against Bayer Leverkusen last weekend....
Barcelona and Real Madrid face difficult trips in their first away games of the La Liga season on Sunday when they travel to Villarreal and Real Sociedad respectively....
Big-spending Paris Saint Germain, poised for a tough Champions League campaign, turn their focus first to their stuttering Ligue 1 start when they host high-flying rivals St Etienne at the weekend....
Bacary Sagna believes Manchester City can complete a clean sweep of trophies this season as the French defender prepares to make his debut in the champions' Premier League clash against Stoke on Saturday....
John Terry has warned his team-mates that two former Chelsea stars will be determined to get revenge on Jose Mourinho at Everton on Saturday....
Louis van Gaal admits not even his record-breaking swoop for Angel Di Maria will be enough to revive Manchester United immediately as the Argentina star prepares for his debut at Burnley on Saturday....
Leicester City completed the surprise signing of former Inter Milan midfielder Esteban Cambiasso on a free transfer on Thursday....
England will play a series of glamour friendlies against world champions Germany, Spain, Italy and France over the next two years....
QPR signed Liverpool defender Jack Robinson on Thursday and then loaned him to Huddersfield. Robinson agreed a four-year contract with the west London club, but the England Under-21 full-back will spend this season learning his trade with Championship side Huddersfield....