France coach Didier Deschamps named his squad for friendlies with Belgium and Albania on Friday and raised eyebrows with the inclusion of Juventus pair Paul Pogba and Partice Evra....
Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger is to recognise the continued importance of veteran playmaker Tomas Rosicky by extending the veteran midfielder's contract until the end of the 2015-2016 season....
Luis Figo and Michael van Praag pulled out of the race for the FIFA presidency Thursday, leaving controversial incumbent Sepp Blatter in a straight fight with Jordan's Prince Ali bin al Hussein....
An extra time winner by Alessandro Matri kept Juventus on track for the treble after the Italian champions ended a 20-year wait for Cup final victory with a 2-1 win over Lazio on Wednesday....
England /
Premier League
Leicester City on Friday confirmed they will not consider Danny Simpson for selection while they examine the assault conviction against the defender....
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal believes goalkeeper David De Gea will remain at Old Trafford despite uncertainty over his future....
Sunderland manager Dick Advocaat has revealed he will wait until next Thursday before telling the Premier League club whether he will accept their offer to remain in charge....
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Champions League
Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola has turned down an invite from Barcelona to travel to Berlin to see his former side play Juventus in the Champions League final....
A boldly-worded message by Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri has revealed the worst kept secret in Turin: the Serie A giants' confidence of a first Champions League title in 19 years is growing....
Turkey's Cuneyt Cakir will referee the Champions League final between Barcelona and Juventus on June 6 in Berlin, UEFA announced on Monday....
Football
Angers won promotion to France's Ligue 1 on Friday after a 3-0 victory over Nimes in second division action guaranteed their place in the top flight for the first time since 1994....
Liberia can stage international matches again after being declared free of the Ebola virus, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) announced Friday....
Madagascar squeezed into the Cosafa Cup quarter-finals Friday thanks to a 1-1 draw with Swaziland in South Africa and some help from the referee....
Frenchman Herve Renard has stepped down as coach of his Africa Cup of Nations winners Ivory Coast, according to official sources on Friday....
Leicester City on Friday confirmed they will not consider Danny Simpson for selection while they examine the assault conviction against the defender....
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal believes goalkeeper David De Gea will remain at Old Trafford despite uncertainty over his future....
Pep Guardiola says his Bayern Munich side deserve more respect as he fired back at critics of the German champions, who have lost five of their last six games....
Sunderland manager Dick Advocaat has revealed he will wait until next Thursday before telling the Premier League club whether he will accept their offer to remain in charge....
The Israel Football Association appealed to UEFA president Michel Platini on Friday to speak out "loud and clear" against the Palestinian bid to vote the IFA out of FIFA next week....
Hamburg fans have snapped up all 57,000 tickets for Saturday's do-or-die Bundesliga clash at home to Schalke with defeat meaning an historic first relegation from Germany's top flight....