Coaches from some of the world's top teams have played down chances of a sporting boycott of Vladimir Putin's showpiece 2018 football World Cup as a penalty for stoking the crisis in Ukraine....
Italian striker Ciro Immobile scored his first goal for Borussia Dortmund as the German side produced a dominant performance to outclass Arsenal 2-0 in their Champions League opening group game in Dortmund on Tuesday....
Steven Gerrard scored a 93rd-minute penalty as Liverpool scraped past competition debutants Ludogorets Razgrad 2-1 on their return to the Champions League after a five-year absence on Tuesday....
Real Madrid put their La Liga woes behind them to get their defence of the Champions League off to a flying start with a 5-1 hammering of Basel on Tuesday....
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Premier League
Video replays to help football referees in key decision-making moments such as awarding penalties received the backing of England's Football Association chairman Greg Dyke on Wednesday....
Jose Mourinho expects Eden Hazard to sign a long-term deal with Chelsea after announcing the Belgium playmaker is discussing a contract extension....
Hull duo Abel Hernandez and Mohamed Diame both scored their first goals for the club but they were only good enough for a 2-2 draw with West Ham in the Premier League clash at the KC Stadium on Monday....
Football
Former Bayern Munich coach Ottmar Hitzfeld thinks there could be a player backlash when the Bundesliga champions return to full strength, he explained in an interview with Bild on Wednesday....
Video replays to help football referees in key decision-making moments such as awarding penalties received the backing of England's Football Association chairman Greg Dyke on Wednesday....
Portugal's Carlos Queiroz has signed a four-year contract extension to stay on as Iran coach until the 2018 World Cup....
A Singaporean businessman suspected of running a global football match-fixing syndicate has filed a legal challenge against his nearly year long detention without trial, officials confirmed Wednesday....
Celtic face a tough trip to Salzburg on Thursday, the day of Scotland's independence referendum, while Everton host Wolfsburg and Tottenham go to Partizan Belgrade as the epic quest for the Europa League reaches the 48-team group phase....
Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti hailed the reaction of his side to their disappointing start in La Liga as they thrashed Basel 5-1 in the opening game of their Champions League defence on Tuesday....
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers drew encouragement from his side's perseverance after they eked out a 2-1 win over Bulgarian newcomers Ludogorets Razgrad on their return to the Champions League....
Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri said the Italian champions will need more composure in the Champions League if they are to qualify from Group A following a 2-0 win over Malmo on Tuesday....
Kostas Mitroglou banished memories of his ill-fated move to English side Fulham with a fine goal on Tuesday to help Olympiakos to a thrilling 3-2 victory over last season's beaten Champions League finalists Atletico Madrid....
Coaches from some of the world's top teams have played down chances of a sporting boycott of Vladimir Putin's showpiece 2018 football World Cup as a penalty for stoking the crisis in Ukraine....