Mesut Ozil's decision to quit playing for Germany unleashed a racism storm in Berlin on Monday, but earned the applause of Ankara with a Turkish minister hailing "a goal against the virus of fascism"....
Manchester United, buoyed by the arrival of Alexis Sanchez on Sunday, nevertheless remained without a win in their North American pre-season tour after a 0-0 draw against the San Jose Earthquakes....
American international Christian Pulisic scored two second-half goals to lift Borussia Dortmund to a 3-1 win over Liverpool in an International Champions Cup friendly in North Carolina on Saturday....
Spanish legend Andres Iniesta's Japanese debut ended on a flat note Sunday as Vissel Kobe crashed to an embarrassing 3-0 home defeat by J-League strugglers Shonan Bellmare....
Premier League
Brighton and Hove Albion expect "as tough a test if not tougher" from Nantes after announcing the French club had stepped in to replace Sporting Lisbon as their final pre-season opponents....
Mesut Ozil said Sunday he was quitting the German national football team, citing "racism" in the criticism of him after the side's World Cup debacle....
Joe Hart is desperate to leave Manchester City and reignite his career after being marginalised by Pep Guardiola....
Champions League
Italian champions Juventus are aiming for top spot in Europe after pulling off what is being called the "deal of the century" to snatch superstar striker Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid....
UEFA's executive committee has ended an alcohol ban in stadiums on Champions League and Europa League matchdays, a move which supporter associations queued up to welcome Tuesday....
The European Clubs Association (ECA) on Wednesday demanded "open and transparent" discussions with FIFA president Gianni Infantino over his plans for new, or enlarged, global club and international competitions....
Europa League
AC Milan's senior executives were at the world's top sports court on Thursday fighting to overturn a European ban for breaking UEFA's financial fair play rules....
Manager Steven Gerrard is concerned over Rangers' lack of bite after a goalless draw with FK Shkupi in Macedonia on Tuesday....
Rangers manager Steven Gerrard believes his team can exploit the gaps in the home defence as Shkupi chase the game in Macedonia on Tuesday....
Primera División
The 18-year-old Brazilian forward Vinicius Jr was officially unveiled by Real Madrid on Friday after completing his blockbuster transfer from Rio's Flamengo....
Chelsea forward Eden Hazard has fuelled speculation he could leave the club after saying it "might be time to discover something different" following Belgium's win against England in the World Cup third-place playoff....
Bundesliga
German champions Bayern Munich hit three second-half goals as they beat French titlists Paris Saint-Germain, 3-1, on Saturday in a friendly in Klagenfurt, Austria....
The France World Cup defender Benjamin Pavard, who shot to fame with a brilliant goal against Argentina, has signed a contract to join Bayern Munich in 2019 but reports in Germany suggested Thursday the 22-year-old may make the switch even sooner....
Serie A
Parma will begin the Serie A season with a five-point deduction after striker Emanuele Calaio's alleged attempt to fix the match that sealed their promotion, the Italian football federation (FIGC) said Monday....
The world's top sports court on Friday overturned a European ban imposed on AC Milan for violating UEFA's financial fair play rules, calling the punishment "not proportionate."...
Football
Brighton and Hove Albion expect "as tough a test if not tougher" from Nantes after announcing the French club had stepped in to replace Sporting Lisbon as their final pre-season opponents....
Parma will begin the Serie A season with a five-point deduction after striker Emanuele Calaio's alleged attempt to fix the match that sealed their promotion, the Italian football federation (FIGC) said Monday....
Two months ago Albania's top football club, Skenderbeu, was raising a trophy to the sky as confetti rained down on the team, gleeful after clinching their seventh national title in eight seasons....
Maurizio Sarri made a winning start as the new manager of Chelsea by defeating Perth Glory 1-0 in a friendly on Monday....
The German Football Association (DFB) on Monday rejected claims of racism against their president Reinhard Grindel made by Mesut Ozil in his announcement that he has retired from international football....
Spanish public prosecutors said Monday they have asked that a probe into allegations FC Barcelona football club illegally bought a transplant liver for their cancer-stricken ex player Eric Abidal be reopened....
Mesut Ozil said Sunday he was quitting the German national football team, citing "racism" in the criticism of him after the side's World Cup debacle....
Mesut Ozil's decision to quit playing for Germany unleashed a racism storm in Berlin on Monday, but earned the applause of Ankara with a Turkish minister hailing "a goal against the virus of fascism"....
Manchester United, buoyed by the arrival of Alexis Sanchez on Sunday, nevertheless remained without a win in their North American pre-season tour after a 0-0 draw against the San Jose Earthquakes....
American international Christian Pulisic scored two second-half goals to lift Borussia Dortmund to a 3-1 win over Liverpool in an International Champions Cup friendly in North Carolina on Saturday....