AC Milan are bidding to lure back Carlo Ancelotti, who was sacked this week by Spanish giants Real Madrid, the Italian club's vice-president Adriano Galliani confirmed on Thursday....
UEFA president Michel Platini said he confronted FIFA leader Sepp Blatter during an emergency meeting of football chiefs on Thursday and called on him to stand down because of the scandals engulfing world football....
Rafael Benitez moved a step closer to taking over Spanish giants Real Madrid when he resigned as Napoli coach on Thursday....
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho said he does not envisage any "big investments" over the summer and is instead concentrating on keeping his league-winning side intact....
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Premier League
Veteran Dutch coach Dick Advocaat is to step down as head coach of Sunderland days after he ensured they retained their English Premier League status....
Misfiring Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli will remain at the club next season, his agent Mino Raiola claimed on Wednesday....
Former Manchester United captain Rio Ferdinand and midfielder Joey Barton were among six players released by Queens Park Rangers on Wednesday following their relegation from the Premier League....
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Champions League
Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri has been handed a potential tactical dilemma for next month's Champions League final after defender Andrea Barzagli was diagnosed with a torn thigh muscle on Monday....
Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri has warned against the "deadly" ball-passing of Barcelona as the Italian champions turn their focus to the Champions League final following their final home game of the season....
Juventus paid tribute to the 39 victims of the Heysel Stadium disaster as the Italian champions capped their final home game of the season with a 3-1 win over Napoli on Saturday....
Football
The San Jose Earthquakes will host next year's Major League Soccer All-Star Game, the league announced Thursday, but the date and the opposition have not yet been confirmed....
The corruption scandal sweeping through FIFA will lead to profound changes in the way world football's governing body is run, marking the end of the Blatter era, according to French geopolitical and football expert Pascal Boniface....
The ailing ex-president of the South American Football Confederation, Nicolas Leoz, has "nothing to hide" and denies the charges made against him in a sweeping US corruption probe of FIFA, his lawyer said Thursday....
Ask the average American sports fan what the words Sepp Blatter mean and they might reach for a medical dictionary....
Embattled FIFA executive committee members Jeffrey Webb and Eduardo Li were "provisionally dismissed" Thursday by CONCACAF, football's governing body for North America, in the wake of corruption charges filed by US authorities....
The election of the next leader of world football's governing body will take place Friday under a cloud of arrests and corruption allegations. But the rules for choosing a FIFA president remain clear....
QPR began preparing for life outside the Premier League by signing Australia international Massimo Luongo from Swindon, the Championship club announced on Thursday....
Luis Suarez was "a victim" of the alleged widespread corruption roiling FIFA so his international suspension for biting should be lifted, Uruguay's football players' union said Thursday....
Germany's foreign minister said Thursday that if world football can't clear up "poisonous" corruption, state bodies need to step in, amid a graft scandal engulfing governing body FIFA....
Palestinian football chief Jibril Rajoub on Thursday appeared to soften his stance on a threatened vote at the FIFA congress to expel Israel from world football's governing body....