The European Club Association (ECA) insisted Tuesday that extending the World Cup from 32 to 40 teams would put too much burden on clubs and inflict physical overload on players....
Forget Lionel Messi, Andrea Iniesta, Philipp Lahm or Manuel Neuer -- superstar coach Pep Guardiola says Poland striker Robert Lewandowski is the most professional player he has ever worked with....
The German Football Association is reported to have sent a bill for 6.7 million euros ($7.49m) to a former official who helped organise the scandal-hit 2006 World Cup....
Paris Saint-Germain coach Laurent Blanc has held clear the air talks with David Luiz over the Brazilian international's refusal to come off against Marseille....
England /
Premier League
Lyon president Jean Michel Aulas predicted Tuesday that market logic would prevail in the Premier League ticket price rift because full stadiums make exciting football, which in turn makes exciting and lucrative television....
Football fans in England are considering a mass walkout in protest at rising Premier League ticket prices, the Daily Telegraph reported on Tuesday....
As Claudio Ranieri returned to Leicester's Belvoir Drive training base on Monday to start plotting the latest chapter in his club's fairytale challenge for the Premier League title, it was hard to believe that just seven months ago the Italian's arrival at the plush facility was greeted with widespread ridicule....
Spain /
Primera División
Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak signed a one-year extension that will keep him under contract in the Spanish capital until 2021, the club announced on Tuesday....
Real Madrid's Brazilian defender Marcelo could miss the Spanish giants Champions League trip to AS Roma next week after suffering a dislocated right shoulder, the club confirmed on Tuesday....
Germany /
Bundesliga
Arjen Robben says Bayern Munich need Franck Ribery back to full fitness after the French winger returned to training on Monday following a two-month break for his latest injury....
Hamburg broke their run of three successive Bundesliga defeats with a 1-1 draw at home to Cologne on Sunday on a weekend of stalemates for Germany's top sides....
Italy /
Serie A
Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini will miss Saturday's showdown with Serie A leaders Napoli as well as the first leg of the Champions League last-16 tie with Bayern Munich due to a calf injury, the club confirmed on Tuesday....
Massimiliano Allegri has been urged to "walk to Chelsea" and take up the "fantastic offer" that has been tabled for the Juventus coach by the Premier league giants....
France /
Ligue 1
Lyon president Jean Michel Aulas predicted Tuesday that market logic would prevail in the Premier League ticket price rift because full stadiums make exciting football, which in turn makes exciting and lucrative television....
Paris Saint-Germain defeated bitter rivals Marseille 2-1 on Sunday to extend their record unbeaten run in Ligue 1 to 34 matches as the hosts remained unable to solve their home woes....
/
Champions League
Paris Saint-Germain coach Laurent Blanc insisted Saturday that negotiations with the Ligue 1 giants over a contract extension were advancing and were not linked to success in the Champions League....
Manuel Pellegrini has warned the Football Association that he will select an under-strength Manchester City team for their FA Cup tie against Chelsea unless the English game's governing body bow to his scheduling demands....
Football
Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak signed a one-year extension that will keep him under contract in the Spanish capital until 2021, the club announced on Tuesday....
Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini will miss Saturday's showdown with Serie A leaders Napoli as well as the first leg of the Champions League last-16 tie with Bayern Munich due to a calf injury, the club confirmed on Tuesday....
Real Madrid's Brazilian defender Marcelo could miss the Spanish giants Champions League trip to AS Roma next week after suffering a dislocated right shoulder, the club confirmed on Tuesday....
Lyon president Jean Michel Aulas predicted Tuesday that market logic would prevail in the Premier League ticket price rift because full stadiums make exciting football, which in turn makes exciting and lucrative television....
Scotland will play Italy and France in friendly matches ahead of the 2016 European Championship, the Scottish Football Association (SFA) confirmed on Tuesday....
A US judge has scheduled a bail hearing for Wednesday for the only FIFA corruption scandal suspect still in custody in the United States....
Italy will play two warm-up matches ahead of Euro 2016 against Scotland and Finland, the Italian federation announced on Tuesday....
The European Club Association (ECA) insisted Tuesday that extending the World Cup from 32 to 40 teams would put too much burden on clubs and inflict physical overload on players....
Forget Lionel Messi, Andrea Iniesta, Philipp Lahm or Manuel Neuer -- superstar coach Pep Guardiola says Poland striker Robert Lewandowski is the most professional player he has ever worked with....
Paris Saint-Germain coach Laurent Blanc has held clear the air talks with David Luiz over the Brazilian international's refusal to come off against Marseille....