Lionel Scaloni pleaded with Argentines to show calm after Lionel Messi helped keep their World Cup hopes alive with the first goal in a crucial 2-0 win over Mexico on Saturday....
An injury to Karim Benzema on the eve of the World Cup threatened to derail France's title defence, but Kylian Mbappe again showed they have the attacking resources in reserve to get by without the Ballon d'Or winner in Qatar....
Versatile Brazil forward Rodrygo has hugely impressed international teammate Casemiro, who said on Saturday he could replace the injured Neymar as a World Cup starter....
Germany coach Hansi Flick insisted on Saturday his struggling team have the quality to defeat rampant Spain as they prepared for their do-or-die World Cup clash....
World Cup
Lionel Scaloni pleaded with Argentines to show calm after Lionel Messi helped keep their World Cup hopes alive with the first goal in a crucial 2-0 win over Mexico on Saturday....
Mexico coach Tata Martino said he was expecting a shoot-out with Saudi Arabia in their final World Cup Group C clash after defeat by Argentina on Saturday....
Lionel Messi helped keep Argentina's World Cup bid alive with the first goal in a 2-0 victory over Mexico on Saturday....
Premier League
Former England striker David Johnson, the first man to score for both Liverpool and Everton in the Merseyside derby, has died aged 71 it was announced on Wednesday....
Portugal midfielder Bruno Fernandes says it was a dream to play with Cristiano Ronaldo at Manchester United, but "nothing lasts forever"....
Cristiano Ronaldo is searching for a new team after a tumultuous few hours at Manchester United, during which they announced the superstar forward was leaving and the club could be sold....
Champions League
Belgium are not expecting captain Eden Hazard to sparkle in the early stages of the World Cup after hardly featuring for Real Madrid this season, wing-back Timothy Castagne said on Saturday....
Liverpool will have the chance to avenge last season's Champions League final defeat at the hands of Real Madrid after Jurgen Klopp's side were drawn on Monday to face the holders again in the last 16....
Stefano Pioli said AC Milan were just taking their first steps back into the big time after guiding the Italian giants into the Champions League knockout stages for the first time in nine years....
Serie A
AC Milan's Serie A title defence is still on track after Sunday's last-gasp 2-1 win over Fiorentina ensured they ended 2022 eight points behind leaders Napoli, while Moise Kean's brace against Lazio shot revived Juventus into third place....
Poland international goalkeeper Bartlomiej Dragowski is out of the World Cup after suffering an ankle injury in Spezia's Serie A win at Verona, coach Luca Gotti said on Sunday....
Edin Dzeko fired Inter Milan into the top four of Serie A on Sunday with a brace in his team's 3-2 win at Atalanta on Sunday, the final day of top-flight action before the World Cup....
Primera División
Gavi has only just turned 18, but his journey from the dusty playing fields of Andalusia to Barcelona star and now the World Cup bears all the hallmarks of a potential great....
Spain dropped injured left-back Jose Gaya from their World Cup squad on Friday, with teenager Alejandro Balde replacing him....
Barcelona striker Robert Lewandowski has been given three-match ban in La Liga for showing "disrespect" towards a referee, which he will serve when Spanish domestic football resumes after the World Cup....
Bundesliga
United States attacker Gio Reyna is relishing a potential battle with rising England star Jude Bellingham with the Borussia Dortmund team-mates poised to face off at the World Cup on Friday....
France defender Lucas Hernandez will miss the rest of the World Cup after injuring his knee in the defending champions' opening victory against Australia, the team said on Wednesday....
Borussia Dortmund striker Sebastien Haller, who was diagnosed with testicular cancer in July, announced on Thursday he will undergo surgery....
Europa League
Rangers sacked manager Giovanni van Bronckhorst on Monday after just a year in charge at Ibrox....
Barcelona and Manchester United will face each other in the Europa League knockout round play-offs following Monday's draw....
Manchester United failed to usurp Real Sociedad at the top of Europa League Group E despite a 1-0 win in San Sebastian, as Arsenal did secure their place in the last 16 on Thursday....
Football
Mexico coach Tata Martino said he was expecting a shoot-out with Saudi Arabia in their final World Cup Group C clash after defeat by Argentina on Saturday....
Lionel Messi helped keep Argentina's World Cup bid alive with the first goal in a 2-0 victory over Mexico on Saturday....
Lionel Messi reignited Argentina's World Cup challenge with a superb goal in a 2-0 win over Mexico on Saturday as Kylian Mbappe's double fired France into the last 16....
Lionel Messi's dream of matching late great Diego Maradona's Argentina legacy lives on....
France coach Didier Deschamps insisted he was never worried his side might be the latest defending champions to be eliminated from the World Cup in the group stage after they became the first team through to the last 16....
Denmark's narrow defeat by holders France on Saturday means they will go into their final World Cup group game with their hopes of qualifying for the last 16 on a knife-edge, but coach Kasper Hjulmand said what happened at Euro 2020 showed his side what can be achieved....
Kylian Mbappe delivered on the biggest stage again with two goals, including a late winner, as holders France edged Denmark 2-1 on Saturday to become the first team to reach the last 16 of the World Cup....
Lionel Scaloni pleaded with Argentines to show calm after Lionel Messi helped keep their World Cup hopes alive with the first goal in a crucial 2-0 win over Mexico on Saturday....
An injury to Karim Benzema on the eve of the World Cup threatened to derail France's title defence, but Kylian Mbappe again showed they have the attacking resources in reserve to get by without the Ballon d'Or winner in Qatar....
Versatile Brazil forward Rodrygo has hugely impressed international teammate Casemiro, who said on Saturday he could replace the injured Neymar as a World Cup starter....