AC Milan moved top of Serie A on Saturday after winning 4-2 at nine-man Bologna after having thrown away a two-goal half-time lead with the hosts already down to 10....
Chelsea opened up a two-point lead at the top of the Premier League with a 7-0 demolition of Norwich, while Phil Foden starred as Manchester City moved up to second place after a 4-1 victory at Brighton on Saturday....
Robert Lewandowski stated his case for the Ballon d'Or by scoring his 10th Bundesliga goal in nine games this season for leaders Bayern Munich in a 4-0 romp at home to Hoffenheim on Saturday....
Ronald Koeman said on Saturday it is not possible for him to be under more pressure as Barcelona prepare to face Real Madrid in the first Clasico of the season....
Premier League
Newcastle reversed a call for fans not to celebrate the club's Saudi-backed takeover in Arab-style dress on Saturday, claiming the craze had not caused offence....
Cristiano Ronaldo and Mohamed Salah will go head to head for the right to be billed as the Premier League's top dog when Manchester United face arch-rivals Liverpool on Sunday....
Thomas Partey scored his first goal for Arsenal as the Gunners beat Aston Villa 3-1 to extend their unbeaten run in the Premier League to six matches on Friday....
Champions League
even though he is fully vaccinated - having already sat out their Champions League win at Benfica with illness....
Cristiano Ronaldo's second coming at Manchester United has already produced two memorable moments with late winners against Villarreal and Atalanta to edge the Red Devils towards the last 16 of the Champions League....
Leroy Sane struck twice in the second half to inspire Bayern Munich to a 4-0 win at Benfica on Wednesday, as the German giants maintained their perfect record in the Champions League group stage this season....
World Cup
Qatar inaugurated on Friday its fifth stadium for the 2022 World Cup, welcoming thousands of spectators who have either recently recovered from coronavirus or have been vaccinated....
FIFA will try to find a consensus on hosting the World Cup every two years in time for a virtual global summit on December 20, Gianni Infantino said Wednesday....
The UK and Ireland bid for the 2030 World Cup is not "up in smoke" despite the English FA being sanctioned for the chaos that marred the Euro 2020 final, according to a leading figure at UK Sport....
Serie A
Paulo Dybala is back for Juventus' Serie A clash at fierce rivals Inter Milan after recovering from a thigh injury, coach Massimiliano Allegri said on Saturday....
Lazio president Claudio Lotito's ban for breaking Covid-19 regulations has been cut from a year to two months, the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) said on Tuesday, as the Serie A club received reduced punishments on appeal....
Napoli returned to the top of Serie A on Sunday after Nigerian international Victor Osimhen scored the only goal in a hard-fought 1-0 win against Torino....
Primera División
Valencia scored twice in injury time on Saturday to rescue a 2-2 draw against newly-promoted Mallorca, whose late collapse came after former Valencia midfielder Lee Kang-in was sent off....
Lawyers for Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema on Friday dismissed charges against him over an attempt to blackmail fellow player Mathieu Valbuena with a sex tape, saying the prosecution had been driven by media interest in the case....
"He can't be expected to fill the gap Messi left behind, it's impossible," said Ronald Koeman, answering the question nobody had asked but everyone was thinking....
Bundesliga
Joshua Kimmich revealed Saturday he has opted not to be vaccinated against Covid-19 due to "personal concerns" even with Bayern Munich head coach Julian Nagelsmann currently in quarantine after testing positive for the coronavirus....
Borussia Dortmund's star striker Erling Haaland will be sidelined for "several weeks" with a hip flexor injury, coach Marco Rose said Friday....
Bayern Munich president Herbert Hainer became the latest high profile football figure to criticise FIFA's idea of staging a World Cup finals every two years saying "you must never sacrifice football on the altar of financial interests."...
WC Qualifiers Europe
John Stones spared England's blushes in their 1-1 draw against Hungary as the World Cup qualifier at Wembley was marred by violent clashes between Hungarian fans and police on Tuesday....
Hungary supporters clashed with police at Wembley as a fan was arrested for racist abuse of a steward during Tuesday's World Cup qualifier against England....
Four-time champions Germany became the first country to join hosts Qatar in booking a spot at the 2022 World Cup with a 4-0 thrashing of North Macedonia in Skopje on Monday....
WC Qualifiers South America
Argentina took their unbeaten run to 25 matches and moved a step closer to qualifying for the World Cup with a hard-fought 1-0 win over Peru on Thursday....
Lionel Messi opened the scoring as Argentina thumped neighbors Uruguay 3-0 in an entertaining World Cup qualifier on Sunday....
Brazil star Neymar said Sunday that the 2022 World Cup will be his last as he "doesn't have the strength to put up with more football"....
WC Qualifiers CONCACAF
Timothy Weah set up the winner as the United States came from behind to defeat Costa Rica 2-1 and reignite their 2022 World Cup qualifying campaign on Wednesday....
The United States crashed to their first ever World Cup qualifying defeat against Panama on Sunday as coach Gregg Berhalter's decision to ring the changes backfired....
Teenage striker Ricardo Pepi inspired a second-half fightback as the United States came from behind to defeat Honduras 4-1 in a hard-fought CONCACAF World Cup qualifier on Wednesday....
Europa League
West Ham took control of Group H in the Europa League thanks to Thursday's 3-0 home win over Genk....
Jose Mourinho's Roma were humiliated 6-1 in the Europa Conference League on Thursday at Bodo/Glimt, the Norwegian champions whose fans are famed for carrying giant yellow toothbrushes to games....
Patson Daka scored four goals as Leicester revived their Europa League campaign by fighting back from two goals down to beat Spartak Moscow 4-3 in the Russian capital on Wednesday....
WC Qualifiers Asia
Under-fire Japan manager Hajime Moriyasu urged his team to build on the dramatic 2-1 win over Australia on Tuesday that jolted their flatlining World Cup qualifying campaign into life....
Japan are not out of the 2022 World Cup qualification picture yet, manager Hajime Moriyasu said Monday, as the embattled Asian giants prepared to host Australia in a crunch match....
WC Qualifiers Africa
Nigeria are reeling after a shock 1-0 defeat by lowly-ranked Central African Republic in a World Cup qualifier, the first time they have lost at home in the competition for 40 years....
Croatian Zdravko Logarusic on Sunday became the second coaching casualty of 2022 World Cup group-phase qualifying in Africa when he was fired by Zimbabwe....
Football
Georgios Giakoumakis scored his first Celtic goal as the Hoops closed to within one point of top spot in the Scottish Premiership with a 2-0 win over St Johnstone on Saturday....
Joshua Kimmich revealed Saturday he has opted not to be vaccinated against Covid-19 due to "personal concerns" even with Bayern Munich head coach Julian Nagelsmann currently in quarantine after testing positive for the coronavirus....
Cardiff manager Mick McCarthy left the Championship strugglers "by mutual agreement" following Saturday's 2-0 defeat against Middlesbrough....
Valencia scored twice in injury time on Saturday to rescue a 2-2 draw against newly-promoted Mallorca, whose late collapse came after former Valencia midfielder Lee Kang-in was sent off....
Pele celebrated his 81st birthday on Saturday, apparently in good shape, despite his fragile health after a month in hospital following the discovery of a tumor in September....
Newcastle reversed a call for fans not to celebrate the club's Saudi-backed takeover in Arab-style dress on Saturday, claiming the craze had not caused offence....
AC Milan moved top of Serie A on Saturday after winning 4-2 at nine-man Bologna after having thrown away a two-goal half-time lead with the hosts already down to 10....
Chelsea opened up a two-point lead at the top of the Premier League with a 7-0 demolition of Norwich, while Phil Foden starred as Manchester City moved up to second place after a 4-1 victory at Brighton on Saturday....
Robert Lewandowski stated his case for the Ballon d'Or by scoring his 10th Bundesliga goal in nine games this season for leaders Bayern Munich in a 4-0 romp at home to Hoffenheim on Saturday....
Ronald Koeman said on Saturday it is not possible for him to be under more pressure as Barcelona prepare to face Real Madrid in the first Clasico of the season....