Real Madrid won the Spanish Super Cup by beating Athletic Bilbao 2-0 on Sunday as Luka Modric and a Karim Benzema penalty secured a comfortable victory in Saudi Arabia....
Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez must lift struggling Algeria to victory over bogey team Ivory Coast this week or the Africa Cup of Nations holders will make a sensational exit after the first round....
American teenager Ricardo Pepi impressed on his first Bundesliga start with Augsburg on Sunday despite seeing a goal disallowed in a 1-1 draw at home to Eintracht Frankfurt....
Jack Harrison hit a hat-trick as Leeds boosted their bid for Premier League survival with a 3-2 win against West Ham on Sunday....
Premier League
Rafael Benitez was sacked as Everton manager on Sunday after just 200 days in charge of the struggling Premier League club with former player Wayne Rooney tipped as favourite to take over....
Jurgen Klopp insisted Liverpool will not give up the chase of Manchester City at the top of the Premier League after bouncing back to winning ways to beat Brentford 3-0 on Sunday....
Jack Harrison hit a hat-trick as Leeds boosted their bid for Premier League survival with a 3-2 win against West Ham on Sunday....
Champions League
Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel voiced his frustration at Romelu Lukaku after Kevin De Bruyne's brilliant strike beat the Blues 1-0 to open up a 13-point lead at the top of the table....
Napoli were on Thursday held to a 1-1 draw by Juventus which left them lagging behind in the Serie A title race, on a day in which the dominant topic was the coronavirus cloud hanging over the league....
Wolves ended Ralf Rangnick's unbeaten start as Manchester United interim manager on Monday as Joao Moutinho's strike earned a deserved 1-0 win at Old Trafford....
World Cup
Portugal and Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo said in an interview broadcast late on Thursday there are "difficult battles" ahead if his country are to qualify for the World Cup for the sixth successive time....
Denmark's Christian Eriksen, who went into cardiac arrest at the European Championships and has since been fitted with a pacemaker, hopes to play in the World Cup in Qatar, he said in a Danish television interview aired Tuesday....
France striker Kylian Mbappe believes staging the World Cup every two years instead of every four would render the competition less attractive....
Serie A
Atalanta gave Inter Milan's Serie A title rivals a boost on Sunday with a goalless draw which ends the champions' eight-match winning run and gives AC Milan the chance to claim top spot....
Nani made an immediate impression on his Venezia debut after setting up the goal which gave his new team a 1-1 draw with Empoli on Sunday....
Antonin Barak scored a hat-trick as Verona won 4-2 at Sassuolo in an entertaining Serie A match on Sunday....
Primera División
Barcelona squandered the chance to climb back into La Liga's top four on Saturday as Granada scored a late equaliser to snatch a 1-1 draw after Barca's 17-year-old midfielder Gavi was sent off....
Philippe Coutinho is joining Aston Villa on loan for the rest of the season from Barcelona, the Premier League club announced on Friday....
Angel Correa has extended his contract with Atletico Madrid until 2026, the La Liga club confirmed on Wednesday....
Bundesliga
American teenager Ricardo Pepi impressed on his first Bundesliga start with Augsburg on Sunday despite seeing a goal disallowed in a 1-1 draw at home to Eintracht Frankfurt....
Bayern Munich captain Manuel Neuer hailed Robert Lewandowski as a scoring "machine" after the Poland striker claimed his 300th Bundesliga goal with a hat-trick as the German league leaders thrashed Cologne 4-0 on Saturday....
Erling Haaland netted twice Friday as second-placed Borussia Dortmund trimmed Bayern Munich's lead at the top of the Bundesliga to three points with a 5-1 romp at home to Freiburg....
WC Qualifiers Europe
European champions Italy and Portugal could meet for a place at the 2022 World Cup after being drawn in the same play-off path on Friday....
Greece coach John van't Schip announced on Friday that he is quitting the squad after two-and-a-half years blaming the Greek football federation for delaying a decision about whether he would continue or not in the post....
UEFA reduced Hungary's three-match stadium ban following "discriminatory behaviour" by supporters at Euro 2020 by one game on Wednesday after partially upholding an appeal by the Hungarian FA....
WC Qualifiers South America
South American football's governing authorities on Wednesday suspended two Uruguayan referees for missing a blatant elbow strike during the Argentina-Brazil clash the night before in a World Cup qualifier....
Argentina qualified for next year's World Cup in Qatar as a point in their 0-0 draw with Brazil on Tuesday proved enough after defeats for Chile and Uruguay....
Brazil forward Neymar has been ruled out of his country's World Cup qualifying clash with arch-rivals Argentina with a thigh problem, the Brazilian football confederation (CBF) announced Monday....
WC Qualifiers CONCACAF
Canada took a giant stride towards their first World Cup finals appearance in 36 years on Tuesday after beating Mexico 2-1 to vault to the top of the CONCACAF qualifying standings....
United States coach Gregg Berhalter says he will make a "judgement call" over whether or not to start Christian Pulisic in Tuesday's 2022 World Cup qualifier against Jamaica....
Christian Pulisic and Weston McKennie scored the goals as the United States downed Mexico 2-0 to move to the top of CONCACAF's 2022 World Cup qualifying race on Friday....
Europa League
Barcelona will face Napoli in the Europa League knockout round play-off stage after the Catalan giants crashed out in the Champions League group stage for the first time since the 2000-01 season....
Arnaut Danjuma struck twice as Villarreal won 3-2 away to Atalanta on Thursday in a match rearranged after heavy snowfall to clinch the final spot in the Champions League last 16....
Napoli sent Leicester crashing out of the Europa League as the Italian side advanced to the knockout stages with a 3-2 win in a dramatic conclusion to Group C on Thursday....
WC Qualifiers Asia
China are on the brink of suffering more World Cup heartache despite clinching an impressive 1-1 draw with Australia on Tuesday in qualifying for next year's football showpiece in Qatar....
Iran's footballers, well-placed to reach the World Cup 2022 finals in Qatar, feel they are being taken for granted by their national federation....
WC Qualifiers Africa
A Kenyan court on Thursday dropped corruption charges against the suspended head of the national football body and declared the case closed after the state failed to provide any evidence against him....
Former Cameroon star Samuel Eto'o officially filed his candidacy for the presidency of the country's football federation on Wednesday, promising he would be the "next president despite the cheating"....
Football
Atalanta gave Inter Milan's Serie A title rivals a boost on Sunday with a goalless draw which ends the champions' eight-match winning run and gives AC Milan the chance to claim top spot....
Rafael Benitez was sacked as Everton manager on Sunday after just 200 days in charge of the struggling Premier League club with former player Wayne Rooney tipped as favourite to take over....
Alhaji Kamara bundled the ball into the net following an astonishing goalkeeping blunder in injury time to give Sierra Leone a shock 2-2 draw with the Ivory Coast at the Africa Cup of Nations in Douala on Sunday....
Rennes ended a run of three successive Ligue 1 defeats by crushing 10-man Bordeaux 6-0 on Sunday to plunge Vladimir Petkovic's struggling side into the relegation zone....
Real Betis and Sevilla resumed their suspended Copa del Rey match in the 39th minute and behind closed doors on Sunday as Sergio Canales sealed a 2-1 victory to send Betis into the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey....
Jurgen Klopp insisted Liverpool will not give up the chase of Manchester City at the top of the Premier League after bouncing back to winning ways to beat Brentford 3-0 on Sunday....
Real Madrid won the Spanish Super Cup by beating Athletic Bilbao 2-0 on Sunday as Luka Modric and a Karim Benzema penalty secured a comfortable victory in Saudi Arabia....
Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez must lift struggling Algeria to victory over bogey team Ivory Coast this week or the Africa Cup of Nations holders will make a sensational exit after the first round....
American teenager Ricardo Pepi impressed on his first Bundesliga start with Augsburg on Sunday despite seeing a goal disallowed in a 1-1 draw at home to Eintracht Frankfurt....
Jack Harrison hit a hat-trick as Leeds boosted their bid for Premier League survival with a 3-2 win against West Ham on Sunday....