Germany want to end their 'slap in the face' year by beating the Netherlands in Gelsenkirchen on Monday and preventing the Dutch reaching the Nations League knock-out phase....
European champions Portugal became the first team to qualify for the Nations League semi-finals on Saturday after holding Italy to a 0-0 draw at the San Siro....
Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic said Saturday he was worried his players would still be feeling the effects of their thrilling 3-2 win over Spain when they meet England in a decisive Nations League fixture on Saturday....
Juventus forward Paulo Dybala shone as Argentina comfortably beat Mexico in a friendly on Friday despite the absence of Lionel Messi and Sergio Aguero....
Premier League
Claudio Ranieri said Friday that he was confident that he can drag rock bottom Fulham out of relegation danger after taking over at the newly-promoted Premier League side this week....
England great Alan Shearer on Friday defended the controversial £5 million ($6.4 million) farewell gift collected by clubs for outgoing English Premier League boss Richard Scudamore, saying he had done a "fantastic" job....
The Premier League is set to use the Video Assistant Referee system from next season after clubs "agreed in principle" to the move on Thursday....
Champions League
Santiago Solari pressed his case for becoming Real Madrid's permanent coach on Wednesday after a 5-0 demolition of Viktoria Plzen in the Champions League....
The bizarre spot-kick awarded after Raheem Sterling tripped himself up during Manchester City's 6-0 demolition of Shakhtar Donetsk has been branded the "worst penalty decision ever" but should he have owned up?...
Jose Mourinho may have enraged Juventus fans by taunting them after Manchester United's dramatic 2-1 win in Turin on Wednesday but Inter Milan's Chinese president Steven Zhang was impressed by his attitude....
Europa League
Arsenal booked a place in the Europa League knockout stage and extended their unbeaten run to 15 matches despite a 0-0 draw with Sporting Lisbon on Thursday, while Olivier Giroud's first goal of the season sent Chelsea through....
Unai Emery's Arsenal head into Thursday's clash with Sporting Lisbon at the Emirates bidding for a place in the Europa League knockout stage, buoyed by an impressive display in their draw against Premier League title hopefuls Liverpool....
Danny Welbeck pounced on a defensive lapse to snatch a 1-0 victory for Arsenal at Sporting Lisbon in the Europa League on Thursday, while seven-time European champions AC Milan crashed to a home defeat by Real Betis....
Primera División
Two associates of scandal-dogged Real Madrid star Karim Benzema were charged by French police on Thursday over suspected extortion, sources close to the case told AFP....
Santiago Solari on Tuesday was confirmed as Real Madrid coach until 2021 following his successful spell in charge as caretaker boss of the European champions....
Bundesliga
Former France international Franck Ribery on Thursday issued a public apology to French television pundit Patrick Guillou, who he reportedly insulted and assaulted following Bayern Munich's away defeat to Borussia Dortmund at the weekend....
Uli Hoeness, the outspoken Bayern Munich president, has ramped up the pressure on their misfiring squad with a thinly-veiled threat, suggesting any under-performing stars will be shown the door when the season finishes....
Serie A
Croatian international defender Ivan Strinic has been given the all clear to return to training after being diagnosed with a heart condition, his Serie A club AC Milan confirmed on Thursday....
Serie A side Udinese sacked their coach Julio Velazquez on Tuesday and appointed Davide Nicola in a bid to arrest a seven-match losing sequence....
Football
Croatia midfielder Ivan Rakitic has returned to Barcelona with a hamstring strain and will miss the Nations League match against England on Sunday, the club said....
Gareth Southgate has challenged England to end their "brilliant year" in memorable fashion by beating their World Cup conquerers Croatia at Wembley to reach the Nations League Finals on Sunday....
Denmark climbed into the top tier of the Nations League with a 2-1 win over Wales in Cardiff on Friday....
The Netherlands had qualification for the Nations League semi-finals in their sights on Friday after they beat France 2-0 to hand Didier Deschamps' side their first defeat since winning the World Cup in the summer....
Neymar kept his cool to score the controversial penalty that fired Brazil to a 1-0 win over Uruguay in a full-blooded friendly on Friday....
Germany want to end their 'slap in the face' year by beating the Netherlands in Gelsenkirchen on Monday and preventing the Dutch reaching the Nations League knock-out phase....
European champions Portugal became the first team to qualify for the Nations League semi-finals on Saturday after holding Italy to a 0-0 draw at the San Siro....
Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic said Saturday he was worried his players would still be feeling the effects of their thrilling 3-2 win over Spain when they meet England in a decisive Nations League fixture on Saturday....
Juventus forward Paulo Dybala shone as Argentina comfortably beat Mexico in a friendly on Friday despite the absence of Lionel Messi and Sergio Aguero....
Australia scrambled an injury-time equaliser to share the spoils with South Korea in a 1-1 draw Saturday between two of the big guns preparing for the Asian Cup in January....