Carlo Ancelotti insisted that there was no sense of "euphoria" after beating Champions League holders Liverpool 2-0 in the opening match of the campaign....
Valencia put a week of turmoil behind them to beat Chelsea 1-0 at Stamford Bridge in Frank Lampard's first Champions League game in charge of the Blues on Tuesday....
Lionel Messi returned from injury to make an innocuous first appearance of the season as Barcelona were held to a 0-0 draw away at Borussia Dortmund in their Champions League opener on Tuesday....
The visit of Real Madrid to the French capital on Wednesday means a glamour tie for Paris Saint-Germain to begin their Champions League campaign but a meeting with the Spanish side also brings back unhappy memories....
Champions League
Salzburg striker Erling Braut Haaland became the third-youngest player to score a Champions League hat-trick as the Austrian champions romped to a stunning 6-2 win over Genk on Tuesday....
Dries Mertens and Fernando Llorente scored late goals as Napoli defeated holders Liverpool 2-0 in Tuesday's opening round of Champions League group stage matches....
Substitute Nicolo Barella scored in added time to rescue a 1-1 draw for a disappointing Inter Milan in their Champions League opener against rank outsiders Slavia Prague on Tuesday....
Premier League
Aston Villa duo Tyrone Mings and Anwar El Ghazi were involved in a furious clash and West Ham defender Arthur Masuaku was sent off in a separate incident during Monday's fiery 0-0 draw....
David de Gea has signed a new long-term contract with Manchester United, the Premier League club announced on Monday, ending months of speculation over his future....
Tottenham right-back Serge Aurier says he is happy at the Premier League club, despite being prevented from leaving in the transfer window....
Primera División
Established star Sadio Mane and the emerging 16-year-old Ansu Fati both scored as they shared the limelight among Africans in the top European leagues at the weekend....
Sevilla moved to the top of the early La Liga table on Sunday as Joan Jordan's brilliant free-kick helped them seal a 1-0 win at Alaves....
Ansu Fati, the 16-year-old starlet from Guinea Bissau, scored his second goal of the season as Barcelona breezed to a 5-2 win against Valencia on Saturday....
Serie A
Cagliari have escaped punishment for the racist chanting their fans aimed at Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku in a Serie A match earlier this month, the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) announced Tuesday....
Promoted Lecce stunned Torino 2-1 on Monday, denying the hosts the chance to overtake city rivals Juventus in Serie A for the first time in four years....
Bologna moved second in Serie A on Sunday after a thrilling 4-3 comeback win over promoted Brescia inspired by coach Sinisa Mihajlovic who gave instructions from hospital as he undergoes a second round of chemotherapy for leucaemia....
Championship
Leeds moved to the top of the Championship as late goals from Eddie Nketiah and Mateusz Klich secured a 2-0 win at Barnsley on Sunday....
Sabri Lamouchi has made a bright start as Championship side Nottingham Forest's 13th manager in eight years but even if it ends in tears it will never rival the disappointment he felt at being omitted from the 1998 French World Cup squad....
Championship strugglers Huddersfield hired Lincoln's Danny Cowley as their new manager on Monday....
Europa League
A new report from UEFA, published on Thursday, showed record spending in Europe during the recently closed summer transfer window with the majority of all money spent on transfers coming from clubs involved in either the Champions League or Europa League group stage....
A new report from UEFA, published on Thursday, showed record spending in Europe during the recently closed summer transfer window with the majority of all money spent on transfers coming from clubs involved in either the Champions League or Europa League group stage....
Tickets for away fans in this season's Champions League will be capped at 70 euros ($77), UEFA announced on Friday following complaints from supporters in recent years....
AFC Champions League
World Cup winner Fabio Cannavaro moved a step closer to AFC Champions League glory as his Guangzhou Evergrande side stunned Asian champions Kashima Antlers Wednesday on away goals to reach the semi-finals....
Top Qatar club Al Sadd bounced back from their first leg loss to win 3-1 on Monday and oust Saudi giants Al Nassr in an AFC Champions League quarter-final....
Bundesliga
David Wagner urged his Schalke side to put the past behind them after they beat Paderborn 5-1 on Sunday, while Freiburg moved up to third in the Bundesliga with a derby win at Hoffenheim....
Freiburg midfielder Janik Haberer hailed a "great day" for the Bundesliga minnows as they beat neighbours Hoffenheim 3-0 to continue their dream start to the season....
Football
The French football league (LFP) announced on Wednesday it had voted to 'suspend' it's League Cup competition from next year....
Top Nigeria FA official Mohammed Sanusi said on Wednesday next month's friendly against Brazil would be a good test for the country's young team....
World Cup winner Fabio Cannavaro moved a step closer to AFC Champions League glory as his Guangzhou Evergrande side stunned Asian champions Kashima Antlers Wednesday on away goals to reach the semi-finals....
Salzburg striker Erling Braut Haaland became the third-youngest player to score a Champions League hat-trick as the Austrian champions romped to a stunning 6-2 win over Genk on Tuesday....
Dries Mertens and Fernando Llorente scored late goals as Napoli defeated holders Liverpool 2-0 in Tuesday's opening round of Champions League group stage matches....
Substitute Nicolo Barella scored in added time to rescue a 1-1 draw for a disappointing Inter Milan in their Champions League opener against rank outsiders Slavia Prague on Tuesday....
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane believes Eden Hazard will make a huge difference for his side as the Belgian prepares to start for the first time this season in Wednesday's Champions League clash with Paris Saint-Germain....
Carlo Ancelotti insisted that there was no sense of "euphoria" after beating Champions League holders Liverpool 2-0 in the opening match of the campaign....
Valencia put a week of turmoil behind them to beat Chelsea 1-0 at Stamford Bridge in Frank Lampard's first Champions League game in charge of the Blues on Tuesday....
Lionel Messi returned from injury to make an innocuous first appearance of the season as Barcelona were held to a 0-0 draw away at Borussia Dortmund in their Champions League opener on Tuesday....