Mainz sacked head coach Achim Beierlorzer on Monday after just two games of the new Bundesliga season....
Benfica have agreed a deal to sell defender Ruben Dias to Manchester City for 68 million euros ($79.2m) with Nicolas Otamendi moving in the opposite direction in a separate deal for 15 million euros, the Portuguese giants have announced....
An Arab club has for the first time signed an Israeli footballer, Diaa Sabia, less than two weeks after the UAE normalised ties with the Jewish state....
Brendan Rodgers hailed Jamie Vardy's "incredible view of football" after the Leicester talisman scored a hat-trick for the Premier League pacesetters in their 5-2 victory against Manchester City....
Premier League
Jamie Vardy's hat-trick dealt an early blow to Manchester City's hopes of wrestling back the Premier League title as they conceded three penalties in a 5-2 defeat to Leicester, while Newcastle's late spot-kick to snatch a 1-1 draw at Tottenham sparked fresh debate over the handball rule....
Newcastle manager Steve Bruce said the stoppage time penalty that allowed his side to snatch a 1-1 draw at Tottenham on Sunday was a "nonsense" in another Premier League clash decided by the controversial interpretation of the handball rule....
Tottenham were denied by another controversial penalty given for handball deep into stoppage time as Callum Wilson's spot-kick snatched a 1-1 draw for Newcastle on Sunday....
Primera División
Lionel Messi scored in his first game since trying to leave Barcelona as Ronald Koeman began his tenure as coach by overseeing a 4-0 La Liga demolition of Villarreal on Sunday....
Luis Suarez said on Sunday he needed a change when he left Barcelona after marking his Atletico Madrid debut with two goals and an assist....
Luis Suarez scored two and set up another in a sensational 20-minute debut for Atletico Madrid on Sunday as his new team started their Liga season with a thumping 6-1 victory over Granada....
Bundesliga
Bayern Munich coach Hansi Flick refused to blame fatigue or his players for Sunday's shock 4-1 defeat at Hoffenheim in the Bundesliga which ended the European champions' 23-match winning streak....
European champions Bayern Munich suffered their first defeat since December when their 23-match winning run was ended by a shock 4-1 Bundesliga defeat at Hoffenheim on Sunday....
Schalke 04 announced on Sunday they have sacked head coach David Wagner after going 18 league games without a win, which includes the worst to a start to a season in Bundesliga history....
Serie A
Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice to salvage a point for 10-man Juventus in a 2-2 draw at Roma as Napoli hammered Genoa 6-0 in Serie A on Sunday....
Juventus insisted on Sunday that they had done 'nothing wrong' after an investigation was opened into possible fraud concerning an Italian exam taken by former transfer target Luis Suarez....
Italian government scientific advisors on Saturday rejected calls to gradually reopen football stadiums in Italy beyond the current level of 1,000 spectators....
Championship
Bournemouth manager Jason Tindall is waiting for the results of a coronavirus test on Wales midfielder David Brooks after he was unable to feature in the Championship side's 1-0 win against Norwich on Sunday....
The English Football League (EFL) and Football Association (FA) warned on Wednesday that the delay in bringing back crowds for up to six months will have a devastating impact on the game's finances....
Marcus Browne gave his absent manager Neil Warnock and 1,000 returning supporters something to cheer as Middlesbrough hit back to claim a 1-1 draw with Bournemouth at the Riverside Stadium....
Champions League
UEFA will allow up to five substitutions to be made by teams in all European club and international matches this season, it announced on Thursday, although a decision has yet to be reached for next year's European Championship....
Bayern Munich duo Robert Lewandowski and Manuel Neuer have been nominated alongside Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne for the UEFA Men's Player of the Year prize for last season, European football's governing body announced on Wednesday....
FIFA on Wednesday put the cost of Covid-19 on football around the world at $11 billion in lost revenue....
Europa League
Tottenham had to ask for the goalposts to be changed ahead of their 3-1 win over Shkendija on Thursday to reach the final round of Europa League qualifying....
Jose Mourinho stuck to his promise to pose for a picture with Macedonian journalist Igor Aleksandrovic after a touching exchange during an online press conference....
European Club Association chairman Andrea Agnelli warned on Tuesday that football was still in "crisis-management" mode, predicting damaging financial fallout from the coronavirus pandemic over the next few years....
AFC Champions League
Issa Alekasir scored with a brilliant late header on Sunday to put Iran's Persepolis into the quarter-finals of the Asian Champions League with a 1-0 victory over Qatar giants Al Sadd....
Al Ahli of Saudi Arabia defeated Shabab Al Ahli Dubai 4-3 on penalties to progress to the quarter-finals of the AFC Champions League on Saturday....
Football
Gonzalo Higuain's Major League Soccer debut ended in embarrassment on Sunday night as the former Juventus striker hopelessly missed a penalty to compound yet another defeat for struggling Inter Miami....
Mauro Icardi broke a long scoring drought by netting both goals in Paris Saint-Germain's comfortable 2-0 Ligue 1 win at Reims on Sunday night....
Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice to salvage a point for 10-man Juventus in a 2-2 draw at Roma as Napoli hammered Genoa 6-0 in Serie A on Sunday....
Lionel Messi scored in his first game since trying to leave Barcelona as Ronald Koeman began his tenure as coach by overseeing a 4-0 La Liga demolition of Villarreal on Sunday....
Luis Suarez said on Sunday he needed a change when he left Barcelona after marking his Atletico Madrid debut with two goals and an assist....
In a last-minute ruling, a Brazilian court overturned an earlier decision and allowed a league match featuring top club Flamengo to go ahead Sunday, despite 19 players testing positive for coronavirus....
Mainz sacked head coach Achim Beierlorzer on Monday after just two games of the new Bundesliga season....
Benfica have agreed a deal to sell defender Ruben Dias to Manchester City for 68 million euros ($79.2m) with Nicolas Otamendi moving in the opposite direction in a separate deal for 15 million euros, the Portuguese giants have announced....
An Arab club has for the first time signed an Israeli footballer, Diaa Sabia, less than two weeks after the UAE normalised ties with the Jewish state....
Brendan Rodgers hailed Jamie Vardy's "incredible view of football" after the Leicester talisman scored a hat-trick for the Premier League pacesetters in their 5-2 victory against Manchester City....