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  • FIFA reaches deal with FIFPro

    FIFA on Thursday reached a deal it hopes will lead to footballers union FIFPro withdrawing its complaint to the European Commission

  • Nigeria to avoid win bonus debacle

    Nigerian football bosses have promised to conclude talks on World Cup win bonuses by the end of the year, to avoid a repeat of protests

  • City eye title charge

    Manchester City will be aiming to continue their recent scintillating form when the free-scoring Premier League leaders host Burnley on Saturday.

  • Giroud sinks Red Star

    Olivier Giroud scored a fantastic late winner as Arsenal edged to their third straight Europa League win by beating 10-man Red Star Belgrade 1-0 in Serbia on Thursday.

  • Everton punish fan

    Everton on Friday banned a fan who appeared to try and strike a Lyon player while holding a child during their Europa League tie as

  • 'It was a total team effort'

    Abahani Limited clinched their maiden Women's Premier Division Cricket League title with a game remaining as they defeated

  • Neymar-Mbappe-Cavani

    Neymar-Mbappe-Cavani trio striking a balance?

    Neymar refers to Mbappe as the 'golden child' and reveals that he wants do for Mbappe what Messi did for him.

  • Giroud overhead kick edges Arsenal past Red Star

    Olivier Giroud scores a fantastic late winner as Arsenal edge to their third straight Europa League win by beating 10-man Red Star Belgrade 1-0 in Serbia.

  • Everton fan punches player while carrying child

    Struggling Everton could face UEFA sanctions after a supporter holding a young child appears to punch a Lyon player in a stormy Europa League clash at Goodison Park on Thursday.

  • Hazard rescues Chelsea

    Chelsea were grateful to Eden Hazard for grabbing a 3-3 draw in a Champions League thriller against Roma on Wednesday, while

  • Senegal select injured Mane

    Senegal chose Liverpool star Sadio Mane Wednesday for World Cup qualifiers against South Africa next month just eight days after his

  • PSG stay perfect

    Paris Saint-Germain's front three of Neymar, Kylian Mbappe and Edinson Cavani all scored as the French side romped to a third straight

  • Conte hits back at Mourinho over injury jibe

    Antonio Conte warns Jose Mourinho to stop talking about Chelsea after the Manchester United boss criticised managers who complain about injuries.

  • Mourinho's pragmatism reaping rewards for United

    Manchester United's dour 1-0 Champions League win over Benfica signals Jose Mourinho's pragmatism.

  • Bayern beat Celtic 3-0 as Heynckes makes winning European return

    Bayern Munich ease past Celtic 3-0 in the Champions League to hand coach Jupp Heynckes a victorious return to the competition he won with them in 2013.

  • Terrific trio on target as PSG thump Anderlecht

    Paris St Germain’s feared attacking trio all got on the scoresheet as the French side complete a comfortable 4-0 away victory over Anderlecht in their Champions League Group B clash.

  • Barca stroll as Messi joins Europe’s 100-goal club

    Lionel Messi scored his 100th goal in European competition as Barcelona move close to qualifying for the Champions League knockout stages by outclassing Olympiakos 3-1 despite playing the second half with 10 men.

  • Chelsea snatch draw as Man Utd edge Benfica

    Chelsea were grateful to Eden Hazard for grabbing a 3-3 draw in a Champions League thriller against Roma on Wednesday, while Manchester United, Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain, Bayern Munich and Juventus all won.

  • Spurs shine at Bernabeu

    Cristiano Ronaldo scored a penalty but holders Real Madrid were held 1-1 at home by Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League

  • Bayern not among world's best: Hummels

    World Cup winner Mats Hummels says five-time defending Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich cannot currently be regarded as one of the top teams in Europe.

  • Can't imagine La Liga without Barca: Perez

    Real Madrid president Florentino Perez insists he cannot imagine "Spain without Catalonia nor La Liga without Barcelona" but has admitted concern at the political crisis sweeping Spain amid Catalonia's drive for independence.

  • Khelaifi to be quizzed next week

    Paris Saint-Germain president and beIN Media chief Nasser al-Khelaifi will be questioned by Swiss prosecutors on October 25 in a World Cup media rights probe, his lawyer told AFP Wednesday.

  • Pochettino hails 'huge' potential after Madrid draw

    Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino hails his side's maturity after taking a huge step towards the Champions League last 16 by holding defending champions Real Madrid 1-1 at the Santiago Bernabeu.

  • City make it three out of three with win over Napoli

    Manchester City beat Napoli 2-1 in their Champions League Group F match to maintain their 100 percent record after three games.

  • Leicester sack Shakespeare

    Leicester City sacked manager Craig Shakespeare on Tuesday after just four months in charge, British media reported.

  • Camp Nou reopens

    For the first time since playing to an empty stadium in protest at a violent crackdown of an independence referendum in Catalonia,

  • 'Could have been better'

    Four-time winners Italy will play Sweden in a playoff for a place in the 2018 World Cup while the Republic of Ireland take on Denmark,

  • Morata boosts Chelsea

    Alvaro Morata is primed to lead Chelsea's attack against AS Roma in the Champions League on Wednesday as the Blues seek to quickly

  • Hazard aims to seize Champions League spotlight

    Frustrated by his past failures, Chelsea star Eden Hazard wants to get back into groove and recapture form that made him one of the best in the Premier League.

  • United, Chelsea aim to stamp authority

    Jose Mourinho's Manchester United will be looking to maintain their robust start to their Champions League campaign when they head to Benfica while Antonio Conte's Chelsea entertain Roma.