James Rodriguez injury could prompt Real Madrid's transfer market foray
James Rodriguez injury could prompt Real Madrid's transfer market foray

  An injury to playmaker James Rodriguez could prompt Real Madrid to dip into the transfer market next month and they are interested in Cruzeiro midfielder Lucas Silva among others, coach Carlo Ancelotti said on Monday.

FIFA may see World Cup corruption report
FIFA may see World Cup corruption report

Details of the investigation into allegations of widespread corruption in the bidding processes for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups could be made available to FIFA, the governing body said Thursday.

Raheem Sterling has room for improvement: Roy Hodgson
Raheem Sterling has room for improvement: Roy Hodgson

 England manager Roy Hodgson has predicted that Raheem Sterling will become an even more dangerous player, as the teenage Liverpool forward`s importance to his national side continues to grow.

Injured Essien out of Milan's clash with Genoa

Midfielder Michael Essien is out of AC Milan`s Serie A trip to Genoa on Monday (1900 GMT) after picking up a thigh injury, the club said on Thursday.

Play tough opponents early in World Cup, say Zidane

The key to a successful World Cup campaign is to start off against tougher opponents rather than easier ones, World Cup winners Mario Kempes of Argentina and Zinedine Zidane of France both agreed on Thursday.

Kiwi Reid helps West Ham stun Spurs

New Zealand defender Winston Reid inspired West Ham to their first victory at Tottenham in 14 years as the Hammers climbed out of the relegation zone with a 3-0 win on Sunday.

Jamaica`s Hue gets nine-month doping ban, doctor four years

Jamaica midfielder Jermaine Hue has been banned for nine months for failing a doping test and the team doctor suspended for four years, FIFA said on Thursday.

Legend Wilkins indulged in `foul-mouthed` rant post `drink-drive` arrest

England football legend Ray Wilkins reportedly indulged in `foul-mouthed` rant after he was arrested for `drink-drive` on May 7 last year.

Former Arsenal midfielder Denilson rejoins Sao Paulo

The Brazilian giants claim the 25-year-old turned down offers from Santos, Gremio and Cruzeiro to return to Morumbi on a free transfer.

Fergie, Wenger, Redknapp team up to blast Hodgson over ‘PL clubs-desert rats’ comment

Premier League clubs bosses Sir Alex Ferguson, Arsene Wenger and Harry Redknapp had hit back at England manager Roy Hodgson over his ‘desert rats’ comment, saying that clubs will always come first over international call-ups.

Casillas included in Real Madrid squad to face Manchester United

Iker Casillas has been named in Real Madrid`s 24-man squad to face Manchester United in the Champions League on Tuesday.

Arsenal 2-1 Aston Villa: Cazorla leaves it late to ease pressure on Wenger

Arsenal eased the pressure on Arsene Wenger as a Santi Cazorla double gave them their fourth win in five Premier League games against Aston Villa on Saturday.

Vucinic blasts Juventus into Italian Cup final

Mirko Vucinic scored a stunning extra-time goal to help Juventus into the Italian Cup final with a 4-3 aggregate win over AC Milan.