Del Bosque makes changes in Spain football squad
Del Bosque makes changes in Spain football squad

Spain football coach Vicente del Bosque produced a few surprises when he named his squad for the 2016 European Championship qualifying tie against Ukraine in Seville's Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium.

Pep Guardiola relishing Wolfsburg showdown
Pep Guardiola relishing Wolfsburg showdown

Bayern Munich resume their seemingly relentless march towards a third straight Bundesliga title on Friday with coach Pep Guardiola relishing their clash at second-placed Wolfsburg.

Bayern Munich captain Philipp Lahm has successful ankle surgery
Bayern Munich captain Philipp Lahm has successful ankle surgery

Bayern Munich captain Philipp Lahm had successful surgery on a broken ankle and will remain in hospital for a few more days, the German champions said on Thursday.

Lengthy layoff for Philipp Lahm after ankle fracture
Lengthy layoff for Philipp Lahm after ankle fracture

Bayern Munich captain Philipp Lahm will be sidelined for up to three months after sustaining a fracture of his right ankle in a training session on Tuesday, the German champions announced.

Pressure already on Man City, Jose Mourinho returns to Lisbon
Pressure already on Man City, Jose Mourinho returns to Lisbon

Manchester City will look to bounce back from an opening defeat at Bayern Munich when they host Roma in the Champions League on Tuesday, as Jose Mourinho`s Chelsea go to Lisbon.

Let's have a look at all the fixtures in Groups E, F, G and H on Tuesday:

Group E

Mehdi Benatia completes move to Bayern Munich
Mehdi Benatia completes move to Bayern Munich

Moroccan international defender Mehdi Benatia completed his medical on Wednesday and signed a five year deal with Bayern Munich to seal his move from Serie A side Roma.

Bayern planning move for Roma`s Mehdi Benatia

Bayern Munich are lining up a deal to bring in Roma`s Moroccan international defender Mehdi Benatia as a replacement for injured Spanish international Javi Martinez, German media reported on Sunday.

Bayern will sign replacement for injured Martinez: Pep Guardiola

Bayern Munich hope to quickly sign a replacement for injured holding midfielder Javi Martinez who will be sidelined for the rest of the year, coach Pep Guardiola said

Bayern Munich`s Javi Martinez out until 2015

Bayern Munich`s Spanish international Javi Martinez was ruled out until 2015 on Thursday after rupturing knee ligaments in the German SuperCup defeat to Borussia Dortmund, the champions announced.

Bayern`s Javi Martinez out for rest of year with torn ligaments

Bayern Munich`s Javi Martinez will undergo surgery and is out for the rest of the year after tearing cruciate ligaments in his left knee in Wednesday`s German Super Cup defeat by Borussia Dortmund, the German champions said on Thursday.

Borussia Dortmund beat weakened Bayern Munich in German Super Cup

Borussia Dortmund ensured former star striker Robert Lewandowski`s return to the Ruhr ended in disappointment on Wednesday as they beat an under-strength Bayern Munich 2-0 to win the German SuperCup for the second successive year.

Javi Martinez suffers serious injury in German Super Cup

Bayern Munich`s Spanish international Javi Martinez looks set for a long spell on the sidelines after suffering a serious knee injury during Wednesday`s German SuperCup with Borussia Dortmund.

Franck Ribery, Javi Martinez back training with Bayern

France winger Franck Ribery and Spanish midfielder Javi Martinez rejoined their Bayern Munich teammates on Tuesday as they returned for pre-season training, the German champions announced.

Bayern hopeful of last four spot even without Schweini

Bayern Munich are confident they will compensate for the absences of Bastian Schweinsteiger and Javi Martinez when they meet Manchester United in the Champions League quarter-final second leg and book their spot in the next round.

Bayern Munich`s Bastian Schweinsteiger to undergo more surgery

Bayern Munich`s Bastian Schweinsteiger will undergo further ankle surgery and will miss Germany`s friendlies against England and Italy this month after problems arose following the first operation in June, the Bundesliga club said on Friday.

Bayern midfielder Javi Martinez hopes to return next week

Bayern Munich midfielder Javi Martinez hopes he can return to training with the German first division club.

I will soon be at my best: Javi Martinez

The 24-year-old says that he has finally been able to rest having had an exhausting 2012, and that he is optimistic ahead of the second half of the Bundesliga season.

Bayern Munich green light Javi Martinez transfer

Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness has revealed that the club has been given the “green light” by its governing board to pursue the signing of Javi Martinez from Athletic Bilbao.

I don`t see myself playing for Barcelona: Javi Martinez

Javi Martinez has all but ruled out a move away from Athletic Bilbao this summer, as he doesn`t see himself wearing the Barcelona jersey next season.

Alba, Mata and Martinez in Spain`s Olympic squad

Luis Milla, coach of the Spanish football team for the London Olympic Games, has included members of Euro 2012 Jordi Alba, Juan Mata and Javi Martinez in his 22-man preliminary squad for the quadrennial Games.