Germany boost Euro campaign with Georgia win
Germany boost Euro campaign with Georgia win

Marco Reus and Thomas Mueller`s first-half goals sealed a 2-0 win in Georgia on Sunday to put world champions Germany`s Euro 2016 qualifying campaign back on track.

Salomon Kalou risks heavy fine over Berlin Wall stunt
Salomon Kalou risks heavy fine over Berlin Wall stunt

Ivory Coast striker Salomon Kalou could be fined up to 10,000 euros (US$10,535) for using a hammer and chisel on the Berlin Wall, which is under a protection order.

David Luiz delight as PSG knock out old club Chelsea
David Luiz delight as PSG knock out old club Chelsea

David Luiz, whose thunderous header helped knock Chelsea out of the Champions League on Wednesday, apologised to the fans of his former club for his goal celebration even if most of them had gone home by the time he scored it.

I-League: Mumbai rally to hold Bengaluru to 1-1 draw
I-League: Mumbai rally to hold Bengaluru to 1-1 draw

Mumbai FC fought tooth and nail to rally from a goal down and hold defending champions Bengaluru FC to a 1-1 draw in an entertaining I-League football match at the Cooperage ground here on Tuesday.

Sao Paulo sign ex-Werder Bremen midfielder
Sao Paulo sign ex-Werder Bremen midfielder

Six-time Brazilian football champions Sao Paulo have signed former Werder Bremen and Brazil international midfielder Wesley.

Stephen Keshi says Nigeria offered him "slave contract"
Stephen Keshi says Nigeria offered him "slave contract"

Coach Stephen Keshi has said a new deal offered him by Nigeria amounted to a "slave contract".

Soldiers in Afghanistan play soccer in memory of WW1 truce
Soldiers in Afghanistan play soccer in memory of WW1 truce

British and German soldiers gathered in a dusty field in Afghanistan on Wednesday to play a game of soccer in memory of a Christmas truce spontaneously called between their armies a century ago during World War One.

Neymar shines as Brazil crush Turkey
Neymar shines as Brazil crush Turkey

Neymar scored twice as Brazil continued their winning run under new head coach Dunga with a 4-0 victory against Turkey in a friendly in Istanbul on Wednesday.

Football: FIFA ethics chief to make 2018, 2022 World Cup statement
Football: FIFA ethics chief to make 2018, 2022 World Cup statement

 FIFA ethics chief Hans-Joachim Eckert will make a public statement Thursday over the inquiry into the controversies plaguing the bidding processes for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.

CSKA Moscow hit with UEFA punishment for fan racism
CSKA Moscow hit with UEFA punishment for fan racism

UEFA on Friday ordered CSKA Moscow to play their next three European home games behind closed doors and slapped them with a fine of 200,000 euros (157,000 pounds, $250,313) for the racist behaviour of their supporters.

Liverpool's Brendan Rodgers backs Steven Gerrard amid fears over form
Liverpool's Brendan Rodgers backs Steven Gerrard amid fears over form

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says he has no concerns about the form of captain Steven Gerrard after a series of ineffective displays prompted calls from fans and pundits that it is time to reconsider his role in the team.

Sergi Roberto pens new Barcelona deal
Sergi Roberto pens new Barcelona deal

Barcelona midfielder Sergi Roberto has signed a new contract that will keep the 22-year-old tied to the Spanish giants until 2019.

Asian Cup must move beyond Australia's soccer silo: Michael Brown
Asian Cup must move beyond Australia's soccer silo: Michael Brown

Michael Brown knows the success or otherwise of January`s Asian Cup rests on one thing. Getting Australian backsides on stadium seats.

Title holders Manchester City still looking for reinforcements

English champions Manchester City are still in the market for new signings to boost their title defence, manager Manuel Pellegrini said on Tuesday.

Argentina coach Sabella cuts four from squad

Argentina national team coach Alejandro Sabella on Wednesday dropped four players from his provisional 30-man World Cup squad, the country`s football federation announced.

Ranieri stands down as Monaco coach

Italian Claudio Ranieri has stood down as coach of French Ligue 1 club Monaco, club vice-president Vadim Vasilyev said on Tuesday.

Five ways Rodgers has revitalised Liverpool

Liverpool`s 4-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur at the weekend took them to the top of the Premier League table, raising hopes of a first English title since 1990.

Ibrahimovic `just doing his job` as PSG go to troubled Lorient

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has tried to play down his role in turning Paris Saint-Germain into a leading European force as the Ligue 1 leaders prepare to go to Lorient on Friday evening.

Barca sign new deal with defender Bartra

FC Barcelona announced Tuesday that the club has reached an agreement with young central defender Marc Bartra to extend his contract into the end of June 2017.

Hoy cops for Foy Chelsea abuse

Olympic champion cyclist Chris Hoy found himself yet again on the receiving end of Twitter abuse directed at football referee Chris Foy as angry Chelsea fans vented their frustration on social media.