Dortmund hit rock bottom despite point at Bayer
Dortmund hit rock bottom despite point at Bayer

Borussia Dortmund slipped back to the bottom of the Bundesliga on Saturday despite picking up a point in their goalless draw at fellow Champions League side Bayer Leverkusen.

Title in the balance, Daniel Sturridge strikes on Reds return
Title in the balance, Daniel Sturridge strikes on Reds return

Premier League leaders Chelsea remained five points clear of second-placed Manchester City after drawing 1-1 with the defending champions in Saturday`s late kick-off at Stamford Bridge.

David Silva keeps Manchester City on Chelsea`s heels
David Silva keeps Manchester City on Chelsea`s heels

Spanish midfielder David Silva equalised as Manchester City prevented Chelsea pulling eight points clear at the Premier League summit in a hard-fought 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

Daniel Sturridge strikes on Reds return while United go third
Daniel Sturridge strikes on Reds return while United go third

 Daniel Sturridge put nearly five months of injury frustration behind him by coming off the bench to score in Liverpool`s 2-0 win at home to West Ham in the Premier League on Saturday.

FIFA chief Sepp Blatter booed at Asian Cup final
FIFA chief Sepp Blatter booed at Asian Cup final

 FIFA chief Sepp Blatter often talks about being the head of the "football family" but if the boos that greeted his appearance at the Asian Cup final on Saturday are anything to go by, he is not too popular with his Australian cousins.

Carry on with nutmegs, Barca coach tells underfire Neymar
Carry on with nutmegs, Barca coach tells underfire Neymar

 Barcelona coach Luis Enrique has told Neymar to carry on regardless after the Brazilian received criticism for provoking Atletico Madrid players with his "nutmegging and talking".

I-League: Bengaluru FC end Royal Wahingdoh's winning streak
I-League: Bengaluru FC end Royal Wahingdoh's winning streak

Defending champions Bengaluru FC on Saturday ended Royal Wahingdoh's winning streak, comfortably beating the home team 4-0 in a round 4 match of the I-League played at the J N Stadium here.

Playing by Zlatan rules, referee comes to Ibrahimovic
Playing by Zlatan rules, referee comes to Ibrahimovic

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is no ordinary football god. He even has a word coined after his name. In a rather long list of his 'Zlatanera' presence, the Paris St-Germain front-man on Friday made the referee of the match against Rennes come to him.

Barcelona aim to keep good times rolling against Villarreal
Barcelona aim to keep good times rolling against Villarreal

FC Barcelona and Villarreal face each other Sunday evening in what is a dress rehearsal for the Kings Cup semi-final between the two sides.

East Bengal look to build winning momentum in I-League
East Bengal look to build winning momentum in I-League

Fresh from a morale-boosting victory over defending champions Bengaluru FC, Kolkata giants East Bengal will look to build a momentum when they take on Shillong Lajong FC in a Round 4 Hero I-League encounter at the Salt Lake Stadium here on Sunday.

I-League: Pune FC host Mumbai FC in season's first Maharashtra derby
I-League: Pune FC host Mumbai FC in season's first Maharashtra derby

Pune FC will be keen to maintain their impressive form when they take on arch-rivals Mumbai FC in an I-League round 4 encounter at the Shree Shivchhatrapati Sports Complex here on Sunday.

Brandon Fernandes signs for Sporting Clube de Goa
Brandon Fernandes signs for Sporting Clube de Goa

Young Goan football talent Brandon Fernandes has been given clearance to play for Sporting Clube de Goa, more than four months after joining training of the side since September.

Aussies can `take on world`, says coach
Aussies can `take on world`, says coach

 Australia boss Ange Postecoglou said the Socceroos were ready to "take on the world" after they won a gripping final against South Korea to lift the Asian Cup trophy on Saturday.

Monaco sign Brazilian striker Matheus Carvalho on loan
Monaco sign Brazilian striker Matheus Carvalho on loan

French top flight club Monaco have agreed a loan deal to bring Brazilian striker Matheus Carvalho from Atletico Barra da Tijuca to the Louis II stadium, the club announced Saturday. 

Aussies break Korean hearts in Asian Cup final
Aussies break Korean hearts in Asian Cup final

Hosts Australia won the Asian Cup after beating South Korea 2-1 in extra time of an electrifying final on Saturday, substitute James Troisi smashing home a dramatic winner.

Inter Milan suing Dani Osvaldo for 28m: Report
Inter Milan suing Dani Osvaldo for 28m: Report

An ongoing dispute between Inter Milan and Dani Osvaldo took a new twist on Saturday with reports claiming the Serie A giants are suing the on-loan Southampton striker for 28m euros.

Transfer window closes in Spain with few major moves
Transfer window closes in Spain with few major moves

The winter transfer market for Spain came to a close with most clubs refraining from doing any business.

I-League: Sporting, Salgaocar look to garner full points
I-League: Sporting, Salgaocar look to garner full points

Sporting Clube de Goa and Salgaocar FC will be looking for their first victory when they take on each other on Sunday in the fourth round of the Hero I-League match here in Fatorda.

Gabriel Paulista is different to David Luiz, says Arsene Wenger
Gabriel Paulista is different to David Luiz, says Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger expressed his confidence that Arsenal's new defender Gabriel Paulista will not resort to extravagant playing style often associated with former Chelsea star David Luiz.

Ivorians set for Algeria showdown, Guinea look for more luck
Ivorians set for Algeria showdown, Guinea look for more luck

The Ivory Coast and pre-tournament favourites Algeria go head to head in Malabo on Sunday in what has the makings of a classic quarter-final at the Africa Cup of Nations.