Aaron Ramsey not giving up on Arsenal double hopes just yet
Aaron Ramsey not giving up on Arsenal double hopes just yet

The prospect of Arsenal winning an FA Cup and Premier League double may be remote but, while it is still mathematically possible, midfielder Aaron Ramsey is not giving up hope.

Marseille hopes rocked by third defeat in a row​
Marseille hopes rocked by third defeat in a row​

Olympique de Marseille`s title hopes suffered another huge dent when they lost 1-0 at mid-table Nantes on Friday, their third straight Ligue 1 defeat.

Borussia Moenchengladbach's winning run ends with draw at Eintracht Frankfurt
Borussia Moenchengladbach's winning run ends with draw at Eintracht Frankfurt

Borussia Moenchengladbach, chasing a Champions League spot, saw their four-game winning run end when they drew 0-0 at Eintracht Frankfurt on Friday.

Financial losses worsen for French clubs
Financial losses worsen for French clubs

French professional clubs registered combined losses of 93 million euros ($100m, £67.1m) during the 2013-14 season, a significant increase on the previous campaign, the Professional Football League (LFP) announced on Friday.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has ban reduced to three games
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has ban reduced to three games

Paris Saint-Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic on Friday had his four-match domestic suspension reduced to three games by the French league.

No separating top four and FA Cup for Simon Mignolet
No separating top four and FA Cup for Simon Mignolet

Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet has said being given a choice between a top-four finish in the Premier League and FA Cup victory is like being asked to prefer one of his parents over the other.

200 is just a number for me, says Ranti Martins
200 is just a number for me, says Ranti Martins

On the brink of achieving the 200th goal milestone in the combined I-League and NFL football tournament, East Bengal striker Ranty Martins on Friday said it's just a number and that he would dedicate it to his mother, whom he lost earlier this year.

PSG coach Laurent Blanc in favour of goal-line technology
PSG coach Laurent Blanc in favour of goal-line technology

Paris Saint-Germain coach Laurent Blanc on Friday said he was "in favour" of goal-line technology after the announcement that it would be introduced in Ligue 1 next season.

Souleymane Diawara kept behind bars over extortion
Souleymane Diawara kept behind bars over extortion

The appeal court in Aix-en-Provence decided on Friday to keep Nice defender Souleymane Diawara behind bars for attempted extortion.

Gabriel Agbonlahor doubtful as Aston Villa seek FA Cup glory
Gabriel Agbonlahor doubtful as Aston Villa seek FA Cup glory

Aston Villa, who have not won the FA Cup for nearly 60 years, face Liverpool in the semi-final on Sunday seeking a bit of glory in a season which has been marked by a desperate fight to retain their top-slight status.

PSV go to ground to focus on winning title
PSV go to ground to focus on winning title

PSV Eindhoven have been cloistered away behind closed doors since Thursday as coach Phillip Cocu sought to shield his team from an overwhelming sense of expectation ahead of their potential title-winning match on Saturday.

Beating Manchester United will not make us champions, warns Jose Mourinho
Beating Manchester United will not make us champions, warns Jose Mourinho

The self-styled "Special One" faces what he agreed is a special fixture this weekend but Jose Mourinho refused to accept that beating Manchester United to establish a 10-point lead with six games left would mean Chelsea had won the Premier League. 

Vincent Kompany could miss rest of season: Manuel Pellegrini
Vincent Kompany could miss rest of season: Manuel Pellegrini

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany may not be fit before the end of the season because of a muscle injury, manager Manuel Pellegrini said on Friday.

Pep Guardiola wants to stay at Bayern Munich, happy with squad
Pep Guardiola wants to stay at Bayern Munich, happy with squad

Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola plans to stay at the German champions next season and is happy with his squad despite a string of injuries as they chase three titles, he said on Friday.

Barcelona's Andres Iniesta likely to miss Valencia game
Barcelona's Andres Iniesta likely to miss Valencia game

Leaders Barcelona will almost certainly be without Andres Iniesta for Saturday`s La Liga game at home to Valencia as he has not recovered sufficiently from a bruised pelvis, coach Luis Enrique said on Friday.

Manchester United short of defensive options for Chelsea game
Manchester United short of defensive options for Chelsea game

Manchester United`s Michael Carrick, Marcos Rojo, Phil Jones and Daley Blind will miss Saturday`s Premier League clash against leaders Chelsea because of injury, manager Louis van Gaal said on Friday.

Manchester United vs Chelsea: Juan Mata's moment of reckoning

Despite being awarded Chelsea's player of the year twice in a row, Jose Mourinho deemed Juan Mata surplus to requirements for his ambitious second stint at Stamford Bridge.

Would choose Lionel Messi over Cristiano Ronaldo: Pele
Would choose Lionel Messi over Cristiano Ronaldo: Pele

Brazilian football legend Pele has said he would pick Argentine forward Lionel Messi over his Portuguese counterpart Cristiano Ronaldo because of the former’s ability to create more opportunities than just score goals.

Shanmugam Venkatesh's short stint as assistant football coach to end
Shanmugam Venkatesh's short stint as assistant football coach to end

Former India captain Shanmugam Venkatesh's short stint as assistant coach of the national football team is set to end abruptly and he will be replaced by Englishman Lee Johnson from next month.

I-League: RWFC to take on unbeaten Mohun Bagan
I-League: RWFC to take on unbeaten Mohun Bagan

Debutants Royal Wahingdoh FC (RWFC), who have had an excellent run in the season so far, will lock horns with the unbeaten Mohun Bagan side in what is expected to be an exciting contest between the top two sides in the table in a Hero I-League match, here tomorrow.