Jorge Sampaoli to stay with Chile, insist Federation
Jorge Sampaoli to stay with Chile, insist Federation

Jorge Sampaoli will stay on as coach of Copa America winners Chile until the 2018 World Cup despite hinting he might seek a new challenge, the Chilean Federation president declared on Monday.

Watford bring in midfielder Etienne Capoue for record fee
Watford bring in midfielder Etienne Capoue for record fee

Newly-promoted English Premier League side Watford have broken their transfer record to sign France midfielder Etienne Capoue from Tottenham Hotspur, the club announced on their official website Monday.

Welcome Maestro Pirlo,` say Lampard, Villa
Welcome Maestro Pirlo,` say Lampard, Villa

Italian great Andrea Pirlo announced his move to New York City FC on Monday and new teammates Frank Lampard and David Villa welcomed him to Major League Soccer`s hottest club.

US team`s Mexican `infiltrators` at Gold Cup
US team`s Mexican `infiltrators` at Gold Cup

They have Mexican nationality and shine for top clubs in Mexico`s first division, but goalkeeper William Yarbrough and defender Ventura Alvarado chose their other nation, the United States, for the Gold Cup.

Micronesia urges FIFA help after 46-0 thrashing
Micronesia urges FIFA help after 46-0 thrashing

Micronesia were humiliated 46-0 by Vanuatu on Tuesday, ending their already dismal Pacific Games campaign on a new low with one of the most lopsided scores ever seen in football.

Southampton reject big Manchester United bid for Morgan Schneiderlin
Southampton reject big Manchester United bid for Morgan Schneiderlin

Southampton have turned down a big-money offer from Manchester United for midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin, manager Ronald Koeman said on Monday.

Arda Turan joins Barcelona from Atletico Madrid
Arda Turan joins Barcelona from Atletico Madrid

Barcelona on Monday announced the signing of Turkish international midfielder Arda Turan from Atletico Madrid on a five-year deal for a fee that could reach 41 million euros ($45m, £29m).

FIFA bans ex-World Cup bid inspection chief for seven years
FIFA bans ex-World Cup bid inspection chief for seven years

Football`s world governing body FIFA on Monday banned the former head of their bid evaluation committee for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups for seven years for "confidentiality" breaches.

Andrea Pirlo joins New York City FC from Juventus
Andrea Pirlo joins New York City FC from Juventus

 Playmaker Andrea Pirlo is joining New York City FC from Italian champions Juventus later this month, the clubs said on Monday.

FIFA bans bid inspector Mayne-Nicholls for seven years
FIFA bans bid inspector Mayne-Nicholls for seven years

FIFA`s ethics committee has banned Harold Mayne-Nicholls, who led the teams which inspected the bids to host the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, for seven years, it said in a statement on Monday.

Nani joins Fenerbahce from Manchester United for 6 mln eur
Nani joins Fenerbahce from Manchester United for 6 mln eur

Portuguese star Nani on Monday joined Fenerbahce from Manchester United for six million euros as the Istanbul giants seek to add a glittering array of foreign talent to their ranks ahead of the new season, the Turkish club said.

Ex-German president dismisses Sepp Blatter's claims on World Cup votes
Ex-German president dismisses Sepp Blatter's claims on World Cup votes

Former German president Christian Wulff on Monday rejected allegations by the embattled president of world soccer`s governing body, FIFA, that Wulff tried to exert political pressure before the World Cup was awarded to Russia and Qatar.

Pep Guardiola has destroyed Mario Gotze at Bayern, alleges agent
Pep Guardiola has destroyed Mario Gotze at Bayern, alleges agent

 Bayern Munich head coach Pep Guardiola has "destroyed" Mario Gotze and is responsible for his struggles there, according to the German midfielder's agent.

Zico's presence reason I joined FC Goa: Jofre Mateu
Zico's presence reason I joined FC Goa: Jofre Mateu

Veteran Spanish footballer Jofre Mateu, who played for Atletico de Kolkata in the 2014 Indian Super League (ISL), said he is looking forward to playing for FC Goa in its upcoming second season under the tutelage of Brazilian legend Zico.

Manchester United winger Nani moves to Fenerbahce
Manchester United winger Nani moves to Fenerbahce

 Turkish football club Fenerbahce has announced the signing of winger Nani from Manchester United.

Scared of getting arrested if I leave Switzerland: Sepp Blatter
Scared of getting arrested if I leave Switzerland: Sepp Blatter

World football governing body FIFA's Swiss president Sepp Blatter has admitted he would not leave his country as he fears arrest.

Liverpool appoint coaches Sean O`Driscoll, Pepijn Lijnders
Liverpool appoint coaches Sean O`Driscoll, Pepijn Lijnders

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers moved to reinforce his depleted coaching set up with the left field appointment of Sean O`Driscoll and the promotion of Pepijn Lijnders from the academy.

Complete list of FIFA Women's World Cup award winners
Complete list of FIFA Women's World Cup award winners

 World football governing body FIFA gave away the following awards after the US beat Japan 5-2 to lift the Women's World Cup here on Sunday night:

Croatian court orders detention of senior football officials
Croatian court orders detention of senior football officials

Croatian football suffered a heavy blow when several of its senior officials were taken into custody on suspicions of tax evasion and corruption.

David de Gea set to return to United pre-season training
David de Gea set to return to United pre-season training

Spanish goalkeeper David de Gea will return to Manchester United pre-season training when he returns from his holiday in Madrid.