Government lifts Greek championship suspension
Government lifts Greek championship suspension

The Greek government on Wednesday decided to allow the country`s Super League matches to go ahead this weekend after last week`s postponement due to crowd violence.

Kiev, Roma punished over Europa League trouble
Kiev, Roma punished over Europa League trouble

Dynamo Kiev must pay a 70,000 euro ($77,000) fine and close part of their stadium following last week`s violence-scarred Europa League tie with Guingamp, UEFA announced on Wednesday.

Relief for Borussia Dortmund as Marco Reus injury is only minor
Relief for Borussia Dortmund as Marco Reus injury is only minor

Borussia Dortmund breathed a sigh of relief on Wednesday when they found out that Germany winger Marco Reus` thigh injury turned out to be only a dead leg.

Bayern Munich's Jerome Boateng reveals Barcelona offer
Bayern Munich's Jerome Boateng reveals Barcelona offer

Bayern Munich`s Germany defender Jerome Boateng turned down an offer to join Barcelona before the start of the current season, he has revealed.

Premier League teams in lower-league cup plan
Premier League teams in lower-league cup plan

England`s Football League revealed on Wednesday that lower-league clubs have been asked to consider proposals for Premier League teams` under-21 sides to compete in the Football League Trophy.

I-League: Dempo rally to hold 10-man Mohun Bagan to 1-1 draw
I-League: Dempo rally to hold 10-man Mohun Bagan to 1-1 draw

Dempo came back from behind to hold 10-man Mohun Bagan to a 1-1 draw in the Hero I-League football tournament at the Nehru Stadium in Fatorda here on Wednesday.

Sepp Blatter wants points deductions for racial incidents
Sepp Blatter wants points deductions for racial incidents

Teams involved in racial incidents should suffer more severe punishment like the docking of league points, FIFA president Sepp Blatter said on Wednesday.

Scotland opposed to British soccer team in 2016 Rio Olympics
Scotland opposed to British soccer team in 2016 Rio Olympics

Scotland have followed Wales in voicing opposition to a combined British soccer team for the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Major League Soccer on brink of players' strike
Major League Soccer on brink of players' strike

Major League Soccer is on the verge of a players` strike as talks on a new collective contract have failed to bring a deal with just two days until the start of the new season.

Sheikh Salman set to win AFC presidency unopposed
Sheikh Salman set to win AFC presidency unopposed

Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa of Bahrain is poised to retain his position as head of Asian football for another four years after no-one decided to oppose him at next month`s Asian Football Confederation (AFC) elections.

It's up to states to build teams for future: Stephen Constantine
It's up to states to build teams for future: Stephen Constantine

Keeping in mind the Under-17 World Cup and Indian Super League, national football coach Stephen Constantine on Wednesday put the onus on states to streamline youth leagues with an aim to develop a strong pool of players within the next few years.

Santosh Trophy: Punjab-Services match ended in goalless draw
Santosh Trophy: Punjab-Services match ended in goalless draw

A Group A match between Punjab and Services ended in a goalless draw on Wednesday in the 69th National Football Tournament for Santosh Trophy here at Guru Nanak stadium.

Gerard Pique`s parking ticket row ends in court
Gerard Pique`s parking ticket row ends in court

A Spanish judge hit Barcelona star Gerard Pique with a heavy fine on Wednesday after the 2010 World Cup winner lost his temper and insulted two traffic police.

Tide turning against Carlo Ancelotti at faltering Real Madrid
Tide turning against Carlo Ancelotti at faltering Real Madrid

With Real Madrid`s attack losing its potency and the team faltering in crunch games the tide has started to turn surprisingly rapidly against coach Carlo Ancelotti.

South America to support Sepp Blatter in FIFA election, says source
South America to support Sepp Blatter in FIFA election, says source

The South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) will support Sepp Blatter’s re-election as FIFA president in May, a CONMEBOL source told Reuters on Tuesday.

First Villa win better than lottery jackpot: Tim Sherwood
First Villa win better than lottery jackpot: Tim Sherwood

 Tim Sherwood said his first victory as Aston Villa manager was better than a lottery win after his side escaped the relegation zone by beating West Bromwich Albion 2-1 in the Premier League on Tuesday. 

Olympiakos chief Evangelos Marinakis fines players for poor displays
Olympiakos chief Evangelos Marinakis fines players for poor displays

Olympiakos Piraeus president Evangelos Marinakis has fined his team 500,000 euros ($558,900) for below-par performances which have seen them eliminated from Europe and endangered their domestic league and cup prospects.

Immobile double takes Dortmund past Dynamo in German Cup
Immobile double takes Dortmund past Dynamo in German Cup

Borussia Dortmund`s Ciro Immobile struck twice in the second half to secure a 2-0 victory at third tier Dynamo Dresden and a place in the German Cup quarter-finals on Tuesday.

Mauricio Pochettino honours Spurs `legend` Mackay
Mauricio Pochettino honours Spurs `legend` Mackay

Tottenham Hotspur head coach Mauricio Pochettino on Tuesday added his voice to tributes to club great Dave Mackay, who has died at the age of 80.

EPL: Sadio Mane fires Saints back into top-four race
EPL: Sadio Mane fires Saints back into top-four race

Southampton climbed to fifth in the Premier League after Sadio Mane`s late strike clinched a 1-0 win against Crystal Palace on Tuesday.