Ronaldinho marks winning return to Brazil
Ronaldinho marks winning return to Brazil

Ronaldinho Gaucho made a triumphant return to Brazilian soccer on Saturday when he set up the goal that gave Fluminense a 1-0 win over Gremio at the Maracana stadium.

Stefan Johansen focused on firing Celtic into Champions League
Stefan Johansen focused on firing Celtic into Champions League

Stefan Johansen says he is focused on firing Celtic into the Champions League after helping the Hoops to an opening day defeat of Ross County in the Scottish Premiership.

Zenit St Petersburg win again to make it three from three
Zenit St Petersburg win again to make it three from three

Reigning champions Zenit St Petersburg maintained their perfect start to the new Russian Premier League season with a 3-0 victory at home to Terek Grozny on Saturday.

Sami Khedira hurt as Juventus lose to Marseille
Sami Khedira hurt as Juventus lose to Marseille

Juventus lost summer signing Sami Khedira to injury as the Italian champions went down 2-0 to Marseille in a friendly at the Stade Velodrome on Saturday night.

Wolfsburg stun Bayern Munich to win German Super Cup
Wolfsburg stun Bayern Munich to win German Super Cup

German Cup winners Wolfsburg upset Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich on penalties to win their first domestic Super Cup at the Volkswagen Arena on Saturday.

Montreal Impact spoil Frank Lampard`s long-awaited MLS debut
Montreal Impact spoil Frank Lampard`s long-awaited MLS debut

Chelsea legend Frank Lampard`s long-awaited Major League Soccer debut didn`t go according to plan on Saturday as the Montreal Impact handed his New York City FC a 3-2 defeat.

Manchester City go down in VfB Stuttgart in final friendly
Manchester City go down in VfB Stuttgart in final friendly

Manchester City were beaten 4-2 by VfB Stuttgart in Germany on Saturday in their final pre-season friendly, with only a late flourish sparked by Raheem Sterling rescuing some pride.

Community Shield: Jose Mourinho eyes early chance to strike blow on Arsene Wenger
Community Shield: Jose Mourinho eyes early chance to strike blow on Arsene Wenger

Jose Mourinho has played down the significance of Sunday`s clash with Arsenal in the Community Shield showpiece at Wembley but a chance to strike an early blow against old adversary Arsene Wenger will prove irresistible.

Radamel Falcao can play as dual striker, says Jose Mourinho
Radamel Falcao can play as dual striker, says Jose Mourinho

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho said he could adopt a two-pronged attack with Colombian Radamel Falcao offering more options for the coming season after joining on loan from Monaco.

NorthEast United FC terminates Tony Warner's contract
NorthEast United FC terminates Tony Warner's contract

NorthEast United FC on Saturday terminated the contract of former Liverpool and Fulham player Tony Warner, who was announced as a player-cum-goalkeeping coach for the second edition of the Indian Super League football tournament.

Sunil Chhetri's presence will be a big plus for us: Nicolas Anelka
Sunil Chhetri's presence will be a big plus for us: Nicolas Anelka

He has never seen Sunil Chhetri in action but Mumbai City FC's star player-cum-manager Nicolas Anelka is confident that the Indian national team captain will prove to be a "big plus" for the team.

First-half display gives Celtic opening win
First-half display gives Celtic opening win

First-half goals by Leigh Griffiths and Stefan Johansen gave Celtic a victorious opening to the defence of their Scottish Premiership title on Saturday with a 2-0 win over Ross County.

Iker Casillas says he chose Porto because of coach Julen Lopetegui
Iker Casillas says he chose Porto because of coach Julen Lopetegui

Spanish football great Iker Casillas has admitted that his decision to sign with FC Porto was influenced by the prospect of working with the Portuguese team's Spanish head coach Julen Lopetegui, who used to coach the goalkeeper at Real Madrid's reserve side, Castilla.

Barcelona won't appeal UEFA sanctions over Catalan independence flags
Barcelona won't appeal UEFA sanctions over Catalan independence flags

FC Barcelona have decided against appeal the fine of 30,000 euros ($33,000) that UEFA imposed after the club failed to keep its fans from flying a Catalan independence flag at the European Champions League final in Berlin on June 6, officials from the Catalan club said.

Borussian Dortmund's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang extends contract
Borussian Dortmund's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang extends contract

 Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has extended his current contract with the German football club until 2020 ahead of schedule.

A look at recent Community Shield winners
A look at recent Community Shield winners

Recent winners of the English Community Shield ahead of Sunday`s Wembley showdown between Premier League champions Chelsea and FA Cup holders Arsenal:

Yann M`Vila ransacks house in conflict with Dynamo Moscow: Report
Yann M`Vila ransacks house in conflict with Dynamo Moscow: Report

Troubled French international midfielder Yann M`Vila trashed his rented house before seeking refuge at the home of a team-mate due to an ongoing conflict with his club Dynamo Moscow, reports in Russia said on Friday.

Liverpool misfit Rickie Lambert joins West Brom, scores twice
Liverpool misfit Rickie Lambert joins West Brom, scores twice

Striker Rickie Lambert joined West Bromwich Albion from Liverpool on a two-year contract on Friday and quickly celebrated with two goals in a pre-season friendly.

Frank Lampard available for NYC against Montreal
Frank Lampard available for NYC against Montreal

England legend Frank Lampard, nagged for three weeks by a calf injury that delayed his Major League Soccer debut, will be available for New York City on Saturday against Montreal.