Substitute Diafra Sakho comes to West Ham's rescue against Bristol City
Substitute Diafra Sakho comes to West Ham's rescue against Bristol City

 Substitute Diafra Sakho scored late on to help West Ham United beat third tier Bristol City 1-0 in the FA Cup fourth round on Sunday and ensure the Premier League side did not fall foul of another upset. 

Paul Pogba inspires Juventus, Inter Milan stunned at home
Paul Pogba inspires Juventus, Inter Milan stunned at home

 Paul Pogba scored a typically majestic goal to set Serie A leaders Juventus on the way to a 2-0 win over Chievo while troubled Inter Milan were booed off by their own fans after losing 1-0 to Torino with the last kick of the game on Sunday.

Arsenal cling on to FA Cup victory over Brighton
Arsenal cling on to FA Cup victory over Brighton

 Holders Arsenal were made to sweat by Championship side Brighton and Hove Albion before eventually prevailing 3-2 in the fourth round of the FA Cup on Sunday to ensure they did not fall foul of another upset.

Cambridge United flush with cash ahead of Manchester United​ replay
Cambridge United flush with cash ahead of Manchester United​ replay

 Cambridge United are flush with cash after securing a lucrative FA Cup fourth round replay at Manchester United and will spend their Old Trafford windfall on new toilets, the fourth tier club`s chairman said.

Cristiano Ronaldo suspension worry for stuttering Real
Cristiano Ronaldo suspension worry for stuttering Real

A suspension for Cristiano Ronaldo is the latest concern for coach Carlo Ancelotti whose Real Madrid side are looking far from the slick machine that strung together 22 straight victories before Christmas.

Iran loses protest to overturn Asian Cup loss to Iraq
Iran loses protest to overturn Asian Cup loss to Iraq

 Iraq were cleared to take their place in Monday`s Asian Cup quarter-final against South Korea after the Asian Football Confederation dismissed a protest from Iran.

Lionel Messi doesn't care about other's stats, says Barca president
Lionel Messi doesn't care about other's stats, says Barca president

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu on Saturday claimed that Lionel Messi doesn't care about other players' statistics. The Argentine scored a brace and provided two assists helping Barca rout Elche at the Estadio Manuel Martinez Valero.

I-League: Shillong Lajong blank Mumbai FC 1-0
I-League: Shillong Lajong blank Mumbai FC 1-0

 Shillong Lajong FC on Saturday edged past Mumbai FC 1-0 in a second round I-League encounter, courtesy a perfect free kick conversion by Boithang Haokip in the second half.

Former team-mate Bebe defends Cristiano Ronaldo after Corboda red-card
Former team-mate Bebe defends Cristiano Ronaldo after Corboda red-card

Cristiano Ronaldo's former team-mate at Manchester United, Bebe came to his rescue after the Real Madrid superstar was sent-off at Corboda on Saturday.

Asian Cup: Iran want life ban for Aussie referee Ben Williams
Asian Cup: Iran want life ban for Aussie referee Ben Williams

A top Iranian official on Sunday called for a life ban for Australian referee Ben Williams after a bungling display in their tempestuous Asian Cup quarter-final loss to Iraq.

Herve Renard toils to get best out of Yaya Toure and Ivory Coast
Herve Renard toils to get best out of Yaya Toure and Ivory Coast

An inability to get the best out of Yaya Toure has contributed to leaving the Africa Cup of Nations hopes of Herve Renard`s Ivory Coast in the balance with one crucial group game to come.

Asian Cup: South Korea wary of another Iraq shock
Asian Cup: South Korea wary of another Iraq shock

South Korea will be praying lightning does not strike twice when they face Iraq in the Asian Cup semi-finals on Monday, having limped to the last four battered and bruised.

Rodgers tells Balotelli to train harder to be part of Liverpool's matchday squad
Rodgers tells Balotelli to train harder to be part of Liverpool's matchday squad

Liverpool football team manager Brendan Rodgers has warned Italian striker Mario Balotelli to train harder with the team everyday in order to be in the squad on matchday.

Real Madrid target David de Gea reveals money will not decide future
Real Madrid target David de Gea reveals money will not decide future

Spanish goalkeeper David de Gea has reportedly informed Manchester United that money would not motivate his decision over his future, as Real Madrid targets the star stopper, who has 18 months remaining on his contract at Old Trafford.

2022 FIFA World Cup in winter, says AFC boss
2022 FIFA World Cup in winter, says AFC boss

The 2022 World Cup in Qatar looks increasingly likely to be played in November and December to avoid the region`s blazing summer heat, Asia`s football supremo said.

Asian Cup: Iran`s protest over Iraqi player rejected
Asian Cup: Iran`s protest over Iraqi player rejected

Iran`s protest that Iraq fielded an ineligible player in their stormy Asian Cup quarter-final loss was rejected on Sunday, an Iranian official told AFP.

Africa Cup of Nations: Win or bust for former champions Zambia
Africa Cup of Nations: Win or bust for former champions Zambia

Former champions Zambia must defeat Cape Verde on Monday to keep alive their hopes of reaching the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals in Equatorial Guinea.

Afcon: Cote d'Ivoire draw 1-1 with Mali
Afcon: Cote d'Ivoire draw 1-1 with Mali

Max Gradel scored a second-half equaliser for Cote d'Ivoire, helping the Cup favourites rally to draw 1-1 with Mali at the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon).

Tottenham's FA cup runs dry as Leicester City pounce
Tottenham's FA cup runs dry as Leicester City pounce

Tottenham Hotspur`s hectic schedule caught up with them as they slipped out of the FA Cup in a 2-1 fourth-round home defeat by Premier League bottom club Leicester City on Saturday.

Asian Cup: Tough-talking Aussies vow to `choke` UAE
Asian Cup: Tough-talking Aussies vow to `choke` UAE

Australia have turned up the heat on the United Arab Emirates before Tuesday`s Asian Cup semi-final, warning the Gulf side that they would "choke them until they`re blue".