Luis Suarez determined to make flying start to next season
Luis Suarez determined to make flying start to next season

Luis Suarez struggled to get into his stride with new club Barcelona after his ban for biting an opponent expired in October and the Uruguay striker is determined to avoid the same fate when the new season starts next month.

Italy without Marco Verratti for Croatia trip
Italy without Marco Verratti for Croatia trip

Italy must do without Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti for their Euro 2016 qualifier in Croatia on Friday, the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) announced on Thursday.

Champions League final: Fans denied prospect of another Suarez-Chiellini tussle
Champions League final: Fans denied prospect of another Suarez-Chiellini tussle

The UEFA Champions League final between Barcelona and Juventus will no doubt become a smash hit with the presence of some of the biggest and hottest names in the game.

Juventus' Giorgio Chiellini ruled out of Champions League final
Juventus' Giorgio Chiellini ruled out of Champions League final

Italian football club Juventus received a major blow ahead of Saturday's Champions League final against Spanish giants FC Barcelona after confirming that defender Giorgio Chiellini will miss the game due to injury.

Luis Suarez victim of FIFA `corruption`: Union
Luis Suarez victim of FIFA `corruption`: Union

Luis Suarez was "a victim" of the alleged widespread corruption roiling FIFA so his international suspension for biting should be lifted, Uruguay`s football players` union said Thursday.

Luis Suarez set for Giorgio Chiellini, Patrice Evra​ reunion
Luis Suarez set for Giorgio Chiellini, Patrice Evra​ reunion

The Champions League final between Barcelona and Juventus on June 6 in Berlin will see the controversial Luis Suarez come up against two old enemies.

Eager to play Juventus' most important match in 12 years: Georgio Chiellini
Eager to play Juventus' most important match in 12 years: Georgio Chiellini

 Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini says his side is eager to step into the Santiago Bernabeu stadium and play the club’s "most prestigious and important" match of the last 12 years in Wednesday’s Champions League semi-final return leg against Real Madrid.

Champions League: Juventus overcome Giorgio Chiellini blunder to edge Dortmund
Champions League: Juventus overcome Giorgio Chiellini blunder to edge Dortmund

Juventus overcame a blunder by defender Giorgio Chiellini and a first-half injury to playmaker Andrea Pirlo to beat Borussia Dortmund 2-1 in a fast and furious Champions League tie on Tuesday.

Juventus wary of Dortmund, but confident in last 16 chances: Giorgio Chiellini
Juventus wary of Dortmund, but confident in last 16 chances: Giorgio Chiellini

Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini has warned over the counter-attacking threat of Borussia Dortmund, but believes the Italians` Champions League ambitions will shine through in their last 16 clash in Turin on Tuesday.

Is Luis Suarez heading back to England?
Is Luis Suarez heading back to England?

Controversial striker, Luis Suarez could make a surprise return to England after his limited success in Spain and the growing unrest in Barcelona ranks.

Inter defender Juan Jesus slapped with four-game ban
Inter defender Juan Jesus slapped with four-game ban

Inter defender Juan Jesus has been handed a four-match ban by Serie A chiefs who used video evidence to rule that the Brazilian elbowed Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini in the face.

500 Christmas gift baskets for children; other side of controversial Luis Suarez
500 Christmas gift baskets for children; other side of controversial Luis Suarez

Luis Suarez is not all about biting, diving and racism charges. On the eve of Christmas, the Barcelona star showed his humane side by sending gift baskets for children and families at a hospital in Uruguay.

Luis Suarez opens Barcelona league account
Luis Suarez opens Barcelona league account

Luis Suarez celebrated Barcelona`s final La Liga game of 2014 with his first league goal for the club in their 5-0 win over Cordoba at the Camp Nou on Saturday.

Debut Barca goal for Luis Suarez could open floodgates
Debut Barca goal for Luis Suarez could open floodgates

Luis Suarez`s debut goal for Barcelona was inevitably overshadowed by Lionel Messi`s Champions League scoring record but the Uruguayan`s opener in Tuesday`s 4-0 win at APOEL Nicosia is likely to be the first of many.

Buffon, Chiellini extend contracts at Juventus
Buffon, Chiellini extend contracts at Juventus

Juventus veterans Gianluigi Buffon and Giorgio Chiellini extended their respective contracts with the club on Thursday, the Serie A giants announced.

Luis Suarez says painful to miss Copa America
Luis Suarez says painful to miss Copa America

Uruguay star striker Luis Suarez said being barred from playing in the 2015 Copa America was "very painful".

Mario Balotelli won`t unsettle Italy, says Giorgio Chiellini
Mario Balotelli won`t unsettle Italy, says Giorgio Chiellini

Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini has played down suggestions Mario Balotelli could have an unsettling influence on the Italy squad after a controversial call-up for a key Euro 2016 qualifier against Croatia.

Steven Gerrard shocked by Luis Suarez's Ballon d'Or omission
Steven Gerrard shocked by Luis Suarez's Ballon d'Or omission

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has criticised what he called FIFA`s political decision not to include former team mate Luis Suarez on their shortlist for this year`s Ballon d`Or award as the world`s best footballer.

Barcelona target Clasico bounceback on Luis Suarez`s home debut
Barcelona target Clasico bounceback on Luis Suarez`s home debut

Luis Suarez will make his competitive home debut as La Liga leaders Barcelona look to put the disappointment of their defeat to Real Madrid last weekend behind them against Celta Vigo on Saturday.

El Clasico: Barcelona beaten by Real Madrid on Luis Suarez debut
El Clasico: Barcelona beaten by Real Madrid on Luis Suarez debut

Luis Suarez`s Barcelona debut ended in defeat as Real Madrid cut the gap on the La Liga leaders to just a point as they came from behind to win El Clasico 3-1 on Saturday.