Euro 2016 qualifier: Germany vs Gibraltar - Preview
Euro 2016 qualifier: Germany vs Gibraltar - Preview

 World champions Germany will field their strongest team against European minnows Gibraltar in Friday`s Euro 2016 qualifier in Nuremberg, looking for a big score to boost confidence after a rocky start to the campaign.

Turkish, German football fans face off in Istanbul
Turkish, German football fans face off in Istanbul

 Football fans of Turkish club Galatasaray and German side Borussia Dortmund were reported to have broken out into a fight near Taksim Square, Istanbul, Turkey's largest city, ahead of the two team's Group D clash in the Champions League Wednesday.

Borussia Dortmund out to brush off horror form at Galatasaray
Borussia Dortmund out to brush off horror form at Galatasaray

Borussia Dortmund are looking to brush off their nightmarish Bundesliga form when the Group D leaders protect their perfect Champions League record at Turkish giants Galatasaray on Wednesday.

Arsenal's injuries offer hope to Anderlecht
Arsenal's injuries offer hope to Anderlecht

If Anderlecht are to have any realistic chance of prolonging their involvement in the Champions League beyond the group stage, a home win over Arsenal on Wednesday is paramount.

Group too tough to call, admits Scotland boss Gordon Strachan
Group too tough to call, admits Scotland boss Gordon Strachan

Scotland manager Gordon Strachan predicts Group D will go down to the wire after his side claimed a creditable 2-2 draw with Poland in Warsaw on Tuesday.

Germany `duty`-bound to beat Irish in Euro campaign
Germany `duty`-bound to beat Irish in Euro campaign

Germany midfielder Julian Draxler says the world champions see it as their `duty` to beat Ireland on Tuesday to get their Euro 2016 qualification campaign back on track.

Euro 2016 qualifying: Scotland full of self-belief ahead of Poland test
Euro 2016 qualifying: Scotland full of self-belief ahead of Poland test

Scott Brown says the Scotland squad is full of self-belief ahead of their crucial Euro 2016 qualifying match against Poland in Warsaw on Tuesday.

Scoring drought an old problem for new-look Germany
Scoring drought an old problem for new-look Germany

World champions Germany will be desperate to bounce back with home win over Ireland next week to recover from a shock 2-0 defeat to Poland in their Euro 2016 qualifier on Saturday but in order to achieve that, they need to start scoring goals.

Ireland rout Gibraltar, Scotland edge Georgia
Ireland rout Gibraltar, Scotland edge Georgia

The Republic of Ireland and Scotland both won their Euro 2016 qualifiers on Saturday, but in markedly different fashion.

Euro 2016 qualifying: Poland stun world champions Germany
Euro 2016 qualifying: Poland stun world champions Germany

Poland struck twice on the break to stun wasteful World Cup winners Germany 2-0 on Saturday, earning their first ever victory over their illustrious neighbours and taking control of Euro 2016 qualifying Group D.

Euro 2016 qualifying: Scotland vs Georgia - Preview
Euro 2016 qualifying: Scotland vs Georgia - Preview

Scotland striker Steven Naismith says the emphasis will be on attack as his side prepare to take on Georgia in their European Championship Group D qualifying match at Ibrox.

Gordon Strachan calls up uncapped duo for Euro qualifiers
Gordon Strachan calls up uncapped duo for Euro qualifiers

Scotland coach Gordon Strachan on Tuesday called up the uncapped pair of Stevie May and Ryan Gauld for European Championship Group D qualifiers against Georgia and Poland.

Asian Games: Indian handball team loses opening match to Chinese Taipei

The Indian handball team started its Asian Games campaign on a disappointing note, going down 20-39 to Chinese Taipei in their opening Group D match here on Saturday.

CL 2014: Late Burak strike earns Galatasaray 1-1 Anderlecht draw
CL 2014: Late Burak strike earns Galatasaray 1-1 Anderlecht draw

 A stoppage time strike from Burak Yilmaz earned Galatasaray a 1-1 draw with Anderlecht in their opening Group D Champions League fixture on Tuesday after Dennis Praet had put the visitors on course for victory.

CL 2014: Ciro Immobile on target as Dortmund ease past Arsenal 2-0
CL 2014: Ciro Immobile on target as Dortmund ease past Arsenal 2-0

Borussia Dortmund comfortably beat Arsenal 2-0 to launch their Champions League Group D campaign with a dominant performance that saw them overwhelm their error-prone opponents on Tuesday.

Borussia Dortmund's Nuri Sahin out for two months after knee surgery
Borussia Dortmund's Nuri Sahin out for two months after knee surgery

Borussia Dortmund playmaker Nuri Sahin will be out for an estimated two months after undergoing knee surgery on Wednesday, the Bundesliga club said.

Ebola-hit Sierra Leone`s Nations Cup matches to go ahead
Ebola-hit Sierra Leone`s Nations Cup matches to go ahead

Sierra Leone`s football authority said on Sunday the team`s upcoming Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers would go ahead despite a devastating Ebola outbreak which has killed more than 1,500 people.

England fan`s ear bitten off during Uruguay game

An England fan had his ear bitten off by another during the side`s World Cup game against Uruguay in Brazil, police in Britain said on Saturday.

Uruguay football chief says not enough proof against Suarez

Uruguay Football Association chief Wilmar Valdez said Wednesday there is insufficient proof to sanction star striker Luiz Suarez for biting an Italian defender.

English need to shun salaries and play abroad: Hodgson

English football would benefit if more players went abroad but the Premier League`s huge salaries are a major deterrent to that, national team coach Roy Hodgson said on Tuesday.