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Striker Radamel Falcao out of hospital after `rugby tackle`

Striker Radamel Falcao out of hospital after `rugby tackle`

Falcao, 30, did not reappear for the second half and was later taken to a Monte Carlo hospital for scans on his head and chest.

UEFA under fire over changes to Champions League

UEFA under fire over changes to Champions League

UEFA rearranged the group-stage slots in favour of its four top-ranked leagues - in effect Spain, England, Germany and Italy - by guaranteeing them four places each.

Delhi Dynamos marquee player John Arne Riise retires

Delhi Dynamos marquee player John Arne Riise retires

Former Delhi Dynamos FC star John Arne Riise has announced his retirement from professional football.

Perez grabs 3rd spot, gives Force India 4th ever podium finish

Perez grabs 3rd spot, gives Force India 4th ever podium finish

Sahara Force India picked up 23 points from the race with German Hulkenberg finishing sixth to grab eight points to add to Perez's 15.

Mercedes insist all cool after Spanish storm; Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg clear the air

Mercedes insist all cool after Spanish storm; Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg clear the air

Championship leader Rosberg, 43 points clear of Hamilton after five of 21 races, remained cagey about what was said.

German hero in Nico Rosberg: F1 driver rescued drowning boy in Monaco

German hero in Nico Rosberg: F1 driver rescued drowning boy in Monaco

The 30-year-old is competing in the Bahrain GP, and is leading his team-mate and defending champion Lewis Hamilton in the championships.

F1's first ever female driver, Maria Teresa de Filippis passes away

F1's first ever female driver, Maria Teresa de Filippis passes away

Her introduction to racing came as a result of a bet between her brothers over how fast she could drive which resulted in her entering - and winning - her first event in a Fiat 500.
 

Spurs, Fiorentina bid to carry momentum into Europa League

As the Europa League group stages continues on Thursday, AFP Sports picks five of the matches to look out for in the second round of pool matches:

Wayne Rooney expects new signing Anthony Martial to succeed

Wayne Rooney expects new signing Anthony Martial to succeed

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney backed new signing Anthony Martial to be a success following his move from French Ligue 1 side Monaco.

Edinson Cavani steals Angel di Maria's thunder as PSG win

Edinson Cavani steals Angel di Maria's thunder as PSG win

Angel di Maria made his debut as a second half substitute as champions Paris Saint-Germain maintained their perfect start to the season with a 3-0 win at Monaco on Sunday.

Ligue 1: Recovering Zlatan Ibrahimovic in PSG squad for Monaco game

Ligue 1: Recovering Zlatan Ibrahimovic in PSG squad for Monaco game

Zlatan Ibrahimovic could make his first Ligue 1 appearance this season in Sunday`s away game against Monaco after recovering from a knee injury.

PSG face suffering Monaco as Marseille look to build

PSG face suffering Monaco as Marseille look to build

Defending champions Paris Saint-Germain face their stiffest challenge of the early season away to Monaco in Ligue 1 on Sunday while Marseille will seek to continue their revival under new coach Michel at Guingamp on Friday.

Real Madrid, Monaco agree Fabio Coentrao loan deal

Real Madrid, Monaco agree Fabio Coentrao loan deal

Real Madrid and Monaco have agreed a deal under which Real`s Portugal left back Fabio Coentrao will go on loan to the Ligue 1 side for the 2015-16 season, the two clubs said on Wednesday.

Valencia tick key box in Peter Lim masterplan

Valencia tick key box in Peter Lim masterplan

Valencia`s progress to the lucrative Champions League group stage on Tuesday thanks to a 4-3 aggregate success against Monaco took them over a key hurdle in owner Peter Lim`s push to return the La Liga club to the continent`s elite.

Celtic, Monaco fail to make Champions League grade

Celtic, Monaco fail to make Champions League grade

A header by Markus Rosenberg and an own goal from Dedryck Boyata condemned Scottish champions Celtic to a second successive season without the riches to be accrued from the Champions League group stage as Malmo beat them 2-0 on the night and 4-3 on aggregate in their play-off on Tuesday.

French Ligue 1 2015-16: Monaco, Lyon lose ground on PSG

French Ligue 1 2015-16: Monaco, Lyon lose ground on PSG

Monaco and Lyon lost ground on leaders Paris Saint-Germain in French Ligue 1 action on Saturday with the Principality side held 1-1 at Toulouse while Lyon fell 2-1 at home to Rennes.

CL: Celtic in trouble, Sofiane Feghouli puts Valencia in driving seat

CL: Celtic in trouble, Sofiane Feghouli puts Valencia in driving seat

Celtic may come to regret not making Jo Inge Berget`s loan a permanent move as his double for Swedish side Malmo saw them only lose 3-2 away in their Champions League play-off first leg match on Wednesday and leave the Scottish champions hopes of a place in the group stage in the balance.

Nicolas Otamendi-less Valencia desperate for Champions League return

Nicolas Otamendi-less Valencia desperate for Champions League return

Valencia will have to cope without Argentine international Nicolas Otamendi as they attempt to move a step closer to ending a three-year absence from Champions League group action when they host Monaco on Wednesday.

Valencia must keep a clean net in Monaco clash: Rodrigo Moreno

Spanish club Valencia striker Rodrigo Moreno has declared that his team can maximize its chances of securing a spot in the European Champions league football tournament by "keeping a clean net and going for all chances" during the qualifier play-off against French side Monaco next Wednesday.

Manchester United drawn to face Club Brugge in UCL play-offs

Manchester United drawn to face Club Brugge in UCL play-offs

Manchester United were given a kind draw in the Champions League play-offs as they were paired with Belgians Club Brugge on Friday.