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.

UEFA throw out Fenerbahce protest over Fred inclusion in cup tie
UEFA throw out Fenerbahce protest over Fred inclusion in cup tie

UEFA have thrown out a protest by Fenerbahce, who complained that Champions League opponents Shakhtar Donetsk fielded Fred in last week`s tie despite allegations of a doping offence against the Brazilian midfielder.

Fenerbahce protest over Fred inclusion by Shakhtar
Fenerbahce protest over Fred inclusion by Shakhtar

Fenerbahce have protested to UEFA over the inclusion in a Champions League tie by Ukraine`s Shakhtar Donetsk of Brazilian midfielder Fred despite reports he had tested positive for a banned substance, the Turkish club said Friday.

Soccer club Fenerbahce lodge protest over Fred inclusion in cup tie
Soccer club Fenerbahce lodge protest over Fred inclusion in cup tie

Fenerbahce have lodged a protest with UEFA over the inclusion of midfielder Fred in the Shakhtar Donetsk lineup for Tuesday`s Champions League qualifier despite allegations of a doping offence hanging over the Brazilian international.

Shakhtar field midfielder despite threat of doping ban
Shakhtar field midfielder despite threat of doping ban

Shakhtar Donetsk coach Mircea Lucescu admitted he went against UEFA`s wishes in fielding midfielder Fred in Tuesday`s Champions League qualifier despite being aware of a possible doping violation hanging over the Brazilian international.

Bayern Munich sign Brazil`s Douglas Costa from Shakhtar Donetsk
Bayern Munich sign Brazil`s Douglas Costa from Shakhtar Donetsk

Bayern Munich completed their first big transfer of the off-season on Wednesday by signing Brazil international Douglas Costa from Ukraine side Shakhtar Donetsk for a reported 30 million euros ($33.3m).

Ankle injury a `catastrophe` for Franck Ribery
Ankle injury a `catastrophe` for Franck Ribery

Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery has described the ankle injury which has kept him out of football since March as a "catastrophe" as his struggle for fitness continues.

Corinthians coach lauds Gil's Brazil call-up
Corinthians coach lauds Gil's Brazil call-up

Corinthians coach Tite praised the inclusion of defender Gil in Brazil's national football team for friendlies against France and Chile.

Thomas Mueller silences critics with double strike
Thomas Mueller silences critics with double strike

Thomas Mueller`s future at Bayern Munich has been the subject of speculation since the start of the year but he responded in typical style in the Champions League on Wednesday.

Rampant Bayern annihilate 10-man Shakhtar Donetsk 7-0 to equal record
Rampant Bayern annihilate 10-man Shakhtar Donetsk 7-0 to equal record

Rampant Bayern Munich humbled 10-man Shakhtar Donetsk 7-0 on Wednesday to ease into the Champions League quarter-finals and equal the biggest win in the competition`s knockout stages.

Bayern's Philipp Lahm makes surprise squad return for Shakhtar Donetsk clash
Bayern's Philipp Lahm makes surprise squad return for Shakhtar Donetsk clash

Bayern Munich captain Philipp Lahm was a surprise inclusion in their squad for their Champions League last-16 second leg against Shakhtar Donetsk on Wednesday, after recovering from a broken ankle.

Pep Guardiola aware of consequences if Bayern Munich eliminated
Pep Guardiola aware of consequences if Bayern Munich eliminated

Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola is well aware of the backlash that awaits him if his team fail to advance past Shakhtar Donetsk into the Champions League last eight on Wednesday.

Champions League: Bayern ready for 'final' against Shakhtar
Champions League: Bayern ready for 'final' against Shakhtar

Bayern Munich go into their Champions League last-16 second leg at home to Shakhtar Donetsk on Wednesday knowing the game will make or break their season.

UEFA Champions League, preview: Bayern Munich vs Shakhtar Donetsk
UEFA Champions League, preview: Bayern Munich vs Shakhtar Donetsk

Bayern Munich have a "duty" to reach the Champions League`s quarter-finals when they host Shakhtar Donetsk on Wednesday with everything to play for, according to goalkeeper Manuel Neuer.

Bayern captain Philipp Lahm back in team training after injury
Bayern captain Philipp Lahm back in team training after injury

Bayern Munich captain Philipp Lahm returned to team training on Monday after recovering from a broken ankle late last year but is not expected to feature in any of their games yet.

Thomas Mueller sparkles as Bayern Munich go 11 points clear in Bundesliga
Thomas Mueller sparkles as Bayern Munich go 11 points clear in Bundesliga

Thomas Mueller scored twice as Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich came from a goal down to beat Hanover 3-1 on Saturday and stretch their advantage at the top to 11 points after VfL Wolfsburg slumped to a 1-0 loss at Augsburg.

Bundesliga: Bayern wary of `tough` Hanover trip as Shakhtar loom
Bundesliga: Bayern wary of `tough` Hanover trip as Shakhtar loom

Bayern Munich, fresh from reaching the German Cup quarter-finals, tune up for next week`s finely-balanced Champions League tie with a trip to Hanover on Saturday.

Pep Guardiola tells Franck Ribery to keep calm
Pep Guardiola tells Franck Ribery to keep calm

Pep Guardiola has warned Franck Ribery that Bayern Munich cannot afford any foolish red cards after the French winger lashed out during a German cup tie in midweek.

Brazilian midfielder Jadson opts against China move
Brazilian midfielder Jadson opts against China move

Brazilian midfielder Jadson has dropped a planned move to China by announcing he will remain at Corinthians.

Bayern Munich's Thiago Alcantara back in training after injury
Bayern Munich's Thiago Alcantara back in training after injury

Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara started individual training with a football on Tuesday for the first time in four months as he works towards his comeback.