The black man blocked from boarding a Paris Metro by Chelsea fans chanting racist slogans said he was still traumatised and would not accept an invitation from the soccer club to attend the Chelsea-Paris Saint-Germain match in London.
Two-goal Cristiano Ronaldo may have become the record scorer in European competition on Tuesday but the Real Madrid forward was left seething by another poor performance from the stuttering European champions.
The long road to Russia 2018 kicks off in the outposts of Asia on Thursday with the world`s worst international team, Bhutan, making their World Cup qualifying debut and eyeing a first win of any sorts since 2008.
Ian Holloway was on Tuesday sacked as manager of English soccer club Millwall. Neil Harris steps up from coach, and is now tasked with keeping the south London club in the second tier of English football.
Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba scored a sublime goal to break Sassuolo`s determined resistance and give his side a 1-0 win which sent them 11 points clear at the top of Serie A and closer to a fourth successive title on Monday.
China`s footballing stars of the future need to start being trained from birth, the government said on Friday as President Xi Jinping signed off on a new plan to boost the country`s much-maligned efforts at the sport.
The teams in Serie A face off on Monday when AS Roma host Juventus, with the home side hoping they can reverse the 3-2 defeat they suffered against the champions in October to close the gap at the top of the standings.
Manchester City have been on a steep learning curve in the Champions League but Tuesday`s last 16 first-leg clash with four-times European kings Barcelona offers a chance to show they are now serious contenders.
Brazil`s exciting young forward Neymar called on fickle home fans to get behind the team at the World Cup, saying they could be the most important "player" in the drive for a record sixth championship.