Higuain expected to be fit for Spurs clash

Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain is expected to be fit to play against Tottenham in the Champions League next month despite suffering an ankle sprain in Serie A action at the weekend.


'We are underdogs, Barcelona are favourites'

Lionel Messi has a forgettable record against Chelsea but Antonio Conte wants his men on red alert against the best player in the world.

Serie A

Lazio pull plug on De Vrij contract renewal

Lazio have withdrawn their contract renewal offer to Dutch international centre-back Stefan de Vrij who will leave the Serie A side at the end of the season, club sporting director Igli Tare said Monday.

AFC Champions

El Arabi double gives Al Duhail Champions League win

Qatar giants Al Duhail stormed to the top of Group B in the AFC Champions League with a thrilling 3-2 victory over the UAE's Al Wahda at the Sheikh Zayed Sports City Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Monday.

AFC Champions

AFC Champions League Review: El-Arabi's brace seals Al Wahda's fate

Youssef El-Arabi scored twice and Karim Boudiaf also struck as Al Duhail came from behind to beat Al Wahda in the AFC Champions League.


Hazard aiming for Messi heights

Barcelona visit Chelsea on Tuesday and Eden Hazard hopes for a different result to the last time he faced the great Lionel Messi.


Valverde tells Chelsea: 'History counts'

Barcelona have a slight edge over Chelsea in Champions League knockout ties, something Ernesto Valverde was quick to remind the Blues.


Schmidt quits as Wolfsburg face relegation fight

Wolfsburg's Bundesliga status is once again under threat and they will need their third head coach of the season after Martin Schmidt left.

FA Cup

LIVE: Wigan Athletic v Manchester City

Join us for live updates of the FA Cup fifth round clash between Wigan Athletic and Manchester City at the DW Stadium.


Heynckes names three favourites to win Champions League

Thoughts of repeating Bayern Munich's 2012-13 treble season are not likely to occupy Jupp Heynckes as he prepares to face Besiktas.

World Cup

World Cup trophy visits Palestinian territories

Thousands of Palestinian football fans took photographs with the World Cup trophy Monday as it tours the globe ahead of this summer's tournament in Russia.

FA Cup

City crash out of the FA Cup to end quadruple hopes

Manchester City were looking to exact revenge over Wigan at the DW Stadium, but the hosts sprung a late surprise to send the Premier League leaders crashing out of the FA Cup and end their hopes of clinching the quadruple.

International Friendly

Germany to play World Cup warm-up against Saudi Arabia

Defending champions Germany will play Saudi Arabia in a World Cup warm-up match on June 8, the German Football Association (DFB) confirmed on Monday.


Besiktas prevent their fans from attending Bayern tie

According to 'SB Nation', Besiktas will take on Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena with no away fans to cheer them on after the Turkish club reportedly refused to sell tickets to supporters.


England want to recruit Leon Bailey

Bayer Leverkusen sensation Leon Bailey could be in line for a shock England call-up ahead of the World Cup in Russia after an English newspaper has claimed that two of his grandparents hold British passports.


Raktitic: We have to dominate Chelsea

One of Barcelona's most important games of the season is approaching. The Catalan side travel to Stamford Bridge on Tuesday, looking to keep their hopes of a treble alive. Midfielder Ivan Rakitic knows it won't be easy, and says that his side need to 'dominate' Chelsea.


Bayern give Heynckes selection headache

Bayern Munich head coach Jupp Heynckes admits he has some tough decisions to make with his side at near full-strength for their Champions League last 16, first-leg, clash against Besiktas on Tuesday.

Premier League

Former football coach Bennell sentenced to 31 years

A judge at Liverpool Crown Court has sentenced Barry Bennell to 31 years for abusing junior football players.

Premier League

Highest record attendances for Premier League clubs

The English Premier League attracts fans from all over the world as one of football's most exhilarating divisions. It's no surprise then that spectators rock up in their thousands to watch matches live in some of the best stadiums. We take a look at the highest attendances for each Premier League club:

Premier League

'It's difficult to make the squad, I have never had a situation like that'

Jurgen Klopp says his current Liverpool squad is the strongest he has ever worked with as the players prepare for a return to action after a warm-weather training camp in Spain.

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