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  • Napoli 'keeper Ospina improving after head injury scare

    Napoli 'keeper Ospina improving after head injury scare

    Napoli goalkeeper David Ospina remains under observation in hospital but is improving after his frightening collapse following a knock to the head in an Italian league game at the weekend, his father Hernan said on Monday. The Colombia...

  • UEFA probe Ronaldo for 'improper conduct' over 'cojones' goal celebration

    UEFA probe Ronaldo for 'improper conduct' over 'cojones' goal celebration

    UEFA on Monday opened an investigation into Cristiano Ronaldo's goal celebration after scoring a hat-trick in Juventus' Champions League comeback win against Atletico Madrid last week. European football's governing body said Ronaldo was facing...

  • Watch: Inter prevail in thrilling Milan derby

    Watch: Inter prevail in thrilling Milan derby

    Inter survived a late scare to hold on to a thrilling 3-2 victory over fierce rivals Milan, leapfrogging their neighbours in the Serie A in the process. Matias Vecino broke the deadlock after just three minutes to give Inter the perfect start at...

  • Watch: Ospina hospitalised after head injury

    Watch: Ospina hospitalised after head injury

    Napoli goalkeeper David Ospina was taken to hospital on Sunday after collapsing unconscious on the pitch following a knock to the head earlier in a Serie A game against Udinese. The Colombia international received treatment after colliding with...

  • Everton win stifles Chelsea boss Sarri's top-four hopes

    Everton win stifles Chelsea boss Sarri's top-four hopes

    Maurizio Sarri endured a frustrating afternoon as his Chelsea side's second-half collapse saw them suffer a 2-0 Premier League defeat at mid-table Everton. Richarlison and Gylfi Sigurdsson, converting after his own saved penalty, scored the goals...

  • Watch: Brighton stage great escape to reach FA Cup semi-finals on penalties

    Watch: Brighton stage great escape to reach FA Cup semi-finals on penalties

    Brighton came from 2-0 down and were then behind in a shoot-out before they beat Millwall 5-4 on penalties to reach the semi-finals of the FA Cup on Saturday. It seemed Championship strugglers Millwall were on the brink of delighting their home...

  • Watch: Liverpool survive Fulham scare to go top

    Watch: Liverpool survive Fulham scare to go top

    Liverpool usurped Manchester City to take top spot in the Premier League but needed a James Milner penalty nine minutes from time to see off lowly Fulham 2-1 at Craven Cottage on Sunday. The on-form Sadio Mane put the visitors in front midway...

  • Watch: Genoa inflict Juve’s first Serie A defeat

    Watch: Genoa inflict Juve’s first Serie A defeat

    Juventus crashed to their first Serie A defeat of the season 2-0 at Genoa on Sunday just days after their Champions League heroics, but are still a comfortable 15 points clear of nearest rivals Napoli whose goalkeeper David Ospina was hospitalised...

  • Watch: Rooney bags first MLS hat trick in DC United romp

    Watch: Rooney bags first MLS hat trick in DC United romp

    Former England star Wayne Rooney scored three goals on Saturday night to lead DC United to a crushing 5-0 victory over Real Salt Lake.  Rooney registered his first three goals of the new season and also his first hat trick since signing on with...

  • Watch: Wolves shock Man United to reach FA Cup semis

    Watch: Wolves shock Man United to reach FA Cup semis

    Wolves inflicted a second straight defeat on Manchester United on Saturday, outplaying Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side to secure a 2-1 win and reach the FA Cup semi-finals. United lacked spark throughout and were overcome by an eager Wolves side with...

  • Man. City hit back to reach FA Cup semis after Swansea scare

    Man. City hit back to reach FA Cup semis after Swansea scare

    Sergio Aguero kept alive Manchester City's hopes of an unprecedented quadruple as they survived a major FA Cup scare in a thrilling fightback from two goals down to win 3-2 at Swansea in Saturday's quarter-finals. Aguero had watched from the...

  • Bale and Isco give Zidane winning start against Celta

    Bale and Isco give Zidane winning start against Celta

    Zinedine Zidane brought Real Madrid's outcasts in from the cold and they repaid him with a win in his first game back as Isco and Gareth Bale each scored in a 2-0 victory over Celta Vigo on Saturday. Isco had not started a single La Liga game...

  • Rotten Schalke run continues under new coach Stevens

    Rotten Schalke run continues under new coach Stevens

    Schalke's miserable run of results continued on Saturday as they lost 1-0 at home to RB Leipzig in Huub Stevens' first game back as head coach. New leaders and defending champions Bayern Munich are at home to Mainz on Sunday, while second-placed...

  • Huddersfield move closer to relegation, Burnley in trouble

    Huddersfield move closer to relegation, Burnley in trouble

    Huddersfield slipped closer to Premier League relegation as the bottom club blew a two-goal lead in their 4-3 defeat at West Ham, while Burnley are in deep trouble after losing 2-1 against 10-man Leicester on Saturday. Jan Siewert's side looked to...

  • "We need you," PSG tell rebel fans ahead of Marseille crunch

    "We need you," PSG tell rebel fans ahead of Marseille crunch

    Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel has called for the club's angry fans to rally behind the club as they try to put the pain of Champions League humiliation behind them. Frustrated fans turned on the players, booing them at training and...

  • Senglea’s Grech rewarded for persistence after Malta call-up

    Senglea’s Grech rewarded for persistence after Malta call-up

    If there is a cliché that has always been proved correct time and again in football is that persistency always pays off. The Beautiful Game is defined by moments which can shape up individual careers as it has been the case of Leighton Grech of...

  • Loew calls up three rookies as Boateng, Hummels and Muller in the cold

    Loew calls up three rookies as Boateng, Hummels and Muller in the cold

    Germany head coach Joachim Loew on Friday named three debutants in his squad to face the Netherlands in their opening Euro 2020 qualifier as well as a friendly against Serbia next week. Loew has called up RB Leipzig right-back Lukas Klostermann,...

  • Italy recall Quagliarella, leave out Balotelli for Euro 2020 qualifiers

    Italy recall Quagliarella, leave out Balotelli for Euro 2020 qualifiers

    Veteran striker Fabio Quagliarella was included but Mario Balotelli was left out on Friday for Italy's first two Euro 2020 qualifiers against Finland and Liechtenstein later this month. Quagliarella, 36, returns following impressive form with...

  • Italian legend Cannavaro named new coach of China

    Italian legend Cannavaro named new coach of China

    Italian World Cup-winning captain Fabio Cannavaro was named coach of China on Friday, spearheading the ambitious country's attempts to become a footballing force at last. It was not immediately clear if the former Juventus and Real Madrid star...

  • Key decisions for Zidane as Madrid rebuild begins

    Key decisions for Zidane as Madrid rebuild begins

    Zinedine Zidane has promised change at Real Madrid this summer and the last 11 games of the season will give an indication as to who will be part of his new era. Zidane's first match since being reappointed as coach comes against Celta Vigo on...