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Schalke target Goretzka takes Bochum to court (Jun 20, 2013 22:47 GMT)
Leon Goretzka Goretzka has taken VfL Bochum to court on Wednesday, filing a civil lawsuit against his childhood club, who don't want to let him join Bundesliga outfit FC Schalke 04.
Del Bosque: Casillas earned his place (Jun 19, 2013 22:50 GMT)
Spain boss Vicente Del Bosque insists he is not playing favourites with goalkeeper Iker Casillas.
Russia play down Fabio Capello link with PSG (Jun 19, 2013 21:52 GMT)
The Russian Football Union (RFU) has claimed Fabio Capello will see out his contract as manager of the Russia national team following links to Paris Saint-Germain.
Puyol 'back pre-season' (Jun 19, 2013 10:41 GMT)
Carles Puyol's injury nightmare is continuing, with the Barcelona defender undergoing yet another knee operation on Wednesday.
Thousands to watch Guardiola's first day (Jun 19, 2013 08:36 GMT)
Around 25,000 Bayern Munich fans are expected to flock to the Allianz Arena to see new coach Pep Guardiola take each of his first two public training sessions next week.
PSG set sights on hiring Capello - reports (Jun 19, 2013 07:00 GMT)
Paris Saint-Germain are set to announce former England coach Fabio Capello as their new manager according to reports.
Thiago Alcantara hails 'perfect Spain' (Jun 18, 2013 20:18 GMT)
Thiago Alcantara believes Spain played a perfect tournament as they retained their Under-21 European Championship trophy in Israel.
New Celta Vigo coach Enrique to focus on youth (Jun 18, 2013 15:17 GMT)
Luis Enrique said his focus as the new Celta Vigo coach would be on developing young players, adding that he would not rule out returning to his former clubs Barcelona or Roma to sign promising talent.
Garcia Remon: Zidane not ready for Real job (Jun 18, 2013 13:29 GMT)
Former Real Madrid coach Mariano Garcia Remon has suggested it is too early for Zinedine Zidane to take the vacant managerial job at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu.
Union chief backed over 'race quota' comments (Jun 18, 2013 11:35 GMT)
The French Union of Professional Football Clubs (UCPF) has decided to maintain beleaguered Jean-Pierre Louvel at its head despite the Le Havre president being caught up in a 'race quota' controversy and having been handed a six-month suspension.
Benzema, Ribery trial adjourned (Jun 18, 2013 10:50 GMT)
The trial of Franck Ribery and Karim Benzema on charges of having sex with an underage prostitute began in Paris on Tuesday.
Spain U21 boss: Italy will push us to limit (Jun 18, 2013 09:08 GMT)
Spain coach Julen Lopetegui talked up opponents Italy as his highly fancied 'La Rojita' team prepared for Tuesday evening's European Under-21 Championship final.
Jorge backs Villas-Boas for PSG job (Jun 18, 2013 08:50 GMT)
Former Portugal boss Artur Jorge believes Andre-Villas Boas has what it takes to succeed at Paris Saint-Germain if he should follow his compatriot into the Parc des Princes hot seat.
Juan Ignacio Martinez named Valladolid boss (Jun 17, 2013 22:39 GMT)
Juan Ignacio Martinez has been announced as the news Real Valladolid coach on a two-year contract.
Players, father convicted in death of linesman (Jun 17, 2013 14:23 GMT)
A Dutch court has convicted six youth players and one of their fathers of manslaughter for their attack on a volunteer linesman who later died in the Netherlands.
Germany mourns loss of two World Cup-winners (Jun 17, 2013 11:52 GMT)
German football is in mourning for two of its greats, Ottmar Walter and Heinz Flohe, who died at the weekend.
AVB remains top PSG target - reports (Jun 17, 2013 08:25 GMT)
French media reports have reinforced claims by their British counterparts that Andre Villas-Boas tops Paris Saint-Germain's list of potential replacements for Carlo Ancelotti.
Pique: Mourinho felt 'inferior' to Barcelona (Jun 17, 2013 07:00 GMT)
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique believes new Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho felt 'inferior' during his time at Real Madrid.
Elia and Arnautovic to return for Bremen (Jun 16, 2013 12:49 GMT)
New Werder Bremen coach Robin Dutt is ready to welcome back Eljero Elia and Marko Arnautovic into the fold after they were frozen out by former coach Thomas Schaaf.
Jupp Heynckes: I don't intend to coach again (Jun 16, 2013 09:45 GMT)
Jupp Heynckes has no plans to return to football after completing a one-year break from the game.
Euro Under-21: Spain and Italy through to final (Jun 15, 2013 18:19 GMT)
Spain are through to the final of the European Under-21 Championship, where they will play Italy, after beating Norway 3-0 in a dominant display in Netanya.
W. Germany Cup winners Walter, Flohe die (Jun 15, 2013 13:50 GMT)
Ottmar Walter, a member of the West Germany squad that won the 1954 World Cup, has died. He was 89.
Heynckes rules out coaching again in future (Jun 15, 2013 12:58 GMT)
Jupp Heynckes has ruled out coaching again and says he's had a worthy farewell with an unprecedented treble for a German club with Bayern Munich, including the Champions League trophy.
Hesse: Underperforming Under-21s (Jun 15, 2013 09:44 GMT)
Uli Hesse questions the quality of Germany's youth set-up following a poor showing at Under-21 European Championships.
Corrigan: Malaga face uncertain future (Jun 14, 2013 16:29 GMT)
The appointment of Bernd Schuster as Malaga's new boss ensures things remain interesting at La Rosaleda, Dermot Corrigan writes.
Girard appointed as new Lille boss (Jun 14, 2013 14:10 GMT)
Rene Girard has been appointed as the new coach of Lille, succeeding Rudi Garcia in the dugout at the Grande Stade Lille Metropole.
Schuster replaces Pellegrini at Malaga (Jun 14, 2013 11:45 GMT)
Malaga have announced the appointment of Bernd Schuster as the successor to Manchester City-bound Manuel Pellegrini.
Spain boss Del Bosque praises Casillas (Jun 14, 2013 10:38 GMT)
Vicente Del Bosque has said he does not feel Iker Casillas' long spell on the Real Madrid bench has affected his form - but reports suggest Victor Valdes will start Spain's opening Confederations Cup game against Uruguay on Sunday.
Arbeloa to talk Madrid problems over with Casillas (Jun 14, 2013 08:55 GMT)
Alvaro Arbeloa has suggested that he and Iker Casillas should talk through the problems which have dragged over from Jose Mourinho's divisive last season at Real Madrid into Spain's Confederations Cup campaign.
Samuel thrilled to sign new Inter Milan contract (Jun 14, 2013 07:39 GMT)
Walter Samuel has spoken of his delight at signing a new one-year contract extension at Inter Milan.
Brassell: Inspirational Garcia can reinvigorate Roma (Jun 14, 2013 07:00 GMT)
Rudi Garcia's influential good cop, bad cop routine makes him an ideal candidate to take Roma forward, Andy Brassell writes.
Rosell: Messi has Barcelona's full support in tax case (Jun 13, 2013 20:41 GMT)
Barcelona president Sandro Rosell has told Lionel Messi he has Barcelona's full backing after claims that he and his father defrauded the Spanish state of over €4 million in taxes.
Ravanelli aiming high after Ajaccio appointment (Jun 13, 2013 15:35 GMT)
New Ajaccio head coach Fabrizio Ravanelli is aiming to turn the club into a force to be reckoned with in France.
Barcelona presidents say Messi paid taxes (Jun 13, 2013 14:05 GMT)
Barcelona's current and former presidents are setting aside their differences and defending Lionel Messi against allegations of tax fraud
Kevin Anin out of coma after car accident (Jun 13, 2013 10:36 GMT)
Nice midfielder Kevin Anin has been brought out of the artificially-induced coma into which he was placed after suffering potentially career-threatening injuries in a car accident last week.
Tax claims 'a mistake', says Lionel Messi's father (Jun 13, 2013 09:42 GMT)
Lionel Messi's father has said claims that the Barcelona star has defrauded the Spanish state of over €4 million in taxes are a "mistake".
Guardiola brings video analyst to Bayern (Jun 13, 2013 09:07 GMT)
Pep Guardiola took another step in his preparations for taking the reins at Bayern Munich by hiring former Schalke video analyst Lars Kornetka.
Zidane lined up for Real assistant role (Jun 13, 2013 09:03 GMT)
Zinedine Zidane has told Real Madrid president Florentino Perez that he wants to be the club's new assistant first team coach, according to reports in Spain.
PSG considering Michael Laudrup - reports (Jun 13, 2013 08:16 GMT)
Paris Saint-Germain have made an initial approach to Michael Laudrup about taking over from Carlo Ancelotti, whose departure from the Parc des Princes is imminent.
Brassell: Europe's in-demand stars (Jun 13, 2013 07:00 GMT)
Higuain and Hulk are among the European transfer fodder and they could attract big money in the summer, Andy Brassell writes.
U21s: Spain cruise against Dutch (Jun 12, 2013 20:34 GMT)
Spain secured top spot in Group B at the European Under-21 Championships with a 3-0 victory over Netherlands.
Lionel Messi denies tax fraud claims (Jun 12, 2013 12:52 GMT)
Barcelona striker Lionel Messi has denied any wrongdoing after it was reported that both he and his father are being sued by the Spanish authorities for millions of euros in unpaid taxes related to the player's image rights.
Zanetti signs new Inter deal (Jun 12, 2013 12:43 GMT)
Inter Milan captain Javier Zanetti has penned a new one-year contract extension with the Serie A club.
Roma confirm Rudi Garcia as new manager (Jun 12, 2013 08:56 GMT)
Rudi Garcia has been installed as Roma coach while a trio of candidates will find out in the next 48 hours which of them will succeed him at Lille.
Paris Saint-Germain ultras arrested in Belgium (Jun 12, 2013 08:20 GMT)
A group of Paris Saint-Germain ultras could face prosecution in France after being arrested in Belgium ahead of last Friday's World Cup qualifier with Serbia in Brussels.
Uersfeld: Once elusive, now imminent (Jun 12, 2013 07:38 GMT)
It has been more than 50 years since Schalke won the Bundesliga, but Stephan Uersfeld believes domestic success is imminent.
Breno could make shock Bayern return (Jun 11, 2013 21:44 GMT)
Brazilian defender Breno could be on the verge of a shock return to football, and his former club Bayern Munich, should the terms of his prison sentence be relaxed.
Pearce hits out at players after defeat (Jun 11, 2013 20:17 GMT)
Stuart Pearce lambasted England's Under-21 players after an embarrassing European Championship plummeted to new lows with a 1-0 defeat to hosts Israel.
Euro U21: Italy rescue draw, England humbled (Jun 11, 2013 18:33 GMT)
Italy secured top spot in Group A as Andrea Bertolacci's late equaliser secured a 1-1 draw against Norway at the European Under-21 Championship, while England were humbled by Israel.
Germany Under-21s criticised by media (Jun 11, 2013 14:19 GMT)
The Germany Under-21 team has come in for criticism from the country's media after failing to qualify for the semi-finals of the European Championships in Israel.
CAS upholds Malaga's two-season European ban (Jun 11, 2013 13:28 GMT)
Malaga will not play in Europe next season after the Court of Arbitration for Sport [CAS] turned down the Primera Division club's appeal of its UEFA ban.
Fenerbahce facing Champions League ban (Jun 11, 2013 07:00 GMT)
UEFA are set to put Fenerbahce in front of its disciplinary body later this month, with the Turkish side facing another Champions League ban due to match-fixing charges.
European honours 2012-13 (Jun 11, 2013 07:00 GMT)
Dale Johnson provides a run-down of all the honours across Europe's top leagues, and qualification for the 2013-14 Champions League and Europa League.
Arbeloa plays down rift with Casillas (Jun 10, 2013 21:14 GMT)
Real Madrid defender Alvaro Arbeloa has denied his relationship with captain Iker Casillas has deteriorated.
Jose dismisses Iniesta jibe (Jun 10, 2013 16:57 GMT)
Jose Mourinho has dismissed Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta's claim he "damaged" Spanish football during his contentious spell as Real Madrid boss.
Champions Porto name Fonseca as new coach (Jun 10, 2013 14:45 GMT)
Portuguese champions Porto have appointed Pacos de Ferreira coach Paulo Fonseca as their new boss, and he has put pen to paper on a two-year contract.
Guardiola like 'a madman' ahead of Bayern arrival (Jun 10, 2013 12:43 GMT)
Incoming Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola has been working like "a madman" ahead of his first press conference at the club on June 24.
Fulop to take break after tumour op (Jun 10, 2013 12:16 GMT)
Former Sunderland and Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Marton Fulop has confirmed his intention to take an indeterminate break from the game following the removal of a malignant tumour.
Ribery scoops Player of the Year award (Jun 10, 2013 10:51 GMT)
Franck Ribery has been voted the Bundesliga Player of the Year by his fellow professionals, while Manuel Neuer was chosen as the league's best goalkeeper and Christian Streich picked up the top coach award.
Madrid chief rejects Ancelotti compensation talk (Jun 10, 2013 09:36 GMT)
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has denied reports that haggling over compensation is holding up Carlo Ancelotti's appointment as the club's new coach.
Rudi Garcia set to depart Lille for Roma job (Jun 10, 2013 08:40 GMT)
Rudi Garcia is poised to quit Lille and become coach of Roma, with Rene Girard taking over at the French club.
Davids: Neymar a concern for Barcelona (Jun 10, 2013 07:00 GMT)
Former Barcelona midfielder Edgar Davids believes the Nou Camp's latest recruit - Brazil sensation Neymar - may struggle to find his feet in Europe.
Racially-charged song floors UEFA (Jun 10, 2013 07:00 GMT)
UEFA has been left red faced after a DJ played a song that contained racially-provocative lyrics seconds before an anti-racism message was broadcast at the European Under-21 Championship.
Iniesta: Mourinho damaged Spanish football (Jun 10, 2013 07:00 GMT)
Andres Iniesta believes newly-appointed Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho "damaged Spanish football" during his time at Real Madrid.
Euro U21 Champ: Spain, Netherlands into semis (Jun 9, 2013 19:03 GMT)
A late goal from Alvaro Morata booked Spain's place in the European Under-21 Championship semi-finals as they beat Germany, while the result also ensured Netherlands join them in the last four.
Schweinsteiger itching for further glory (Jun 9, 2013 15:18 GMT)
Bayern Munich midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger has said he is "hungrier than ever" for success after helping his side to an historic Treble in the 2012-13 season.
Abidal: Barcelona considered new deal 'too risky' (Jun 9, 2013 13:27 GMT)
Eric Abidal has said that Barcelona did not want to offer him a new deal because they considered it to be too risky.
Caparros appointed as new Levante manager (Jun 9, 2013 13:10 GMT)
Levante have appointed Joaquin Caparros as their new coach on a one-year-deal.
Turkish fans unite for anti-government protests (Jun 9, 2013 07:00 GMT)
The spectacular scenes of anti-government protests in Turkey continued as fans from three of the country's biggest clubs united in calls for Prime Minister Recep Tayylp Erdogan to resign.
Iniesta targets Champions League 'revenge' (Jun 9, 2013 07:00 GMT)
Andres Iniesta believes Barcelona must embrace change heading into next season as they target Champions League "revenge".
Laurent Blanc refutes PSG, Roma links (Jun 9, 2013 07:00 GMT)
Former France boss Laurent Blanc has dismissed suggestions that he could join Paris Saint-Germain, Roma or Real Sociedad next season, insisting he has only refused an offer from the Italian club.
Xavi criticises Real Madrid tactics under Mourinho (Jun 9, 2013 07:00 GMT)
Barcelona midfielder Xavi believes Jose Mourinho tarnished the legacy of Real Madrid's Galacticos, insisting the outgoing manager had a negative effect on the club's "footballing philosophy".
Euro U21 Champ: Italy reach semis, England out (Jun 8, 2013 21:05 GMT)
Italy secured progression to the European Under-21 Championship semi-finals and Norway look all but certain to join them after dumping out England.
Villarreal return to Primera Division on final day (Jun 8, 2013 19:49 GMT)
Villarreal have returned to Spain's top flight at the first time of asking after they beat Almeria 1-0 on the final day of the season.
Pearce bemoans England exit (Jun 8, 2013 19:18 GMT)
England Under-21s manager Stuart Pearce says his players failed to deliver after they lost 3-1 against Norway to end their hopes of progressing any further in the European Championship in Israel.
Dortmund: Lewandowski must honor his deal (Jun 8, 2013 18:29 GMT)
Borussia Dortmund have dashed Robert Lewandowski's hopes of an immediate transfer to Bayern Munich by confirming they expect him to see out the remainder of his contract.
Perez says Ronaldo wants to commit to Real (Jun 8, 2013 17:55 GMT)
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez claims Cristiano Ronaldo wants to commit his future to the club.
Luis Enrique appointed Celta Vigo manager (Jun 8, 2013 15:22 GMT)
Celta Vigo have named Luis Enrique as their new coach after parting company with Abel Resino on Saturday.
Abidal says Barca considered him too risky (Jun 8, 2013 14:03 GMT)
Levante hires Caparros as its new coach (Jun 8, 2013 13:51 GMT)
Llorente: Juventus are like Barca and Real (Jun 8, 2013 11:52 GMT)
New Juventus striker Fernando Llorente has compared the club to Barcelona and Real Madrid as he prepares to move to Serie A from La Liga.
Lahm: Bayern are hungry for more success (Jun 8, 2013 11:17 GMT)
Philipp Lahm has moved to allay fears that Bayern Munich could get complacent following their unprecedented success this season.
Fabrizio Ravanelli appointed manager of Ajaccio (Jun 8, 2013 09:33 GMT)
Fabrizio Ravanelli has been appointed as manager of Ligue 1 side Ajaccio.
Athletic Bilbao part company with Marcelo Bielsa (Jun 7, 2013 19:48 GMT)
Athletic Bilbao have parted company with coach Marcelo Bielsa after two years in charge.
Jagoba Arrasate named new Sociedad boss (Jun 7, 2013 15:17 GMT)
Real Sociedad coach have replaced departing boss Philippe Montanier with his 34-year-old former assistant Jagoba Arraste.
Alonso set to miss summer after surgery (Jun 7, 2013 14:03 GMT)
Xabi Alonso has undergone a groin operation which could rule him out for much of Real Madrid's pre-season but should see him back fit in time for the new campaign.
San Antonio's Splitter gives advice to Neymar (Jun 7, 2013 12:22 GMT)
San Antonio Spurs center Tiago Splitter had good advice for his Brazil counterpart Neymar Thursday after Game 1 of the NBA Finals.
PSG 'digging heels in over Ancelotti' (Jun 7, 2013 10:25 GMT)
Carlo Ancelotti has told Paris Saint-Germain he is determined to join Real Madrid, but the French club are reported to be digging their heels in over his reported €7.5 million release clause.
Arbeloa-Casillas friendship 'colder' (Jun 7, 2013 09:47 GMT)
Raul Albiol says the friendship between Real Madrid and Spain team-mates Iker Casillas and Alvaro Arbeloa may be "a little bit colder" as a result of their different views on former boss Jose Mourinho.
Falcao: Monaco can join elite (Jun 7, 2013 09:35 GMT)
Radamel Falcao has set his sights on putting big-spending Monaco "among European football's elite" following his move from Atletico Madrid.
Fernandinho gave up £4m to ensure City move (Jun 7, 2013 07:02 GMT)
Fernandinho waived £4 million in loyalty payments to secure his move to Manchester City, according to widespread reports.
U21: Dutch stun Germany in 5-goal thriller (Jun 7, 2013 07:00 GMT)
Netherlands have survived a two-goal German comeback to win a 3-2 thriller, while Spain beat Russia 1-0 in the opening games of Group B at the European under-21 Championship.
Djukic plans to put Valencia back among Europe's best (Jun 6, 2013 14:15 GMT)
Newly installed Valencia coach Miroslav Djukic says his plan on returning to the club where he starred as a player is to reawaken one of European football's "sleeping giants".
Ballack brings down curtain on career (Jun 6, 2013 12:57 GMT)
Former Germany captain Michael Ballack officially brought the curtain down on his playing career with a farewell match in Leipzig on Wednesday night.
Barton: Egos cost Marseille title (Jun 6, 2013 10:36 GMT)
Marseille finished Ligue 1 as runners-up last season but Joey Barton has claimed the club could have done even better had its players not been so selfish.
Ribery and Van Buyten extend Bayern deals (Jun 6, 2013 10:34 GMT)
Bayern Munich have announced that Franck Ribery and Daniel van Buyten have extended their contracts until 2017 and 2014 respectively.
Nice: Anin accident could have 'serious consequences' (Jun 6, 2013 09:13 GMT)
The serious car accident which has left Nice midfielder Kevin Anin in an artificial coma will have 'significant consequences' on the player's life, the Nice president has said.
Reports: Ancelotti nears Real Madrid switch (Jun 6, 2013 09:05 GMT)
French media reported on Thursday that Carlo Ancelotti's protracted departure from Paris Saint-Germain and predicted arrival at Real Madrid is reaching its conclusion.
Bayern defend Mario Gotze birthday celebrations (Jun 6, 2013 08:35 GMT)
Bayern Munich have defended Mario Gotze celebrating his 21st birthday in Ibiza despite the playmaker recovering from an injury which will curtail his first pre-season with the Bundesliga champions.
First XI: Returning managers (Jun 6, 2013 07:00 GMT)
Following Mourinho's return, First XI picks out a selection of bosses to have gone back to their old club.
England U21 captain Henderson baffled by ref (Jun 5, 2013 21:46 GMT)
England Under-21 skipper Jordan Henderson felt his side's disallowed goal was key as they lost 1-0 to Italy in their first European Championship game.
Nice player Kevin Anin in a coma after car crash (Jun 5, 2013 21:33 GMT)
Nice midfielder Kevin Arnin has been place in an artificial coma after suffering arm and spinal injuries in a car crash, according to French news outlet L'Equipe.
U21: Italy see off England (Jun 5, 2013 20:51 GMT)
Italy claimed a 1-0 victory over England in their opening game of the European Under-21 Championship, while hosts Israel had to settle for a 2-2 draw with ten-man Norway.
Roma confirm Baldini departure (Jun 5, 2013 19:16 GMT)
Roma have confirmed the departure of director Franco Baldini.
Athletic set to play home game at Real Sociedad (Jun 5, 2013 18:59 GMT)
Athletic Bilbao president Josu Urrutia has admitted his team will probably begin next season playing home games at local rivals Real Sociedad's ground, as their own new San Mames will not be finished in time.
Pro Patria fans sentenced for Boateng racial abuse (Jun 5, 2013 15:38 GMT)
Six Pro Patria fans have been given jail sentences, ranging from 40 days to two months, following their racial abuse of Kevin-Prince Boateng during a friendly against AC Milan in January.
PSG fans arrested for rioting (Jun 5, 2013 13:08 GMT)
Police have raided homes in the Paris area and arrested Paris Saint-Germain supporters involved in violence which marred the club's title celebrations.
Neymar Barca debut set for July in Gdansk (Jun 5, 2013 12:46 GMT)
Neymar's first outing for Barcelona alongside Lionel Messi looks set to be in a July friendly against Lechia Gdansk in Poland.
Valencia appoints Djukic as coach through 2014 (Jun 5, 2013 12:23 GMT)
Valencia has appointed former defender Miroslav Djukic as its new coach through 2014.
France wants Monaco tax loophole shut (Jun 5, 2013 10:59 GMT)
The French Sports Ministry has given its backing to the decision that would end Monaco's privileged financial status in French football.
Jose: Ronaldo thinks he knows it all (Jun 5, 2013 10:24 GMT)
Jose Mourinho has suggested his former Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo no longer listens to tactical instructions as he thinks he has nothing left to learn.
Perez: Zidane could replace Mourinho (Jun 5, 2013 09:40 GMT)
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez believes Zinedine Zidane could become first-team coach at the club, possibly as early as this summer.
Ibra: Ban ref, not Leonardo (Jun 5, 2013 09:06 GMT)
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has hit back at the referee who was barged into by Paris Saint-Germain sporting director Leonardo, saying the Brazilian's hefty suspension should have been given to the official instead.
Deschamps: Blanc closing in on Roma role (Jun 5, 2013 07:00 GMT)
France boss Didier Deschamps has confirmed compatriot Laurent Blanc is in advanced negotiations with Serie A outfit Roma about taking over as manager.
Italy imposes tougher racism sanctions (Jun 5, 2013 07:00 GMT)
The Italian Football Federation (FIGC) has implemented new sanctions to deal with racism, including the closure of parts of a stadium.
Alves: Neymar to push Messi for Ballon d'Or (Jun 5, 2013 07:00 GMT)
Barcelona defender Dani Alves believes new team-mate Neymar will push Lionel Messi for the Ballon d'Or in the coming years.
Heynckes: Past, present, future (Jun 4, 2013 20:25 GMT)
With Jupp Heynckes taking a break, Stephan Uersfeld examines the Bayern coach's past, present and future.
Benfica's Jorge Jesus signs two-year extension (Jun 4, 2013 15:19 GMT)
Benfica coach Jorge Jesus has signed a new two-year contract with the club to end speculation about his future.
Perez gets 3rd term as Madrid chief (Jun 4, 2013 12:53 GMT)
Florentino Perez has promised to keep striving for Real Madrid's 10th European crown after he began a new term as the club's president.
Heynckes exits, leaves future open (Jun 4, 2013 11:35 GMT)
Veteran coach Jupp Heynckes bid a teary-eyed farewell from Bayern Munich after a historic season on Tuesday and said he has no plans to take over another team next season.
CAS hears Malaga appeal for Europa League bid (Jun 4, 2013 11:28 GMT)
Spanish club Malaga has made its case at sport's highest court to overturn a UEFA ban from next season's Europa League for previously unpaid debts.
Malaga confident European ban will be overturned (Jun 4, 2013 11:26 GMT)
Malaga director general Vicente Casado is confident that his club demonstrated at Tuesday's Court of Arbitration for Sport [CAS] hearing in Lausanne that UEFA must remove their ban from European competition.
Heynckes to take break from football (Jun 4, 2013 11:14 GMT)
Jupp Heynckes bade an emotional farewell to Bayern Munich and said he would take a break next season, ending speculation that he will be taking over at Real Madrid, but stopped short of announcing his retirement.
Casillas: I hold no Mourinho grudge (Jun 4, 2013 09:45 GMT)
Both Iker Casillas and Mesut Ozil have wished Jose Mourinho all the best now he has left Real Madrid to return to Chelsea.
Gattuso set to take Palermo job (Jun 4, 2013 07:48 GMT)
Gennaro Gattuso appears set to take the manager's job at Palermo after he was sacked as boss of Swiss club FC Sion.
FA hopeful Wembley can host Euro 2020 final (Jun 4, 2013 07:18 GMT)
Outgoing FA chairman David Bernstein is confident that Wembley stadium is a main contender to be the host venue for the final of the European Championships in 2020.
Del Bosque bemused by Casillas snub (Jun 4, 2013 07:00 GMT)
Spain boss Vicente Del Bosque says he has been surprised by Jose Mourinho's treatment of Iker Casillas at Real Madrid.
Corrigan: 'Pope' Perez geared for third term (Jun 4, 2013 07:00 GMT)
As Florentino Perez prepares to enter his third term as Real Madrid president, Dermot Corrigan explains what he must do to succeed.
Roberto Carlos appointed Sivasspor coach (Jun 4, 2013 07:00 GMT)
Turkish Super Lig side Sivasspor have appointed Roberto Carlos as their new head coach.
Neymar 'grateful' for Barcelona opportunity (Jun 3, 2013 19:26 GMT)
Neymar said he was looking forward to settling in quickly alongside the world's best player Lionel Messi, as Barcelona's new €57 million signing was unveiled at the Camp Nou on Monday evening.
Newly-promoted Nantes transfer ban upheld (Jun 3, 2013 17:52 GMT)
Newly-promoted Nantes still cannot strengthen their squad ahead of the upcoming Ligue 1 campaign after their transfer ban was confirmed.
Gotze set to miss Bayern pre-season (Jun 3, 2013 14:45 GMT)
Mario Gotze could miss most of the pre-season preparations at new club Bayern Munich after it was discovered that his hamstring injury is worse than first thought.
Valeron brings down curtain on Depor career (Jun 3, 2013 12:46 GMT)
Playmaker Juan Carlos Valeron has left Deportivo La Coruna after 13 seasons following their final-day relegation from the Spanish top flight.
Neymar signs 5-year contract with Barcelona (Jun 3, 2013 11:08 GMT)
Neymar arrived in Barcelona on Monday and signed a 5-year contract with the Catalan club.
Perez: Mourinho could return to Madrid (Jun 3, 2013 10:48 GMT)
Florentino Perez says that Jose Mourinho could return to Real Madrid some day as the two men remain good friends.
Heynckes backs his stars for Ballon d'Or (Jun 3, 2013 10:12 GMT)
Jupp Heynckes believes the leading four candidates for the 2013 FIFA Ballon d'Or all belong to the Bayern Munich squad.
Carvalho plays down Monaco title talk (Jun 3, 2013 09:42 GMT)
Ricardo Carvalho and billionaire owner Dmitri Rybolovlev have both played down Monaco's chances of winning the Ligue 1 title next season despite the principality club's massive summer spending spree.
Ball: Curtain call (Jun 3, 2013 09:05 GMT)
Phil Ball takes in the drama on La Liga's final day and hands out his end-of-season awards.
Ajax claim Swans boss Laudrup owes £2.5 million (Jun 3, 2013 08:51 GMT)
Ajax have taken out a newspaper advertisement summoning Swansea manager Michael Laudrup to court, claiming he owes them £2.5 million in unpaid tax bills.
England's Pearce hails U21 character (Jun 3, 2013 07:57 GMT)
England Under-21 head coach Stuart Pearce has told the Times of his side's impressive team spirit ahead of their opening match of the European Championship in Israel.
PSG ban referee receives death threats (Jun 3, 2013 07:34 GMT)
The referee who was barged into by Leonardo, earning the Paris Saint-Germain sporting director a nine-month ban, has filed a police complaint after
Manager Profile: Jose Mourinho (Jun 3, 2013 07:00 GMT)
Soccernetprofiles the life and crimes of Inter Milan boss Jose Mourinho.
Arbeloa: Players lacked 'maturity' (Jun 2, 2013 22:55 GMT)
Real Madrid defender Alvaro Arbeloa has launched a stinging attack on his team-mates for lacking 'maturity' during the Jose Mourinho led era at the Bernabeu.
Real Betis coach Mel extends deal through '17 (Jun 2, 2013 20:34 GMT)
Dortmund extends midfielder Blaszczykowski (Jun 2, 2013 20:30 GMT)
Borussia Dortmund's attacking midfielder Jakub Blaszczykowski has shown his commitment to the club by signing a new five-year contract.
Atletico signs Leo to help fill void left by Falcao (Jun 2, 2013 20:15 GMT)
Atletico Madrid says it has signed Brazilian forward Leo Baptistao from Rayo Vallecano to try to fill the gap left by Radamel Falcao.
Perez set to continue as Real Madrid president (Jun 2, 2013 17:54 GMT)
Florentino Perez is set to continue in his role as president of Real Madrid after standing unopposed for re-election.
Valverde resigns from his role as Valencia coach (Jun 2, 2013 16:42 GMT)
Ernesto Valverde has resigned from his role as coach of Valencia after failing to secure Champions League football for the club next season.
Roberto Donadoni denies links to AC Milan, Roma (Jun 2, 2013 12:29 GMT)
Parma manager Roberto Donadoni has distanced himself from links to coaching roles at Roma and AC Milan.
Heynckes hints at Real Madrid move (Jun 2, 2013 09:42 GMT)
Outgoing Bayern Munich coach Jupp Heynckes has called a press conference on Tuesday to bid farewell to the Munich and German media and announce his future plans.
Bayern celebrate historic night (Jun 2, 2013 07:00 GMT)
Bayern Munich became only the seventh European side to complete a league, cup and Champions League Treble as they survived a scare against Stuttgart to hold on for a 3-2 victory in the DFB-Pokal final.
ESPN FC's La Liga Team of the Season (Jun 1, 2013 22:51 GMT)
Dermot Corrigan selects his La Liga Team of the Season for 2012-13 with Barcelona and Real Madrid leading the way.
La Liga: Sociedad into UCL, Depor down (Jun 1, 2013 22:18 GMT)
In the battle for La Liga's coveted fourth and final Champions League berth, Real Sociedad pipped Valencia in dramatic fashion on the final day of the season.
La Liga: Sociedad gets CL spot; Depor relegated (Jun 1, 2013 21:42 GMT)
Real Sociedad edged a tight game at Deportivo La Coruna to secure their place in the Champions League and send their opponents tumbling out of La Liga's Primera Division.
Bayern takes German cup, completes treble (Jun 1, 2013 20:08 GMT)
Bayern Munich beat Stuttgart 3-2 to win the German Cup and seal the club's first treble in Jupp Heynckes' last game in charge on Saturday.
Bayern beat Stuttgart to clinch Treble (Jun 1, 2013 20:08 GMT)
Bayern Munich became only the seventh European side to complete a league, cup and Champions League Treble as they survived a scare against Stuttgart to hold on for a 3-2 victory in the DFB-Pokal final.
Higuain confirms he will leave Real Madrid (Jun 1, 2013 19:25 GMT)
Real Madrid striker Gonzalo Higuain has confirmed he will leave the club this summer.
Barcelona finishes season on 100 points (Jun 1, 2013 19:06 GMT)
Barcelona capped its La Liga title-winning season with a comfortable 4-1 win over Malaga at the Nou Camp on Saturday and equaled Real Madrid's record of 100 points for the season.
Real Madrid wins in Mourinho's finale (Jun 1, 2013 17:22 GMT)
Real Madrid beat Osasuna 4-2 Saturday in Jose Mourinho's last game before his expected return to the Premier League.
Thousands brave rain to mark Bayern treble (Jun 1, 2013 16:46 GMT)
Thousands of Bayern Munich fans defied the rain Sunday to welcome their team after a season in which it won three titles.
Tymoshchuk bolts Bayern to return to Zenit (Jun 1, 2013 16:38 GMT)
Ukraine midfielder Anatoliy Tymoshchuk says he is leaving Bayern Munich to return to Russian side Zenit St. Petersburg.
Perez re-elected as Real Madrid's president (Jun 1, 2013 15:23 GMT)
Perugia coach Camplone: Allegri staying with Milan (Jun 1, 2013 14:16 GMT)
Perugia coach Andrea Camplone has claimed that Massimiliano Allegri could yet stay on as AC Milan coach.
Jose wishes Madrid 'much happiness' (Jun 1, 2013 07:00 GMT)
Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho has wished the club "much happiness in the future" as he nears the moment of his exit from the Bernabeu.