Liverpool have been flying high in recent weeks and the defensive unit continues to be a revolving mixture of new and old faces as well as resurgent ones.
Germany's 100m sprint champion Julian Reus has challenged Borussia Dortmund winger Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to a sprint race to prove whether the football star is faster than Usain Bolt, according to reports.
Liverpool officials flew to Spain yesterday to open contract talks as they step up their bid to keep hold of striker Luis Suarez, according to reports.
The Argentina international would face a race against time to be fit to face the Spanish champions if his coach's fears that he will miss eight weeks are realised
December 17, 2013
The technical co-ordinator has been promoted following Andre Villas-Boas' dismissal and he hopes to guide Spurs into the Capital One Cup semi-finals with a victory over West Ham
The former Barcelona boss believes die Roten were handed the worst possible draw, while he is also keen to continue the Bavarians' silverware haul with Club World Cup glory
Andy Murray wants to repay British with Australian Open success next month.
Inter directors Piero Ausilio and Marco Branca were in London last week to discuss a deal after the Colombia international indicated he would prefer a move to Stamford Bridge
The attacking midfielder is keen to stay at Old Trafford for a long time and is confident the club will be successful providing they show patience with their new manager
December 16, 2013
Bacary Sagna is free to discuss terms with clubs from abroad in January, as his contract runs out in just over six months. He is widely tipped to leave Arsenal at the end of the season, but his latest interview appears to suggest that he may leave as early as in January.
After a stunning two goal performance by Liverpool striker Luis Suarez in a 5-0 victory over Tottenham on Sunday, injured Red’s captain Steven Gerrard made some interesting, but very real comments about the Uruguayan star and his future at Anfield.
Managerless Tottenham have been pitted against Dnipro while Porto travel to Eintracht Frankfurt and Fiorentina face Esbjerg
Andre Villas-Boas admitted that he is fighting to save his job after Sunday's humiliating 5-0 defeat at home to Liverpool but insisted that he will not resign as Tottenham Hotspur manager, according to reports.
Elsewhere there's a reunion for Didier Drogba and Jose Mourinho, Real Madrid take on Schalke and Manchester United draw Olympiakos at the round of 16 stage
Wayne Rooney's representatives are ready to thrash out a bumper new deal with Manchester United, according to reports.
December 15, 2013
In case you haven't heard, there were some controversial changes to the Formula One rulebook made recently, adding things like double points for the season-ending race and the ability for each driver to choose their own number (previously, a driver's finishing position in the previous season was used).
The Nerazzurri are expected to spend big during the winter transfer window and the club captain's dream is to be joined at Appiano Gentile by "the best" player in the world
Tottenham and Liverpool both are on the back of two wins on the bounce and the Reds will head to London with great confidence despite the loss of Steven Gerrard for the next month.
Arsenal are set to make Antonio Sanabria their first signing of the January transfer window after agreeing a 300,000-pound deal for the Barcelona striker, according to reports.
Jose Mourinho has said he expects David Luiz to stay at Chelsea in January despite fresh talk linking him with Barcelona, according to reports.
December 14, 2013
Arsenal were defeated 6-3 by Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday afternoon after Manuel Pellegrini's side continued their incredible home form. While much of the action took place on the pitch throughout the match, a little incident happened just after the final whistle when Arsenal were clapping their traveling fans.
Manchester United youngster Adnan Januzaj has said that he never wants to leave the club and could play at Old Trafford for all his life.
The Dutch striker, who will miss the next month with a thigh injury, is unconvinced by the training methods and tactics employed by his boss
The Montenegro international has only started one Premier League match for Manuel Pellegrini's side but will not be allowed to leave the Etihad Stadium as he nears full fitness
The European authorities have drafted an 11-point plan to eradicate the threat posed by match-fixing, an issue the body has described as a "top priority" for them
Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has been named the top trending football topic of 2013, according to reports.
December 13, 2013
A massive clash of attacking forces will meet this Saturday, as Manchester City play hosts to table toppers Arsenal.
This Sunday, Manchester United will travel to Villa Park to play 11th place Aston Villa. United finds itself 9th in the table with just three...
David Moyes has confirmed the Netherlands international will be sidelined until the New Year after picking up an injury in the process of taking a corner against Shakhtar Donetsk
Spain's record goalscorer revealed that Arsenal were interested in securing his services while he was still at Barcelona, but has expressed his happiness at Atletico's progress
The remaining teams will learn their last-16 fate in Nyon on Monday, so Goal gives you the run-down on what to expect from what promises to be an intriguing event
Since his initial arrival in Paris from Palermo, 24-year-old Argentine attacking midfielder, Javier Pastore had been believed opposed to any type of move that would see him leave the Parisian side.
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has topped the latest rich list of English-born Premier League stars.
December 12, 2013
The Blues could be drawn against Gala in the knockout stages and the Portuguese would welcome "King Didier" back to west London with open arms
English footballer Wayne Rooney has reportedly rejected Manchester United's latest attempts to open talks over a new contract .
English football's governing body has insisted match-fixing was not widespread.
December 11, 2013
The last 16 teams left in the Champions League this season are now known ahead of Monday's knockout stage draw in Nyon.
Napoli have a tough test ahead of them on Wednesday night in the UEFA Champions League as they host Arsenal in a match that could define much of the rest of their season.
Chelsea sit at the top of Group E with nine points and have the chance to get the final three they need to ensure that they take a favorable place in the last sixteen of the UEFA Champions League.
The London rivals are set to be locked in a battle to capture the 17-year-old Barca B forward, who is expected to leave the Catalan giants after rejecting new terms
The ex-Chelsea manager has great respect for the Frenchman as he prepares to pit his Napoli side against the Gunners in an all-important final Champions League group-stage game
Barcelona will make a decision in January on whether to expand their Nou Camp stadium or move to a new location, according to reports.
December 10, 2013
Arsene Wenger has stated that there will be no change in the mentality of Arsenal in their final Champions League group match against Napoli.
Formula One will award double points for the last race of the season from next year, making it more likely that the title fight goes down to the wire, while drivers will be given permanent numbers as part of a series of rule changes announced on Monday, according to reports.
FIFA moved quickly on Monday to play down the risk of violence at the World Cup after fighting at a Brazilian league match led to four fans ending up in hospital, according to reports.
The departure of David Moyes from Everton made many fans at the time wonder what was to come at their club. However, few would have...
Robin van Persie has hinted he's happy to stay at Manchester United by talking up his partnership with Wayne Rooney, according to reports.
December 9, 2013
The Scot is adamant that defeat to the Magpies has only strengthened his resolve to turn around Manchester United's fortunes ahead of Tuesday's clash with Shakhtar Donetsk
Franck Ribery, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are the three final contenders for the 2013 Ballon d'Or.
UK bookies have now slashed the odds on David Moyes being sacked by Old Trafford chiefs following two straight home losses and Borussia Dortmund manager Jurgen Klopp is a 6/1 favourite to take charge at Manchester United.
While the eyes of the football world were focused on Brazil for the World Cup draw, Cristiano Ronaldo caught up on his beauty sleep, according to reports.
The Frenchman felt Everton's late equaliser should have been ruled out, while opposing manager Roberto Martinez hailed his side and the impact of the Barcelona teenager
December 8, 2013
The Portuguese admits he would love to follow in the footsteps of club team-mate Iker Casillas by winning the international tournament next year
Exercise and sport science expert, Sue Cutbill, has revealed the best types of sports that help boost your kids' learning ability.
Arsenal remain at the top of the table and the Gunners are soaring high with five wins and fifteen points from their last six matches.
The 26-year-old forward, in incredible form for Liverpool, is praised as a "great sportsman" and for his ability to show strength against "a flood of information"
The Blancos boss insists that the Argentina international is going nowhere, amidst reports linking the allegedly frustrated winger with a move to Monaco
December 7, 2013
The Portuguese was downcast after watching his side lose at the Britannia and has called for a drastic improvement in terms of taking chances
Southampton started the season on a hot streak, but injuries and tough competition have seen the Saints knocked back down to earth from their initial high with three straight losses to Arsenal, Chelsea and Aston Villa.
Chelsea won a hectic 3-4 victory at the Stadium of Light against a determined Sunderland side in midweek.
Manchester United will be without Wayne Rooney due to suspension for having racked up five yellow cards already this season. Robin Van Persie is believed a possible inclusion for the match, but if the Dutchman cannot go, Javier Hernandez is next in line.
Not that we needed any convincing, but FIFA are a rabble of an organisation, yet again proven by the result of the 2014 World Cup draw…
December 6, 2013
Vicente del Bosque's men will meet their old foes again, while hosts Brazil will have to deal with Croatia, Mexico and Cameroon
Another week, another crisis for the apparently hapless David Moyes. Of all the teams to lose at home to, Everton was perhaps the least one the beleagured Manchester United manager would have chosen.
The in-form Welshman is joined on the 15-strong shortlist by Real Madrid colleagues Isco and Xabi Alonso, while Bayern Munich and Barcelona also have three representatives each
FIFA will take a decision over whether to switch the dates for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar in December 2014.
December 5, 2013
Luis Suarez was at his imperious best against Norwich in the 5-1 win, as he proved once again while he remains one of the five strikers in the world. His first goal against Chris Hughton's men is likely to be a contender for the goal of the season.
Brazil's Sports Minister Aldo Rebelo has reportedly warned that England fans may expect being held at knife-points or raped on the streets during the World Cup 2014.
The Spanish champions have moved to distance themselves from reports stating that they are set to make a move for the Argentina international in the summer
Chelsea enjoyed an exciting 4-3 victory over Sunderland at the Stadium of Light on Wednesday evening after the home side took the lead through Jozy Altidore after 14 minutes.
Brazil face the prospect of a tough group in their quest for a sixth world title when the World Cup draw takes place tomorrow.
Liverpool custodian Pepe Reina has reportedly confirmed that he is quitting the club to join back Barcelona next summer.
December 4, 2013
The much-awaited Real Madrid academy is all set to open in Muscat this season, according to a top official of the club.