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December 15, 2014

The English champions will have to deal with the Spanish giants, while Chelsea were paired with PSG again
11:38 GMT

The English champions will have to deal with the Spanish giants, while Chelsea were paired with PSG again

Cristiano Ronaldo
09:54 GMT

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has been crowned BBC's Oversees Sports Personality 2014 award as he upstaged tennis player Serena Williams, boxer Floyd Mayweather and MotoGP rider Marc Marquez to claim the coveted prize.

December 14, 2014

Real Madrid squad
22:13 GMT

Real Madrid will make their Club World Cup debut in Marrakesh rather than Rabat this season after Tuesday's semi-final with Cruz Azul was moved due to pitch problems.

Manchester United 3-0 Liverpool: Rooney & Van Persie on target as hosts march on
15:41 GMT

Manchester United's resurgence continued on Sunday as rivals Liverpool were easily beaten 3-0 at Old Trafford on Sunday.

Franck Ribery
13:37 GMT

The ex-France international says he is settled in Bavaria and feels happily married to the club, but nonetheless admitted that he is open to a new experience elsewhere

Manchester United squad
10:09 GMT

Glazers promise to spend huge amounts of money in bid to convert Man U into Galacticos club worth 3 bln pounds

December 13, 2014

Torrado at the double as Mexicans oust nine-man Australians (picture courtesy of
23:28 GMT

The captain cancelled out Iacopo La Rocca's opener with a minute of normal time remaining and then struck again after Mariano Pavone had put Luis Fernando Tena's men ahead

Arsenal 4-1 Newcastle United: Giroud & Cazorla ease pressure on Wenger
19:59 GMT

The Gunners secured an emphatic result to move level on points with Southampton in the table ahead of the meeting with Liverpool at Anfield on December 21

Auckland City are more than worthy Club World Cup semi-finalists (picture courtesy of
19:34 GMT

The part-timers from New Zealand added the champions of Africa to their list of scalps and were deserving of an even bigger win in Rabat

Leicester City 0-1 Manchester City: Lampard winner soured by Kompany injury blow
18:31 GMT

Manuel Pellegrini's side barely had to break a sweat in order to see off the Premier League's lowest-ranked side but lost Edin Dzeko in the warm-up before their captain limped out

Chelsea 2–0 Hull City: Hazard & Costa help see off 10-man Tigers
18:29 GMT

The Belgian scored and assisted as the Blues maintained their lead at the top of the Premier League table, whilst Tom Huddlestone saw red for a foul on Filipe Luis

Robin van Persie
11:30 GMT

Manchester United striker Robin van Persie admitted that he will play for a longer period at the highest level, quashing rumours of his retirement following a slow start to the season.

Mario Balotelli
11:23 GMT

Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has reportedly accepted a Football Association (FA) charge following his Instagram post which appeared to contain anti-Semitic and racist references.

December 12, 2014

Gianluigi Buffon
11:32 GMT

The Italian shot-stopper believes that La Liga's goalscoring superstars essentially give Barca and Real Madrid a one-goal headstart

Nasri celebrates scoring against Roma
11:29 GMT

Samir Nasri described it as a "miracle" that with two points from their first four Champions League group games, Manchester City still had a chance to qualify for the last 16 of the competition - and yet they finished with a flourish in Rome on Wednesday night, showing the kind of confidence that can take you far.