The richest clubs and biggest leagues in Europe are set to tighten their grip on the Champions League's future format and prize money this week.
Premier League giants Liverpool are the target of an 800 million pounds ($1 billion, 924 million euros) takeover bid backed by the Chinese government, British newspaper the Sunday Times reported.
Jurgen Klopp admitted he was baffled by Liverpool's surprise defeat at Burnley in which they enjoyed over 80 percent of possession, but still lost 2-0 to the newly-promoted club.
Joao Havelange, who has died at 100, was the man who made FIFA a global powerhouse, only to resign under a cloud of corruption that has darkened the world soccer body's reputation.
Dalian Atkinson, the former English Premier League football star who played for Aston Villa and Spanish club Real Sociedad, died on Monday after being Tasered by English police, his father told British media.
Germany's newly-nominated player of the year Jerome Boateng says he plans to return from injury after September's international break.
The world record for a transfer fee was shredded Tuesday when French superstar Paul Pogba completed a sensational return to Manchester United from Juventus for 105 million euros (US$116 million).
With two goals in the second half by star midfielder Oscar, Chelsea beat AC Milan 3-1 in an International Champions Cup friendly Wednesday night, the first event at sold-out U.S. Bank Stadium ahead of the NFL season for the Minnesota Vikings.
Disgraced former FIFA president Sepp Blatter has admitted his six-year ban from all football-related activity has taken a toll on his mental health.
Dallas scored two goals in three minutes in the second half to beat Vancouver 2-0 in steamy conditions on Sunday, extending the club-record unbeaten streak to 17 games and boosting the Texan team's lead atop the Major League Soccer standings.