Saturday, November 30, 2013
Spanish sides Valencia, Sevilla and Real Betis booked their spots in the Europa League's round of 32 on Thursday, while Tottenham locked up first place in its group with a fifth victory in as many matches.
Oceania is backing a drive to combine their World Cup playoff pathway with the larger Asian Football Confederation (AFC) in order to secure five berths at future finals for the regions, New Zealand Football said on Friday.
Friday, November 29, 2013
Nine-time winner Real Madrid qualified for the Champions League's last 16 alongside Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday, while Juventus kept alive its chances of reaching the knockout stages.
Thursday, November 28, 2013
Chelsea qualified for the Champions League's last 16 despite being tripped up again by Basel, while AC Milan and Arsenal claimed easy wins but were made to wait to seal their berths in the knockout stage.
Asia and Oceania are in talks to share their World Cup qualifying slots to give teams more chance of reaching football's biggest stage, Asia's soccer chief said.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Juventus remained top of Serie A after long-time leaders Roma spurned the chance to overtake the champions following a scoreless home draw to struggling Cagliari on Monday.
Monday, November 25, 2013
A calamitous mistake by Southampton goalkeeper Artur Boruc set Arsenal en route to a 2-0 victory that sent the Premier League leaders four points clear on Saturday.
Bayern Munich's Germany star Mario Goetze came off the bench to score the opening goal in the European champions' comprehensive 3-0 win at his ex-club Borussia Dortmund on Saturday.
The pressure was heaped on coach Massimiliano Allegri on Saturday after AC Milan continued their dreadful run of Serie A form with a 1-1 home draw against 10-man Genoa.
Sunday, November 24, 2013
FIFA boss Sepp Blatter on Friday hit back at criticism over work conditions on World Cup venues in Qatar, accusing European companies and saying France and Germany pushed the bid for “economic interests.”