Monday, October 26, 2015
Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 12th goal in as many games and Keylor Navas made several saves to help Real Madrid earn a deceptively tough 3-1 win at second-place Celta Vigo on Saturday and provisionally increase its Spanish league lead.
Arsenal took over at the Premier League summit on Saturday, while Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho was sent to the stands as his side crashed to defeat at West Ham United.
An apartheid-era political prisoner turned multi-millionaire mining tycoon joined the race to be FIFA president on Saturday.
Sunday, October 25, 2015
Sergi Darder scored his first goal in the French league as Lyon beat Toulouse 3-0 on Friday to revive its stuttering campaign.
Sanfrecce Hiroshima beat Ventforet Kofu 2-0 on Saturday to extend its lead in the second-stage standings and secure a place in the J-League championship.
Saturday, October 24, 2015
Bayern Munich can claim their 1000th Bundesliga victory if they beat Cologne at home on Saturday as the German league leaders look to bounce back from their Arsenal disappointment.
Jurgen Klopp's Anfield bow as Liverpool manager ended in a 1-1 draw against Rubin Kazan in the Europa League on Thursday as fellow British hopefuls Celtic and Tottenham went down to defeat.
A previously secret financial deal between Sepp Blatter and Franz Beckenbauer was revealed by the German soccer federation on Thursday as it sought to further defend a payment to FIFA from 2006 World Cup organizers.
This time, Jerome Champagne has officially entered the FIFA presidential election race. "I sent my application letter and eight nomination letters to FIFA on Monday night," Champagne, a French former diplomat, told The Associated Press in an interview ahead of launching his bid for soccer's top job on Friday.
Dutch soccer great Johan Cruyff is battling lung cancer, his spokeswoman said Thursday.