Saturday, November 2, 2013
French soccer clubs said Thursday they will push ahead with a historic strike after President Francois Hollande rejected their demands to be exempt from a 75 percent tax on high-earners.
Friday, November 1, 2013
Tottenham Hotspur edged Hull City 8-7 in a tense penalty shoot-out to reach the League Cup quarterfinals on Wednesday, while Manchester City overcame Newcastle United after extra time.
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Cesc Fabregas scored two goals and played a part in Alexis Sanchez's opener to steer Barcelona to a 3-0 victory at Celta Vigo on Tuesday and keep the pressure on the Spanish league leader's title rivals.
Chelsea knocked Premier League leaders Arsenal out of the League Cup in the fourth round on Tuesday, while Manchester United reached the quarterfinals at the expense of Norwich City.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Lionel Messi, Franck Ribery, Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and Neymar are among 23 candidates on the short list for the Ballon d'Or announced by FIFA on Tuesday.
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho paid tribute to Fernando Torres after the Spain striker made one goal and scored a late winner to earn a 2-1 victory over Premier League title rivals Manchester City on Sunday.
Monday, October 28, 2013
Neymar stole the limelight from Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale with a goal and an assist as Barcelona secured a 2-1 win over bitter rivals Real Madrid in Saturday's La Liga “Clasico” at Camp Nou.
Inter Milan got back to winning ways with a 4-2 victory over promoted Hellas Verona in Serie A on Saturday for a first win in four matches.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter wants tougher sanctions over racism in football with teams kicked out of tournaments and points deducted.
Sunday, October 27, 2013
Nolan Roux scored as Lille beat Nantes 1-0 Friday to pull within a point of leader Paris Saint-Germain in the French league.