Sunday, August 31, 2014
Valencia striker Paco Alcacer celebrated his first call-up for Spain by scoring the opening goal in a 3-0 win over 10-man Malaga in the Spanish league on Friday.
Marco Reus scored one goal and set up another as Borussia Dortmund beat Augsburg 3-2 away on Friday for the side's first win of the new Bundesliga season.
Marseille earned a second straight victory in the French league by thrashing Nice 4-0 Friday to recover from a sluggish start to the season.
World soccer governing body FIFA has warned Nigeria could be banned by Tuesday if an “elected” executive committee led by Chris Giwa does not vacate the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) office by midnight Monday.
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Tottenham and Inter Milan on Thursday qualified for the Europa League group stage draw but among those failing to make it across the play-off line were Lyon and Real Sociedad.
Robin van Persie insists troubled Manchester United will quickly turn the corner under new manager Louis van Gaal as they prepare to face Burnley on Saturday.
Friday, August 29, 2014
Bulgarian club Ludogorets reached the Champions League group stage for the first time Wednesday when a defender saved two penalties in a shootout after the team's goalkeeper was sent off late in extra time.
Thursday, August 28, 2014
In just his third match in charge of Manchester United, Louis van Gaal oversaw one of the most humiliating losses in the club's illustrious history on Tuesday.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Cristiano Ronaldo scored from long range to seal Real Madrid's 2-0 victory over the promoted Cordoba on Monday, while Atletico Madrid was held 0-0 at Rayo Vallecano as it stumbled at the start of its Spanish league title defense.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Lionel Messi scored twice to help 10-man Barcelona start the Spanish league with a 3-0 win over Elche in the debut of coach Luis Enrique on Sunday, with the Argentina star looking eager to put last season's disappointments behind him.