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.
Saturday, October 26, 2013
Tottenham Hotspur closed in on a place in the Europa League knockout stages with a 2-0 win away to Moldovan champions Sheriff Tiraspol on Thursday.
Friday, October 25, 2013
Cristiano Ronaldo and Zlatan Ibrahimovic warmed up for their World Cup playoffs meeting with high-scoring displays for Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League on Wednesday.
Thursday, October 24, 2013
Lionel Messi preserved Barcelona's unbeaten start to the Champions League by equalizing in a 1-1 draw at AC Milan while Arsenal's 100 percent record disappeared with a 2-1 home defeat to Borussia Dortmund in Tuesday's other marquee match.
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Getafe eased past 10-man Granada 2-0 on Sunday to match a club record with a fourth consecutive win that kept the Madrid side close to the top four in the Spanish league.