Tuesday, August 26, 2014
The World Cup memories are fading fast for Louis van Gaal as the size of the Manchester United rebuilding task hits home.
Monday, August 25, 2014
Aaron Ramsey and Olivier Giroud scored in the final seven minutes as Arsenal recovered to draw 2-2 at Everton in the Premier League on Saturday, avoiding another demoralizing defeat on Merseyside.
Malaga held on to beat Athletic Bilbao 1-0 to kick off the Spanish league on Saturday after new coach Javi Gracia's winning debut was almost spoiled by two of his players earning red cards in a wild finale.
Bordeaux extended its perfect start to the season by rallying past Nice 3-1 on Saturday for a third straight victory in the French league.
Karim Bellarabi scored the quickest goal in 52 seasons of the Bundesliga to help Bayer Leverkusen beat Borussia Dortmund 2-0 in the opening round on Saturday.
Thierry Henry and Bradley Wright-Phillips each scored twice in the second half goals to lead the New York Red Bulls to a 4-2 win over the Montreal Impact in Major League Soccer on Saturday.
Jamaican sprint superstar Usain Bolt set a new best time of 9.98 seconds for the rarely run 100m indoors at Warsaw's national soccer stadium on Saturday.
Sunday, August 24, 2014
Uninspired Paris Saint-Germain sorely missed star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic as the defending champion drew 0-0 with lowly Evian in the French league on Friday.
Bayern Munich began the defense of its Bundesliga title on Friday by beating Wolfsburg 2-1 with goals from Thomas Mueller and Arjen Robben shortly before and after the interval.
Saturday, August 23, 2014
English soccer was preparing to welcome back one of its most controversial characters on Friday amid reports Liverpool had made an audacious move to sign Mario Balotelli.