Monday, January 19, 2015
Chelsea routed Swansea 5-0 for the leader's biggest win of the English Premier League season on Saturday, while Manchester United produced only its third away success of the campaign at Queens Park Rangers.
Roma was held to 1-1 at Palermo on Saturday in another slip-up in its quest for the Serie A title.
French league leader Lyon increased the pressure on its title rivals as it beat struggling Lens 2-0 for a sixth straight victory on Saturday.
Sunday, January 18, 2015
Jozy Altidore and Michael Bradley grew up less than 50 miles apart in northern New Jersey, playing alongside each other on U.S. national youth teams.
Saturday, January 17, 2015
The continent's best player Yaya Toure and his new club colleague and Ivory Coast teammate Wilfried Bony will be the star attractions as the 30th Africa Cup of Nations begins in Equatorial Guinea this weekend.
Fernando Torres scored twice as Atletico Madrid ended Real Madrid's defense of the Copa del Rey title with a 2-2 draw on Thursday, maintaining its dominance over its crosstown rival this season.
Juventus demolished Hellas Verona 6-1 to reach the Italian Cup quarterfinals on Thursday and remain on course for a league and cup double in Massimiliano Allegri's first season in charge.
Former FIFA executive committee member and one-time banned official Slim Aloulou of Tunisia has died, the Confederation of African Football said on Thursday.
Friday, January 16, 2015
Veteran forward Dimitar Berbatov and substitute Anthony Martial scored in each half as Monaco beat 10-man Guingamp 2-0 to reach the League Cup semifinals on Wednesday.
Tottenham recovered after conceding twice in a chaotic start against Burnley to advance to the FA Cup fourth round with a 4-2 replay win on Wednesday.