Saturday, January 2, 2016
Jurgen Klopp's first two and a half months as Liverpool manager have not been straightforward, but there are signs he is getting the team moving in the right direction ahead of Saturday's trip to West Ham United.
Manchester City's priorities as they begin a hectic January with a trip to Watford on Saturday are to stay in the Premier League title race and improve their away form.
Brazilian striker Patric scored two classic poacher's goals as Gamba Osaka beat Urawa Reds to retain the Emperor's Cup on Friday.
African glory-seekers this year include South African Tokyo Sexwale, who wants to be FIFA president, and Ivorian Yaya Toure, bidding for an unprecedented fifth straight Confederation of African Football (CAF) Footballer of the Year title.
Friday, January 1, 2016
Lionel Messi scored in his 500th match for Barcelona to help them ease past Real Betis 4-0 on Wednesday and ensure they kept the lead of the Spanish league to conclude a superb year for the Catalan club.
Thursday, December 31, 2015
Manchester City could be without captain Vincent Kompany for up to four weeks with the calf injury that kept him out of Tuesday's goalless draw at Leicester.
Paris Saint-Germain may be Qatari-owned, runaway Ligue 1 leaders, unbeaten all season and an outside bet for this season's Champions League but they are still battling to win over Qatari fans.
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Monday, December 28, 2015
Arsenal and Manchester United were embarrassed and Chelsea drew on another erratic day in the Premier League. And despite losing at Liverpool, Leicester's surprise lead was maintained on Saturday.
Manchester City skipper Vincent Kompany described himself as "invincible" on Saturday despite seeing his latest injury comeback last just eight minutes.