China is turning to World Cup champion Germany in a bid to boost soccer in the country through the exchange of ideas and training for players and coaches.
K-League club Jeonbuk Motors won the Asian Champions League for the second time on Saturday, defeating Al Ain of the United Arab Emirates 3-2 overall after drawing 1-1 on Saturday in the second leg of the final.
Wayne Rooney surpassed Ruud van Nistelrooy as Manchester United's all-time top scorer in European competitions on Thursday, leading the English club to a 4-0 win over Feyenoord and keeping it alive in the Europa League.
Failing to top a Champions League group often comes back to bite teams when the competition really gets going in the round of 16.
Borussia Dortmund beat Legia Warsaw in a pulsating 8-4 victory on Tuesday that broke the record for goals scored in a Champions League match.
Seattle and Montreal both won at home by one-goal margins in Tuesday's first-leg games of Major League Soccer's conference finals, leaving the matches in the balance going into the weekend's return legs.
Midfielder Rober Ibanez scored a goal in each half as promoted Leganes defeated Osasuna 2-0 to win its first home match in the Spanish league's top flight.
Silvio Berlusconi would stay on as honorary president at AC Milan after selling the club to Chinese investors if he can retain powers impacting the squad.
In one of the most startling developments in soccer this season, newcomer RB Leipzig stormed to the top of the German Bundesliga on Friday by coming from behind twice to earn a 3-2 win at Bayer Leverkusen.
Robbie Keane is leaving the LA Galaxy after winning three MLS Cup titles and six seasons with the club. The Galaxy and the Irish striker announced their parting Thursday.