Monday, November 23, 2015
Eleven doves of peace were released and a minute's silence was impeccably observed before Lorient's home match against Paris Saint-Germain on Saturday, in remembrance of the 130 people killed in last week's attacks in Paris.
Sunday, November 22, 2015
One week after the terror attacks that killed 130 people in Paris, the French soccer league resumed Friday as Nice beat Lyon 3-0 in a somber atmosphere.
Hamburger SV took advantage of Borussia Dortmund's mistakes to win 3-1 on Friday, in the first Bundesliga match since Germany players went through two terrorist scares in the past week.
Saturday, November 21, 2015
Gianluigi Buffon celebrated 20 years of playing in Serie A on Thursday as the Juventus and Italy goalkeeping great was hailed by his fellow professionals.
China's most successful soccer team Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao are hot favorites to win the AFC Champions League on Saturday, but the club's business is far from a surefire bet.
Friday, November 20, 2015
During Brazilian star Neymar's two-and-a-half year spell at Barcelona, there has been one continuous soundbite from the softly spoken 23-year-old: "I'm here to learn from the best."
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Sweden earned a ticket to the 2016 European Championship after drawing with Denmark 2-2 in the second-leg playoff on Tuesday.
Ukraine beat Slovenia 3-1 on aggregate to qualify for the European Championship next year, after a 1-1 draw on Tuesday.
China's hopes of reaching the 2018 World Cup were dented with a 0-0 draw at Hong Kong in a tense Group C encounter.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Ireland qualified for next year's European Championship on Monday as Jonathan Walters returned from suspension to score both goals in a 2-0 victory over Bosnia-Herzegovina and secure a 3-1 aggregate win in their playoff.