Friday, February 13, 2015
The English Premier League's television rights windfalls may soar over US$13 billion once the 2016-19 international sales are completed this year. And with 11 of this season's 20 clubs already under foreign ownership, the world's richest soccer league expects the new deals will make its clubs even better propositions for would-be investors.
Lionel Messi scored one goal and set up another to help Barcelona beat Villarreal 3-1 on Wednesday in the first leg of their Copa del Rey semifinal.
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Mario Balotelli went from forgotten man to match-winner at Liverpool as his late goal against Tottenham tightened up the race for Champions League qualification in the Premier League on Tuesday.
Real Madrid's plans for a multi-million euro redevelopment of their Santiago Bernabeu stadium have suffered a setback after an agreement with the city council was quashed by a Madrid court.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Paris Saint Germain's tenacity paid off as the defending champions earned a deserved 1-1 draw at French league leader Lyon on Sunday.
Manchester United needed an injury-time equalizer by Daley Blind to escape with a point from a 1-1 draw against West Ham in one of three stalemates in the Premier League on Sunday.
Goalkeeper Boubacar Barry scored the decisive goal as Ivory Coast ended a 23-year Africa Cup of Nations title drought by winning 9-8 on penalties after the final ended 0-0 following extra time.
The 2015 Africa Cup of Nations won by Ivory Coast in Equatorial Guinea Sunday was full of controversy with disputed penalties and rioting supporters.
Lionel Messi scored one goal and played a part in four more as Barcelona won 5-2 at Athletic Bilbao on Sunday and reduced Real Madrid's lead of the Spanish league to one point.
Monday, February 9, 2015
Chelsea extended its Premier League lead to seven points by beating Aston Villa 2-1 on Saturday as Manchester City was held to a 1-1 draw by Hull.