Sunday, December 14, 2014
Gamba Osaka completed Japan's domestic treble on Saturday by beating Montedio Yamagata 3-1 in the Emperor's Cup final, celebrating wildly as a shower of confetti rained down.
Alexandre Lacazette scored twice as Lyon moved within a point of second-place Paris Saint-Germain in the French league by defeating struggling Caen 3-0 on Friday for a third straight win.
Saturday, December 13, 2014
The entire Italian league stands to benefit after Torino came back to beat nine-man Copenhagen 5-1 Thursday and complete a clean sweep with all four Serie A clubs advancing from the group phase of the Europa League.
Manuel Pellegrini has told his Manchester City stars to build on their impressive European escape act as they look to overhaul Premier League leaders Chelsea.
Modest Augsburg, enjoying their best ever start to a season, will hope history repeats itself on Saturday when they play host to the mighty Bayern Munich in a Bavarian derby.
Friday, December 12, 2014
Manchester City and Schalke grabbed the final spots on offer in the knockout stage of the Champions League on Wednesday, while Lionel Messi helped Barcelona secure first place in its group with a record-extending 75th goal in the competition.
Investigations of the 2018 and 2022 World Cup votes should be given more time to finish, according to FIFA presidential contender Jerome Champagne.
River Plate won the Copa Sudamericana title Wednesday after downing Colombian club Atletico Nacional 2-0 at home in the second leg of the final.
La Boca, the iconic Buenos Aires neighborhood known for its passionate tango and soccer, is up in arms over plans to replace its legendary stadium, home of Argentine greats including Diego Maradona.
Thursday, December 11, 2014
After going through a “scare” in intensive care because of a urinary tract infection, Brazilian soccer great Pele left the hospital Tuesday after a two-week stay.