Thursday, January 14, 2016
FIFA has fired Jerome Valcke for the second time, cutting ties with the secretary general four months after he was suspended while under investigation for wrongdoing at the scandal-scarred governing body.
Barcelona's off-field strife despite their on-field success continued on Wednesday as Brazilian star Neymar was called to give evidence by Spain's national court on Feb. 2 for alleged fraud surrounding his transfer to the Catalan giants in 2013.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Now score it Lionel Messi 5, Cristiano Ronaldo 3. Messi won the Ballon d'Or trophy on Monday as the world's best player in 2015, ending Cristiano Ronaldo's two-year hold on soccer's top individual honor.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Napoli is halfway to its first Serie A title since Diego Maradona led the club to the 1990 championship.
Monday, January 11, 2016
A 1-1 draw between AC Milan and Roma in Serie A on Saturday likely did little to alleviate the pressure on managers Sinisa Mihajlovic and Rudi Garcia.
Arsenal began its FA Cup defense with a 3-1 comeback victory against Sunderland and was joined in the fourth round by Manchester United and Manchester City on Saturday.
Zinedine Zidane's head-coaching career got off to a winning start as Real Madrid defeated Deportivo La Coruna 5-0 in the Spanish league on Saturday.
Sunday, January 10, 2016
Thiago Motta and Maxwell each scored as Paris Saint-Germain picked up where it left off before the midseason break with a 2-0 win over Bastia in the French league Friday.
Brad Smith scored for Liverpool in the 73rd minute as the English Premier League side twice hit back to draw 2-2 with fourth-tier Exeter in the FA Cup on Friday.
Saturday, January 9, 2016
Gabon and Borussia Dortmund star striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang on Thursday upstaged favorite Yaya Toure to win a first African Player of the Year Award.