Joao Havelange, who has died at 100, was the man who made FIFA a global powerhouse, only to resign under a cloud of corruption that has darkened the world soccer body's reputation.
Dalian Atkinson, the former English Premier League football star who played for Aston Villa and Spanish club Real Sociedad, died on Monday after being Tasered by English police, his father told British media.
Germany's newly-nominated player of the year Jerome Boateng says he plans to return from injury after September's international break.
The world record for a transfer fee was shredded Tuesday when French superstar Paul Pogba completed a sensational return to Manchester United from Juventus for 105 million euros (US$116 million).
With two goals in the second half by star midfielder Oscar, Chelsea beat AC Milan 3-1 in an International Champions Cup friendly Wednesday night, the first event at sold-out U.S. Bank Stadium ahead of the NFL season for the Minnesota Vikings.
Disgraced former FIFA president Sepp Blatter has admitted his six-year ban from all football-related activity has taken a toll on his mental health.
Dallas scored two goals in three minutes in the second half to beat Vancouver 2-0 in steamy conditions on Sunday, extending the club-record unbeaten streak to 17 games and boosting the Texan team's lead atop the Major League Soccer standings.
Guatemala's former soccer chief pleaded guilty in New York on Friday to racketeering and wire fraud conspiracies in connection with the unprecedented FIFA corruption scandal rocking world soccer.
Tottenham Hotspur's Will Miller traps the ball during the International Champions Cup football match between Italy's Serie A team Juventus and Premier League team Tottenham Hotspur in Melbourne on Tuesday, July 26.
Jose Mourinho said he would not be rushing into judgment on his players as a result of Manchester United's 4-1 drubbing by Borussia Dortmund in Shanghai on Friday.