Saturday, January 10, 2015
Alan Pardew will take the first steps in his efforts to steer Crystal Palace away from the Premier League relegation zone when Tottenham visit Selhurst Park on Saturday.
Asia's top sports leaders on Friday refused to back Prince Ali bin Al Hussein's election challenge to FIFA president Sepp Blatter and insisted it was doomed to failure.
Australia will search for championship-winning form and the spark to ignite soccer interest in the country when they open the Asian Cup against Kuwait on Friday.
Friday, January 9, 2015
The once almighty Barcelona is heading toward meltdown. One week after the Spanish team's appeal against a FIFA-imposed transfer ban was rejected and two days after its sports director was fired, Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu called for early elections to “relieve tension” at the increasingly troubled club.
Fernando Torres made a winning return to Atletico Madrid on Wednesday as the Spanish league champions secured an impressive 2-0 victory over city rival Real Madrid in the Copa del Rey.
Steven Gerrard is the next big star in the LA Galaxy. The Liverpool captain will join the defending Major League Soccer champions in July after completing his illustrious career with his boyhood team, the Galaxy announced Wednesday.
Thursday, January 8, 2015
Romelu Lukaku's late equalizer earned Everton an FA Cup replay against West Ham United and took the heat off manager Roberto Martinez following a 1-1 draw at Goodison Park.
A controversial goal helped Roma to a 1-0 win at Udinese on Tuesday, highlighting the need for goal-line technology and moving the Giallorossi within one point of Serie A leader Juventus.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Steven Gerrard gave Liverpool fans an instant reminder of what they'll be missing next season.
Felipe Anderson scored once and set up two other goals as Lazio beat visiting Sampdoria 3-0 Monday in a key match for third place and Serie A's final Champions League berth.