Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Germany and Portugal closed in on European Championship qualification on Monday, while Northern Ireland missed the chance to book its place at next year's tournament in France.
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
Iceland made it to its first major tournament on Sunday but Wales will have to wait a little longer to secure a place at the 2016 European Championship after Belgium grabbed a late winner in Cyprus.
Monday, September 7, 2015
England became the first team to qualify for the 2016 European Championship by crushing San Marino 6-0, while defending champion Spain avenged a rare loss to Slovakia with a 2-0 victory on Saturday.
Didier Drogba scored a hat trick in his first start for Montreal, leading the Impact to a 4-3 home win against Chicago in Major League Soccer on Saturday.
Sunday, September 6, 2015
Germany assumed top spot in its European Championship qualifying group at Poland's expense, while Albania and Denmark could not take advantage of Portugal's competitive night off on Friday.
Lionel Messi scored less than a minute after coming on as a substitute and added another goal in Argentina's 7-0 victory over Bolivia on Friday night.
Saturday, September 5, 2015
Unsung Iceland and Wales took big steps toward qualifying for the European Championships on Thursday -- and they don't intend to take the long road to the expanded 24-team tournament just because there are more ways to qualify.
Japan eased past Cambodia 3-0 to secure its first win in World Cup qualifying while South Korea thrashed Laos 8-0 to stay undefeated on Thursday.
Friday, September 4, 2015
South Korean billionaire Chung Mong-joon has accused the Asian Football Confederation of breaking electoral and ethical rules by lobbying for rival candidate Michel Platini in the upcoming FIFA presidential election.
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Manchester United's early-season problems at both ends of the pitch were exposed in a 2-1 loss at Swansea on Sunday that ended its unbeaten start in the Premier League.