Pete Jenson and Mark Ogden Real Madrid's interest in Gareth Bale appears to be cooling after head coach Carlo Ancelotti told club president Florentino Perez that he did not consider the Tottenham player integral to his plans...
Dominic Bossi Wayne Rooney, Juan Mata, Mile Jedinak and more: the players to keep your eye on as the season kicks off.
Pete Jenson Real Madrid's decision to sell Mesut Ozil to Arsenal has sparked a backlash from the Spanish club's most senior players.
Barry Whelan Spain, Italy and Germany moved close to World Cup qualification, while Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick for Portugal on Friday.
Barnaby Chesterman Lionel Messi hit a hat-trick as Barcelona began their Champions League campaign with a 4-0 win over Ajax on Wednesday but Jose Mourinho's Chelsea suffered a shock home defeat.
Mark Ogden and Jeremy Wilson examine what the Van Persie deal means for the buyers and the sellers.
You've seen one of the best goals in the world. Now, watch one of the worst penalty misses of all time.
Chris Wright Manchester City's first tilt at Champions League glory ended in a heartbreaking group stage exit a year ago from a tough group - though the club then went on to lift the English Premier League crown.
Ian Whittell MANCHESTER: Alex Ferguson predicts a long, hard English Premier League title race with champions Manchester City after his team opened up a seven-point gap over rivals Chelsea.
Sao Paulo Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Andres Iniesta have been shortlisted for this year's Ballon d'Or.
David Polkinghorne An accusation from Perth Glory playmaker Lisa De Vanna has erupted in a Twitter war.
Paul Hayward Lionel Messi is monopolising the world-player-of-the-year title the way his feet dominate the ball. The little maestro's magnetism has kept the prize in his possession for a fourth consecutive year.
Dermot Ledwith Lionel Messi hits four and Cristiano Ronaldo a hat-trick as Barcelona and Real Madrid enjoy respective 5-1 and 4-0 victories over Osasuna and Getafe.
It was a moment that Alex Ferguson and Cristiano Ronaldo will long cherish, a moment when manager and player seemed almost father and son.
Manchester United edged closer to the Champions League quarter-finals with a 1-1 draw at Real Madrid on Wednesday, a high-profile showdown watched by an estimated 200 million people worldwide.
Henry Winter AT THE final whistle, Manchester United fans sang loudly about going to Wembley, venue of this year's Champions League final.
Barcelona: Cristiano Ronaldo continued his fine goal-scoring record at Camp Nou with a brace as Real Madrid beat Barcelona 3-1 to go through to the final of the King's Cup 4-2 on aggregate.
Kieran Canning Barcelona's recent slump continued as Sergio Ramos' header nine minutes from time handed Real Madrid a 2-1 success for their second win over the Catalans in five days Saturday.
Mark Ogden As he pondered the magnitude of the 90 minutes that lay ahead between Manchester United and Real Madrid at Old Trafford tonight, Jose Mourinho resembled a James Bond villain preparing to inflict...
Henry Winter Fans' tribute at Bernabeu nothing new for a global role model who is poised to make more history tonight.