European football clubs have been told the UEFA Cup will be rebranded to revive its fortunes and earn them more money.
Bayern Munich all but assured its place in the quarterfinals of the UEFA Cup on Thursday with a 5-0 win at Anderlecht, and Marseille and PSV Eindhoven also won.
Two-time winners Sevilla and Racing Santander both crashed out of the UEFA Cup, while England's Tottenham Hotspur were among teams to advance to the last 32.
Bayern Munich is one of four German clubs aiming to take a step closer to the quarterfinals of the UEFA Cup on Thursday.
By Krystyna Rudzki Tim Cahill fired the late winner to ensure Everton joined Atletico Madrid, Villarreal, Hamburger SV and FC Basel in advancing to the UEFA Cup's round-of-32.
Swedish side Helsingborgs reached the last 32 of the UEFA Cup while Germany's SV Hamburg were among teams close to qualifying after clear victories.
Michael Lynch Matthew Spiranovic's A-League excellence puts a World Cup berth within reach.
Greg Fraser Jermain Defoe broke Tottenham's European goal-scoring record on Thursday as he steered his side into the knockout phase of the Europa League with a tough 2-1 victory over Moldova's Sheriff Tiraspol.
Andy Scott Tottenham Hotspur closed in on a place in the Europa League knockout stages with a 2-0 win away to Moldovan champions Sheriff Tiraspol on Thursday.
Paul Hayward Mesut Ozil was not only the best buy of the English summer. He was also the stupidest sell.
Newly-appointed Sunderland boss Gustavo Poyet says it is time for the club to move on from the troubled tenure of former manager Paolo Di Canio.
Swansea City produces remarkable performance on its Europa League debut.
Michael Lynch Former Australian international defender Patrick Kisnorbo joins on a one-year deal.
London Manchester City confirmed on Tuesday that Spain winger Jesus Navas has completed his transfer to the English Premier League club from Sevilla.
Sebastian Hassett Western Sydney Wanderers went within a whisker of never calling Shinji Ono one of their own.
A 90th-minute strike by Mousa Dembele took Tottenham Hotspur through to the last 16 of soccer's Europa League at Lyon's expense on Thursday, as the second leg of their tie ended 1-1 at the Stade de...
Stoke, England Jon Walters heads past his own goalkeeper in the 45th and 62nd minutes against Chelsea.
The Newcastle Jets have confirmed the signing of former England international and Premier League star Emile Heskey as the club's marquee player for the 2012-13 A-League season.
Nyon, Switzerland The much-criticised Europa League competition has been given a vote of support by top European club managers, UEFA technical director Andy Roxburgh said on Thursday.
London Scottish football champion Rangers have been forced to seek bankruptcy protection after a financial meltdown, triggering a 10-point deduction for the 140-year-old club and effectively handing the...