UEFA Cup rebranding may revive cashflow

European football clubs have been told the UEFA Cup will be rebranded to revive its fortunes and earn them more money.

Bayern wins at Anderlecht in UEFA Cup

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.

Sevilla, Racing crash out of UEFA Cup

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 to continue foray in UEFA Cup

Bayern Munich is one of four German clubs aiming to take a step closer to the quarterfinals of the UEFA Cup on Thursday.

Cahill gets Everton through in UEFA Cup

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.

Helsingborgs into last 32 of UEFA Cup

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.


Manchester United: The contenders

Jeremy Wilson The top three contenders for Old Trafford's hot seat


Brendan Rodgers urges Liverpool Kop to 'unleash' power on Man City

Brendan Rodgers

Chris Rodgers Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers could not have been more evocative in summing up the sense of destiny, history, and emotion at Anfield ahead of his club's most significant league game in 24 years.


Brendan Rodgers urges Liverpool to unleash power on Man City

Chris Rodgers Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers could not have been more evocative in summing up the sense of destiny, history and emotion at Anfield ahead of his club's most significant league game in 24 years.


Benfica stun Spurs in Europa League


Tim Sherwood's prospects of remaining in the Tottenham Hotspur manager's job long-term were not helped as his side lost 3-1 at home to Benfica in their Europa League last 16, first leg on Thursday.

Europa League: Tottenham close on play-off berth

Tottenham Hotspur.

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.


Tottenham in Europa League knockout stage

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.


Matthew Spiranovic's excellence with the Wanderers puts him in line for a World Cup berth

Michael Lynch

Michael Lynch Matthew Spiranovic's A-League excellence puts a World Cup berth within reach.


Ronaldo hopes to win Ballon d'Or

Cristiano Ronaldo is keen to end the years of domination by Lionel Messi.


Brett Emerton calls time on a brilliant career

All over: Brett Emerton played 95 times for the Socceroos.

Sebastian Hassett Australia's third-most-capped Socceroo, Brett Emerton, will announce on Thursday morning that his 18-year professional career is over.

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Socceroos veteran Brett Emerton to retire from the game

Sebastian Hassett Third-most-capped Socceroo of all time set to announce his 18-year professional career is over.


Melbourne Heart signs international defender

Patrick Kisnorbo

Michael Lynch Former Australian international defender Patrick Kisnorbo joins on a one-year deal.


Dream start for Swansea

Swansea City's Spanish midfielder Miguel Michu (R) celebrates his goal with Swansea City's Spanish midfielder Jose Alberto.

Swansea City produces remarkable performance on its Europa League debut.


Mesut Ozil brings winning attitude to Arsenal


Paul Hayward Mesut Ozil was not only the best buy of the English summer. He was also the stupidest sell.

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Gus Poyet says Sunderland must look forward

New Sunderland manager Gus Poyet

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.