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.
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.
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.
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...
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has insisted his side aren't yet out of the title race ahead of their Premier League meeting with leaders Liverpool on Sunday.
Adelaide United coach Aurelio Vidmar is a contender for another honour with his inclusion in a prestigious line-up of world coaches.
Nick Reeves Holders Manchester United, Arsenal and Real Madrid are out to seal their last 16 Champions League berths with a game to spare on Tuesday.
Alistair Watson Celtic striker Scott McDonald has ordered all-out attack in Aalborg on Tuesday if the Scottish giants are to save their Champions League hopes.
Liam FitzGibbon Socceroos star Harry Kewell's club and manager have dismissed concerns about his health after reports he may suffer from autoimmune hepatitis.
AC Milan is sure of contracting David Beckham very soon.
Harry Kewell scored to lead Galatasaray to a 1-0 win over Olympiakos in the UEFA Cup.
Eric Sylvers AC Milan is close to signing David Beckham in a loan deal that would allow the LA Galaxy midfielder and former England captain to play in Italy's Serie A.