FIFA defends bans for 'false' info, tarnishing…

FIFA justified an overhaul of its ethics code by asserting that people who "tarnish the reputations of others" must be banned from soccer

Real are a tough team - even without Ronaldo…

Atletico Madrid's Koke says Cristiano Ronaldo has proved what a great player he is at all of his clubs, but believes Real Madrid will be just as tough to beat in the UEFA Super Cup even without the Portuguese.

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Castillo, Jackson score 2nd-half goals, Rapids tie Galaxy

Edgar Castillo, Niki Jackson score as Colorado Rapids tie Los Angeles Galaxy 2-2

New stadium and training facilities mean exciting…

Wayne Rooney admits DC United's new stadium and training facilities was one of the main reasons why he joined the club

UEFA Super Cup trophy arrives in Tallinn

The UEFA Super Cup trophy arrives in Tallinn, Estonia, ahead of the final between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid.

Croatia forward Mario Mandzukic retires from…

Mario Mandzukic says he is retiring from international soccer after 11 years with Croatia's national team, with his decision coming a month after he scored a goal in the World Cup final

Hilarious Slimani presentation at Fenerbahce goes…

Fenerbahce's budget presentation of Islam Slimani has caused some chuckles online, after the striker joined the Turkish club on loan from Leicester City.

Qatar says Nepali worker dies building World Cup stadium

Qatar says a Nepali worker has died while helping to build a stadium for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in the Arab nation

Rooney on life at DC United

Wayne Rooney discusses life in America following his move to DC United

Neymar, Falcao and Depay hit the ground running

Some of Ligue 1’s biggest stars made an immediate impression on the opening weekend of the season, including PSG’s Neymar, Monaco striker Radamel Falcao, Lyon’s Memphis Depay and Marseille duo Dimitri Payet and Florian Thauvin.

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Cheng's fantastic strike in Guoan rout

Piao Cheng scored a fantastic goal for Beijing Guoan as they thrashed Dalian Yifang in the Chinese Super League.

Rooney's spectacular steal, cross sets up winner for DC

Luciano Acosta completed a hat trick in the 96th minute to give D.C. United a 3-2 victory over 10-man Orlando City

Leaders Beijing Guoan thrash Dalian Yifang to…

Beijing Guoan extended their lead at the top of the Chinese Super League standings with a 5-2 rout of Dalian Yifang.

Bale vs Griezmann - The Leaders

A closer look at how Gareth Bale and Antoine Griezmann shape up ahead of Real Madrid's clash with Atletico in the UEFA Super Cup.

Sounders edge FC Dallas 2-1 for 5th straight victory

Nicolas Lodeiro's free-kick goal in the 63rd minute was the winner as the Seattle Sounders defeated FC Dallas 2-1 for their franchise-tying fifth straight victory

Bakayoko joins Milan on loan from Chelsea

Tiemoue Bakayoko has left Chelsea to join Serie A side AC Milan on a season-long loan.

Powerless Guardiola is hopeful over Sterling…

Pep Guardiola admits he has not power when it comes to contract talks with Raheem Sterling, but has let the winger know that he is wanted at Manchester City.

Guardiola tells Mendy to tweet less; defender…

Benjamin Mendy enthralls and infuriates Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola

Long process for Arsenal to reach Europe's elite…

Arsenal's Unai Emery admits his side are a long way behind the likes of Manchester City, as he aims to take the club back into Europe's elite.

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Guardiola backs Sterling to start scoring for…

After Raheem Sterling's excellent finish for Manchester City in the win over Arsenal, Pep Guardiola has backed the Englishman to take his goalscoring form into the national side sooner rather than later.

Messi record 33rd title as Barcelona wins Spanish…

Lionel Messi won his 33rd title with Barcelona on Sunday to become the most successful player in the Catalan club's history

Opta Premier League review - opening weekend

Take a look at some of the key stats to come out of the opening weekend of Premier League fixtures.