Monaco have their sights set on a top-three finish in Ligue 1 after surging up the table in recent months, says coach Leonardo Jardim.
A letter sent by US lawmakers to FIFA president Sepp Blatter cites the Ukraine crisis as a reason to strip Russia of the World Cup.
Football Federation Australia has issued Perth Glory with a second show cause notice relating to alleged breaches of the A-League salary cap.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang believes a resurgent Borussia Dortmund can upset Bayern Munich as Jurgen Klopp's men eye European qualification.
A knee ligament injury is set to rule Bayern Munich's David Alaba out for seven weeks.
With his contract situation at Liverpool still unresolved, Raheem Sterling has dismissed suggestions of greed.
Barcelona must ensure they remain focused as they enter a critical part of their season with three trophies on the line, says Gerard Pique.
Josh Wright's first goal for Leyton Orient sealed a 1-0 win at Coventry City and lifted the League One strugglers out of the drop zone.
Wes Brown could return to help Sunderland's Premier League survival fight, says head coach Dick Advocaat.
Tony Pulis has led West Brom to a relatively comfortable position in the Premier League, but Youssouf Mulumbu says they are not safe yet.
Barcelona could have Lionel Messi back against Celta Vigo on Sunday despite his foot injury, says team-mate Gerard Pique.
Reports that La Liga club Elche have not paid their players have led to players and staff cancelling their non-playing commitments.
Ajax have made Arkadiusz Milik's loan move from Bayer Leverkusen permanent.
The Ligue 1 season's second instalment of Le Classique takes place on Sunday as Marseille host Paris Saint-Germain at the Stade Velodrome.
Pepe has suffered a thigh injury with Real Madrid yet to state how much action the defender will miss.
As the place for play-off spots intensifies, Nigel Clough has told his Sheffield United side to stay calm in the trip to Barnsley.
Winston Reid is set to hand West Ham a fitness boost by returning for Saturday's Premier League visit to Leicester City.
Gary Johnson's bid to keep Cheltenham Town in League Two begins at York City on Friday.
Despite reported interest from Manchester United and Chelsea, Inter striker Mauro Icardi insists he has no intention of leaving San Siro.
The reception Spain's Andres Iniesta received in Amsterdam has been branded a "disgrace" by Netherlands coach Guus Hiddink.