Heerenveen came from behind twice to earn 2-2 draw with Vitesse in Eredivisie UEFA Europa League play-off first leg.
After keeping Aston Villa in the Premier League, Tim Sherwood shifts his focus to lifting the FA Cup in Saturday's final against Arsenal.
Michel Platini would be open to pulling UEFA out of FIFA competitions, should Sepp Blatter win a fifth term as FIFA president.
Stuart McCall suffered at the hands of his former employers as Motherwell beat Rangers 3-1 in the Scottish Premiership play-off on Thursday.
Hamburg emerged from the first leg of their play-off against Karlsruher with a draw they scarcely deserved to tee up an intriguing decider.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter has vowed to lead world football's governing body clear of the corruption scandal currently rocking the game.
The Russian president makes soccer his new arena for assailing the U.S.
A decision on Genoa's appeal at being denied a UEFA licence by the Italian Football Federation will be delayed.
Oscar Cardozo will play no part in Paraguay's Copa America campaign after missing out on being included in the 23-man squad through injury.
CONCACAF has provisionally dismissed Jeffrey Webb and Eduardo Li in light of the indictments brought against FIFA officials.
A bigger challenge in the Champions League final is in sight, but first champions Juventus must round off their Serie A season at Verona.
James Demetriou has landed himself in hot water with the Football Association for allegedly floating its betting rules.
With rumours of a Carlo Ancelotti return building, Milan coach Filippo Inzaghi must prove his worth at Atalanta.
Bournemouth's Premier League preparations continue apace, while Australia star Massimo Luongo joins relegated side QPR.
John Sheridan has left his role with Plymouth Argyle after failing to guide the club out of League Two this season, citing personal reasons.
Hull City's Abel Hernandez will be banned for three games after admitting to punching Manchester United's Phil Jones.
West Ham have opted not to retain striker Carlton Cole, who confirmed he is to leave Upton Park.
A broken nose left Cesc Fabregas needing to wear a protective mask, and Chelsea star has now had surgery on the injury.
Sepp Blatter predicts there may be more negative headlines to come as the scandal surrounding FIFA continues to rumble on.
Milan chief executive Adriano Galliani expects Carlo Ancelotti to give him an answer regarding a return to San Siro next Wednesday.