Having dominated the build-up, Harry Kane lived up to expectations by scoring in a 4-0 qualifying win for England against Lithuania.
Without the injured Diego Costa, Spain defeated Ukraine 1-0 in Group C of Euro 2016 qualifying in Seville on Friday.
Goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev was struck by a flare during Russia's Euro 2016 qualifier in Montenegro.
Russia goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev has been struck by a flare during their Euro 2016 qualifier in Montenegro.
Brazil take on Chile in an international friendly at the Emirates Stadium, London, on Sunday.
Fresh from agreeing a new deal as Stoke City boss, Mark Hughes has set his sights on challenging for FA Cup and League Cup glory.
After weeks of talking openly about contract talks, Mark Hughes has put pen to paper on a new Stoke City deal until 2019.
Religious protests will be held ahead of Northern Ireland's Euro 2016 qualifier against Finland on Sunday.
Republic of Ireland host Poland in Euro 2016 qualifying on Sunday, and manager Martin O'Neill says the pressure is on.
David Wilson insists there will be no split loyalties as he takes charge of Gibraltar against his home country of Scotland.
World champions Germany are set to bring back the big guns for their Euro 2016 qualifier against Georgia in Tbilisi.
Valencia's Andres Guardado has agreed a permanent transfer to PSV after a successful loan spell with the Eredivise club.
Morten Olsen has hit out at Denmark's training facilities ahead of their friendly with France in Saint-Etienne on Sunday.
Roberto Martinez says Everton's Steven Pienaar is nearing a comeback from injury and is to return to training next week.
William Carvalho expects Portugal to attack Serbia from kick-off as they look to boost their Euro 2016 qualifying hopes on Sunday.
UEFA has ordered Dynamo Kiev to play their upcoming UEFA Europa League fixture against Fiorentina with a partially closed stadium.
The former Missouri star said multiple gay NFL players reached out to him after he revealed his sexual orientation before the 2014 draft.
The Football Association has served Hull City with a £30,000 fine for failure to control their players.
Mario Balotelli could still work his way back into the Italy squad if he improves his attitude, says defender Leonardo Bonucci.
Claudio Marchisio's season appears to be over following the news that he has sustained a serious knee injury in training for Italy.