Arsene Wenger has revealed Arsenal captain Mikel Arteta will be out for a minimum of two to three weeks with a calf injury.
Valencia striker Alvaro Negredo insists he is not "obsessed" by ending his barren run after joining the club from Manchester City.
Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos has admitted to feeling tired after a busy year of football.
Aston Villa have revealed Roy Keane has stepped down as assistant manager of the Premier League club with immediate effect.
New York Red Bulls striker Thierry Henry has vowed to help Arsenal win the UEFA Champions League once his playing days are over.
Phil Jagielka believes Everton are capable of achieving "big things" in the UEFA Europa League after beating Wolfsburg to win Group H.
Alan Pardew believes Andy Carroll will rejoin Newcastle United, but does not expect the striker to return to the club in the near future.
Napoli attacker Michu has undergone surgery on a recurring ankle injury, the club has announced.
Bastia striker Brandao was sentenced to one month in prison on Thursday for headbutting Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Thiago Motta.
The Sydney derby will dominate the agenda in the build-up to this weekend's action, but the Round 8 opener between Melbourne Victory and Adelaide United on Friday night is the contest that has the A-League's football hipsters salivating.
West Ham manager Sam Allardyce questioned James Tomkins' maturity in response to the defender's play-acting against Everton.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is similar to Arsene Wenger, according to defender Kolo Toure.
Gamba Osaka will aim to maintain their momentum on Saturday as they look to reel in Urawa Reds in the J.League.
It's a huge clash at AAMI Park to open A-League Round 8 when two of the three remaining unbeaten teams - fierce rivals Melbourne Victory and Adelaide United - vie to catch Perth Glory at the top of the table.
Napoli coach Rafael Benitez was simply happy to have progressed in the UEFA Europa League after a 0-0 draw at Sparta Prague.
Fiorentina coach Vincenzo Montella hailed their mentality in continental competition after remaining unbeaten in the UEFA Europa League.
Brazilian football great Pele confirmed he is "doing fine" in his recovery from surgery to remove kidney stones.
Inter director Piero Ausilio hailed the heroics of Samir Handanovic after his penalty save proved crucial in the 2-1 win over Dnipro.
Can struggling Melbourne City travel over the ditch to get all three points against the Wellington Phoenix at Westpac Stadium on Sunday?
With John Hutchinson's comments sure to fire up the Jets fans, expect fireworks at Hunter Stadium between two sides desperate to find their groove this season. And what better way than by taking the points from their rivals from up - or down - the F3.