Viktor Skripnik's positive impact at Werder Bremen has earned the Ukrainian a new three-year contract with the Bundesliga club.
Garry Monk has dismissed speculation that Michu could cut short his loan spell at Napoli and return to Swansea City.
The Football Association (FA) has charged Wigan Athletic chairman Dave Whelan following comments perceived to be anti-Semitic in nature.
Paul Lambert has rued Aston Villa's list of absentees as they aim to end an eight-match Premier League winless run at Burnley on Saturday.
Alex Bruce knows Hull City must find a way to keep an in-form Wayne Rooney quiet on Saturday if they are to end their dismal run of form.
Mark Hughes hopes three of his Stoke City players affected by a virus will be fit for Saturday's Premier League clash with Liverpool.
Avram Grant has been named the new head coach of Ghana after seeing off competition from Bernd Schuster and Marco Tardelli.
Marcelo Bielsa says Marseille must be patient if they are to break down a well-organised Nantes defence in Ligue 1 this weekend.
Basel have been charged by UEFA after fans entered the field during their Champions League match against Real Madrid on Wednesday.
Per Mertesacker wants Arsenal to put their UEFA Champions League success behind them when they face West Brom in the Premier League.
Alberto Colaco, the former general secretary of the All India Football Federation, has been banned by FIFA for accepting a bribe.
Championship leaders Derby County will be out to continue their outstanding record against Leeds United at Elland Road on Saturday.
Hertha Berlin will hope to take advantage of Bayern Munich's fatigue when they host the Bundesliga champions on Saturday.
Newcastle United have been given a boost with the news that Ryan Taylor's injury is not as bad as first feared.
Arsenal's Jack Wilshere has been ruled for three months after undergoing surgery on an ankle injury sustained against Manchester United.
Roma's defensive woes have deepened after Vasilis Torosidis was ruled out with a calf strain on Thursday.
Real Madrid can break a club record by registering their 16th successive win when they visit Malaga in La Liga on Saturday.
England were the biggest climbers in the top 20 of the FIFA world rankings as they moved up to 13th.
Neil Warnock insists Yannick Bolasie will not be leaving Crystal Palace when the transfer window re-opens in January.
Sewe Sport head into Saturday's CAF Confederation Cup final first leg with Al Ahly looking to become the tournament's first Ivorian winners.