It's John van 't Schip's finals hopefuls Melbourne City at home to genuine title challengers Adelaide United to kick-off Round 19 in the A-League with a bang.
Boca Juniors continued their perfect start to the Copa Libertadores, while Internacional also enjoyed a win on Thursday.
A Jose Ortiz brace put Alajuelense on the verge of a semi-final berth in the CONCACAF Champions League.
With direct rivals Adelaide United and Perth Glory in action on Friday and Saturday respectively, Melbourne Victory will know what they need to do when Wellington Phoenix come to town on Sunday, as the race for the Premiership comes into sharp focus. Whatever happens to their opponents, three points - to keep pace or grab top spot outright - will be the order of the day.
A war of words in the build up ensures fireworks on the pitch at Hunter Stadium on Saturday night. With top six hopes all but gone for both clubs, a victory for either would give their fans a huge lift and, more importantly, bragging rights till next season.
Besiktas squared the ledger with Liverpool after their dramatic shoot-out victory, according to goalkeeper Cenk Gonen.
Mohamed Salah appears unlikely to stay at Fiorentina beyond the end of the season.
Feyenoord's clash with Roma and Guingamp's trip to Dynamo Kiev in the UEFA Europa League were interrupted by crowd trouble on Thursday.
After Wednesday night’s fantastic ACL win in Japan the red and black will be primed to replicate that winning feeling when the in-form Sky Blues walk out at Wanderland. And after the bitterness of the last derby, strap yourself in for another humdinger on Derby Day in Sydney.
Roberto Martinez saluted his players for not being complacent as Everton became the last English team standing in the UEFA Europa League.
At a press conference ahead of Southampton's upcoming Premier League match against West Brom, Ronald Koeman gave his thoughts on FIFA's plans to host the Qatar World Cup in the final months of 2022.
Liverpool exited the UEFA Europa League as Dejan Lovren's miss in the shootout saw Besiktas through to the last 16.
A lack of cutting edge cost Liverpool in their UEFA Europa League exit at the hands of Besiktas on Thursday, according to Brendan Rodgers.
Tottenham crashed out of the UEFA Europa League at the hands of Fiorentina due in no small part to a terrible Roberto Soldado mix-up.
An unexploded bomb has been found near Borussia Dortmund's Signal Iduna Park home, forcing Jurgen Klopp to relocate a news conference.
Romelu Lukaku was Everton's inspiration again on Thursday, scoring twice in the 3-1 win over Young Boys to seal UEFA Europa League progress.
The Italian Footballers' Association have decided to start Serie A games 15 minutes late this weekend as a show of solidarity for Parma.
Besiktas reached the last 16 of the UEFA Europa League with a 5-4 penalty shootout victory over Liverpool in Istanbul on Thursday.
Roberto Mancini remained unhappy with Inter's mistakes despite their progression to the UEFA Europa League last 16.
Fiorentina moved into the last 16 of the UEFA Europa League on Thursday after a 2-0 win over Tottenham in Florence.