Leonardo Bonucci refused to blame the state of the Genoa pitch for Juventus' surprise Serie A defeat on Wednesday.
Alan Pardew praised Ryan Taylor after he returned from his injury nightmare in Newcastle United's 2-0 League Cup win over Manchester City.
Diego Costa's club versus country row rumbles on after Spain's team doctor insisted he did not pick up a fresh injury on international duty.
With the AFC Asian Cup on Australian soil just a couple of months away, Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou will be keeping an eye on every player to see who will make his final squad.
Brisbane Roar have agreed to release championship-winning midfielder Liam Miller 'by mutual consent', according to a club statement.
A Spanish flavour for sure when David Villa faces some footballing compadres at AAMi as the tiki-taka-infused Reds roll into Melbourne for a football fiesta with a lukewarm City.
Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri struggled to find positives to his team's shock 1-0 loss at Genoa in Serie A on Wednesday.
River Plate came from behind in their Copa Sudamericana quarter-final first leg with Argentina rivals Estudiantes to win 2-1.
Fantasy A-League managers got their first taste of competitive action on the weekend with head-to-head leagues kicking off with a bang.
A late penalty from Michel sent FC Dallas into the MLS' Western Conference semi-finals, after they eliminated Vancouver Whitecaps 2-1.
With a distinct tiki-taka feel, SBS ONE’s Lucy Zelic is tipping the Reds to turn on the style in Melbourne when they face a wounded Melbourne City in what might be David Villa's final game in Oz this Friday night.
Trujillanos took maximum points from their trip to bottom-placed Zamora, while Caracas were held in the Venezuelan Primera Division.
Bolivar reclaimed the Liga del Futbol Profesional Bolivano lead, courtesy of a 4-2 win over The Strongest on Wednesday.
Photos from Kingston Heath of the FFA Cup quater final between Kingston Heath and Adelaide City
In one of the stranger incidents we've seen on a football pitch, Bayern Munich's Franck Ribery copped a hit to the face from a scarf-wielding fan on Thursday morning (AEDT).
Rudi Garcia declared Juventus' loss on Wednesday was of "no interest" to him despite Roma joining the Turin club at the top of Serie A.
A late flurry saw Flamengo stun Atletico Mineiro 2-0 in their Copa do Brasil semi-final first leg on Wednesday, while Cruzeiro also won.
Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola said Hamburg forced them to play at a higher intensity, in their DFB Pokal win.
Junior Sornoza's stunning free-kick sparked Independiente del Valle's sixth consecutive win in the Ecuadorian Primera A on Wednesday.
Here we go! Our Aussie boys have a chance to make club football history against Saudi power Al-Hilal. With a slender 1-0 advantage from the first leg it’ll be crazy from the get-go in the cauldron of the King Fahd stadium in front of 65,000 noisy fans. History beckons.... who does Australia sing for?