Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has defended striker Diego Costa and again claimed Chelsea are the victims of a "campaign".
The firepower behind Real Madrid's surge to the top of La Liga, Cristiano Ronaldo has also been helping the likes of James Rodriguez settle.
Having already suffered at the hands of Real Sociedad this season, La Liga leaders Real Madrid will be wary at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Newcastle Jets owner Nathan Tinkler has reportedly sacked three members of Phil Stubbins' coaching staff as the crisis at the club appears set to deepen.
Socceroo defender Trent Sainsbury is confident team-mate Ivan Franjic will be fit for Saturday night’s Asian Cup final but is ready to fill-in at right-back if the Torpedo Moscow man is ruled out.
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FC Dallas have not offered a contract to Milan midfielder Michael Essien, according to the MLS club's technical director.
Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale has no plans to move to Manchester United and denied he is a "ball-hog".
Borussia Dortmund's Nuri Sahin cannot wait for the Bundesliga's resumption after playing just seven minutes in the first half of the season.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers declared Chelsea striker Diego Costa was "very fortunate" to avoid a red card on Tuesday.
Thibaut Courtois was the key to Chelsea's League Cup semi-final triumph, according to Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers.
Socceroo striker Tomi Juric says the Aussies can learn from their loss to South Korea when they face the Taeguk Warriors in Saturday night’s Asian Cup final in Sydney.
Milan coach Filippo Inzaghi urged patience after his team suffered their second straight defeat to Lazio on Tuesday.
Tim Cahill wasn't impressed with the Socceroos' performance in their 2-0 semi-final victory over UAE despite the Aussies booking a spot in Saturday’s Asian Cup final against Korea Republic.
In a League Cup semi-final full of controversy, Branislav Ivanovic's header sent Chelsea to Wembley with a 2-1 aggregate win over Liverpool.
Chelsea's last-four League Cup win over Liverpool was controversial, but Jose Mourinho kept his counsel on incidents involving Diego Costa.
Mathew Leckie hasn’t played in a final before, so Saturday night’s Asian Cup final will be extra special for the Socceroos’ striker, who admits he was very tired after Australia’s 2-0 semi-final win over UAE in Newcastle.
Midfielder Massimo Luongo says the Socceroos don’t have to do too much different to overturn a group-stage loss to Korea Republic as they close in on lifting the Asian Cup on Saturday night.
Following the end of South Africa's Africa Cup of Nations campaign, coach Ephraim Mashaba wants to get "back to our basics".
Derby County moved up to second in the Championship on Tuesday with a 2-0 victory over Blackburn, while Rotherham won 4-2 against Bolton.