Crystal Palace manager Neil Warnock has confirmed that Marouane Chamakh is set to miss the next few weeks due to injury.
World champions Germany will end the year at the top of the FIFA rankings.
Kevin Mirallas will miss Everton's Premier League clash with Southampton on Saturday, but his ankle injury is not as bad as first feared.
Bolton Wanderers striker Max Clayton will miss the rest of the Championship season after undergoing cruciate knee ligament surgery.
Yohan Cabaye was pleased to get a full game under his belt as Paris Saint-Germain beat Ajaccio 3-1 in the Coupe de la Ligue on Wednesday.
Borussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp feels his side can build on Wednesday's 2-2 draw with Wolfsburg despite conceding a late equaliser.
Veteran Adelaide United fullback Cassio appears to have played his last game for the club after Reds coach Josep Gombau slammed the Brazilian following their FFA Cup triumph over Perth Glory.
Petr Cech believes the current Chelsea squad has the potential to become the greatest in the club's history.
Phil Moss and his Central Coast Mariners must be wary of a backlash this weekend when they visit A-League leaders Perth Glory, who have the pain of defeat in the inaugural FFA Cup final still fresh in their minds.
The battle for bragging rights in Victoria's capital is set to grab the spotlight in Round 11 of the A-League this weekend, when John van 't Schip's Melbourne City look to halt the momentum of Kevin Muscat's free-scoring Melbourne Victory side.
Newcastle United are facing a goalkeeper crisis ahead of Sunday's derby with Sunderland after Jak Alnwick sustained a shoulder injury.
Two sides neck and neck on the ladder meet in Sydney for what promises to be fantastic summer football fare as Phoenix visit the home of Graham Arnold's Sky Blues on Sunday afternoon.
Werder Bremen and Borussia Dortmund will square-off in a battle of Bundesliga's strugglers on Saturday.
The FFA Cup winners roll into the Hunter just days after holding aloft the first domestic silverware of the season. The win-less Jets will hope there’s a Cup hangover when these two meet on Friday night in a fixture that's celebrating the home side's ten-year anniversary.
Santa Fe came from behind to claim pole position in the Colombia Primera A Clausura final, knocking off Medellin 2-1 in the first leg.
Pione Sisto must be dreading making his debut for Denmark now after his parents gatecrashed a press conference announcing his selection for the Danish under-21 side.
Ismael Blanco rescued a late draw for Barcelona against Emelec as the first leg of the Ecuadorian Primera A championship play-off ended level.
The Peruvian Primera Division final will go to a third leg after Sporting Cristal and Juan Aurich played out a goalless draw.
Edgardo Bauza was delighted to reach the Club World Cup final after San Lorenzo avoided a colossal upset against Auckland City.
Paris Saint-Germain will look to build on their Coupe de la Ligue triumph over Ajaccio ahead of an important weekend in Ligue 1.