• Honduras seeks to get Figueroa and Elis cleared for first leg of playoff
    Honduras should hear shortly whether two suspended players, MLS players Maynor Figueroa and Alberth Elis, can face Australia in the first leg of their World Cup 2018 qualifying playoff.
  • England calls up trio of uncapped players for friendlies
    Uncapped Tammy Abraham, Joe Gomez and Ruben Loftus-Cheek were called up for England's friendlies against Germany and Brazil.
  • Evra gets boot for lifting boot at Marseille fans
    Former French national team captain Patrice Evra was red carded before Marseille's Europa League match at Vitoria Guimaraes after he was seen aiming a kick at Marseille supporters.
  • Dortmund slumps to another draw against APOEL Nicosia
    Last season, Christian Pulisic's Borussia Dortmund reached the quarterfinals. This season it is on the verge of elimination from the Champions League in the group stage after a 1-1 draw at home against APOEL Nicosia, its second against the Cypriot club after defeats to Tottenham and Real Madrid.
  • Aguero sets Manchester City record with 178th career goal in win over Napoli
    Sergio Aguero became Manchester City's all-time top scorer with the winning goal -- his 178th goal for City -- in a 4-2 victory at Napoli that moved it into the Champions League knockout stage after only four games.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo plays down talk of Real Madrid crisis
    After Real Madrid lost 3-1 to Tottenham in its first trip to Wembley Stadium, Cristiano Ronaldo insisted Spurs didn't deserve to win and Real Madrid will turn itself around after a terrible start to the season.
  • UCL: Man United remains perfect with win over Benfica
    Manchester United's fourth straight Champions League win, 2-0, over Benfica, leaves it one point from advancing to the knockout stage. Man United went ahead on a 45th minute Mile Svilar own goal and Daley Blind converted a 78th minute penalty kick.
  • UCL: Defender hat trick sends Paris SG into knockout stage
    Frenchman Layvin Kurzawa became the first defender in modern UEFA Champions League history to score a hat trick as Paris Saint-Germain cruised to a 5-0 win over Belgian champion Anderlecht to clinch a spot in the knockout stage.
  • Bayern wins sixth straight game since Coach Jupp Heynckes return
    Bayern Munich won its sixth straight game since the return of Coach Jupp Heynckes. The 2-1 win over Glasgow Rangers sends Bayern into the UEFA Champions League round of 16.
  • UCL: Roma takes group lead with 3-0 win over Chelsea
    Chelsea became the first English team to lose a Champions League game this season, falling 3-0 to Roma, which now leads Group C. Chelsea, which would clinched knockout-stage passage with a win, is still well poised to advance. Atletico Madrid tied Qarabag, 1-1, in the other Group C game on Tuesday.
  • Didier Deschamps re-signs to stay at France helm through 2020
    Didier Deschamps, who took over in 2012, has extended his contract as France coach until 2020. He led Les Bleus to the final of Euro 2016 on home soil, where it lost to Portugal and guided France to the 2018 World Cup with just one loss in 10 qualifiers.
  • Costas Takkas, associate of former Concacaf president, sentenced to 15 months
    Costas Takkas, the former attache to Jeffrey Webb, a former FIFA vice president and president of Concacaf, was sentenced was sentenced to 15 months in prison by U.S. District Judge Pamela Chen.
  • PSG set to drop Mbappe for Champions League match
    French teenager Kylian Mbappe whom Paris St. Germain will pay more than $200 million for next season to complete his permanent transfer from Monaco, has suffered such a drop in form that he'll likely be dropped for PSG's Champions League match against Anderlecht.
  • Buffon: 'I have to respect the choices of the club'
    Gigi Buffon will retire at the end of this 2017-18 season -- in December 2018 if Juventus makes the Club World Cup -- but the 39-year-old keeper seemed to indicate he wasn't entirely ready.
  • Start to an English soccer revolution with the U-17s?
    The English media were gushing about England's championship at the Under-17 World Cup in India and its young stars, Golden Ball winner Phil Foden and Golden Boot winner Rhian Brewster of Liverpool.