• De Bruyne Rules Out Chelsea Return
    VfL Wolfsburg winger Kevin De Bruyne has revealed he wouldn't consider making a return to Chelsea while Jose Mourinho is still in charge. The Belgium international has enjoyed an impressive 18 months in the Bundesliga since arriving from Stamford Bridge for in January 2014 after struggling to make an impact during his short stint in England. De Bruyne has been strongly linked with a move to Manchester City this summer, despite Wolfsburg's claims that the 23-year-old is "unsellable."
  • Lucky Fan Finds FA Cup Final Tickets Shot into Space
    A lucky soccer fan is heading to Saturday's FA Cup Final between Arsenal and Aston Villa at Wembley after picking up two tickets on the border of Kent and East Sussex that had apparently been fired into space.
  • PSG Eyes History in Coupe de France Final
    Paris Saint-Germain has its sight set on the first domestic treble in French history when it takes on Auxerre in the Coupe de France final on Saturday. Laurent Blanc's men lifted the Coupe de la Ligue trophy back in April before a third straight Ligue 1 title earlier this month. PSG is the strong favorite to beat Auxerre, which finished ninth in Ligue 2 this season.
  • Ancelotti to Decide on Milan Job
    AC Milan vice-president Adriano Galliani confirmed on Thursday that it has approached former coach Carlo Ancelotti, who became a free agent when Real Madrid fired him earlier this week, about returning to the club he previously guided to two UEFA Champions League titles. "The deadline for a reply is Wednesday, June 3," Galliani told journalists after meeting with the 55-year-old Italian at Madrid's Wellington Hotel. "I'll make my decision on Wednesday," Ancelotti confirmed. The Italian tactician had previously said that he would take a year off to undergo surgery if he did not remain at Real next season.
  • Messi: Juve Test Won't be Easy
    Catalan paper Mundo Deportivo quotes Barcelona striker Lionel Messi as saying that "anything can happen" in next weekend's UEFA Champions League final, while Juventus attacker Carlos Tevez has hailed the Blaugrana's forward trio as the "best in the world." In the interview, Messi hailed the influence of Argentine compatriot Tevez, saying: "[Tevez] is a great player and [Juventus] are a difficult opponent, physically strong. It is a final and anything can happen. But we are ready as we were in the previous ones."
  • Klopp Targeting Silverware in Final BVB Game
    Borussia Dortmund takes on VfL Wolfsburg in the DFB-Pokal (German Cup) final this weekend, hoping to give head coach Jurgen Klopp a triumphant send-off in his last game in charge. Saturday's clash at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin marks the end of Klopp's seven-year tenure, which has seen Dortmund pick up two Bundesliga titles, one Pokal crown, and a runner-up spot in the 2013 UEFA Champions League. Following a horrendous start to the season, Klopp managed to steer the BVB to seventh place in the Bundesliga and a slot in next season's Europa League qualifier. Wolfsburg finished second.
  • Gerrard's Galaxy Debut: July 11
    Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard will make his Los Angeles Galaxy debut on July 11, BBC reports. The 34-year-old midfielder is set to make his first appearance in a home game against Mexico's Club America in the International Champions Cup. "We expect him here before July 11," Galaxy coach Bruce Arena said. "He'll get some training in and by the time that he's eligible to play, he'll be ready to go." The former England captain signed a two-year deal with the Galaxy after announcing in January that he would leave Liverpool following a 17-year professional career in England.
  • Advocaat Leaves Sunderland
    Dutchman Dick Advocaat stepped down from his role as Sunderland head coach after successfully guiding the club to Premier League safety this season. The 67-year-old, who joined the Black Cats until the end of the season in March after replacing Gus Poyet, said he no longer wished to continue a career in club management.
  • Sevilla Wins Europa League in Thrilling Final
    Sevilla won a record fourth Europa League trophy on Wednesday after beating Dnipro 3-2 in a thrilling final in Warsaw. The Spanish side had to come back from a goal down as Nikola Kalinic headed Ukrainians Dnipro into an early lead, but Sevilla responded with two quick goals as Grzegorz Krychowiak drove in before Carlos Bacca rounded the goalkeeper. Ruslan Rotan's clever free-kick made it 2-2, but Bacca broke through to seal victory for Sevilla and with it a place in next season's UEFA Champions League. Unai Emery's men are the first to retain the Europa League trophy since it ...
  • Report: Suarez's Copa America Ban to be Reversed?
    ESPN reports that Luis Suarez's ban for biting could be appealed in the wake of FIFA's crisis, according to the Uruguayan Soccer Player's Union (MUFP). Uruguay international Suarez was banned for four months by FIFA after biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini at last summer's World Cup in Brazil. The Barcelona striker, who returned to training on Thursday ahead of the Spanish King's Cup final on Saturday, was also given a nine-match suspension from international matches, a decision upheld after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) rejected an appeal. His suspension means Suarez will miss this summer's Copa America tournament in ...
  • Benitez Confirms Napoli Departure
    Napoli coach Rafael Benitez on Thursday confirmed that he would be leaving the Italian club following the final game of the Serie A season on Sunday. The Spaniard, 55, has emerged as the favorite to take over at Real Madrid, which sacked former coach Carlo Ancelotti on Monday. Napoli is currently fourth in Italy, three points behind third-place Lazio, which occupies the final UEFA Champions League slot. If Napoli beats Lazio on Sunday, it would qualify ahead of the Roman club for Europe's top competition.
  • Lerner to Step Down as Aston Villa Chairman
    Aston Villa's American owner Randy Lerner on Tuesday said he will quit as club chairman this summer even if he fails to sell the club. Villa fans have loudly criticized Lerner for a perceived lack of investment this season, and although Villa faces Arsenal in the FA Cup final on Saturday, the Birmingham club finished just three points above the relegation zone in the Premier League this season.
  • Man United Target Otamendi 'Wants to Leave Valencia'
    Manchester United was handed a transfer boost as the agent of target Nicolas Otamendi revealed that the Argentine wants out of Valencia. Speaking to Radio Valencia Cadena Ser, Eugenio Lopez said his client "wants to leave Valencia and is going to do everything possible to achieve it." According to Spanish paper AS, Otamendi won't come cheap, as his buyout clause stands at 50 million-euros ($54.5 million). http://www1.skysports.com/football/news/12691/9865037/man-utd-target-nicolas-otamendi-wants-to-leave-valencia-says-agent
  • Chicharito Returns to Man United
    Mexico striker Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez will return to Manchester United after Real Madrid decided not to exercise an option to buy him following his year-long loan spell. The 26-year-old joined Real last September, scoring nine goals in 33 appearances for the Spanish giant, which finished second to Barcelona this season. The Mexican has one year remaining on his current contract with United.
  • Mourinho pokes fun at EPL rivals
    Jose Mourinho used Chelsea's end of season awards dinner to mock critics of the club's style of play under him in addition to launching a thinly-veiled attack on the Blues' closest challengers to the Premier League title, which Mourinho & co. won by a comfortable distance. The Portuguese on Tuesday told a story about three unnamed teams that sounded mysteriously like Manchester United, Manchester City and Arsenal, underlining the shortcomings each team's approach to the season.
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