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  • Agent: Balotelli will 'die' at Liverpool unless $70-80M offer materializes

    Mario Balotelli’s agent insists the struggling Italian striker is remaining at Liverpool. Does anyone else even want him?

    FC Yahoo
  • Neymar leaves no one indifferent with goals and swagger

    Neymar's two-goal performance to help knock Atletico Madrid out of the Copa del Rey showed why Barcelona spared no expense to win the bidding war for the young Brazilian striker. With his speed and quick dribbling, Neymar scored from two counterattacks started by Lionel Messi to lead Barcelona to a…

    The Associated Press
  • Chelsea looks to restore 8-point lead over stumbling City

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Chelsea can open up an eight-point lead over Manchester City for the second time this season by beating its Premier League title rival on Saturday in the most pivotal match of the campaign so far.

    Associated Press
  • Dortmund's Hummels plays down Man Utd interest

    Germany centre-back Mats Hummels has played down reports of a planned bid from Manchester United with the Borussia Dortmund captain insisting his only focus is helping the Bundesliga strugglers. The British media have linked the 26-year-old to a 37-million-pound ($56-million-dollar) bid from Louis…

    AFP
  • Chelsea's Costa charged over Can 'stamp'

    Chelsea striker Diego Costa faces a three-game suspension after being charged with violent conduct for appearing to stamp on Liverpool's Emre Can, the Football Association announced on Wednesday. Costa seemed to deliberately stand on Can's ankle in the 12th minute of Tuesday's League Cup semi-final…

    AFP
  • West Ham United-Liverpool Preview

    Liverpool are expected to welcome striker Daniel Sturridge back into their squad this weekend, but seem to be preparing to part company with another striker very soon. With Sturridge available to manager Brendan Rodgers for the first time since August, the Reds will try to avoid another…

    The Associated Press
  • Cameroon 'gave everything' in defeat

    Cameroon coach Volker Finke insisted his team had given everything despite a 1-0 defeat to the Ivory Coast on Wednesday which saw them eliminated from the Africa Cup of Nations at the group stage. A solitary first-half goal by Max-Alain Gradel did for the Indomitable Lions, who bow out without…

    AFP
  • Top 10 FIFA 15 Goalscorers | Costa, Sturridge, Lacazette!

    Football Daily counts down the Top 10 Goalscorers in FIFA 15 Ultimate Team - including Diego Costa, Daniel Sturridge and Alexandre Lacazette as well as some surprising entries!

    The Football Daily
  • Soccer-Spanish King's Cup quarter-final summaries

    Jan 29 (Infostrada Sports) - Summaries from the Spanish King's Cup Quarter-final second leg matches on Thursday Thursday, January 29Athletic Club 1 Aduriz 48 Malaga 0 - - -Sevilla 1 Diogo Figueiras 88 Espanyol 0 - - -Getafe 0 Villarreal 1 Gerard 78 Halftime: 0-0; Attendance: 8,000- - -Wednesday,…

    Reuters
  • Newcastle United-Hull City Preview

    Hull City will be desperate for three points Saturday when they welcome Newcastle United to the KC Stadium. Steve Bruce's Hull (4-7-11) are stuck in the relegation zone despite two of their four wins coming in the last five games, and a host of injury problems have derailed the club's campaign to…

    The Associated Press
  • Thai firm buys Sheffield Wednesday

    English second-tier club Sheffield Wednesday announced on Thursday that they have been taken over by Thai food company the Thai Union Frozen Group. Wednesday said that the firm have bought 100 percent of the club's shares from previous owner Milan Mandaric's company UKFI Limited. Businessman…

    AFP
  • Blatter joins FIFA election race without naming nominees

    GENEVA (AP) — Beating the entry deadline by hours on Thursday, Sepp Blatter formally joined a FIFA presidential contest he is widely expected to win.

    Associated Press
  • Eto'o wants Champions League for Sampdoria

    Cameroon legend Samuel Eto'o says he wants to see new club Sampdoria upset predictions in crisis-hit Serie A and qualify for next season's Champions League. Eto'o, who helped Inter Milan to an historic treble of league, Cup and Champions League in 2010, was unveiled on Thursday after arriving from…

    AFP
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    Possible replacement goalies for Hope Solo (15 photos)

    Goalkeeper Hope Solo faces the possibility of being left off the American roster for this year's Women's World Cup if she fails to complete tasks set for her by the U.S. Soccer Federation. The 33-year-old was suspended for 30 days last Wednesday for what the U.S. Soccer Federation called ''an…

    Yahoo Sports
  • French midfielder Benoit Cheyrou joins MLS's Toronto FC

    TORONTO (AP) -- Former Marseille midfielder Benoit Cheyrou has signed with Major League Soccer and joined Toronto FC.

    The Associated Press
  • Soccer-Striker Crouch signs new two-year deal with Stoke

    Former England striker Peter Crouch has settled his immediate future by signing a two-year contract extension with Stoke City, the Premier League club said on Thursday. The news ends speculation that Crouch, who has scored 37 goals in 140 appearance for Stoke, would leave when his current deal…

    Reuters
  • Roma's Strootman facing keyhole surgery

    Dutch midfielder Kevin Strootman's injury-hit season is set to continue after Roma announced Thursday he will undergo keyhole surgery on his troublesome left knee. Strootman only returned to the Roma fray prior to Christmas having missed the end of last season and the 2014 World Cup due to an…

    AFP
  • Ribery, Rafinha miss Wolfsburg clash

    French winger Franck Ribery and Brazil defender Rafinha are both out of Friday's top-of-the-table Bundesliga clash for Bayern Munich at Wolfsburg, the German league leaders have confirmed. The pair were injured in Bayern's training session on Wednesday and the club expect them to be out for the…

    AFP