Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for semi-final berths
Portugal are set to rest Cristiano Ronaldo for Saturday's clash against New Zealand as the Euro 2016 winners look to confirm their passage into next week's Confederations Cup semi-finals.
Confederations Cup: Hermitage cat 'fur-casts' winners
A white cat named Achilles who normally keeps down mice at Saint Petersburg's famed Hermitage museum has begun work as the official forecaster for the Confederations Cup hosted by Russia.
Oscar gets eight-game ban over China brawl
Brazilian international Oscar was banned for eight games on Thursday for triggering a spectacular mass brawl in the Chinese Super League between his Shanghai SIPG side and Guangzhou R&F.
Monaco raid Barca for starlet Mboula
French champions Monaco plucked promising teenage winger Jordi Mboula from Barcelona on a five-year deal on Wednesday, the Ligue 1 club announced.
Man Utd boss Mourinho refutes tax fraud accusations
Jose Mourinho's advisers have hit back at accusations that the Manchester United manager failed to pay millions of euros in taxes to the Spanish authorities during his time in charge of Real Madrid.
Banned Valcke gets October CAS appeal date
Former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke will have his appeal over his 10 year ban from football heard by the Court of Arbitration for Sport on October 11.
Cristiano Ronaldo: Five reasons why he can make Man Utd great again
I had previously written about why I felt that Real Madrid should never let go of Cristiano Ronaldo and I stated out my points clearly.
FIFA clear Manchester United, target Juventus over Pogba deal
FIFA have cleared Manchester United but opened disciplinary proceedings against Juventus over Paul Pogba's world record transfer, football's governing body announced on Wednesday.