German Football Federation president Reinhard Grindel has launched a withering attack on FIFA president Gianni Infantino over a lack of transparency on proposals for new competitions in an interview with Sportbuzzer.de published on Wednesday. "With this lack of transparency on these questions he
Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko, a long-serving sports official entangled in allegations of state-sponsored doping, resigned as head of Russia's Football Union on Wednesday, the soccer body said. The announcement followed a string of decisions that recently have rolled back Mutko'
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was on Wednesday named as Manchester United's caretaker manager until the end of the season following the sacking of Jose Mourinho. The former United striker will take charge of the first team with immediate effect and will remain in place while the club looks for a new full-time
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has refused to rule out replacing Jose Mourinho at Manchester United. Pochettino is believed to be United's top choice to succeed Mourinho following his sacking on Tuesday. The Argentine signed a new five-year contract with Tottenham in May and has spoken at
Manchester City survived a penalty shoot-out to reach the League Cup semi-finals as young keeper Arijanit Muric starred in the dramatic finale to the holders' win over Leicester on Tuesday. Pep Guardiola's side took the lead when Kevin De Bruyne marked his return from injury with a fine finish
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks set to replace Jose Mourinho as Manchester United's interim manager after the club appeared to accidently announce the appointment on their website. Mourinho was axed on Tuesday after just two-and-half years in charge at Old Trafford and the troubled Premier League club
Manchester United's decision to sack Jose Mourinho brought an abrupt end to his troubled reign but the fallout at Old Trafford will linger for months to come. United have appointed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as caretaker manager to see them through to the end of the season before hiring a long-term successor
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer etched himself into Manchester United folklore in the manic closing seconds of their Champions League win against Bayern Munich in 1999. Alex Ferguson's team had wrapped up the Premier League title and won the FA Cup but their dreams of a unique treble appeared to be over as
Edinson Cavani scored his 15th French League Cup goal in Tuesday's 2-1 victory at second tier Orleans in the last 16 to equal the record held by former Paris Saint-Germain star Pauleta.
Gennaro Gattuso's AC Milan stumbled to a second successive 0-0 draw in Serie A on Tuesday away to a Bologna side coached by fellow 2006 World Cup winner Filippo Inzaghi.
On a tumultuous day for beleaguered Manchester United, crosstown rival Manchester City advanced to the English League Cup semifinals to keep in the hunt for trophies on four fronts this season.
AL AIN CITY, United Arab Emirates (AP) — South American champion River Plate was upset by Al Ain FC in the Club World Cup on Tuesday, losing in a penalty shootout after the semifinal finished 2-2 following extra time.
Manchester United sacked manager Jose Mourinho on Tuesday after the club's worst start to a season in nearly three decades, hoping to bring about a radical change in atmosphere and the direction of the club. Mourinho's sacking comes just two-and-a-half years into his tenure and three years and
BERLIN (AP) — Promoted Fortuna Duesseldorf stunned Borussia Dortmund with a 2-1 win on Tuesday, dealing the leader its first Bundesliga loss of the season.
Borussia Dortmund were left reeling on Tuesday after a breathtaking goal from Jean Zimmer saw them lose 2-1 to relegation candidates Fortuna Duesseldorf in a sensational first league defeat of the season. The defeat saw Dortmund's lead at the top of the table shrink to six points after Thorgan Hazard
ROME (AP) — Following a week in which it was eliminated from the Europa League and hit with a financial fair play penalty, AC Milan didn't do much to help itself with a 0-0 draw at relegation-threatened Bologna in Serie A on Tuesday.
Al Ain stunned Copa Libertadores winners River Plate 5-4 on penalties on Tuesday after a lively 2-2 draw to clinch a place in the Club World Cup final and set up a potential showdown with Real Madrid in the United Arab Emirates. Sweden international Marcus Berg flicked in a corner at the near post to
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba quickly deleted a controversial social media post of him smiling after manager Jose Mourinho was sacked by the club on Tuesday. Mourinho was dismissed on Tuesday after United's worst start in 28 years left them trailing Premier League leaders Liverpool by
Real Madrid defender Marcelo believes it is a "shame" Jose Mourinho has been sacked as coach of Manchester United and has paid tribute to his work at the Spanish club. Mourinho was dismissed by United on Tuesday after a poor run of form left the club sixth in the Premier League table and 19
The Los Angeles Galaxy confirmed Tuesday that Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic would rejoin the club next season after a successful debut in Major League Soccer. A statement from the Galaxy said Ibrahimovic, 37, would return as one of the club's designated players after scoring 22 goals in 27