The Socceroos' current problems stem from how they defend as a unit not from the number of men in the back line, insists respected coach Ron Smith, who says...
Manchester United have been cleared of any wrongdoing in the signing of Paul Pogba, but FIFA disciplinary proceedings have been opened against Juventus.
Tuesday in Russia was the first rest day of the Confederations Cup and, with no football games to occupy them, journalists in Moscow and Sochi liberally filled...
Australia captain Mark Milligan baulks at putting individuals ahead of the common cause but that hasn't stopped him identifying Robbie Kruse as a galvanizing...
Mathew Leckie admits he is still coming to grips with the responsibilities his switch from swashbuckling wideman to wingback have imposed upon him.
New Zealand defender Tommy Smith has lauded Barcelona superstar Neymar as the best player he has ever faced – four days before a potential encounter with...
Socceroos goalkeeper Mat Ryan has poured over the errors in Australia's loss to Germany, vowing to make amends during the rest of the Confederations Cup.
Christophe Dugarry has taken aim at Barcelona following their desire to sign Paris Saint-Germain playmaker Marco Verratti.
Pepe dodged questions on the future of his Real Madrid team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo and insisted the four-time Ballon d'Or winner was merely focused on the...
UEFA says it cleared Bundesliga runner-up Leipzig to enter the Champions League, after club owner Red Bull distanced itself from Salzburg.
Hector Bellerin believes the higher level of professionalism in England's youth set-up made his move from Barcelona to Arsenal worthwhile.
Fedor Smolov has suggested Russia are happy not to have a player like Cristiano Ronaldo in their ranks as the team comes before any individual.
Christian Pulisic is adamant he will not follow the trend set by Robert Lewandowski, Mario Gotze and Mats Hummels and leave Borussia Dortmund for Bayern Munich.
Wayne Rooney's long-time England attacking partner Peter Crouch feels the Manchester United striker's achievements have been "under-appreciated".
Aziz Behich believes Australia have plenty of reasons to feel positive as they prepare to face Cameroon in a key Group B encounter at the Confederations Cup.

Mourinho accused of tax fraud

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been accused of defrauding tax authorities to the tune of €3.3 million ($4.8m) by a Spanish regional prosecutor.

Sevilla keen to bring back Banega

Sevilla president Jose Castro has confirmed the club are working on a deal to bring Ever Banega back to the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium.
While Arsenal will scour the globe this summer for a signing to make the difference in the upcoming Premier League campaign, the biggest acquisition – or at least...
Loris Karius may have endured a tough first season at Liverpool but the German goalkeeper intends to fight for his place rather than return to the Bundesliga.
Rafael Nadal played a key role in helping Real Madrid seal the signing of Marco Asensio in 2014, president Florentino Perez has revealed.

Wenger: Arsenal still need Giroud

Arsene Wenger is adamant Olivier Giroud still has a part to play for Arsenal next season despite a frustrating 2016-17 campaign at the Emirates Stadium.
Florentino Perez has rejected claims Manchester United and Real Madrid have agreed terms on a deal that would see Alvaro Morata leave for the Premier League.
Tim Cahill saw nothing in the Socceroos' first-up loss to Germany to suggest their Confederations Cup is over, backing Australia to still reach the semi-finals.
Damian Duff has lambasted the Socceroos for their commitment to playing the ball out of defence.
Former Melbourne Victory defender Nick Ansell has signed a two-year deal with Portuguese club CD Tondela.
Jamie Vardy may have successfully found his replacement after League Two club Stevenage offered a contract to Tamworth striker Danny Newton.
Kylian Mbappe and Gianluigi Donnarumma are targets for Real Madrid, according to president Florentino Perez, who dismissed a move for Manchester United's David de...
Torino president Urbano Cairo denied AC Milan and Paris Saint-Germain have made contact to sign star striker Andrea Belotti.
Florentino Perez has stressed Cristiano Ronaldo will only leave Real Madrid if a club matches his €1 billion ($1.5 billion AUD) buyout clause and has slammed...

Socceroos' ratings against Germany

Player ratings from Australia's 3-2 loss to Germany in the Confederations Cup opener on Monday night.
Moscow's magnificent underground, Lionel Messi stopping by St Petersburg and Leon Goretzka at a "funeral" all feature on Confeds day three.
Diego Maradona criticised the appointment of Jorge Sampaoli as Argentina coach, saying the Copa America-winning manager was no better than his disappointing...
Downcast defender Bailey Wright suggested that Australia showed World champions Germany "too much respect" as their Confederations Cup campaign faltered at the...
Another milestone performance for Tom Rogic in a Socceroos shirt meant little to the playmaker as he trudged away from Sochi's Fisht Stadium on the losing side.
The Socceroos are "bold and cheeky" according to Germany coach Joachim Low.
The case for Robbie Kruse to regain his Socceroos starting spot is beginning to look irrefutable.

Digne rubbishes Barcelona exit talk

Lucas Digne has dismissed suggestions he is on his way out of Barcelona ahead of the 2017-18 campaign.
Germany head coach Joachim Low believes his experimental side must find an extra gear to get past Chile in their next Confederations Cup match.
Diego Maradona would have liked to see Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo line up alongside Lionel Messi for Argentina's national side, although he is adamant he...
ANALYSIS: Let’s not get carried away by Australia’s narrow defeat against world champions Germany. The result wasn't that good and nor was the performance.