Julen Lopetegui's move to Real Madrid cost him a World Cup with Spain, but he has retained the admiration of new signing Alvaro Odriozola.
England and Liverpool star Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will walk a long road to recovery for most of the 2018-19 Premier League season.
Maurizio Sarri is interested in bringing another central midfielder to Chelsea, even though he often becomes "bored" by the transfer window.
Nantes coach Miguel Cardoso has added a full-back with Champions League experience to his ranks after signing Fabio from Middlesbrough.
Valencia have moved to maintain stability by extending Marcelino's stay as head coach until the end of next season.
New Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri claims characterisations of him as "homophobic or racist" are not in line with the truth.
Maurizio Sarri made it clear that he wants to keep Eden Hazard at Chelsea and hopes to improve the Belgium international.
Rafael Benitez says there was "a chance" he could have replaced Julen Lopetegui as Spain boss for their World Cup campaign.
Under-fire Germany internationals Mesut Ozil and Ilkay Gundogan deserve more tolerance and understanding, according to Jurgen Klopp.
Daniel Sturridge is aiming to be in Jurgen Klopp's first team "week in, week out", despite doubts over his long-term Liverpool future.
Malaysia booked their place in the 2018 AFF U-19 Youth Championship final after overcoming hosts Indonesia in the semi-finals on Thursday, but the match was marred by crowd trouble.
France v Croatia was temporarily halted as four people invaded the pitch at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.
If Zlatko Dalic's side make history by winning a first World Cup title, Croatia midfielder Ivan Rakitic says he will get a forehead tattoo.
Malaysia emerged as champions of the AFF U-19 Youth Championship for the first time in Surabaya, Indonesia, on Saturday.
Kevin Mirallas, Cenk Tosun, Oumar Niasse and Adeloma Lookman were left to discuss their claims to the matchball after Everton won 22-0.
France goes for its second World Cup trophy on Sunday against first-time finalist Croatia, and Antoine Griezmann is trying to stay relaxed.
Four members of punk protest group Pussy Riot have been jailed for 15 days following their World Cup final pitch invasion.
Defeat to France on Sunday meant Croatia's World Cup dream ended in tears, but they are still heroes to those at home.
Croatia are calling on World Cup watchers to back them in their bid to upset France in Moscow.
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo's 10-year Ballon d'Or dominance is under threat. The World Cup final could well produce the 2018 winner.