Manager Arsene Wenger is expected to field a strong Arsenal squad for the Barclays Asia Trophy final against Everton on Saturday after resting most of his star players for their opening game earlier this week.
Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola and club captain Philipp Lahm vowed Friday that the German champions would emerge from the shadow of Bastian Schweinsteiger as they prepared for their first game since his departure in Beijing.
Everton manager Roberto Martinez has denied reports that he is looking to sign Jonny Evans from Manchester United and reiterated that James McCarthy is not for sale as he looks to build his team around the Republic of Ireland midfielder.
Alcides Ghiggia, the former Uruguay striker who scored the goal which won the 1950 World Cup against hosts Brazil, died Thursday -- 65 years to the day after his famous strike in the Maracana Stadium that traumatized a nation.
United States coach Jurgen Klinsmann believes his battle-hardened players will carry a precious advantage over their rivals as they prepare for a do-or-die Gold Cup quarter-final showdown with Cuba on Saturday.
Former FIFA vice president Jeffrey Webb, the first of 14 suspects indicted in a global corruption scandal rocking world football to agree to extradition, has arrived in the United States, US media reports said Thursday.
Some of Europe's top clubs are on tenterhooks as they await the Champions League third qualifying round draw in Nyon, Switzerland, on Friday, with a €12m euro (£8.4m; $13m dollars) group stage prize at stake.