As the eight survivors caught their breaths, nursed their injuries and prepared for their quarter-finals, the headlines at the women's World Cup on Wednesday were dominated by a man who is not playing or even in France.Â
FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Cameroon for their behaviour during the defeat to England at the Women's World Cup.
Goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen featured just 32 times for Barcelona in three years at Camp Nou and he has now sealed a 35 million Euro move to Valencia.
There have been several controversial refereeing decisions at the Women's World Cup, but legendary referee Pierluigi Collina has defended the new laws.
Burundi already have an uphill task after losing their first AFCON game, though Madagascar are aware of the threat they can pose.
Young defender Ben Godfrey was rumoured to be a target for Manchester United and Tottenham but he has signed a new deal with Norwich City.
Join us for live coverage of hosts Egypt's second AFCON clash against DR Congo from Cairo.
Knowledge Musona's incredible open-goal miss proved costly as a wasteful Zimbabwe were held to a 1-1 draw by Uganda at the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday.
Manchester City manager denied that Marco Asensio is on Manchester City's radar as he spoke to the media at an even with the Johan Cruyff Foundation.
Barcelona president Josep María Bartomeu's first attempts to negotiate a deal for Neymar were swiftly shut down by PSG, according to 'Le Parisien'.
Holders the United States are the last ones standing in the way of a European winner at the women's World Cup heading into the quarter-finals, as coach Jill Ellis and her team prepare for a heavyweight showdown with hosts France on Friday.
Juventus great Gianluigi Buffon only left the club a year ago but his agent has suggested a return to the Italian giants is a possibility.
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