China or bust: Rooney's career dilemma

24 Feb 2017 - Money and success -- a potent combination which lures and seduces. No matter how much is in the bank or how many medals are in the trophy cabinet, the more you have, the more you want.

Sacked Ranieri: 'My Leicester dream died'

25 Feb 2017 - Leicester City Football Club has sacked manager Claudio Ranieri less than nine months after winning the Premier League Title.

So long Claudio... sport's coldest managerial sackings

24 Feb 2017 - The fairytale is over.

He came, he saw -- how Ronaldo conquered China

24 Feb 2017 - He is one of the greatest players in history and now Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo reigns supreme not only on the football pitch but in the digital world too.

Whose skills would you choose?

15 Dec 2016 - Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo? Everybody has their favorite player, but could choose skills from more than one and create an unbeatable superstar?

ROI: Premier League's best-value signings


Man City 'getting better and better'

23 Feb 2017 - The Etihad Stadium's first truly great European night? A Champions League match for the ages?

Dimitar Berbatov: '35 is the new 25'

22 Feb 2017 - Former Manchester United and Tottenham striker Dimitar Berbatov has rarely rushed things.

Midgame pie sparks gambling probe

22 Feb 2017 - It started as a hilarious highlight to an otherwise lackluster soccer match: Sutton United's "roly-poly goalie" Wayne Shaw caught snacking on a pie during the second half of the club's FA Cup match against Arsenal.

FA Cup hero revels in 'miracle' win

22 Feb 2017 - It's back to reality for Lincoln City -- having toppled Premier League opposition in a major FA Cup upset, the English team faces a trip to fellow non-league side North Ferriby United on Tuesday.

David and Goliath game: In numbers

20 Feb 2017 - When Sutton United hosts Arsenal in the FA Cup fifth round Saturday, it will be one of the greatest disparities in football history.

Real's 'Lucky Luka': Tie far from over

16 Feb 2017 - Since Luka Modric signed for Real Madrid in 2012, the club hasn't gone a year without winning a trophy.

End of the road for Arsenal's manager?

16 Feb 2017 - Even in the litany of recent Arsenal disappointments, this felt like Arsene Wenger's nadir.

PSG goalkeeper's 'perfect match'

15 Feb 2017 - Few face the most feared attacking triumvirate in football and escape unscathed ... but PSG goalkeeper Kevin Trapp did exactly that.

Brain disease found in former players

15 Feb 2017 - Four former soccer players who had advanced forms of dementia were also found to have chronic traumatic encephalopathy, according to a study published Tuesday.

Playing on 'the ruins of Aleppo'

10 Feb 2017 - For football fans in Aleppo, a recent match provided a fleeting glimpse at what life used to look like.

Cameroon shocks Egypt in final

06 Feb 2017 - Cameroon's preparation for the Africa Cup of Nations could hardly have been worse.

AFCON 2017: Ghana misery continues

04 Feb 2017 - If the third-place playoff occupies a somewhat unusual position in modern footbal -- arguably the game no team wants to play in -- it has become all too familiar territory for Ghana.

How the Maracana became a 'ghost' stadium

02 Feb 2017 - It is one of the most famous stadiums in the world and was a showpiece venue for the Rio Olympics, but six months on from the Summer Games the iconic Maracana looks like more ghostly than glitzy.

Cameroon stuns Ghana to reach final

02 Feb 2017 - Cameroon shocked Ghana Thursday to book its place in the AFCON 2017 final.