football

Inter held to home draw against Bologna; Totti scores 250th goal

Inter Milan were held 1-1 at home to Bologna Sunday while Roma lost 3-1 at Torino despite Francesco Totti's 250th Serie A goal.

Barcelona go top with 5-0 romp in Gijon, ahead of Real match

Neymar scored a late brace as Barcelona cruised to the top of the Spanish Liga on Saturday with an impressive 5-0 romp at 10-man Sporting Gijon.

Bayern leave it late in 1-0 at lowly Hamburg; Gladbach also win

Joshua Kimmich broke the deadlock in the 88th minute as Bayern Munich maintained their perfect start into the Bundesliga season with a hard-fought 1-0 at ailing SV Hamburg on Saturday.

Manchester United regain form with 4-1 thrashing of Leicester

Manchester United bounced back to form with a 4-1 thrashing of champions Leicester on Saturday to move up to third in the Premier League, for a few hours at least.

Real Madrid held 1-1 by Villarreal, fail to establish new record

Spanish leaders Real Madrid were held 1-1 at home by defiant Villarreal on Wednesday as they failed to score a record 17th straight victory in La Liga.

Real Madrid face Club America or Asian team to start Club World Cup

European Champions League winners Real Madrid will face either Mexican Club America or an Asian team to start their campaign in the Club World Cup later this year.

Manchester City thrash Bournemouth to go five points clear

Manchester City crushed Bournemouth 4-0 on Saturday to extend their lead at the top of the table to five points with a fifth win out of five.

Barcelona go top with 5-1 romp at Leganes

Barcelona cruised to the top of the Spanish Liga on Saturday with an emphatic 5-1 romp at Leganes.

Argentina increase lead in FIFA rankings; Brazil, Kosovo climb

Argentina increased their lead in the football world rankings issued on Thursday by the ruling body FIFA while resurgent Brazil climbed five places into joint fourth.

Ronaldo helps holders Real to late victory; Leicester, City also win

Title holders Real Madrid fought back at the death for a 2-1 comeback victory against Sporting Lisbon at the start of the new Champions League campaign, while English champions Leicester City...

Ceferin elected UEFA president as banned Platini bids farewell

Aleksander Ceferin of Slovenia was elected the new president of European football governing body UEFA on Wednesday to succeed the banned Michel Platini.

Messi hat-trick as Barca clobber Celtic 7-0; Bayern with record win

Lionel Messi scored a hat-trick as rampant Barcelona thrashed Celtic 7-0 for their biggest ever Champions League win to kick off the 2016-17 campaign on Tuesday.

Ronaldo confident Real can win back-to-back Champions League title

Cristiano Ronaldo is confident Real Madrid can become the first side to win back-to-back Champions Leagues, and calls for a good start on Wednesday against one of his former clubs Sporting Lisbon...

Manchester United post record revenue of more than 500 million pounds

Manchester United became the first English club to post revenues of more than 500 million pounds after they published their financial results to the New York Stock Exchange on Monday.

City win Manchester derby 2-1 as Guardiola bests Mourinho

Manchester City threw down an early marker in the Premier League title race by beating rivals Manchester United 2-1 on Saturday.