- City doesn't waste Chelsea slip, Madrid wins big in Spain Updated: Aug-29-15 7:50 pm
LONDON - Chelsea's Premier League title defense is already floundering after a rare home loss let Manchester City increase its lead following a fourth consecutive win on Saturday.
- Sociedad draws 0-0 with Sporting Gijon in Spanish league Updated: Aug-29-15 2:24 pm
BARCELONA, Spain - David Moyes' Real Sociedad is still searching for its first win- and its first goal- of the Spanish league season after the Basque side drew 0-0 with Real Sporting on Saturday.
- Midfielder Veloso back for Portugal against France, Albania Updated: Aug-28-15 10:51 am
LISBON, Portugal - Miguel Veloso earned his first call-up in a year as Portugal coach Fernando Santos announced his 24-man squad for an exhibition game against France and a European Championship qualifying match in Albania.
- Spain coach calls up David de Gea for Euro 2016 qualifiers Updated: Aug-28-15 9:56 am
MADRID - Spain coach Vicente del Bosque on Friday included goalkeeper David de Gea, Diego Costa and Juan Mata in his squad to take on Slovakia and Macedonia in qualifying matches for next year's European Championship.
- UEFA Champions League Group Stage Draw Updated: Aug-27-15 1:00 pm
MONACO - Draw made Thursday for the UEFA Champions League group stage:
- Teenage forward Martial handed debut France call-up Updated: Aug-27-15 9:45 am
PARIS - France coach Didier Deschamps included Monaco's teenage forward Anthony Martial in Thursday's 23-man squad for next month's friendly matches against Portugal and Serbia.
- Real Madrid under pressure to win home opener Updated: Aug-27-15 4:59 am
- Barcelona heads 32-team draw for Champions League groups Updated: Aug-26-15 5:06 pm
GENEVA - The Champions League season takes shape Thursday when UEFA draws 32 elite teams into groups in Monaco.
- While Real stalls, Barcelona finds way to overcome problems Updated: Aug-24-15 10:59 am
MADRID - In the hothouse of Spanish football, traditional giants Real Madrid and Barcelona entered the Spanish league facing different burdens of expectation.
- Midfielder Marco Asensio set for season at Espanyol Updated: Aug-20-15 1:33 pm
MADRID - Espanyol and Real Madrid have reached an agreement for the season-long loan of attacking midfielder Marco Asensio to the Catalan club.
- Madrid aims for 11th Champions League win, to topple Barca Updated: Aug-20-15 7:32 am
MADRID - The Spanish league begins this weekend with Real Madrid determined to assert itself as Spain's top team after a season in which it fell short of the objectives it had set itself.
- Ramos signs new contract with Real Madrid Updated: Aug-17-15 8:26 am
MADRID - Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos signed a new contract Monday that will tie him to the club for the next five seasons.
- Messi, Suarez, Ronaldo in running for UEFA Best Player award Updated: Aug-12-15 10:45 am
NYON, Switzerland - Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez of Champions League winner Barcelona will compete with Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo for UEFA's Best Player in Europe award for last season.
- United wants big transfer fee if De Gea leaves for Madrid Updated: Aug-08-15 11:18 am
MANCHESTER, England - Manchester United coach Louis van Gaal made it clear on Saturday that David De Gea will command a big transfer fee if the goalkeeper targeted by Real Madrid is to leave Old Trafford.
- Bayern beats Real Madrid 1-0 to win Audi Cup friendly Updated: Aug-05-15 5:09 pm
- A guide to all 20 Premier League teams for the new season Updated: Aug-04-15 4:27 am
LONDON - A guide to all 20 Premier League teams ahead of the upcoming 2015-16 season, which starts Saturday:
- Ronaldo, Benzema to miss preseason tournament Updated: Aug-03-15 9:32 am
MADRID - Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema will miss two preseason matches with Real Madrid after picking up injuries during training.
- Optimism at Man United tempered by absent striking quality Updated: Aug-03-15 7:02 am
MANCHESTER, England - For a club of Manchester United's standing, two years out of the Premier League title conversation is two too many.
- MLS teams to add fan faces to player jerseys Updated: Jul-31-15 3:52 pm
Talk about Face Time.
- Real Madrid signs defender Jesus Vallejo for 6 seasons Updated: Jul-31-15 1:41 pm
- Real Madrid beats AC Milan 10-9 on penalties in China Updated: Jul-30-15 11:09 am