- Bayern Munich and Ribery top weekly AP poll Updated: Dec-10-13 10:50 am
- 5 things to know about Group C of Champions League Updated: Dec-09-13 11:15 am
- 5 things to know about the Champions League Updated: Dec-08-13 7:12 pm
- AP soccer poll honors: Gareth Bale, Arsenal Updated: Dec-03-13 11:50 am
- PSG beats Olympiakos 2-1 to reach knockout stages Updated: Nov-27-13 6:44 pm
- 5 stars who won't be playing at the World Cup Updated: Nov-21-13 4:09 pm
- France, Portugal reach World Cup Updated: Nov-20-13 11:37 am
- Ronaldo's hat trick sends Portugal to World Cup Updated: Nov-19-13 7:21 pm
- Ronaldo hat trick brings Portugal to World Cup Updated: Nov-19-13 7:11 pm
- Deschamps urges France to be fearless in Ukraine Updated: Nov-11-13 12:24 pm
- Ibrahimovic gets his own postal stamp in Sweden Updated: Nov-11-13 8:45 am
LONDON - Bayern Munich received 166 points out of a possible 170 to top this week's Associated Press global football poll.
PARIS - Here are five things to know ahead of Tuesday's Group C matches in the Champions League, with leader Paris Saint-Germain visiting Benfica and Olympiakos hosting bottom-placed Anderlecht:
LONDON - Half of the last 16 places in the knockout stage of the Champions League are still up for grabs and will be decided this week after the final group games. Manchester United, Real Madrid, Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain reached the knockout phase in the last round of games, joining defending champion Bayern Munich, Manchester City, Atletico Madrid, and Barcelona.
LONDON - Gareth Bale took first place in The Associated Press global soccer poll Tuesday after scoring his first hat trick for Real Madrid.
PARIS - A 10-man Paris Saint-Germain showed its resilience by scoring a last-minute winner to beat Olympiakos 2-1 on Wednesday and secure a place in the knockout stages of the Champions League.
PARIS - They are some of the biggest names in football but they won't be playing at the World Cup next year. Here is a look at five players whose absence will make the tournament in Brazil a poorer spectacle.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored a dazzling hat trick to lift Portugal into next year's World Cup at the expense of Zlatan Ibrahimovic's Sweden, and France came back in remarkable fashion to overtake Ukraine for a berth in the 32-nation field for next year's tournament in Brazil.
The irrepressible Cristiano Ronaldo scored a dazzling hat trick to send Portugal into the 2014 World Cup finals at the expense of Zlatan Ibrahimovic's Sweden on Tuesday, while France advanced by conjuring a remarkable turnaround against Ukraine.
SOLNA, Sweden - Portugal qualified for the World Cup after a superb hat trick from Cristiano Ronaldo secured a 3-2 win over Sweden and a 4-2 victory on aggregate in Tuesday's thrilling finale to their playoff.
CLAIREFONTAINE, France - Coach Didier Deschamps has urged his France team to play without fear and think only of getting a victory away to Ukraine in the first match of their World Cup qualifier on Friday.
STOCKHOLM - Zlatan Ibrahimovic has long been considered sports royalty in Sweden. Like the country's real king, he's now even getting his own postal stamp.