Stoke stopper Butland not for sale, says manager Hughes

(Reuters) - Stoke City's in-form goalkeeper Jack Butland will not be leaving the Britannia Stadium anytime soon and is undervalued at 20 million pounds , manager Mark Hughes has said. …

Sunderland's Allardyce targets festive upsets

(Reuters) - Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce has said the Black Cats will target a few upsets as they head into a testing festive period and urged his players to enjoy the challenges that await. …

Jobs on the line, says Glory's Thwaite

Perth Glory will be aiming to drag itself away from the wooden spoon zone when they take on fellow strugglers Adelaide at Coopers Stadium on Sunday.


The FIFA stars who voted for Russia and Qatar

Zurich (AFP) - Five years ago on Wednesday, FIFA's executive committee chose Russia to host the 2018 World Cup and Qatar for 2022 in one of the most controversial votes in sporting history.


Messi voted La Liga's top striker

Lionel Messi has added another prestigious award to his decorated career, winning the top striker award in last year's Spanish league.