'Deeply disappointed' Allardyce forced to leave England job

London (AFP) - Sam Allardyce's reign as England manager came to a humiliating end on Tuesday as he departed after just 67 days in charge following his controversial comments in a newspaper sting.

Celtic bid to forget Barca drubbing

Australian midfielder Tom Rogic could be in line for a starting role when Celtic face Manchester City in Wednesday's Champions League match.


Ben Yedder winner edges Sevilla past Lyon

Seville (Spain) (AFP) - Sevilla took a big step towards reaching the knockout stage of the Champions League for the first time in six years as Wissam Ben Yedder's header ensured a 1-0 win over Lyon …


Schurrle strikes late as Dortmund deny Real

Andre Schurrle rescued Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday with an 87th-minute equaliser to seal a 2-2 draw with Real Madrid and deny the Spaniards a rare Champions League win in Germany.


Enrique expects Barca to be tested at Gladbach

Monchengladbach (Germany) (AFP) - Luis Enrique has warned Barcelona to take nothing for granted when the Spanish giants, minus injured Lionel Messi, face Borussia Moenchengladbach on Wednesday in the …


La Liga eyes airwaves battle for European supremacy

Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) - La Liga may be the dominant championship on the field but now the Spanish top flight is aiming to wrest off-field supremacy from the English Premier League in the …


Allardyce fights to save England job

London (AFP) - Sam Allardyce is set for crisis talks with his Football Association employers on Tuesday as the England manager fights to save his job after being caught in a newspaper sting.


2018 World Cup dream alive, says new Qatar coach

Doha (AFP) - Jorge Fossati was officially unveiled as Qatar's new coach on Tuesday and insisted that the 2022 host country's "big dream" of reaching the 2018 World Cup finals was still possible.