Rafa Benitez enjoys a reputation as a defensive coach, but Brian Glanville has never been convinced.
Police and security personnel were highly visible as German football resumed after the international break.
Roma coach Rudi Garcia says the conditions at Bologna's Stadio Renato Dall'Ara were more suited to water polo than football.
Request for sanctions against Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini could result in lengthy bans.
There is a growing demand for women to enjoy greater representation in the upper echelons of the sport.
Ecuador sit atop the south American qualifying standards - a reflection of the improving standards of the continent's smaller nations.
The rivalry between Istanbul’s leading clubs continues against a backdrop of scandal and corruption.
As the first clásico of the season approaches, questions are already being asked about the future of Rafa Benitez.
As Sepp Blatter's grip on Fifa weakens, Prince Ali is well placed to benefit in next year's election.
Brian Glanville sees moments of promise but cautions against reading too much into England's victory over France.