Juventus and Paulo Dybala bounced back from their Italian SuperCoppa disappointment to start the new year in style.
Wolfsburg have wasted no time in signing a replacement for the departed Julian Draxler.
A busy day lies ahead for Fifa, but all attention will be on the decision to recommend the World Cup be expanded to 48 teams.
Back-to-back Copa America successes have cemented the reputation of Chile's Golden Generation. Tim Vickery's wonders what will happen next.
Brian Glanville on some erratic refereeing performances and some nonsensical managerial appointments.
Germany's Toni Kroos is a fantastic role model both on and off the pitch.
Fearing a breakaway tournament Conmebol has hastily revamped the Copa Libertadores. Tim Vickery reports on an overhaul that may require a rethink.
The initial report into the Chapecoense air tragedy makes for sober reading for South American football.
Despite allegations of state-sponsored doping against Russia, it's Sports Minister and the 2018 World Cup have emerged unscathed.
Tragedy blamed on the actions of the pilot and the negligence of the airline.