Brian Glanville laments the denigration of two of the sport's most historic and important competitions.
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.
Xanthi's Christos Lisgaras launched into an appalling challenge on Olympiakos' Seba during Sunday's Greek Superleague encounter.
Back-to-back Copa America successes have cemented the reputation of Chile's Golden Generation. Tim Vickery's wonders what will happen next.
Top of the table since day one of the 2016-17 season, the question is: can Feyenoord stay there?
Champions only five years ago, but now in a relegation battle. Where did it all go wrong for Lille?
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.