Uefa president says Europe has significant challenges, but also big opportunities in the coming years.
Podolski curls in a superb shot on his last international appearance for Germany.
Brian Glanville examines the recent performances of two much-lauded managers and wonders if their reputations will ever recover.
Juventus' alleged connections with the parliamentary anti-mafia commission burst into the public domain at a press conference last weekend.
England play their old foes tonight but haven't lost a friendly in Germany for 30 years.
Germany's system of end-of-season relegation/promotion play-offs ensures that plenty of clubs are still in with a chance of going down this season.
This former Real Madrid midfielder was making headlines at Barcelona two weeks ago.
With the World Cup just over a year ago, each qualifier carries added significance, nowhere more so than in Buenos Aires this week as Argentina face Chile.
Manchester City v Liverpool is the game of the weekend in England, and there may be some value in backing Raheem Sterling to score against his former club.
The chances of Sunderland escaping the drop this season are looking increasingly unlikely.