Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid are backed to win La Liga
Get the top tips and opinions from the Sky Bet traders for the new season in Spain, Italy, Germany, France and Holland.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Ex-France captain Marcel Desailly faces tax evasion probe
Chelsea and France legend Marcel Desailly is under investigation for tax evasion, documents filed by the government of Switzerland have revealed.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Ranking Europe's Top 25 Clubs on Their Defensive Strength
After winning an eighth Greek title in the last nine years earlier this year, Olympiakos strengthened their defence with a move for the former Barcelona, Monaco and France veteran Eric Abidal.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Premier League - Paper Round: Liverpool pledge to buy a
Liverpool have told fans that they will do whatever it takes to land a world class striker, while Arsenal could land Sami Khedira for a knock-down fee; here are the best stories from the day's papers.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Makelele bidding to be thorn in PSG's side
A familiar face will hope to make it another frustrating day for Paris Saint-Germain on Saturday as the champions play their first home game of the new Ligue 1 season against SC Bastia.
Premier League: Bacary Sagna denies financial motive behind Manchester City move
The France right-back left the Gunners at the expiry of his contract earlier this summer and has since had to endure claims he was tapped up by City and left for reasons other than trying to win more trophies.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Ribery's turbulent career with France ends with unfulfilled promises
Franck Ribery's tumultuous France career drew to a not unexpected close Wednesday afternoon, when he announced in an interview that he no longer wanted to be considered for selection by Didier Deschamps.
Abidal retires from France squad
Defender Eric Abidal, who underwent a liver transplant in 2012, has become the latest French player to announce his retirement from international football.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
The News Tribune
Franck Ribery says he is quitting France team
Ribery told Germany's Kicker magazine that "the moment has come" to quit, adding that the move comes "purely" for personal reasons.
Franck Ribery says he is quitting France team
Ribery tells Germany's Kicker magazine that "the moment has come" to quit, adding that the move comes "purely" for personal reasons because he wanted to spend more time with his family.
Sydney Morning Herald
Ribery resigns from France national team
Winger Franck Ribery, who missed the World Cup for injury reasons, is resigning from the French national team, Germany's Kicker sports magazine has reported.
The Globe and Mail
Franck Ribery retires from international play
France winger Franck Ribery is ending his career with the national team to focus on his family, the winger, who missed the 2014 World Cup through injury, said on Wednesday.
Olivier Giroud and Mathieu Debuchy celebrate during the Community Shield
The Gunners once again finished fourth in the top flight in 2013/14, but also ended a nine-year trophy drought by triumphing in the FA Cup final.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Colombian World Cup star a better fit for Aston Villa than Swansea midfielder?
After getting no joy in their pursuit of Swansea City's Ki Sung-Yueng , Aston Villa are reportedly close to a A 3.5 million deal for Elche midfielder Carlos Sanchez .
Olivier Giroud: Warning to rest of the Premier League
However, City boss Manuel Pellegrini selected something of a makeshift side, with Willy Caballero starting ahead of England's Joe Hart, several other regulars missing after World Cup duty and summer signings Bacary Sagna and Frank Lampard, brought in on loan from New York City FC, watching on from the stands.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
City completes signing of France defender Mangala
Strengthening City's defense has been one of the priorities of manager Manuel Pellegrini.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Irvine: Katie Ledecky stormed to the women's 400m freestyle world record on Saturday, clocking 3min 58.86sec in winning at the US Swimming Championships.
Nasri confirms France retirement
Manchester City's French midfielder Samir Nasri reacts during the League Cup final against Sunderland at Wembley Stadium in London in this March 2, 2014, file picture.
Damaged goods: Why Falcao would be a gamble for Real Marid
COMMENT: The Colombia international is still being linked with Los Blancos - but is he worth the risk in light of the serious knee injury he sustained earlier this year? By Robin Bairner The rumours persist.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Samir Nasri: I won't play for France again under Didier Deschampsa there's always trouble
Nasri on his international exile and why he expects a rough ride from Arsenal fans when he lines up for Manchester City on Sunday Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.