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Basel finished third in Group E and will play in the Europa League. Schalke joined group winner Chelsea in the knockout stage of the Champions League.
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Ashley Young remains unapologetic in the face of accusations of diving and has claimed it is up to referees to deal with him.
Borussia Dortmund advanced to the last 16 of the Champions League on Wednesday night as Group F winners after a dramatic 2-1 victory at 10-man Marseille.
Gonzalo Higuain's goal helped give Napoli a 2-0 win over 10-man Arsenal in their final Champions League Group F game, as the Gunners qualified in second place following a late victory for Borussia Dortmund away to Marseille.
Lacklustre Chelsea secured top spot in Champions League Group E with a 1-0 defeat of Steaua Bucharest in a performance which is unlikely to have European football's elite cowering for cover.
Celtic's Champions League campaign ended in jolting fashion as Barcelona star Neymar scored a hat-trick in a 6-1 demolition at the Nou Camp.
Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has extended his lead as the Barclays Premier League's top scorer after being awarded a second goal in last weekend's 4-1 win over West Ham.
Injured Everton defender Leighton Baines hopes to be fit to play some part in the busy festive schedule but accepts he is currently playing a waiting game.
Bill Foulkes will "stand proud" alongside the footballing greats of Manchester United, Sir Bobby Charlton told mourners at his funeral today.
The Seattle Sounders have quickly filled their goalkeeper vacancy, acquiring Stefan Frei from Toronto FC for a conditional first round pick in the 2015 SuperDraft.
Three teams could finish with 12 points - meaning that for the first time a side with 12 points would be eliminated.
Phil Jones' second-half winner brought David Moyes some blessed relief and ensured Manchester United's tortuous week ended with the knowledge they will be guaranteed a seeding for the Champions League knockout round draw after beating Shakhtar Donetsk 1-0.
Pablo Mastroeni, former longtime captain for the Colorado Rapids who played for the United States at the 2002 and 2006 World Cups, retired from soccer on Tuesday.
"It did feel strange and I was a bit frustrated because I really want to play every game," Giroud said.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has issues to contend with in central midfield ahead of a difficult trip to Tottenham this weekend.
David Luiz and Oscar trained with Chelsea on the eve of their final Champions League Group E contest with Steaua Bucharest.
Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet insists regular defensive switches have not been the cause of the Reds' failure to keep clean sheets.