Asian Football Confederation to celebrate 60 years

| |Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

While 2014 won't be considered a vintage year for Asian football, continental organizers still have plenty to celebrate this weekend when they reflect on how far the game has come since 1954.

Landre suspended for 7 matches for violent tackle

|Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

Lens defender Loick Landre has been suspended for seven matches by the French league for a violent tackle on Lorient midfielder Valentin Lavigne at the weekend.

Netherlands beats Italy 2-1 to reach 1st World Cup

|Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

The Netherlands beat Italy 2-1 Thursday as a brace from 18-year-old Vivianne Miedema helped the Dutch qualify for the women's World Cup for the first time.

Europa League game halted after 3 pitch invasions

|Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

The Europa League game between Tottenham and Partizan Belgrade was briefly suspended near the end of the first half on Thursday following an apparently orchestrated series of pitch invasions that led to three people being arrested.

Spurs advance in Europa League after game halted

| |Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

Tottenham was among nine teams to qualify for the knockout stage of the Europa League on Thursday after beating Partizan Belgrade 1-0 in a match that was briefly suspended because of three separate pitch invasions.

Report: Former Rangers owner arrested

|Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

British media are reporting that the former owner of Scottish club Rangers has been arrested in London following his detention by police in Mexico.

Galatasaray sacks manager Prandelli after CL exit

|Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

A senior official says Galatasaray has sacked manager Cesare Prandelli following the side's elimination from European competition.

Basel charged for fans on pitch near Ronaldo

|Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

UEFA has charged Basel after fans ran onto the pitch and approached Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo during a Champions League match.

5 investigated in FIFA WCup bid corruption probe

| |Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

Five officials, including three long-serving FIFA executive committee members, are being investigated in the corruption probe into the bidding contests for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.

Pele says 'nothing serious' with him

| |Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

Brazilian great Pele says he is not seriously ill, easing fears Thursday that his health deteriorated even though a hospital said he was in intensive care and undergoing renal support treatment.