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Arsenal vs. Bayern Munich, 2014 UEFA Champions League: Olivier Giroud out, Yaya Sanogo in

Olivier Giroud's off-pitch issues have apparently affected Arsenal on the pitch. Youngster Yaya Sanogo starts up top for the Gunners against Bayern Munich over the Frenchman. If there was one team that eveyone wanted to avoid at all costs in the Champions League round of 16 draw, it was Bayern Munich. Show More Summary

Manchester City vs. Barcelona, 2014 UEFA Champions League: Marquee clash at the Etihad

Expect a close clash at Etihad Stadium when Manchester United host Barcelona. Sergio Aguero is out, but Fernandinho should return for the Citizens. Neither Manchester City nor Barcelona will have been too happy with the Champions League round of 16 draw, though for the neutral, it's just about the best one possible. Show More Summary

Bayer Leverkusen vs. Paris Saint-Germain, 2014 UEFA Champions League: Can anyone stop Zlatan?

Bayer Leverkusen have a hot young coach, a solid midfield and a budding star in Son Heung-Min. Paris Saint-Germain have Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Bayer Leverkusen have been excellent in the Bundesliga so far this season, and are currently the best of the rest behind Bayern Munich. Show More Summary

La Liga, Round 24: Atlético Madrid get back on track, Barcelona face Rayo Vallecano

Atlético Madrid bounced back nicely with a big win over Real Valladolid. Barcelona face Rayo Vallecano this afternoon. An already tight title race got even closer after last round's results. Atlético Madrid surrounded first place back...Show More Summary

FA Cup, fifth round: Chelsea and Manchester City contest Saturday's marquee tie

Chelsea and Manchester City are in action Saturday, while Liverpool and Arsenal square off Sunday in the FA Cup. But first up, Southampton and Sunderland. With the vast majority of the minnows eliminated, the final rounds of the FA Cup are beginning to take shape. Show More Summary

Serie A, Round 24: Four days of top-flight action

Bologna visit Milan to start off a great weekend of Serie A. The Coppa Italia semi-finals just finished, but there's just one day free of top-flight Italian football this week. The Serie A round starts on Friday, with Milan playing an early match so they can be rested to face Atlético Madrid in the next round of Champions League action. Show More Summary

Premier League, Week 26: Chelsea out to extend lead at the top

Chelsea are the only title contender in action on Tuesday, and they're out to open up a gap at the top of the table by beating West Bromwich Albion. Elsewhere, the relegation battle is the focus. The FA Cup takes place over the weekend, with the Premier League taking off. Show More Summary

A-League clubs in the Asian Champions League

Melbourne Victory are in a qualifying playoff while Western Sydney Wanderers and Central Coast Mariners are direct entrants to the group stage. It's been three years since Melbourne Victory were in the Asian Champions League. On February...Show More Summary

La Liga, Round 23: Real Madrid vs. Villarreal tops the weekend

Real Madrid and Villarreal drew in their first meeting of the season, can the Yellow Submarine do it again at the Bernabéu? Last round's matches shook up La Liga and ended with Atlético Madrid topping the table for the first time in 18 years. Show More Summary

Premier League, Week 25: Arsenal and Liverpool headline Saturday

Liverpool and Arsenal might be fighting for different things at this point in the season, but their game is the biggest of the week in the Premier League. Liverpool vs. Arsenal Anfield; Saturday, 12:45 GMT/7:45 AM ET Arsenal and Liverpool are both having seasons they'd likely be thrilled with were they to end today, but unfortunately they do not. Show More Summary

Serie A, Round 23: Napoli vs. AC Milan highlights Saturday's action

There are three games in Serie A on Saturday, with AC Milan's trip to Napoli the highlight. Saturday sees three of the four teams still involved in the Coppa Italia play out their league matches, with only Roma waiting until Sunday.Show More Summary

La Liga, Round 22: Barcelona look to stay on top against a struggling Valencia

Barcelona open up Saturday's schedule with a home match against Valencia. The title race should be shook up this weekend as two of the three teams at the top of the table face challenges this weekend from teams chasing achievement of...Show More Summary

Premier League, Week 24: Andy Carroll, Sunderland spring to life

Andy Carroll is having an excellent day for West Ham after a bird made a mess on his head, while Sunderland lead Newcastle in the Tyne-Wear derby. Newcastle vs. Sunderland St James' Park; Saturday, 12:45 GMT/7:45 AM ET This season'sShow More Summary

Serie A, Round 22: Fiorentina and AC Milan both in action on Saturday

There are three games in Serie A on Saturday, including Fiorentina travelling to Cagliari and Milan hosting Torino. The weekend in Italy starts off slow, with struggling sides Bologna and Udinese meeting, while Fiorentina try to avoid leaving Cagliari with a draw. Show More Summary

January transfer deadline day 2014 Rumours galore, all day long

We'll have of the latest rumors throughout transfer deadline day, from all across Europe, right here. Click here for confirmed transfers. Chelsea are close to adding Kurt Zouma from St. Etienne, according to Sky Sports. Zouma would be...Show More Summary

January transfer deadline day 2014: Done deals

This is where you can find all of the deals that have been finalized on transfer deadline day. Stories will only be placed here when a club has confirmed the transfer. Everton's forward line is about to get even more physically imposing. Show More Summary

Copa del Rey, Quarterfinals: Madrid hosts Espanyol holding a one goal lead

Real Madrid have beaten Espanyol twice in this month. A third positive result for Los Blancos will see them through to the semifinals. By the end of the day on Thursday we'll know the four teams that will compete in the semifinals of the 2014 Copa del Rey tournament. Show More Summary

Premier League, Week 23: Merseyside derby highlights Tuesday's games

The Merseyside derby and Juan Mata's likely Manchester United debut are what you should be looking out for in the EPL on Tuesday. It's time to shove some games in before the Champions League and Europa League return. The Merseyside Derby is the headliner, but there's some other decent stuff here as well. Manchester United vs. Show More Summary

La Liga, Round 21: Real Madrid hope to provisionally take over first place

Real Madrid can jump to the top of La Liga with a win over Granada, thanks to the fact that Barcelona and Atlético Madrid play the next day. For years we've heard people bitching and moaning about how La Liga wasn't competitive enough and how the title race was always over before it ever really got started. Show More Summary

Serie A, Round 21: Lazio look to cause Juventus problems on Saturday

Lazio will look to upset league leaders Juventus as the Serie A weekend gets underway on Saturday. There's no one truly massive, must-watch match going on in Italy this weekend, but if you can, tune in Saturday to watch Lazio visit Juventus (if you weren't completely turned off of Juve after their defeat to Roma in the Coppa, that is). Show More Summary

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