The Football Association has been granted permission by West Bromwich Albion to hold talks with manager Roy Hodgson regarding the England job.
Newcastle United's Champions League hopes were dealt a blow as they slumped to a shock 4-0 loss against Wigan Athletic at the DW Stadium.
A series of terrorist attacks in the city of Dnipropetrovsk have hit Ukraine just weeks before it is due to co-host the Euro 2012 football championship.
Rangers manager Ally McCoist has defended his calls for transparency regarding the Scottish Football Association's judicial panel and insists his comments were not a signal for fans to engage in threatening behaviour.
Substitute Marco Borriello struck nine minutes from time to hand Serie A leaders Juventus a 1-0 victory at Cesena, a result that condemns the home side to Serie B football next season.
England caretaker manager Stuart Pearce has insisted "everything is in place" for whoever leads the nation to the Euro 2012 finals this summer.
Arsenal captain Robin van Persie has been voted 2012 Footballer of the Year by the Football Writers' Association.
Oman goalkeeper Ali Al-Habsi has confirmed his desire to play at this summer's Olympics in London should his nation beat Senegal in Monday's qualification play-off.
Newcastle manager Alan Pardew is hopeful that the club's excellent campaign will persuade the core of his squad to remain at St James' Park and continue their progress next season.
Harry Redknapp has been given a ringing public endorsement to become the next England manager from a Football Association board member.
Xavi Hernandez says Barcelona will stay true to their football philosophy as they seek to gain a potentially decisive victory over Real Madrid at the Camp Nou on Saturday.
Manchester United director of football David Gill believes it could be a busy summer at the club, despite the Red Devils heading towards a possible 20th league title.
Raul has decided not to extend his contract with Schalke and will leave Gelsenkirchen at the end of the season.
Newcastle striker Demba Ba has admitted it is his "dream" to play for Paris Saint-Germain but is currently happy to stay at St James' Park after rediscovering his love of football
Former Lazio and Manchester United midfielder Juan Sebastian Veron says he expects to retire from professional football as soon as next month.