Pep Guardiola admits that Tuesday's European quarter-final, second-leg, tie against Porto is effectively a 'final' for Bayern Munich with the injury-hit Bavarians staring down the barrel of a Champions League exit.
Fabian Delph destroyed Steven Gerrard's hopes of a fairytale Liverpool send-off by scoring the winner as Aston Villa reached the FA Cup final with a 2-1 victory on Sunday.
Manchester City strengthened their grip on fourth place in the Premier League with a 2-0 win at home to West Ham on Sunday, but at the cost of seeing David Silva carried off on a stretcher.
Real Madrid suffered a huge injury blow ahead of their decisive Champions League quarter-final second leg against Atletico Madrid on Wednesday with the news Luka Modric will miss the majority of the rest of the season with knee ligament damage.
Lionel Messi hit his 400th goal for La Liga leaders Barcelona deep into stoppage time to seal a 2-0 win over Valencia on Saturday while Real Madrid maintained their pursuit by defeating Malaga 3-1.
An Egyptian court on Sunday sentenced 11 football fans to death after a retrial over a 2012 stadium riot in the canal city of Port Said that left 74 people dead.
Louis van Gaal described Manchester United's display in their 1-0 defeat at Chelsea on Saturday as their best of the season and said it gave him plenty to be optimistic about in the future.
Almost 40,000 abusive messages aimed at Premier League players — many of them racist — have been posted online this season, according to the anti-discrimination body "Kick It Out".
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal said on Friday that injuries to key players had left him with the 'worst possible scenario' ahead of their crunch clash with Premier League leaders Chelsea.
Chelsea may top the Premier League table but Jose Mourinho's side have the unfortunate tag of being the worst-behaved team in the top flight when it comes to respecting officials, according to Football Association Fair Play delegates.
Hopes of a suspenseful conclusion to the Premier League title race rest this weekend on Manchester United, who take their six-game winning streak to champions-elect Chelsea on Saturday
Goal-scorer Ricardo Quaresma hailed Porto's shock 3-1 quarter-final, first-leg, win over Bayern Munich on Wednesday as a night to remember to leave them on the verge of the semi-finals.
Barcelona coach Luis Enrique admitted he could scarcely have hoped for a better performance after his side blew away Paris Saint-Germain with a 3-1 victory in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final on Wednesday.
After two years of disappointment following the retirement of manager Alex Ferguson, United have beaten arch-rivals Liverpool and champions Manchester City in a run of six successive victories which have lifted them to third in the Premier League.
Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid will fight it out for a place in the Champions League semi-finals next week after the two couldn't be separated in a feisty 0-0 first-leg draw at the Vicente Calderon on Tuesday.