Following his team's 1-0 defeat to bitter rivals Arsenal in the Community Shield at Wembley on Sunday, Chelsea defender Gary Cahill believes Arsenal could mount a strong challenge for the premiership in the 2015 season.
Outgoing Fifa president Sepp Blatter's 16-year term as an International Olympic Committee (IOC) member ended on Monday when the Swiss did not seek re-election.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger claimed his first victory over Chelsea counterpart Jose Mourinho on the 14th attempt as Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's goal gave the FA Cup winners a 1-0 win in Sunday's Community Shield.
The traditional curtainraiser for the new English season sees Mourinho’s Premier League champions take on FA Cup winners Arsenal and it should offer plenty of clues as to what awaits both clubs over the next nine months.
A towering figure in Asian football and smooth operator in diplomatic circles, South Korea's Chung Mong-joon will need to sharpen his political elbows if he is to survive the vicious twists and turns of the upcoming FIFA presidential race. Chung said he would make a formal announcement next month in Europe, which he called "the centre of world football".
Jose Mourinho has launched a stinging attack on Real Madrid manager Rafael Benitez after the Spaniard’s wife teased the Chelsea boss by saying her husband was always having to tidy up messes left by the Portuguese.
French club Paris Saint-Germain beat Manchester United 2-0 to clinch the International Champions Cup exhibition tournament on Wednesday, with goals from Blaise Matuidi and star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic ending the English club's pre-season US tour on a losing note.
The former France captain, the Uefa president since 2007 and a Fifa executive committee member since 2002, has written to the 209 member associations of Fifa, who each hold one vote in the presidential election, to inform them of his decision.
Chelsea football club goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois made a penalty shootout save to help the reigning English Premier League champions beat European champions Barcelona 4-2 on penalties on Tuesday in an International Champions Cup friendly.
Brazilian football great Zico has sought backing from his nation's football confederation (CBF) in his bid to become president of the world football governing body Fifa.
Former Chelsea striker and Ivory Coast national team captain Didier Drogba has signed for Montreal Impact, the Major League Soccer (MLS) club announced on Monday, joining a growing list of famous international players in the MLS.
The Mexican football team shook off two controversy-laden triumphs to defeat Jamaica 3-1 in Sunday's Gold Cup final, hoisting a record seventh trophy and shrugging off any notion of a tainted title.
English Premier League football club Manchester United have signed Argentina national team goalkeeper Sergio Romero on a three-year deal, the club said on Sunday.
World champions Germany avoided facing some of their strongest rivals when the draw for the European qualifying groups for the 2018 World Cup finals in Russia was made on Saturday. Germany, who won the World Cup for the fourth time in Brazil last year, will face the Czech Republic, Northern Ireland, Norway, Azerbaijan and San Marino in Group C.
England international Wayne Rooney scored as Manchester United recorded a morale-boosting 3-1 friendly victory over European champions Barcelona on Saturday.