Schalke finally ending their recent run of bad runs this weekend as they demolished their opponent, Hoffenheim in convincing fashion at Veltins-Arena. Suffering from two major defeats in their last two games, the home team were not keen on picking up more humiliation as they put on a solid display since kick off on that Saturday fixture.
Already losing out their runners up spot last weekend, things are not getting any better for Bayer Leverkusen as their third place seat is under serious trouble after their failure in grabbing maximum point against Hannover this Saturday.
Bayern Munich remains as an unstoppable force in German Bundesliga this current season as they grabbed a convincing away victory against Wolfsburg. The home team made a bright start on that tie as Naldo puts them in front after only 17 minutes of play, but that lead only lasted until the 26th minute as Bayern bounced back through Xherdan Shaqiri's effort, which lasted until half time break.
Barcelona's ambition to get themselves back into the top of Spanish La Liga standing suffered a blow this weekend as they suffered a shocking away defeat against Real Valladolid. Having the chance to temporarily go top of standings, El Barca were pushing hard for goals since kick off, but their efforts were fruitless as instead of going in front they found themselves trailing after 17 minutes through Fausto Rossi's effort.
Chelsea's lead at the top of England Premier League standing will be facing difficult challenge this Saturday, March 8 as they face up against fellow London side, Tottenham Hotspur at Stamford Bridge stadium.
Losing their last two Premier League matches, Southampton's European dream is under serious threat especially if they can't get things right again this Saturday, March 8 when they face up against struggling Crystal Palace side.
Still sitting quite far from their targeted top four finish by the end of current season, Manchester United must really regained their positive form in the Premier League and their battle this Saturday, March 8 against West Bromwich Albion could be the best time in gaining that important push back into the top.
Advancing into the 2014 World Cup finals in a rather comfortable fashion, doesn't necessarily give Belgium an easy pass for the upcoming competition especially with their recent disappointing friendly test.
Two upcoming World Cup 2014 participants, Switzerland and Croatia went head to head in an international friendly fixture this past midweek at AFG Arena, St Gallen. Both teams are gearing up for the upcoming competition, testing out several tactical stuffs along with figuring out who they will be taking into that tournament.
Portugal showcasing positive signs ahead of their World Cup 2014 campaign as Cristiano Ronaldo and co picked up a convincing friendly win this midweek over African side, Cameroon. The European samba were keen on making a positive impression on that friendly tie as they immediately set off into an attacking mode and that positive approach was rewarded with an opening goal from Cristiano Ronaldo on 21 minutes.
Spain continue their recent domination over Italy as La Furia Roja snatched a slender friendly victory over their rival this midweek at Vicente Calderon stadium. The home side tried to take control of things since kick off as they played their normal ball possession style of football trying to patiently break down their opponent's resistance.
Many people might still doubting the composition and quality of England national side ahead of upcoming World Cup, but not for one of Three Lions young talent, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlian who is not short of confidence with current squad composed by Roy Hodgson.
For those following recent development in entertainment realm, they surely knows about Celebrity Big Brother show and since its 2014 series has just kicked off, it might be interesting to spin things into football especially English Premier League.
Goal is one of the most important part in football, if not the most essential aspect as it's not only every teams' purpose each time they spot on the field, but it also something that fans always celebrate from time to time.
Normal service has been resumed. Football is back with a vengeance. For those of us who dread the beginning of every year, when rugby union and the Six Nations dominates the sporting calendar, by the middle of February, football fans are in a happier place.
The most anticipated sporting events this year, World Cup 2014 in Brazil is just months away, with the drawing have already been done, some fans already booked their tickets, teams setting up their training camps and also publishing the kits for that upcoming event.
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Leighton Baines is set to agree a new long-term contract tying his future to Everton.
The left back's former boss David Moyes was twice unsuccessful in attempts to bring the player to his new club Manchester United over the summer, football betting experts believed the deal to be a forgone conclusion but the Toffees held firm - and this latest news means a move to Old Trafford is almost certainly off the agenda now.
The unavoidable scenes finally occurred at AC Milan as they parted ways with their head coach for this last three and a half year, Massimiliano Allegri, on Monday, straight after Rossoneri suffered a disappointing 4-3 defeat against struggling, Sassuolo.
An interesting development is set to occur in the transfer market involving La Liga star players, including Real Madrid midfielder, Xabi Alonso, who could be set for a new adventure with his contract running out and only have six months left.
In just couple of days, we will be celebrating the arrival of 2014, which obviously means another chapter in footballing scenes and anticipating the new year, English FA shared an interesting clips of all interesting events worth celebrating in 2013.
With January 2014 approaching closer, football fans are getting more excited in welcoming the upcoming World Cup tournament which will officially start next June in Brazil. Things got even hotter when the group drawings were done last Friday, with several interesting matches are in store for fans entertainment next year.