Former German international and Chelsea midfielder, Michael Ballack, has decided to retire from professional football, following his current club-less situation after his release from Bayer Leverkusen at the end of last season.
It's been four days since Steve Kean quit as Blackburn Rovers' manager and although rumors about potential replacement have surfaced but the club apparently is in no rush to look for Kean's replacement.
Having their unbeaten run this season ended in the hands of Chelsea last weekend, Arsenal are looking for an immediate respond and Arsene Wenger's men hope that Wednesday's Champions League clash against Olympiacos will be their moment to bounce back.
Positive news arrives for Australian football fans and mostly Sidney FC devotees as they will most likely able to immediately watch Alessandro Del Piero in action after he declares himself fit to play the season opener.
Sir Alex Ferguson hit back at recent statement made by Manchester City's forward, Sergio Aguero, saying that referees in the Premier League were being unfair towards foreigners.
According to Ferguson, foreign players in the Premier League only got themselves to blame for not having much favors from the officials.
Ahead of Bayern Munich match up against BATE Borisov, the Bavarian head coach, Jupp Heynckes already gave Bayern a warning not to underestimate the Belarus champion.
BATE started their campaign with a surprising win over Lille, that's why there's no reason for Bayern to take a close eye on Victor Gocharenko's team.
After being four weeks out, Andy Carrol was back in action for his team, West Ham United, on Monday. He comes on from bench to help his side beat QPR 2-1.
The player's return to action opens up his chance to get a national team call up for England's upcoming World Cup qualifying campaign.
West Ham United's 2-1 victory over Queens Park Rangers on Monday gave some joy for the Hammers' manager, Sam Allardyce, but the same feeling can't be shared by the manager regarding the refereeing decision on that game.
Queens Park Rangers preserved their Premier League status by just a point on the final day of last season and attempting to avoid similar experience, their manager, Mark Hughes promised to keep his side clear from those problem this season.
The UEFA Champions League set to kick start again this midweek with several interesting matches are in store for this Tuesday night schedule.
Spanish giant, Barcelona will travel to Benfica in group G and the Catalan side will be looking to maintain their current 100% record this season, although it won't be easy since the Portuguese are no slouch either.