Athletic Bilbao’s Ander Iturraspe (left) has been included in extended 30-man Spanish squad for World Cup in Brazil. Photograph:  Vincent West/Reuters

Uncapped Dani Carvajal and Ander Iturraspe were named in Spain’s provisional World Cup squad today.Coach Vicente del Bosque opted for plenty of youth (...)

Bayern Munich’s Mario Gomez  has been left out of Germany’s extended 30-man World Cup squad. Photograph: Michael Dalder/Reuters

Germany coach Joachim Low has named a preliminary squad of 30 players for the World Cup, with Fiorentina striker Mario Gomez the biggest name to miss(...)

 Galatasaray manager Roberto Mancini.

They were not buying Jose Mourinho’s familiar assertion, delivered this time on the banks of the Bosphorus, t(...)

Nrowich City have not received an offer for  Anthony Pilkington, according to manager Chris Hughton.  Photograph:  Paul Thomas/Getty Images

Norwich City manager Chris Hughton says there has been no bid for Republic of Ireland international Anthony Plikington. It was reported at the weeken(...)

Italian football Federation President Giancarlo Abete has called the whole affair a “humiliating spectacle”.

Italian football last weekend registered a new low when a Lega Pro (Third Division) derby between two Campania teams, Salernitana and Nocerina, had to(...)

  Aleksei Berezutski (left) of PFC CSKA Moscow in action against Yaya Toure of Manchester City  during the UEFA Champions League Group D match at the Arena Khimki Stadium. Photograph:  Epsilon/Getty Images.

Yaya Touré has warned Russia that players will boycott the 2018 World Cup finals if the country fails to adopt stringent measures to stamp out racism.(...)

Manchester City’s Yaya Toure has demanded Uefa take action over racist chanting in Moscow.

Yaya Toure has called on Uefa to take tough action against CSKA Moscow, including the possibility of closing their stadium for a couple of years, afte(...)

Roberto Mancini has been appointed as the new manager of Galatasaray on a three-year deal. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Former Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has signed a three-year deal with Galatasaray to replace Fatih Terim who was sacked as coach last week.(...)

Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert (centre) celebrates after the final whistle with Karim El Ahmadi (left) and Andreas Weimann  at Carrow Road. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

Norwich City 0 Aston Villa 1: Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert played down fears over the fitness of Christian Benteke after the striker came off injured(...)

Italy’s minister for integration Cecile Kyenge. Photograph: AFP

    An Italian politician has likened the country’s first black minister, Cecile Kyenge, to a prostitute in the latest of a ba(...)