Borussia Dortmund’s ’keeper Roman Weidenfeller talks to supporters following his team’s defeat by FC Augsburg which left them rooted to the foot of the Bundesliga. (Photograph: REUTERS/Ina Fassbender)

Borussia Dortmund players apologised face-to-face with incensed fans after the 1-0 defeat at home to 10-man Augsburg in the Bundesliga on Wednesday ni(...)

Manchester United’s only arrival of transfer deadline day was Andy Kellett from Bolton. Photo by Pete Norton/Getty Images

Manchester United’s only arrival of transfer deadline day was Andy Kellett from Bolton … with the 20-time English champions pipping Plymouth Argyle to(...)

Borussia Dortmund’s Mats Hummels doesn’t seem to interested in transfer talk. Photograph: Marius Becker/EPA

Borussia Dortmund’s battle to avoid relegation will not be derailed by constant transfer talk regarding top players leaving the Bundesliga club, defen(...)

 Manchester United’s Radamel Falcao has scored three goals in 13 appearances for the club. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Louis van Gaal has ordered Radamel Falcao to show him why he deserves a future at Manchester United. United were hailed as the big winners on deadline(...)

A late Toni Kroos goal gave Germany a 1-0 victory away to Spain tonight
Spain sunk by Kroos missile

Spain 0 Germany 0Between them, they have won international football’s last four major tournaments but for eighty-nine minutes Spain and Germany could (...)

John O’Shea (centre) of Ireland celebrates after scoring  the late equaliser against world champions Germany in   at Arena Auf Schalke in Gelsenkirchen. Photograph: Fredrik Von Erichsen / EPA

Germany 1 Republic of Ireland 1It seemed too much to ask for that Ireland might come to Germany’s old mining capital and somehow dig out a result but (...)

Dortmund’s charismatic manager Juergen Klopp with his players in front of the Südtribune prior to their Champions League clash with Arsenal.

Once you’ve been to a certain number of football stadiums they begin to blur into each other, but something about the Westfalenstadion in Dortmund bre(...)

Bayern Munich’s players celebrate after their win over  FC Cologne. Bayern won the match 2-0. Photograph: Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters

European round-up: Cristiano Ronaldo kept up his rich La Liga scoring form as Real Madrid beat Villarreal 2-0 to move up to fourth in the table. (...)

 Jack Wilshere of Arsenal given ‘brutal reminder of how far he still has to go, as Arsenal were flattened by a supposedly understrength but actually superb Borussia Dortmund.’ Photograph:  Martin Rose/Bongarts/Getty Images

Jack Wilshere has had a big 10 days. Last week he played as a holding midfielder for England, but his selection in that position drew some complaints (...)

The Republic of Ireland’s Group D opponents Germany have called up forward Sidney Sam to add more punch to their attack against Scotland on Sunday aft(...)