Sami Hyypia has resigned his position   at Brighton & Hove Albion. Photograph:  Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

Sami Hyypia has resigned as manager of Brighton and Hove Albion just six months into his tenure at the Amex Stadium.The former Liverpool defender took(...)

The match fixtures are shown on a panel following the draw of the round of 16 soccer matches of the UEFA Champions League 2014/15 in Nyon, Switzerland, Monday, Dec. 15, 2014. The final is scheduled for June 6 at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin. (AP Photo/Keystone,Jean-Christophe Bott)

This year’s draw for the knockout stage has thrown up some tantalising games, including Manchester City’s clash with Barcelona and a tough encounter (...)

Atletico Madrid’s Raul Garcia celebrates putting last year’s finalists 1-0 against Olympiakos at the Vicente Calderon

Atletico Madrid swept into the Champions League last 16 with a game to spare as Mario Mandzukic netted a hat-trick in a crushing 4-0 win at home to Ol(...)

Cavcav says that Besiktas’s Croatian coach Slaven Bilic(above), Galatasaray midfielder Selcuk Inan and Fenerbahce goalkeeper Volkan Demirel are among the ’bad examples’. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA

A leading Turkish soccer club have banned their players from growing beards after their chairman said they looked like students of Islamic vocational (...)

Heung-Min Son of Bayer Leverkusen celebrates after scoring his second against Zenit St. Petersburg   at the Petrovsky Stadium in St. Petersburg. Photograph: Federico Gambarini / EPA

GROUP AAtletico Madrid’s Koke and Raul Garcia secured a 2-0 victory at Malmo in their Champions League Group A clash on Tuesday after the Swedes spurn(...)

 Real Madrid’s Spanish goalkeeper Iker Casillas saves a ball during the team’s training session in Valdebebas sports complex near Madrid,  Spain. Photograph: Juanjo Martin / EPA

Iker Casillas cannot remember what he was drawing at the exact moment he was called up to Real Madrid’s Champions League squad for the very first time(...)

 Robert Lewandowski (lower) of Munich celebrates scoring the equaliser against his former club Borussia Dortmund with team-mate Franck Ribery  at Allianz Arena. Photograph: Andreas Gebert / EPA

A late Arjen Robben penalty gave Bayern Munich a dramatic 2-1 comeback win on Saturday that sent Borussia Dortmund sliding into the drop zone after(...)

 Diego Godin (left) jumps to celebrate scoring their fourth goal against Malmo FF at Vicente Calderon Stadium. Photograph:  Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images

Olympiacos are top of Group A after former Fulham midfielder Pajtim Kasami grabbed the winner in a 1-0 victory over Juventus. The Greek champions are (...)

German  coach Joachim Löw during the Euro 2016 Group D qualifier against Ireland in Gelsenkirchen. Photograph: Ina Fassbender / Reuters
German player ratings

Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich) 6/10 Until the last kick, only had one moment where his heart rate would have crept up at all – stretching time to(...)

Poland’s Sebastian Mila (centre) celebrates with coach Adam Nawalka (left) after scoring against Germany  at the National Stadium in Warsaw on Saturday. Photograph: Kacper Pempel / Reuters

Poland manager Adam Nawalka has no fears that his players will still be distracted by their historic win over world champions Germany when they take o(...)