Sergio Aguero scored a hat-trick as Manchester City beat Bayern Munich 3-2 to keep their Champions League hopes alive.
Chelsea qualified for the knockout stages of the Champions League with a 5-0 win over Schalke in Germany.
Alastair Cook is thankful to his England employers for their unqualified backing of him as World Cup captain.
England have named an unchanged matchday squad for Saturday's final QBE International against Australia at Twickenham.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers insists Steven Gerrard can still make a "valuable contribution" for the Reds.
Mario Balotelli's agent has brushed aside reports that his client is set for an imminent return to Serie A.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger will not take criticism from major shareholder Alisher Usmanov personally.
Peter Ebdon survived a scare in the first round of the UK Championship as he had to fight back to beat Ross Muir 6-5.
England will leave a decision on Steven Finn's participation in their first ODI against Sri Lanka until match day.
Shaun Edwards has hit back angrily at the suggestion that Wales head coach Warren Gatland is under pressure.
Graham Rowntree is braced for set-piece chicanery from Australia when England host the Wallabies on Saturday.
Frank Lampard admits they were starting to think they wouldn't find a winner but hailed hat-trick hero Sergio Aguero as a 'special' player.
Manuel Pellegrini said he was very proud of his team,after Manchester City came from 2-1 down to beat Bayern Munich 3-2.
After Chelsea's 5-0 win over Schalke, John Terry said this might be the strongest Chelsea side he's been a part of.
The best pictures from Manchester City and Chelsea's matches in the Champions League on Tuesday night.
Pictures from Abu Dhabi as Lewis Hamilton celebrates his second World Championship.
All the best pictures from Sunday's Premier League action as Crystal Palace take on Liverpool and Hull host Tottenham.