ST PETERSBURG European champions Portugal comfortably dispatched New Zealand 4-0 to reach the Confederations Cup semi-finals on Saturday after Cristiano Ronaldo set them on their way with a penalty.
SOCHI, Russia Germany coach Joachim Loew said he has had a long and honest discussion with Leon Goretzka about the player's career as the Schalke 04 midfielder's performances continue to attract attention.
Proceeds from August's FA Community Shield match between Premier League winners Chelsea and FA Cup winners Arsenal will be donated to the victims of last week's Grenfell Tower Fire in London, the English Football Association has said.
Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley has sold his Rangers shares to Hong Kong-based investor Julian Wolhardt and supporters group Club 1872, chairman of the Scottish Premiership team Dave King said.
West Bromwich Albion have responded positively to the Premier League's letter asking the 20 teams about their interest in re-introducing standing sections in stadiums on a trial basis, the club's director of operations Mark Miles has said.
Manchester United's 35-year-old midfielder Michael Carrick is focused on getting through one year at a time and believes that he can play into his late thirties like former team mates Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes.