LONDON Brighton and Hove Albion won a top flight away match for the first time in 34 years when they stunned West Ham United 3-0 at the London Stadium in the Premier league on Friday.
BERLIN The German Football Association must pay 19.2 million euros (£17.1 million) in back taxes related to a controversial payment for the 2006 World Cup but it will challenge the Frankfurt tax office's decision, it said on Friday.
Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp is baffled by Senegal manager Aliou Cisse's claim that forward Sadio Mane will be fully fit for their World Cup qualifiers next month, even though Liverpool have ruled him out for up to six weeks.
TEL AVIV A reform of administrative rules and a fairer distribution of funds is required if European football's main club competitions are to become more competitive, a senior official said on Friday.
LONDON Keen as he may be for new owners to come in and give him money to spend in the January transfer window, Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez is focusing only on the matches in front of him.
HONG KONG Guangzhou Evergrande manager Luiz Felipe Scolari was handed a three-game touchline ban by the Chinese Football Association on Friday, that could mean the Brazilian World Cup winning coach has appeared in the club's dugout for the final time.