New Liverpool number eight Naby Keita has revealed that Steven Gerrard, who occupied the jersey during his time at the club, was his childhood hero.
Pep Guardiola's start to his pre-season campaign ended in defeat as Borussia Dortmund beat Manchester City in Chicago.
Chelsea players have backed new manager Maurizio Sarri's plan for a more fluid and attacking brand of football.
The world's top sports court has overturned a European ban imposed on AC Milan for violating UEFA's financial fair play rules.
Croatian media say that forward Nikola Kalinic has not accepted the silver medal his team won at the World Cup in Russia because he was sent home early in the competition
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says he will most likely give experienced campaigner Antonio Valencia the armband for the upcoming season.
Percy Tau has thanked Mamelodi Sundowns and South African fans after sealing a R50 million move to Premier League side Brighton.
Roma winger Diego Perotti has admitted that Alisson Becker, who has just signed for Liverpool, is a big loss for i Giallorossi.
Orlando Pirates coach Milutin Sredojevic has confirmed his interest in Zesco United striker Lazarous Kambole.
New Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker is relishing the prospect of reuniting with former Roma team-mate Mohamed Salah.
Australia's all-time leading goal-scorer Tim Cahill says he intends to continue playing at club level and is also interested in a coaching career following his retirement.
Jose Mourinho has indicated that Antonio Valencia will replace Michael Carrick as Manchester United captain this season.
Having made headlines for all the wrong reasons during his spell at Kaizer Chiefs, Black Leopards midfielder Chris Matombo is hoping for a chance to repay Amakhosi.
The French ambassador to the US Gerard Araud responded in a detailed letter to Trevor Noah's comments saying that Africa won the World Cup.
Manchester United defender Luke Shaw is convinced he would have left the club long ago if he wasn't in Jose Mourinho's plans.
New Chelsea star Jorginho has boasted that he would bring a fresh style of play to the English Premier League.
New Spain coach Luis Enrique says no revolution would be needed as he promised fans to restore the 2010 world champions into a force to be feared.
Alexis Sanchez is set to join Manchester United's pre-season tour of the United States after the club confirmed his visa issue has been resolved.
Manchester United defender Luke Shaw is convinced he would have long left Manchester United if he was not in the plans of Jose Mourinho.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho expects new signing Diogo Dalot to be sidelined until September as he continues to recover from a knee injury.
CSKA president Evgeniy Giner feels that Aleksandr Golovin's future will be resolved 'in the next couple of days' amid interest from Chelsea.
Former Bafana Bafana goalkeeper Moeneeb Josephs believes he can help AmaZulu compete for silverware in the upcoming Absa Premiership season.
New Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri says he wants to have 'fun' and to improve the players he already has rather than relying on the transfer market.
Mamelodi Sundowns striker Jeremy Brockie says having a full pre-season under his belt is reaping rewards, and he is scoring goals in training.
Gianfranco Zola was named as assistant coach to new manager Maurizio Sarri, marking a return to the club where he spent seven years as a player.
When Brazil hosted the World Cup in 2014 the country dreamt of glory, but the beloved national team was thrashed and the tournament left a legacy of unfinished works.
Miami voters will have their say in November on David Beckham's latest plan for a Major League Soccer stadium development in the city.
Chelsea coach Maurizio Sarri says Eden Hazard is one of the top three players in Europe and wants to meet him face-to-face to discuss his future.
Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez has revealed that he is aiming to bring in a few more signings before the season starts.
Former Arsenal midfielder Robert Pires believes new Gunners manager Unai Emery is the club's biggest signing of the off-season.
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez admits the club simply do not have the resources to sign big-name players and must be crafty in the transfer market.
Mamelodi Sundowns striker Bonginkosi Ntuli will not be entertaining offers for a loan move as he looks to fight for his place in the team.
Paul Pogba's inspirational speeches to his team-mates during France's triumphant Soccer World Cup campaign have been revealed in a TF1 documentary.
Japanese footballer Keisuke Honda is swapping football for finance, after launching a venture capital fund with Hollywood star Will Smith.
Germany's long-serving team doctor Hans-Wilhelm Mueller-Wohlfahrt quit after 23 years in the job, becoming the first casualty of the country's World Cup flop.
Erik Lamela became the latest Tottenham star to sign a new contract as the Argentine playmaker agreed a four-year deal with the north London club.
Son Heung-min has signed a new five-year contract with Tottenham that will keep the South Korea forward at the Premier League club until 2023.
Eden Hazard is sensationally set to hold talks with Real Madrid to become the latest Galactico as attacker edges closer to a Chelsea exit.
Croatian central defender Duje Caleta-Car has signed a five-year contract with French club Marseille for an undisclosed fee, the club announced.
Percy Tau says he is excited to make an impact in Europe this season after sealing a record-breaking transfer to English Premier League side Brighton.
Antonio Conte is set to take legal action against Chelsea over damage to his career and loss of future earnings following his sacking by the Premier League club.
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has revealed that the lack of major honours on his CV is not of concern to him as he prepares to lead the club in 2018/19.
Cristiano Ronaldo has accepted a two-year suspended prison sentence and paid a fine of £12.1 million after being found guilty of tax evasion.
Matteo Darmian's agent has given a hint that the full-back is edging closer to leaving Manchester United for Juventus, claiming that talks are progressing.
Juan Mata grabbed a 78th minute equaliser as Manchester United got their pre-season underway against Club America in Phoenix, Arizona.
Midfielder Musa Nyatama scooped up all of the major awards at the Orlando Pirates end of year awards ceremony after an impressive 2017/2018 season.
Brazilian superstar Neymar has sought to quash speculation about his future, insisting he planned to remain with French giants Paris Saint-Germain.
Pep Guardiola fears his preparations for Manchester City's Premier League title defence have been affected by the Soccer World Cup.
A former Kaizer Chiefs striker has been sentenced to three years’ imprisonment in England.
Former US President Barack Obama chose celebrations to laud the benefits of diversity by holding up France's World Cup success.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp fears the demands of international football are putting players at such risk that "we have to collect their bones".
Veteran midfielder Siphiwe Tshabalala says Kaizer Chiefs players will have to come to the party to help new coach Giovanni Solinas succeed at Naturena.
Cape Town City chairperson John Comitis reckons his club is a lot wiser and raring to go ahead of the new season.
Mihlali Mayambela, the younger brother of Chippa United forward Mark, has signed a deal to play for Sporting Clube Farense in Portugal's second tier.
Orlando Pirates assistant coach Rhulani Mokwena says the club's intensive pre-season preparations are designed to make Bucs a dominant force.
Brazilian goalkeeper Alisson has been pictured departing to the UK to undergo a medical ahead of a switch to English Premiership side Liverpool.
Cape Town City have announced the signing of former South Africa international Siphelele Mthembu from Free State Stars.
Qatar's finance minister Ali Sharif Al-Emadi says it is determined to have everything ready for the 2022 World Cup well before ahead of schedule.
The Dallas Cowboys have topped the annual Forbes magazine list of the world's highest valued sports teams for the third consecutive year.
Jose Mourinho is confident that the euphoria of lifting the World Cup will provide a boost to Paul Pogba's club career at Manchester United.
German MPs have blasted a World Cup promotion by Nutella after they worked out people would have to scoff almost 16 kilos of the sugary treat to earn a football.
Lucky Mohomi says he has not discussed anything with Mamelodi Sundowns about being loaned out and is prepared to fight for his place at the club.
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge remains determined to break into Jurgen Klopp's first team and establish himself as a regular starter at Anfield.
Chippa United coach Dan Malesela believes veteran Daine Klate's outstanding delivery from out wide as well as his experience can be an asset to his side in 2018/19.
Kaizer Chiefs defender Daniel Cardoso says the club intend on doing well in 2018/19's MTN8 competition as it is a chance to start the season on the front foot.
Former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon labels the decision to sell Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus an "historic error" that will affect the club.
Belgium internationals Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois have handed Chelsea a double transfer blow with both set on sealing transfers to Real Madrid.
Mamelodi Sundowns new acquisition Toni Silva says coming to play for the Brazilians was not motivated by money, but to get his career back on track.
Liverpool's new midfielder Fabinho says his club can wrestle the Premier League title away from Manchester City while he tries to lure France star Kylian Mbappe to Anfield.
Huddersfield signed former France Under-21 striker Adama Diakhaby from Monaco for an undisclosed fee.
Mamelodi Sundowns have confirmed the record breaking transfer of attacker Percy Tau to Premier League side Brighton & Hove Albion.
Rafael Benitez has warned that Newcastle United are already in a relegation battle after a lean of summer of signings at St James’s Park.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says Jordan Henderson and Dejan Lovren are unlikely to feature in opening match of the new Premier League season.
Former Kaizer Chiefs head coach Steve Komphela has responded to recent criticism by goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune.
Cristiano Ronaldo has stunned staff at a Greek resort by leaving a huge R313 000 tip after being impressed by their service while on holiday.
Siyanda Xulu is looking forward to the added responsibility of captaining Maritzburg United in the upcoming season.
All five African representatives at Russia 2018 crashed out at the group stage for the first time in 36 years.
The new Mamelodi Sundowns kit unveiled by PUMA for the 2018/19 season leverages the personality of the team and their roots in Mamelodi.
Former Bafana Bafana midfielder Reneilwe 'Yeye' Letsholonyane believes the failure to score goals is a major problem for African nations.
Liverpool have signed Brazil goalkeeper Alisson from Roma in a world record deal.
Neymar has taken a swipe at his critics with a tongue-in-cheek video in which he teaches children how to dive.
Yuri Cortez, the AFP photographer who became a Soccer World Cup sensation, has been invited to Croatia for a week's holiday.
AC Milan's senior executives were at the world's top sports court fighting to overturn a European ban for breaking UEFA's financial fair play rules.
The France World Cup defender Benjamin Pavard, who shot to fame with a brilliant goal against Argentina, may join Bayern Munich earlier than 2019.
Arsenal's Nigeria midfielder Kelechi Nwakali joined Portuguese champions Porto on a season-long loan on Thursday.
Maritzburg United have made their fifth signing ahead of the 2018/2019 season by securing defender Nazeer Allie on a two-year deal.
West Ham United midfielder Jack Wilshere is excited about having a fresh challenge at a new club and hopes to hit the ground running for the Irons.
Selling Wembley is "just ridiculous", former Manchester United star Gary Neville told a panel of MPs in Westminster.
Nigeria midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo made his first appearance in the colours of Stoke City since joining the English Championship side from Feirense in Portugal.
AmaZulu left-back Marc van Heerden says he has no hard feelings towards Orlando Pirates after leaving the club.
SA's turn as Soccer World Cup hosts in 2010 left the country with 10 world-class stadiums and an influx of tourists - but also vast bills to pay.
As one of the best World Cups ever ends in Russia, football's biggest tournament must now prepare for its most controversial, in Qatar in 2022.
Liverpool midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is likely to miss the whole of the forthcoming season the club has announced.
The futures of star Belgian duo Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois can be decided by the Chelsea board.
Itumeleng Khune says Kaizer Chiefs players are hungry to bring the glory days back at the club ahead of the new season.
Former Everton manager David Moyes has urged Jordan Pickford to remain with the Toffees after his superb World Cup campaign.
Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Willard Katsande has claimed that he played a role in convincing Khama Billiat to join the club from South African champions Mamelodi Sundowns.
Hundreds of football fans flocked to cheer Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta when he arrived in Japan to join his new club Vissel Kobe.
Gordon Igesund believes the Absa Premiership is among the top 10 leagues in world football, although he admitted its resources are unevenly split.
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