December 2 – Portugal’s players have on average had more playing time in 2022 than any other nation at the Qatar 2022 World Cup, according to a ranking of nations by average number of player minutes in competitive action.
December 2 – Belgium’s coach Roberto Martinez has stepped down following his side’s goalless draw with Croatia and premature exit from the World Cup.
November 29 – How well do you know Samir Handanovic, one of Inter Milan’s finest? Inter’s captain goalkeeper isn’t on duty in Qatar, but he is a special talent and both he and his club are catching the eye, especially with US investors.
November 25 – Brazil, who opened their World Cup campaign with a 2-0 win over Serbia last night, top a ranking of Qatar 2022 finalists built on the ‘impact score’ statistics of their players.
November 22 – Scottish giants Rangers have sacked Dutch manager Giovanni van Bronckhorst after just a year in the job, with the club nine points behind bitter rivals Celtic in the Scottish Premiership.
November 7 – Premier League Southampton have sacked their manager Ralph Hasenhüttl after a poor run of results that saw them lose 4-1 at home to Newcastle yesterday.
November 3 – Paris Saint-Germain’s quest for a first ever Champions League crown got potentially tougher on Wednesday when they were relegated to second place in their group despite winning 2-1 at Juventus.
November 2 – Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg scored an unlikely 95th-minute winner as Tottenham Hotspur came from behind to beat Marseille 2-1 and reach the UEFA Champions League knockout stage on Tuesday, where they were joined by Eintracht Frankfurt after their victory at Sporting Lisbon by the same score.
November 1 – Reigning champions France have suffered another blow ahead of the World Cup with the news that midfielder Paul Pogba will miss the tournament after failing to recover from knee surgery.
By Samindra Kunti in Eindhoven
October 28 – Arsenal endured a torrid night to slump to a 2-0 defeat at the hands of their hosts PSV Eindhoven. The London club will now need a result in their final Europa League group game to avoid two extra fixtures in winter.
October 25 – Unai Emery is back in the Premier League. The Spaniard will succeed Steven Gerrard at Aston Villa, the English club have confirmed.
October 25 – The Netherlands’ Eredivisie has extended its performance analysis contract with SciSports until the 2024/25 season.
October 24 – AFC Ajax is Europe’s engine room in terms of developing youth talent capable of playing at the highest national league levels.
October 21 – Youth or experience? Real Madrid on average recruit the youngest players out of the Big 5 European leagues at 22.87 years of age.
October 13 – On a dramatic night of Champions League action, Club Brugge became only the third Belgian club in the competition’s modern history to progress from the group stages after holding Atletico Madrid to a goalless draw.