March 7 – Paris St-Germain’s Brazilian star Neymar is set to miss the rest of the season because of upcoming surgery on his ankle.
February 24 – Barcelona’s recent continental woes continued as they were dumped out of the Europa League by Manchester United on Thursday, failing to reach the last 16.
February 17 – Only two clubs in Europe’s Big 5 leagues have fielded home-grown players for more than 50% of the total minutes played this season – Athletic Club in LaLiga (56.6%; 13 players ‘trained’), and Olympique Lyonnais in Ligue 1 (52.2%; 11).
By Samindra Kunti in Paris
February 15 – Bayern Munich Kingsley Coman’s second-half volley was enough to sink his boyhood club Paris Saint-Germain and leave the French champions on the brink of another premature Champions League exit.
By Samindra Kunti in Rabat
February 11 – Spearheaded by Vinicius Junior and Frederico Valverde, Real Madrid defeated the Asian champions 5-3 to win a record fifth Club World Cup crown and reconfirm European dominance of the competition.
February 12 – Premier League Southampton have sacked manager Nathan Jones a day after their humiliating home loss to 10-man fellow relegation strugglers Wolverhampton Wanderers. Jones lasted just 95 days at the club.
February 9 – Former France captain Hugo Lloris has been ruled out of action for Tottenham Hotspur for up to eight weeks after suffering a knee ligament injury in Sunday’s Premier League win over Manchester City.
February 6 – Jesse Marsch has been dismissed as Leeds United manager following a run of disappointing results, the club announced today.
By Andrew Warshaw
The timing and the occasion could hardly have been sweeter.
February 1 – Domenico Tedesco is on the brink of becoming the new coach of Belgium, succeeding Roberto Martinez who exited the Red Devils following a disappointing first-round elimination at last year’s World Cup.
January 31 – Valencia have parted ways with their coach Gennaro Gattuso following a 1-0 defeat to Real Valladolid, leaving the club one point above the relegation zone.
January 30 – Juventus’ dire predicament on and off the pitch has taken a further hit as they slumped to a 2-0 home defeat by unheralded Monza in Serie A on Sunday.
January 30 – A week after sacking Frank Lampard. Everton have named Sean Dyche as their new manager on a two-and-a-half year deal. The former Burnley manager will have the difficult task of saving the Toffees from relegation.
January 30 – Holders Liverpool crashed out of the FA Cup in the fourth round at Brighton on Sunday as their poor form continued, with Jurgen Klopp’s team currently ninth in the Premier League at the halfway stage.