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Arsenal's hopes of closing on the Premier League top four have been dented by Swansea City in an enthralling 精彩迷人的 match at the Liberty Stadium.
Paul Scholes has come out of retirement 退休后再出山 after agreeing to play for Manchester United until the end of the season.
Liverpool's Luis Suarez has been handed an eight-match ban 禁赛八场and a £40,000 fine by the Football Association after being found guilty of racially abusing 种族歧视 Manchester United's Patrice Evra.
Barcelona defender Dani Alves and Santos defender Edu Dracena vie for the ball during Sunday's match.
Nicolas Anelka holding a Jersey of the Shenhua club
The former Brazil captain Socrates has died at the age of 57.
Tributes 追悼辞 have been pouring in for the Wales football manager, Gary Speed, who was found dead at his home in the UK at the weekend.
David Beckham helped LA Galaxy to a 1-0 win over Houston Dynamo in the MLS Cup final, the most important game in American professional soccer. The win could be Beckham's final appearance in the United States.
Frank Lampard celebrated claiming the England captain's armband 队长袖标 by scoring the goal that secured victory against World Cup holders Spain at Wembley.
Sir Alex Ferguson is presented with a photo to commemerate his 25th year as manager
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger paid tribute to 称赞 "exceptional" captain Robin van Persie after the Dutchman's hat-trick in the 5-3 win against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.
Sir Alex Ferguson described Manchester United's 6-1 thrashing 痛击 by rivals Manchester City as his "worst ever day" at the club and vowed 发誓: "There will be a response."
Devastated Rooney Dropped 鲁尼深受停赛打击
There's been a setback 受挫 in England's build-up 预备赛 to next year's Euro 2012 tournament in Ukraine and Poland.
Andy Johnson scored after just 78 seconds on Sunday, as Fulham met their West London rivals QPR at home in Craven Cottage.
Fernando Torres endured 承受了、忍受了another torrid 艰难的 afternoon as 10-man Chelsea secured a comfortable 4-1 victory over Swansea.
Liverpool's manager Kenny Dalglish paid tribute to Tottenham Hotspur after they embarrassed 使人尴尬，难堪 his team at White Hart Lane cruising to 顺利拿下来 a 4-0 win this weekend.
Wayne Rooney bagged 获得 a hat-trick and Javier Hernandez scored twice as a rampant Manchester United outclassed 远远超越 Bolton Wanderers to go to the top of the Premier League this weekend.
Scottish Hearts Broken 苏格兰队再次受挫
The Champions League group-stage 小组赛阶段 draw has taken place with debutants 首次参赛队 Manchester City drawn 平局 against German side Bayern Munich, Spanish outfit 球队 Villarreal and Italian club Napoli.
Arsenal's manager, Arsene Wenger, has been given a two-match ban 禁赛两场 by the governing body of European football, Uefa.
New Season Same Story 英超新赛季开赛
Rooney and Nani celebrate their turnaround
The home nations 大不列颠及北爱尔兰联合王国之内的四个国家 have found out who their 2014 World Cup qualifying 具有资格的 opponents are following the draw 抽签 in host country, Brazil.
Manchester City's Mario Balotelli was taken off in the first half of a pre-season friendly 季前友谊赛 at LA Galaxy for not taking the game seriously.
Japan have beaten the favourites 最有希望获胜者 USA 3-1 on penalties to become the first Asian nation to lift the FIFA Women's World Cup.
In a manner oh so familiar to the men's team, England's women have been knocked out of the FIFA Women's World Cup at the quarter-final stage.
Arsenal and France international defender Gael Clichy is undergoing a medical 健康检查 at Manchester City, BBC Sport has learned.
In a world dominated by men's football it's the turn of women to take centre stage 舞台中心 in the game.
Andre Villas-Boas is tipped to be Chelsea's next manager
McCleish resignation rejected, Alex McLeish is still under contract with Birmingham City.
England have been held to a draw 逼平 after surviving a major scare against Switzerland in their Euro 2012 qualifier at Wembley.
Miroslav Klose is not moving to Norwich
Blackpool will play in the Championship next season
Avram Grant was still in his first season of managing West Ham
Ferguson Bows to Fans 曼联主帅鞠躬感谢球迷
Women's football in the UK has scored one of its greatest successes with the announcement that the FA will support professional women's teams for a new Super League.
Bolton Wanderers Captain Kevin Davies apologised profusely to fans both in post-match interviews and on the social networking site Twitter.
Jens Lehmann helped Arsenal to a 3-1 win over Blackpool
Not everybody is doing a moonwalk 月球行走 for joy by a statue 雕像 of Michael Jackson, which was unveiled 亮相/出台 before Fulham's Premier League game against Blackpool on Sunday.
Pitch Blamed for Wales Loss 威尔士抱怨场地导致输球
Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti said his footballers need to win their last nine matches to be in with a chance of defending their Premier League crown 卫冕他们的联赛冠军。
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has hit back at attacks from other football managers over his attitude towards referees.
Wolves manager Mick McCarthy questioned referee Mark Halsey's decision to disallow a goal for his side during the 3-3 draw against Tottenham.
Blues Win Carling Cup 伯明翰获联赛杯冠军
Arsenal Would Like a "Breather" 阿森纳需要喘口气
Rooney's Best Ever Goal 鲁尼最精彩的一球
West Brom Dismiss Manager 西布罗姆维奇主帅被炒
Sexist Comments Criticised 性别歧视评论遭到抨击
Football was in mourning 在悼念中 on Sunday morning with the sad news that former Bolton Wanderers and England striker Nat Lofthouse had died.
The dust didn't even have time to settle 尘埃还没落定 on Roy Hodgson's departure from Liverpool before bosses announced their interim manager on Saturday.
Steve Kean was the first team coach at Blackburn Rovers until manager Sam Allardyce's reign 执教 at Ewood Park was ended 结束了 by the club's new owners early last week.
Carlos Tevez Not For Sale 曼城不许特维斯转会
Ipswich Boss At Fault 伊普斯维奇老板承担责任
Scottish Referees Supported 苏格兰足球裁判得到支持
After a week which saw assistant coach Ray Walkins given his marching orders 被解雇，Ancelotti said Chelsea's poor performance was down to bad luck 都怪运气不佳。
Chelsea Losses Mount Up 切尔西接连战败
Torres upbeat over Liverpool form 托雷斯带领利物浦强势进军
Under-fire Referee Gets Support 纳尼受争议进球
Wayne Rooney performed a shock U-turn U型转弯（180度大转弯） on Friday by signing a fresh five-year deal with Manchester United.
Fifa is to open investigations of bribery 贿赂， following allegations that two of its officials offered to sell their votes in the contest to host the 2018 World Cup.
Allardyce Rejects Criticism 流浪者主教练拒绝被指严重犯规
Liverpool Continue to Slide 利物浦继续下滑
Houllier Praises Heskey for Late Winner 阿斯顿•维拉主教练称赞赫斯基
Arsenal's manager Arsene Wenger has criticised the timekeeping 计时of the match officials 比赛裁判员 in last weekend's clash 交锋 against Sunderland.
Liverpool manager Roy Hodgson has defended Fernando Torres after the Spanish striker 前锋 put in a weak performance against rivals 对手 Birmingham City this weekend.
In England's first competitive match since their disappointing World Cup campaign, the team started on the road to recovery with a 4-0 win.
Wayne Rooney scored his first goal since March, as Manchester United cruised 轻而易举赢得 to a 3-0 victory over West Ham on Saturday.
In a weekend packed full of thrilling football, the Magpies 喜鹊（纽卡斯尔联队） thrashed Aston Villa 6-0.
England coach Fabio Capello has cast doubt 令人质疑 over David Beckham's international career, by saying he would not pick the midfielder again to play for England.
A Bid for Liverpool 中国人竞标收购利物浦
The 2010-11 Premier League season will start with new rules.
When Joe Cole was a teenager, he was regarded as 视为 the boy talent of English football and built up a career that many footballers can only dream of. However, it seems that his early promise has never been truly fulfilled 实现。
The rumour mill 四处散播谣言 has started about the upcoming transfers 即将开始的转会 between the major football clubs.
Spain have become World Champions for the first time as they overcame the Netherlands 1-0 in Soccer City, Johannesburg.
Over the weekend Spain, the Netherlands, Uruguay and Germany made it through to the semi-finals of the World Cup, but the qualifying matches 排位赛、资格赛 were not without a few surprises.
England have suffered their worst ever defeat in a World Cup tournament, losing 4-1 on Sunday to a superior German side.
Friday night proved to be a disappointing evening for the England squad and fans alike as the team drew 0-0 with Algeria in their second game of the World Cup.
England got off to a disappointing and shaky 不稳定的 start in their World Cup campaign, drawing 1-1 against the USA.
What are the teams to watch out for at this year's World Cup? What players are going to cover themselves in glory? Find out with this special Off the Pitch World Cup preview.
opes Dreams and Glory? 希望梦想和荣耀？
Mourinho Leads Inter to Glory 穆里尼奥率领国际米兰举杯
Profile: Roy Hodgson 简介：罗伊•霍奇森
Chelsea look virtually certain 基本上已成定局/确定 to win the Premier League title this season following their 2-0 victory over Liverpool at Anfield on Sunday.
For the third time this season Chelsea scored seven goals in one game, beating Stoke 7-0 at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.
At 35 Paul Scholes is one of the Premiership's veteran 经验丰富的老手 players. He signed his first Manchester United contract 19 years ago but on Saturday he showed that it's not yet time to write off 放弃 the man the fans call 'The Ginger 姜黄色头发的 Prince'.
The FA Cup 足总杯 tournament has long been seen as a competition in which dramatic twists 戏剧化的转变 and astonishing surprises can still take place.
Frank Lampard is the man of the moment, netting 射门得分 four goals for Chelsea on Saturday in a pasting 糊化了（指完全击败）of Aston Villa.
Sunday's vital clash 关键比赛 between Manchester United and Liverpool was a typically feisty affair 爆发性事件 with United winning the game 2-1, but was the penalty that got them back in the game fair or foul 公平的还是违规的?
David Beckham had a dream: to be the first English player to appear in four World Cups.
The Chelsea captain has been the centre of a media feeding frenzy 媒体炒作热 following his alleged 被指控的 affair with the girlfriend of former teammate Wayne Bridge.
Chelsea captain John Terry suffered a public humiliation 当众受辱 on and off the pitch on Saturday as his team were beaten at home 4-2 by Manchester City.
The FA Cup 足总杯 is a competition known for unexpected drama as clubs from the lower leagues 低于英超的级别 often get a chance to take on 挑战 opponents they would never normally get the chance to play.
Chelsea shrugged off 抛开 any problems off the pitch to reclaim the top spot in the Premier League by beating Arsenal 2-0 on Sunday.
John Terry is a fantastic player and a good England captain, but to be the captain of England you have got to have wider responsibilities.
Rooney had never scored four goals in one match before
Until this weekend the African Cup of Nations 非洲杯（又称非洲国家杯） tournament had been seen as a possible lifeline 救命草 for the teams that are trailing Chelsea in the Premier League.
African Stars Attacked 非洲明星受到袭击
Football Quotes of the Decade 十年足球语录选
Christmas Roundup 一览圣诞赛事
Man City Boss Sacked 曼城队教练被炒鱿鱼
The Angry Professor 生气的教授
World Cup Draw 世界杯小组抽签
Chelsea Dominate 切尔西独霸赛场
Defoe’s Dream Game 迪福的一场完美球赛
England Buckle under Brazil 英格兰败给巴西
John Terry scored the game's only goal
Liverpool’s manager Rafa Benitez is under fire 被批评 again this week following his team’s 3-1 defeat by Fulham
Liverpool End Losing Streak 利物浦扭转败局
Pepe Reina found himself wrong-footed by a beach ball
England and Fabio Capello’s 100% record 百战不败的记录 came to an end on Saturday with a 1-0 defeat to the Ukraine in Dnipropetrovsk.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger celebrated 庆祝了 his thirteenth year in charge of 掌管 the club last week, making him the club’s longest-serving 任期最长的 manager.
Fernando Torres was the hero of Anfield on Saturday afternoon, completing a hat-trick 帽子戏法 for Liverpool in a 6-1 win against Hull.
Tevez failed to score on his return to Old Trafford
A thrilling game between Manchester City and Arsenal on Saturday was marred 被污染 by ugly scenes as City’s Emmanuel Adebayor injured his former team-mate 前队友 Robin van Persie, and infuriated 激怒的 the Arsenal fans with a goal celebration that many felt was inappropriate.
All the UK’s top football action was on the international stage 国际舞台 this weekend as Scotland and Northern Ireland played crucial World Cup qualifiers 世界杯预选赛, while England warmed up 热身 with a friendly 友谊赛 against Slovenia.
Manager Sent Off 教练被罚红牌
Chelsea Get Off to a Flying Start 切尔西出师大捷
The New Season Begins 新赛季开始了