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  • Europa League champs Sevilla face struggle to keep top talent

    Europa League champs Sevilla face struggle to keep top talent

    Reuters
    Europa League champs Sevilla face struggle to keep top talent

    By Toby Davis WARSAW (Reuters) - Sevilla further underlined their European pedigree with a record fourth Europa League title but now face the more daunting task of converting their continental success into a challenge for domestic honours. While Wednesday's 3-2 win over Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk proved that when it comes to Europe's second tier competition, they are the undisputed top dogs, having won all of their titles in the last nine years, Sevilla still remain little more than also-rans in …

  • U-20 World Cup to open under FIFA graft cloud

    U-20 World Cup to open under FIFA graft cloud

    AFP News
    U-20 World Cup to open under FIFA graft cloud

    The corruption scandal engulfing FIFA will not overshadow the Under-20 World Cup when it kicks off this weekend in New Zealand, organisers said Thursday. The tournament's organising committee chairman, FIFA vice-president Jeffrey Webb, was among seven people arrested in raids on a Zurich hotel Wednesday. FIFA subsequently suspended Webb from all football-related activity as it grapples with a crisis that has rocked the sport's governing body. …

  • Arsenal looks to retain FA Cup to salvage season

    Arsenal looks to retain FA Cup to salvage season

    Associated Press
    Arsenal looks to retain FA Cup to salvage season

    With Champions League and Premier League titles still seemingly way beyond the team, Arsenal is again relying on an FA Cup triumph to salvage some silverware from its season. …

  • 5 Players to watch at the Under-20 World Cup

    5 Players to watch at the Under-20 World Cup

    Associated Press
    5 Players to watch at the Under-20 World Cup

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Five players to watch at the FIFA Under-20 World Cup, which kicks off Saturday in New Zealand: …

  • Arsenal bid to down Villa and become leading FA Cup club

    Arsenal bid to down Villa and become leading FA Cup club

    Reuters
    Arsenal bid to down Villa and become leading FA Cup club

    Arsene Wenger will seek to guide Arsenal to a record 12th FA Cup triumph when they face Aston Villa on Saturday and become the most successful manager in the history of the grand old competition. Pitted against famished Premier League opponents Villa, who are desperate for success after a 19-year trophy drought and faced a relegation battle this side, Wenger's side are ready to retain the trophy they won last year against Hull City. …