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Where it went wrong for the teams who missed out on the World Cup

Fans from 21 countries explain why they will be staying at home next summer. Holland were unlucky, Italy were mismanaged and Mongolia were a disasterBosnia and Herzegovina Five points out of a possible 18 from our games against Belgium, Greece and Cyprus proved fatal. Greeces late equaliser in Piraeus set

Hope Solo accuses Sepp Blatter of sexual assault at awards ceremony

The USA goalkeeper Hope Solo has accused Sepp Blatter of sexually assaulting her moments before they went on stage together at the Ballon dOr awards ceremony in 2013The former Fifa president Sepp Blatter has been accused by Hope Solo, the USA womens football team goalkeeper, of having sexually assaulted her

Premier League: biggest hits and misses from the summer transfer window

From a bargain triumph at Brighton to a costly success at Manchester City, and from a struggling 25m Leicester striker to an unseen defender at Southampton, we assess how last summers transfer business looks so farBest summer signings Pascal Gross (Ingolstadt to Brighton, 2.6m) The money Brighton paid to bring

Burnley sink listless Southampton thanks to substitute Sam Vokes

Burnley went level on points with Chelsea and Arsenal in the Premier League after a gritty 1-0 win at SouthamptonIf this was to be Sean Dyches last game as Burnley manager, he leaves them hovering just outside the Champions League places and presumably with the best wishes of everyone. This

Jos Mourinho is growing restless in Pep Guardiolas shade | Daniel Taylor

In Spain the Portugueses Real Madrid twice outscored his rivals Barcelona but the Manchester United managers big-match caution comes at a price while City are dazzlingIt can feel like a trick of the imagination sometimes to remember there was once a time when Jos Mourinho and Pep Guardiola were comrades.

Liverpool pile pressure on West Ham with Mohamed Salah double

Mohamed Salah scored twice as Liverpool trounced struggling West Ham 4-1 at the London StadiumAfter another drubbing in the new home that was supposed to take this underachieving club to unimaginable heights, and after another night when the initial mutiny in the stands had given way to resignation long before

Patrice Evra suspended for kicking his own team’s fan before a match

(CNN)French footballer Patrice Evra has been suspended for at least one match after the Olympique Marseille defender aimed a high kick at one of his club's own supporters before a Europa League match Thursday. UEFA's Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body will discuss the case at its next meeting on