The Frenchman explains how globalisation has impacted football and why it is necessary to introduce new, dynamic rules to reinvigorate the sport.
The goals, however, dried up for Salzburg who were held to a 0-0 draw at Basel, ending a run of 14 successive wins in all competitions.
Chelsea could take decisive title step with Aston Villa win, provided City stumble
Arsenal have a number of injury concerns as they prepare for Sunday’s north London derby at Tottenham Hotspur.
Benfica were too good for Tottenham Hotspur, winning their last-16 first leg 3-1 away on Thursday.
Barca defeat Man City 2-1 at Camp Nou to enter CL quarters, PSG complete rites in Paris.
The dream of a bumper springtime bounty for Manchester City is fading before their eyes.
Barcelona trounced 10-man Manchester City 2-1 to reach quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League.
Diego Costa extended his rich vein of form with a double as Atletico Madrid thumped AC Milan 4-1 to send the seven-times winners packing and secure a place in the Champions League quarter-finals for the first time in 17 years.
Despite a shaky performance, Bayern make quarters after draw with Arsenal.
Arsenal lost to the Germans on away goals at the same stage last season despite winning 2-0 in Munich.
Chelsea, the final English team involved in Europe’s top club competition, is in much better shape by comparison.
Visiting Manchester City hope striker Aguero’s return will help overturn a 2-0 first-leg deficit in Barcelona’s citadel.
Barcelona was left four points adrift of the pacesetters following Saturday’s stunning 1-0 defeat at Valladolid.
Bayern coach asks team to press harder against English opponents in second leg.
However, the association led by cabinet minister Lal Thanzara, younger brother of CM Lal Thanhawla, has a grievance.
Maiden Santosh Trophy title speaks volumes of the progress the state’s footballers have made.
Former manager Martinez and FA Cup final hero Watson were the inspiration behind Wigan Athletic’s upset win.
Real Madrid took full advantage of Barcelona’s shock loss at Real Valladolid with a 3-0 home win over 10-man Levante.
Frenchman Samir Nasri made City’s breakthrough in the 68th minute with a sweet 20-metre left-foot strike.
Under-fire striker Samuel Eto’o stars for Chelsea in 4-0 win over Tottenham to put side seven clear on top.
North eastern state claim maiden Santosh Trophy after pummeling Railways 3-0 in the final.
Railways last triumphed in the Santosh Trophy way back in 1966.
Ozil gave Arsenal a seventh minute lead, after a precise through ball from Santi Cazorla.
Arsenal secure a place in the FA Cup semi-finals with a 4-1 win against Everton at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday.
Manchester United moved up to sixth in the English Premier League table with 48 points.
Liverpool have been in electrifying form this season and sit second in Premier League table on 59 points.
Xavi joined Barca’s academy as an 11-year-old in 1991 and was given his first-team chance under Louis van Gaal.
Messi was sick during Argentina’s 0-0 draw and he said it was something that had occurred several times at Barca.