Brazil legend Pele says he is "doing fine" following treatment for a urinary infection at a Sao Paulo hospital.
Tottenham reach the Europa League knockout stage by beating Partizan Belgrade in a game interrupted by pitch intruders.
Everton progress to the Europa League knockout stage after securing top spot in Group H with a 2-0 victory at Wolfsburg.
Estoril's Europa League game against PSV Eindhoven is abandoned at half-time on Thursday because of a waterlogged pitch.
Pitch invaders cause Tottenham's Europa League game against Partizan Belgrade at White Hart Lane to be briefly suspended.
Former Watford manager Billy McKinlay is appointed David Moyes's assistant coach at Spanish side Real Sociedad.
Wigan chairman Dave Whelan is charged by the Football Association over comments he made about Jewish and Chinese people.
Barcelona defender Thomas Vermaelen is to undergo surgery on a thigh injury that could rule him our for up to five months.
Arsenal say midfielder Jack Wilshere will be out for around three months after undergoing surgery on his left ankle.
A one-month jail sentence is given to Bastia's Brazilian striker Brandao for a headbutt in a French league fixture.
Germany's World Cup-winning captain Franz Beckenbauer is being investigated over selection for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.
Wolverhampton Wanderers sign teenage midfielder Jordan Graham on loan from Aston Villa.
Rangers will seek a fresh share issue with preliminary results warning they need an extra £8m in the next 12 months.
Manager Nigel Pearson rules out the possibility of ex-England striker Emile Heskey returning to Leicester City as a player.
New Norwich City first-team coach Mike Phelan says he needed a break from football after leaving Manchester United.
Ghana appoint former Chelsea boss Avram Grant as their new coach six weeks before the start of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.
Tottenham appoint former Southampton talent scout Paul Mitchell as head of recruitment and analysis.
Rotherham United sign Leicester City forward Tom Lawrence and Leeds United defender Scott Wootton on loan deals.
Blackpool sign Wolves defender Kevin Foley and Crystal Palace midfielder Stuart O'Keefe on loan.
West Ham manager Sam Allardyce says his side's "cutting edge" seems to have deserted them in the last two games.
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers admits he and his team are "frustrated" after conceding a late equaliser to draw 2-2 at Bulgarian champions Ludogorets in the Champions League.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger jokes that he wants someone new in charge of the draw for the Champions League last 16 after his side qualified with a 2-0 win over Borussia Dortmund.
Borussia Dortmund boss Jurgen Klopp says he could see himself managing an English club because he can speak the language.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says his side have the belief to kick-start the Reds' season as they face Group B rivals Ludogorets in the Champions League.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says his side were "perfect" as they qualified for the last-16 of the Champions League with a 5-0 away win over Group C rivals Schalke.
An Ollie Palmer goals gives Mansfield Town a hard-earned first round replay win against non-league Concord Rovers.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger responds to criticism of him by club shareholder Alisher Usmanov by joking that he no longer "understands what crisis means".
Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew says his players are "on fire" ahead of their Premier League trip to West Ham United on Saturday.
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini says Sergio Aguero is one of the best players in the world after his hat-trick saw off Bayern Munich 3-2
Former prime minister Gordon Brown, Raith Rovers legend Gordon Dalziel and Celtic legend Billy Stark look back at the 1994 League Cup Final.