French and German presidents applied pressure prior to the 2018 and 2022 World Cup votes, says Fifa president Sepp Blatter.
England head coach Mark Sampson said his players deserve to be legends after finishing third at the Women's World Cup.
A Fara Williams penalty in extra time secures England the bronze medal in the World Cup third place play-off.
Hosts Chile beat Argentina 4-1 in a penalty shootout to win the Copa America for the first time after the final finishes goalless.
Fara Williams's extra-time penalty gives England a first win over Germany to seal third place at the Women's World Cup.
England Under-21 goalkeeper Jonathan Bond joins Championship side Reading from Watford for an undisclosed fee.
New LA Galaxy signing Steven Gerrard is introduced to the crowd against Toronto as Robbie Keane scores a hat-trick.
Defending champions Japan will be hoping to retain their Women's World Cup title as they meet USA in the final.
Striker Lukas Podolski joins Galatasaray from Arsenal on a three-year deal for an initial fee of £1.8m.
Two senior officials with Croatia's leading football club are arrested on suspicion of embezzlement and tax evasion, police say.
Chelsea sign Monaco striker Radamel Falcao on a season-long loan deal, with the option to make the deal permanent.
Manchester City to bid for Paul Pogba, United to make move for Kane, Arsenal and Liverpool target Pedro, plus more.
Aston Villa will host Manchester United in a Friday night Premier League because of "unique circumstances", broadcasters say.
England boss Mark Sampson wants more men's clubs to adopt a women's team after his side's World Cup run.
Man City have restrictions on transfer spending and European squad size lifted after meeting their Financial Fair Play target.
Tranmere Rovers start their first season outside the Football League in 95 years with a home game against Woking on Saturday, 8 August.
Slaven Bilic denies 'lacking respect' for not taking charge of West Ham's Europa League win against Andorra's FC Lusitans.
Watch the England team collect their bronze medals after they beat Germany 1-0 to finish third at the 2015 Women's World Cup in Edmonton.
England boss Mark Sampson praises his "awesome" players after they defeat Germany 1-0 to finish third at the 2015 Women's World Cup.
England defender Laura Bassett talks at length to the BBC about coming to terms with her own goal which knocked the Lionesses out of the World Cup.
St Johnstone's players demonstrate some impressive 'head tennis' skills as they complete two circuits of the changing room before guiding the ball into a bin.
Karen Carney tearfully says she is "devastated" for Laura Bassett, whose own goal ends England's Women's World Cup hopes.
BBC Sport remembers Paul Gascoigne's tears at the 1990 World Cup.
England go out of the Women's World Cup with a 2-1 semi-final defeat by Japan, with Laura Bassett scoring an injury-time own goal.
England's Laura Bassett scores an own goal in injury time to hand Japan a last-gasp 2-1 victory in their 2015 Women's World Cup semi-final.
BBC Sport re-lives England's memorable journey to the semi-finals of the Women's World Cup, after the teams hopes of lifting the trophy ended with a 2-1 defeat to Japan.
England manager Mark Sampson says Laura Bassett "should be looked upon as a hero" for her World Cup performances, despite her own goal giving Japan a 2-1 semi-final victory.
Angel Di Maria scores twice as Argentina thrash Paraguay 6-1 to secure a place in the Copa America final against hosts Chile.
New Bournemouth signing Tyrone Mings is looking ahead to the challenge of the Premier League after joining from Ipswich Town.
England's Lionesses share their celebrations on social media after beating Germany 1-0 and finishing third at the World Cup.