Monaco join Lyon, Saint-Etieene and Marseille atop the Ligue 1 table after a 4-1 victory over Montpellier, propelled by an Emmanuel Riviere hat-trick, while Lorient beat Nantes 2-1 and Paris Saint-Germain salvaged a late draw.
We hear from Fred about lion killing. Ricardo Carvalho on Jose Mourinho being a bad loser and two NBA stars in our round-up of the best quotes from the last week.
The curtain may have just come down on Europe’s major leagues, but many clubs are already preparing for next season. Several have made their intentions clear, by pulling off some eye-catching deals. FIFA.com rounds up the main moves ...
FIFA.com looks back over the last two weeks of comings and goings as the summer transfer window comes to a close, with clubs in the Premier League in particular strengthening their squads.
Ricardo Carvalho will not feature for Real Madrid in El Clásico against Barcelona tomorrow, as the Portuguese defender has pulled a ligament in his right knee.
Xabi Alonso is remaining grounded in regards to Real Madrid's current good fortunes, both in Europe and domestically, saying there is a long way to go in the season yet.