Ben Coley and Matt Brocklebank preview Tuesday's Champions League ties with Bayern Munich fancied to progress.
Germany are champions of the world after Mario Götze's extra-time winner beat Argentina in the Maracanã. The next World Cup is scheduled to take place in Russia in 2018.
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Tests show Manchester City's David Silva has not suffered a fractured cheekbone and he will be monitored this week.
Burnley's relegation clash with Leicester is one of the matches in the next round of the Soccer Saturday Super 6 game.
Gareth Bale looks set to miss Real Madrid's Champions League quarter-final second leg match against Atletico Madrid.
Cesc Fabregas has issued a pointed reminder to Arsenal of the reason why he chose to return to England with Chelsea.
Owner Mike Ashley has been warned he risks creating a lost generation of Newcastle fans if he fails to invest in the club.
Paulo Ferreira expects Jose Mourinho to remain in charge at Stamford Bridge for "a long, long time".
Chelsea hope either Diego Costa or Loic Remy will be fit to face Arsenal after Didier Drogba suffered an ankle injury.
Aston Villa chief executive Tom Fox believes their FA Cup heroics can help lead the club back to the big time.
Fiorentina's slim Champions League hopes were all but extinguished by a 1-0 defeat to Hellas Verona.