Real Madrid join drive to help refugees

Madrid (AFP) - Spanish giants Real Madrid will donate one million euros (US$1.

Group leaders Germany confident of unhinging Scotland

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - World Cup winners Germany were brimming with confidence ahead of Monday's Euro 2016 qualifier against Scotland in Glasgow that could see them book their ticket for next year's …

Keane double helps Ireland rout Gibraltar 4-0

(Reuters) - Ireland striker Robbie Keane struck twice while defender Cyrus Christie and substitute Shane Long were also on target in a 4-0 win over Gibraltar in their Euro 2016 qualifier as they …

Goetze goals help beat Poland, send Germany top

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's World Cup hero Mario Goetze again put his club woes behind him to score twice as the world champions beat Poland 3-1 in an entertaining Euro 2016 qualifier on Friday …

Air Leckie eyes central Socceroos role

Mathew Leckie could emerge as Socceroos superstar Tim Cahill's long-term successor after earning warm praise from coach Ange Postecoglou.

Scotland's Euro 2016 hopes hit by defeat in Georgia

(Reuters) - Scotland's prospects of qualifying for Euro 2016 suffered a blow with a 1-0 defeat away to Georgia after a splendid first-half goal by Valeri Kazaishvili in their Group D game on Friday. …

Defeat to Georgia dents Scotland's hopes

Tbilisi (AFP) - Scotland's Euro 2016 qualifying hopes were severely dented on Friday as they crashed to a 1-0 defeat to Georgia in their Group D clash in Tbilisi.

Bayern's Robben out for four weeks with muscle injury

BERLIN (Reuters) - Bayern Munich's experienced winger Arjen Robben will miss the start of their Champions League campaign after being ruled out for four weeks with a groin injury, the German …

Bayern boss says rejected 'very high' Mueller offer

(Reuters) - Bayern Munich rejected a "very high" offer for versatile attacking midfielder Thomas Mueller this summer, president of the German club Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has said. …

Villas-Boas ban puts Zenit future in doubt

The future of Andre Villas-Boas as coach of Russian club Zenit St Petersburg is under a cloud after he was banned for six matches for pushing a referee.

Loew relishing Germany's 'week of truth'

Berlin (AFP) - Germany coach Joachim Loew is relishing the world champions' "week of truth" in their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign when they host Group D leaders Poland on Friday before playing …