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Former Italy striker Marco Simone has been put in charge of Swiss top-flight strugglers Lausanne until the end of the season.
Romania coach Victor Piturca speaks to FIFA.com about the challenge of leading the team to the FIFA World Cup in his third spell in charge, with a play-off against Greece looming.
Greece coach Fernando Santos has named a 24-man squad for the decisive 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ qualifying play-off matches against Romania on 15 and 19 November.
Igor Smolnikov of Zenit St Petersburg and Andrei Yeshchenko of Anzhi Makhachkala have been named in Russia coach Fabio Capello's squad to face Serbia and Korea Republic.
It is 50 years since Lev Yashin became the first and, to date, only goalkeeper to win the Ballon d'Or. FIFA.com looks at that achievement and the remarkable career of the 'Black Spider'.
Real Salt Lake scored an extra-time goal to halt Los Angeles Galaxy's quest for a third straight MLS Cup crown, while Houston ended the hopes of New York Red Bulls.
Al Ahly will try to defend their continental crown and their away goal from the first leg when Orlando Pirates visit Cairo on Sunday, with the winner to qualify for the FIFA Club World Cup.
Long-serving Australia goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer says he had been contemplating international retirement for some time, having surprisingly ended his 20-year Socceroo career earlier this week with Brazil 2014 only eight months away.
Canada and Mexico will represent CONCACAF at Costa Rica 2014 after respective wins over Jamaica and USA, with the latter missing the World Cup for the second time in succession after finishing runners-up in 2008.
The visit of in-form English Premier League leaders Arsenal to an erratic Manchester United headlines this weekend’s fixtures, with both Chelsea and Liverpool primed to pounce on any slip from the Gunners.