Football Champions

Possibly the best eleven of all time. With dramatic music.

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Reigning champions Guangzhou Evergrande reminded their Chinese Super League title rivals they remain a formidable foe by smashing seven goals past hapless Chongqing Lifan. [read]

A last-minute winner from Lee Dong-gook helped reigning champions Jeonbuk Motors edge a seven-goal thriller against Daejeon Citizen to go seven points clear at the top of the K-League Classic. [read]

Vancouver is all set for the final of the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015, with USA and Japan going head to head in their third major final of recent years. previews the action. [read]

Our weekly birthday review takes in a USA star, a FIFA World Cup finalist and a World Cup winner, a historic Saudi and a legendary Mexican forward. [read]

Just days before the big kick-off on 9 July, fans flocked to the Praia da Baia stadium in Espinho to cheer on players and celebrities in a game between Madjer’s friends and Vitor Baia’s friends. [read]

The two-year contract of Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi has been terminated because "he lacks the required commitment" and Shuaibu Amodu will replace him with immediate effect. [read]

Los Angeles Galaxy introduced new signing Steven Gerrard to their crowd on Independence Day, but Robbie Keane re-asserted his star billing with a hat-trick in a 4-0 win over Toronto FC. [read]

Argentina enforcer Javier Mascherano was at a loss to explain his team's latest tournament defeat after Saturday's loss to Chile at the Copa America.  [read]

Chile secured their first Copa America after securing a 4-1 win on penalties over Argentina in front of a delighted home crowd in Santiago. [read]