TOUGH OPENER: Kim Swee's boys taken to the limit by much improved Brunei
MOSCOW: Russia manager Fabio Capello said on Monday that he considered his team to be the favourites of the 2014 World Cup finals Group H ahead of Belgium, South Korea and Algeria.
SAO PAULO: Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari would rather play Spain or the Netherlands if the hosts make the last 16 of the World Cup finals than South American rivals Chile.
HOOLIGANISM: World Cup security questions raised after Sunday's clashes
SAO PAULO: Three fans remained hospitalised on Monday a day after violent clashes erupted during a football league match in southern Brazil, hospital officials said.
LONDON: Former English Premier League striker DJ Campbell has been arrested as part of a spot-fixing investigation, his club Blackburn Rovers said on Monday.
LONDON: Two unlikely goalscorers lifted a largely dull mid-table Premier League clash between Swansea City and Hull City who shared the points in a 1-1 draw at the Liberty Stadium on Monday.
MANCHESTER: Manchester United manager David Moyes admitted it is "tough" at Old Trafford as he endures a difficult start to life with the club.
CAPE TOWN: Weekend matches in the top three tiers of South African football have been postponed, while a European Tour golf event and a cricket tour match will start a day earlier as the country prepares for the funeral of former president Nelson Mandela.
IN DIRE STRAITS: Former winners Milan and Dortmund look to reach last 16
DARK SITUATION: Evans admits recent defeats affecting United's style of play
ALL TO PLAY FOR: Still eight places to be filled for the knockout stage
HIGH EXPECTATION: Malaysia should bury Brunei in their opening match today
LONDON: Former Manchester United boss Ron Atkinson claims that David Moyes is kidding himself if he thinks he has the luxury of a "transitional period" at Old Trafford.
LONDON: The National Crime Agency has launched a second probe into alleged match-fixing in English football after a Sunday newspaper claimed a player told an undercover reporter he could guarantee certain events in a Championship (Second Division) match.