LONDON, May 22, 2013 (AFP) - Tony Pulis said on Wednesday that he was "disappointed" after leaving his post as Stoke City manager, but that he understood chairman Peter Coates' reasons for wanting to take the club in a different direction.
LONDON (AFP) - Former Manchester United and England defender Brian Greenhoff has died at the age of 60, his family announced on Wednesday.
STOCKHOLM (AFP) - Paris Saint-Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic admitted on Wednesday that a departure from the Ligue 1 champions could not be ruled out if the club continues to lack stability behind the scenes.
MONACO (AFP) - Fernando Alonso raised his and many other eyebrows in the cramped, crowded and rain-hit paddock on Wednesday when he made Mercedes favourites to win Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix and took a swipe at rivals Red Bull.
SINGAPORE (AFP) - Chinese giants Guangzhou Evergrande marched into the AFC Champions League quarter-finals and underlined their strong title credentials with a convincing 3-0 win over Central Coast Mariners on Wednesday.