On a night of history for the Republic of Ireland, Joachim Löw's Germans will be kicking themselves to the song of the Dublin night. It was the same a year ago in Gelsenkirchen, and the Irish just could not get enough.
Germany's defeat in Dublin means they will have to wait a little longer to clinch qualification for France next summer. The World Cup winners were tripped up by a single moment of Irish magic.
Having been suspended alongside FIFA president Sepp Blatter on Thursday, Michel Platini has stated he will appeal the allegations against him, which he says are "astonishingly vague." UEFA will support the Frenchman.
Soccer's world governing body has provisionally suspended FIFA President Sepp Blatter and UEFA President Michel Platini for 90 days. FIFA also suspended a critic of Blatter for six years.
Volkswagen's emissions scandal spills over into the football world, as future investment in Bundesliga club Wolfsburg, and potentially others, is in doubt.
Hyped as the biggest fixture in the Bundesliga calendar, Bayern Munich against Borussia Dortmund ended with a lopsided scoreline as the record champions once again put an end to any talk of the league's newest rivalry.
Bayern Munich, the German champions, are out to defend their title this season, but can Dortmund, Wolfsburg or Leverkusen stop them? Who will survive relegation? Check out the results, fixtures and standings here.
Former Borussia Dortmund head coach Jürgen Klopp has been named as Liverpool's new head coach. This comes just days after the club sacked former coach Brendan Rodgers.
Club, city, anthem, supporters - everything about the Klopp-Kop marriage seems a perfect fit. At least, that's the rose-tinted perspective of DW's resident Reds supporter, Mark Hallam.
Global football star Lionel Messi will stand trial in Spain, alongside his father, on three counts of tax fraud. Prosecutors have stated that the Argentinian was not aware of any wrongdoing over the payment of taxes.
Mexico and Germany could join the UK in hosting National Football League matches in the near future. At a meeting on Wednesday, league owners voted for a 10-year extension to the international series.
There was some sad news out of Munich on Tuesday, as Bayern Munich revealed that club legend and record German goalscorer Gerd Müller is suffering from an illness.
Bernie Ecclestone says three possible buyers are sniffing around the majority share in Formula 1's commercial rights. The largest stakeholders have been diluting their share in the sport for some time now.