When the Euro 2016 kicks off on June 10th, it'll be party time - not only for the fans but for business. Soccer is of course big business. Every player tries to boost his market value. Clubs, bookies, beer brewers and many others all vie for a cut.
The head of the Spanish football federation has been arrested on corruption charges along with his son. The charges relate to the alleged embezzlement of funds and international match-fixing.
Andy Woodward was the first to publicly come forward about the abuse he suffered as a boy. Now 248 British football clubs have been implicated in a wide-ranging investigation into child abuse. Samira Shackle reports.
Concussions have been a major issue in North America for years, particularly in American football and ice hockey. Now the world of German soccer is just beginning to take the issue seriously.
The new season is coming up for German football's national league. It remains to be seen if the league will find itself again at the top of the standings, though the league's clubs have never been more profitable.
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