French police arrested 36 people as they clashed with football fans in the northern town of Lille overnight. England and Wales fans are in the city ahead of the teams' match in nearby Lens on Thursday.
Jerome Boateng spoke out about racism he experienced in youth football in Germany, in the same week that Frankfurt's black players reported racist abuse during a match. Racism is still a blemish on the game.
PSG's 6-1 victory over Red Star Belgrade is under investigation for match-fixing, according to French newspaper L'Equipe. It is claimed bets amounting to almost €5 million were placed on a five-goal winning margin.
A heavyweight clash between the last two world champions kicks it off on Thursday, but what exactly is the UEFA Nations League? From the seedings to the qualification places up for grabs, DW explains the new competition.
After four unsuccessful bids, it was surely Turkey's turn - but the European Championships have been awarded to Germany. The correct decision, says DW's Joscha Weber, but DFB President Grindel's days are still numbered.
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