Man City: Manuel Pellegrini says he has strength in depth

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini said on 4 December that injuries would not affect his teams playing style. Goalkeeper Joe Hart could make his return from injury against Stoke City, but the squad will still be without seven players when the Premier League leaders visit the Britannia Stadium on 5 December. Dec 4, 2015

Thibaut Courtois to return but John Terry and Ramires remain injured

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, missing since injuring a knee in September, will return against Bournemouth on Saturday (December 5) or in the Champions League tie at home to Porto on Wednesday, when Jose Mourinhos side need a win to finish top of Group G. Dec 4, 2015

NFL investing $20m in new technology to prevent concussions

An impact absorbing helmet, a cushion for artificial turf and a rubberised tether that slows the speed that a head snaps back after a collision, were products named winners of a research challenge co-sponsored by the NFL. Dec 4, 2015

FIFA: US charges 16 new officials as corruption scandal widens

The corruption scandal engulfing footballs governing body has widened, after a number of past or present FIFA officials were among 16 further people charged by US authorities on 3 December. The indictments, released by the US Department of Justice in Washington, came just hours after the arrests of two FIFA officials in dawn raids at a luxury hotel in Zurich. Dec 4, 2015