Postecoglou resigns as Australia coach, will not go to World Cup

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Ange Postecoglou resigned as Australia coach on Wednesday, a week after leading the Socceroos to qualification for next year’s World Cup finals in Russia.

Australian national soccer team coach Ange Postecoglou listens to a question as he sits next to team captain Mile Jedinak during a media conference in Sydney, Australia, November 14, 2017. REUTERS/David Gray

Napoli keep hopes alive with convincing win over Shakhtar

(Reuters) - Napoli kept their hopes of Champions League progress alive with a 3-0 win over Shakhtar Donetsk in Group F on Tuesday.

Soccer Football - Champions League - Napoli vs Shakhtar Donetsk - Stadio San Paolo, Naples, Italy - November 21, 2017 Napoli's Dries Mertens in action with Shakhtar Donetsk's Ivan Ordets REUTERS/Ciro De Luca

Sterling strike earns top spot for City

(Reuters) - Manchester City secured top spot in Group F with a 1-0 win over Feyenoord at the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday, making it five wins out of five for Pep Guardiola’s side.

Soccer Football - Champions League - Manchester City vs Feyenoord - Etihad Stadium, Manchester, Britain - November 21, 2017 Manchester City's Gabriel Jesus in action with Feyenoord's Bart Nieuwkoop REUTERS/Phil Noble

Sevilla complete astonishing three-goal comeback to deny Liverpool

SEVILLE, Spain (Reuters) - Sevilla’s Guido Pizarro scored a 93rd-minute equaliser to complete an incredible comeback from three goals down to draw 3-3 against Liverpool on Tuesday in a pulsating Champions League Group E clash.

Soccer Football - Champions League - Sevilla vs Liverpool - Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan, Seville, Spain - November 21, 2017 Sevilla’s Guido Pizarro scores their third goal Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs

Real thrash APOEL 6-0 but finish second in Group H

NICOSIA (Reuters) - Holders Real Madrid sealed a place in the Champions League last 16 with a thumping 6-0 victory at APOEL Nicosia on Tuesday but will still finish runners-up to Tottenham Hotspur in Group H.

Soccer Football - Champions League - APOEL Nicosia vs Real Madrid - GSP Stadium, Nicosia, Cyprus - November 21, 2017 Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema celebrates scoring their fourth goal with Cristiano Ronaldo and Marco Asensio REUTERS/Yiannis Kourtoglou

Monaco out of Champions League after Leipzig thrashing

MONACO (Reuters) - Last year’s semi-finalists Monaco crashed out of the Champions League in the group stages when they were beaten at home 4-1 by Leipzig on Tuesday.

Soccer Football - Champions League - AS Monaco vs RB Leipzig - Stade Louis II, Monaco - November 21, 2017 RB Leipzig's Emil Forsberg in action with Monaco's Youri Tielemans REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

The principality side never recovered from going 3-0 down in the first half an hour following a Fabinho own goal and two goals by Timo Werner.

Spurs secure top spot with comeback win at Dortmund

DORTMUND, Germany (Reuters) - Already-qualified Tottenham Hotspur came from a goal down to beat hosts Borussia Dortmund 2-1 in the Champions League on Tuesday and secure top spot in Group H with a game to spare.

Soccer Football - Champions League - Borussia Dortmund vs Tottenham Hotspur - Signal Iduna Park, Dortmund, Germany - November 21, 2017 Borussia Dortmund’s Roman Burki makes a save REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

Savea out as mumps outbreak hits All Blacks again

(Reuters) - New Zealand have been hit by another case of mumps after loose forward Ardie Savea became the latest All Black to contract the viral infection, the team said on Tuesday.

FILE PHOTO: Argentina Rugby Union - Rugby Championship - Argentina v New Zealand All Blacks - Jose Amalfitani stadium, Buenos Aires, Argentina - 01/10/2016. New Zealand's All Blacks Ardie Savea is challenged by Argentina's Santiago Gonzalez Iglesias. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci

UEFA wants more details on Milan's FFP waiver plea - sources

MILAN (Reuters) - UEFA has asked AC Milan for more information about the club’s business plan before deciding whether to take action for possible breaches of Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules, sources at the Italian soccer club said on Tuesday.

Under the UEFA regulations, any European soccer club who spend more than their generated revenue face possible sanctions, including, in certain circumstances, a ban from playing.

Injured Hughes released from squad as England ring changes

LONDON (Reuters) - England’s Nathan Hughes has been released from the squad for Saturday’s international against Samoa as he recuperates from a knee injury, the Rugby Football Union said on Tuesday.

FILE PHOTO: Britain Rugby Union - England Training & Press Conference - Pennyhill Park, Bagshot, Surrey - 24/2/17 England's Nathan Hughes during training Action Images via Reuters / Andrew Boyers Livepic