Rudi Gutendorf, the tireless manager who guided a world record 55 teams, including 18 national sides, has died at 93, according to several German media outlets.
Born in Koblenz on the banks of the Rhine, the man dubbed "Restless Rudi" started his football career as a player for hometown club TuS Neuendorf before taking his first management role with Swiss side Blue Stars Zurich in the 1950s.
Coaching proved infectious, and after building an impressive CV with top flight teams in West Germany, Gutendorf...
Rafael van der Vaart was once famous for arrowing shots in from distance for Ajax, Hamburg, Real Madrid and Tottenham.
Now, the former Netherlands international, who won 109 caps for his country, has turned his hand to a different kind of arrow -- darts.
Van der Vaart retired from football last year after a brief spell with Danish club Esbjerg and then set about becoming a professional darts player.
The 36-year-old joined the British Darts Organisation (BDO) circuit last month and...
RB Leipzig eased past second division's Hamburg SV 3-1 on Tuesday to reach the DFB Pokal final for the first time in their young history.
Leipzig, formed by energy drink maker Red Bull 10 years ago as a fifth-division club, will now face the winners of Wednesday's semifinal between Bayern Munich and Werder Bremen for a shot at the club's first silverware.
Yussuf Poulsen headed the visitors in front in the 12th minute but Bakery Jatta's audacious strike from outside the box caught Peter Gulacsi off...