Iranian forward Alireza Jahanbakhsh caught the attention of fans with an act of thoughtfulness while playing for his club Feyenoord against Elfsborg.
UEFA Champions League: Pep Guardiola made seven changes to his starting XI including handing a competitive debut to 17-year-old midfielder Phil Foden.
Paul Pogba produced disappointing performances in Manchester United's losses to Manchester City and Feyenoord, but Jose Mourinho pointed to the France midfielder's busy close season as a mitigating factor
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho conceded the mood in the squad was no longer quite so buoyant, but he is confident his players will put their recent struggles behind them this weekend.
Twice a Champions League winner with Porto and Inter Milan, Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is usually launching his latest bid for Europe's top prize at this time of year.
The Polish football association has announced that former striker Wlodzimierz Smolarek has died. He was 54.
Feyenoord warned French authorities that its fans who rioted at the UEFA Cup match against Nancy were traveling to France.
Feyenoord came back from a goal down to beat Twente Enschede 2-1 and revive their stuttering season on Thursday.
Feyenoord drew 0-0 with Lokomotiv Sofia in Rotterdam on Thursday, a result which saw the Dutch side advance to the second round of the UEFA Cup.
Feyenoord striker Dirk Kuyt scored Wednesday to lead the Netherlands to a 1-0 win over Ecuador in a friendly in Amsterdam.