Wayne Routledge scored two goals against Romanian champions Petrolul Ploiesti to all but assure Swansea an aggregate win in their Europa Cup playoff.
Newcastle have continued to rebuild their attack by going back to the French-attacking-midfielder well that proved so successful last time around.
West Bromwich Albion continues their squad makeover with the acquisition of Belgian left back Sebastien Pocognoli.
Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor has been diagnosed with malaria.
Juventus are making a £20 million bid to sign the Brazilian midfielder Paulinho from Tottenham Hotspur, according to The Telegraph.
Daryl Janmaat's agent has tweeted that his client's move to Newcastle United will be completed tomorrow for a very reasonable €6 million.
Germany have won the 2014 FIFA World Cup with a late extra time goal from Mario Gotze.
A questionable penalty awarded to The Netherlands in the early going was converted by Robin van Persie and the Dutch would not look back as they finish World Cup 2014 in 3rd place with a 0-3 win over Brazil.
Brazil could not recover from the blowout loss to Germany in the semi-finals as they were defeated by The Netherlands 0-3, ending their World Cup run in embarrassing fashion.
Southampton have completed the signing of Italian striker Graziano Pelle from Feyenoord.
West Ham are reportedly interested in taking Chelsea winger Christian Atsu on loan as a boost to their attack.
The inevitable has come to pass. Liverpool have officially announced the sale of Luis Suarez to Barcelona.