After two nights of Champions League football, European action continued on Thursday night as the Europa League and the Conference League got underway.
Away from continental action, Manchester United have been linked with Antonio Conte as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's replacement.
The latest FIFA rankings have also been released and there are a couple of changes.
Here are some other top stories that we published on Thursday.
The only TWO players to score four goals on Champions League debut
Sebastien Haller grabbed the headlines on Wednesday night as he scored four of Ajax's five goals in their thrilling 5-1 win away to Sporting in the Champions League.
The numbers behind Pep Guardiola's 300 games as Man City manager
Pep Guardiola took charge of his 300th match at Man City as they put on a show against RB Leipzig on Wednesday night.
Luke Shaw tears into the Young Boys pitch
Luke Shaw has carried the ball into the final third more times than any other defender in the Premier League so far this season .— Statman Dave (@StatmanDave) September 12, 2021
Such a huge part of this MUFC team. 🔴 pic.twitter.com/JUCLoCBFeN
Manchester United left-back Luke Shaw has criticized the pitch they used for their Tuesday night Champions League game against Young Boys.
Latest FIFA rankings: England leapfrog France, Denmark enter top 10
The latest FIFA/Coca-Cola Men's World Ranking released on 16 September is unsurprisingly much changed, thanks to the high number of international matches played in September.
Antonio Conte ready to replace Solskjaer at Man United
🔴 JC: “I’d rather Ole be manager than Antonio Conte at Man United.”— talkSPORT (@talkSPORT) September 15, 2021
🏆 J’OH: “I don’t. I want to see #MUFC win the Premier League. It’s something different, they haven’t won it in ages.”
Jamie O’Hara reveals why he wants to see Man United win the league this season pic.twitter.com/MFjXxMXRCb
Former Inter Milan boss Antonio Conte is ready to take over at Manchester United if the club part ways with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Thieves break into Reece James house
Chelsea defender Reece James has revealed his house was broken into on Tuesday while he was playing for his club in the Champions League against Zenit Petersburg.
Africa's top 10 nations in FIFA's World rankings
FIFA have released its latest rankings last week’s international break, and Africa’s nations have new listing positions.
Arteta confirms conversations with Jack Wilshere
Arsenal’s manager Mikel Arteta has revealed to the public former star Jack Wilshere in contact with the club.