Luis Suarez has been banned from playing for any team, including Liverpool, for four months for biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini after FIFA announced a record punishment for the striker.
Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure claims the club were unwilling to let him spend time with his dying brother Ibrahim before joining their post-season trip to Abu Dhabi.
A nerve-wracked David Goffin cowered behind his couch as Belgium's footballers all but clinched World Cup qualification at Hampden Park.
It wasn't a horrible plan.
ALAS, Mario Balotelli is not to have his Michael Fagan moment.