Rafael van der Vaart After an injury-plagued start to life in the Danish Superliga with Esbjerg, Rafael van der Vaart has announced his retirement.
Funny With so much football on, it's easy to miss the odd footballing-cat-juggles-ball social media post. So here's our selection of strange moments from the last week that you might have missed…
Lasse Sørensen Esbjerg FB's 16-year-old midfielder Lasse Sorensen will join Stoke City in January after signing a three-year contract.
Mainz 05 Mainz were eliminated in the third qualifying round of the UEFA Europa League, while Hull City survived a scare on Thursday.
Hull City Hull City will be out to avoid a premature end to their maiden UEFA Europa League campaign when they host Trencin on Thursday.
Brommapojkarna Torino put one foot in the UEFA Europa League play-off round with a comprehensive 3-0 victory over Brommapojkarna in Sweden.
Brommapojkarna Torino make a return to the major European stage on Thursday when they face Brommapojkarna in the UEFA Europa League third qualifying round.
Rosenborg Rosenborg staged an impressive recovery to beat Sligo Rovers 3-1 and advance to the UEFA Europa League third qualifying round.
Sligo Rovers Sligo Rovers and Inter Baku will look to convert first-leg shocks to progression from the UEFA Europa league second qualifying round.
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