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  • Champions League final in numbers

    Champions League final in numbers

    Real Madrid retained the Champions League title with a 3-1 win over Liverpool in Kiev. Gareth Bale was the star of the show with two goals as a substitute but then questioned his future at the club, as did fellow forward Cristiano Ronaldo. Here,...

  • Five things we learned from the Champions League final

    Five things we learned from the Champions League final

    Liverpool's Champions League defeat to Real Madrid raised more questions than answers for Jurgen Klopp's side. Here are five things learned from the match in Kiev. Not for keeps Klopp put all his faith in Loris Karius after installing him as his...

  • Sympathy for Liverpool goalkeeper Karius but future at Anfield in doubt

    Sympathy for Liverpool goalkeeper Karius but future at Anfield in doubt

    Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius has received plenty of sympathy and support following his horrendous errors in his team's Champions League final defeat to Real Madrid but his future as first choice at Anfield is now in doubt. The 24-year-old...

  • Watch: Real Madrid win third successive Champions League

    Watch: Real Madrid win third successive Champions League

    Real Madrid substitute Gareth Bale scored twice – including a brilliant overhead kick – to win a Champions League final which ended in tears for Liverpool's Mohamed Salah in Kiev. The Wales international, the first British player to score a winner...

  • Real Madrid and Liverpool prepare to face off in Champions League final

    Real Madrid and Liverpool prepare to face off in Champions League final

    Real Madrid face Liverpool in the Champions League final on Saturday evening, in a match which will either hand the Spaniards a third win in a row or fire the British side back into the highest echelons of European football. Zinedine Zidane will...

  • Watch: Klopp praises "brilliant fighter" Zidane on eve of final

    Watch: Klopp praises "brilliant fighter" Zidane on eve of final

    Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp called opposite number Zinedine Zidane "a fighter" before the Champions League final against Real Madrid and praised the Frenchman for his supreme record in Europe's elite competition despite his short coaching...

  • Five keys to the Champions League final

    Five keys to the Champions League final

    Real Madrid face Liverpool in the Champions League final in Kiev. Below are five key tactical factors that could affect the outcome of Saturday's match. Can Real handle Liverpool out wide? Liverpool’s attacking threat hinges largely on their...

  • Stoke City coaches to visit Malta

    Stoke City coaches to visit Malta

    International Football Academy Malta was set up to work with international football clubs and give much needed opportunities to young Maltese players. In fact International Football Academy’s first venture will see coaches from the Stoke City...

  • Farrugia opts for a blend of youth and experience in Malta squad

    Farrugia opts for a blend of youth and experience in Malta squad

    Malta coach Ray Farrugia has included six Under-21 players in his final squad for the training camp in Austria and next week’s friendly matches against Armenia and Georgia. Farrugia, who succeeded Belgian Tom Saintfiet at the helm of the national...

  • Lyon recover to win record fifth Women's Champions League crown

    Lyon recover to win record fifth Women's Champions League crown

    Olympique Lyonnais became the most successful women's Champions League team on Thursday after recovering to beat VfL Wolfsburg 4-1 and clinch a fifth title with all the goals scored in extra time and the German side finishing with 10...

  • Schembri, Kristensen and Farrugia ruled out by injury

    Schembri, Kristensen and Farrugia ruled out by injury

    Malta coach Ray Farrugia has made further changes to the squad ahead of the training camp in Austria after a number of established players were ruled out with injuries. Apollon Limassol forward Andrè Schembri, Hibs midfield duo Bjorn Kristensen...

  • Gżira United land Veronese

    Gżira United land Veronese

    Gżira United have completed their second major signing of the off-season when they secured the services of Thomas Veronese who put pen to paper on a three-year contract. The Maroons have been chasing the signature of the Italian wing back for...

  • Iniesta joins Japan's Vissel Kobe

    Iniesta joins Japan's Vissel Kobe

    Spain midfielder Andres Iniesta has signed for Japanese side Vissel Kobe after bringing the curtain down on his brilliant Barcelona career. The 34-year-old playmaker left the Catalan giants after landing his ninth LaLiga title with the club. He...

  • Ancelotti takes over at Napoli

    Ancelotti takes over at Napoli

    Carlo Ancelotti has signed a three-year contract to replace Maurizio Sarri as Napoli's head coach. The 58-year-old former Chelsea, Real Madrid and Paris St Germain boss succeeds Sarri at Stadio San Paolo, less than a week after the latter secured...

  • Milan face UEFA sanctions after FFP referral

    Milan face UEFA sanctions after FFP referral

    Milan are facing UEFA sanctions for breaching financial fair play rules after the club failed to reach a settlement agreement with European soccer’s governing body. UEFA said in a statement on Tuesday that the Investigatory Chamber of the Club...

  • Updated: It's an honour to follow Wenger at Arsenal

    Updated: It's an honour to follow Wenger at Arsenal

    Unai Emery paid tribute to the legacy left by Arsene Wenger as he set out his vision for the "big challenge" after taking over as head coach at Arsenal. Emery, 46, left Paris St Germain at the end of the season having won the domestic treble and...

  • Kane will captain England at World Cup

    Kane will captain England at World Cup

    Harry Kane will captain England at this summer's World Cup. Gareth Southgate has shared the leadership role around since taking over as manager in 2016 but has now appointed the Tottenham striker for the tournament in Russia. The 24-year-old was...

  • West Ham appoint Pellegrini on three-year deal

    West Ham appoint Pellegrini on three-year deal

    West Ham United have appointed former Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini as their new manager on a three-year deal, the Premier League club announced on Tuesday. The 64-year-old Chilean left Chinese Super League outfit Hebei China Fortune on...

  • Watch: Icardi misses out as Argentina name World Cup squad

    Watch: Icardi misses out as Argentina name World Cup squad

    Mauro Icardi, the joint top goalscorer in Italy's Serie A this season, was left out of Argentina's World Cup squad on Monday as coach Jorge Sampaoli named his 23 players for next month's tournament in Russia. Sampaoli named just four forwards in...

  • Morata left out of Spain squad

    Morata left out of Spain squad

    Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata is absent from the Spain squad that will travel to the World Cup. The 25-year-old managed only 11 league goals for the Blues in the recently concluded season and only appeared as a last-minute substitute in Saturday’s...