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Ranking the 5 Most Magical European Nights in Borussia Dortmund History

When the anthem echoes through Westfalenstadion on Tuesday evening, fans of Borussia Dortmund will feel that, at last, their club is back where it belongs. Playing the mighty Real Madrid under the floodlights in the UEFA Champions League...Show More Summary

Why Gabi's Understated Excellence Makes Him Atletico Madrid's Perfect Captain

In the event, his rest only lasted 19 minutes. And although he wouldn’t have wanted to see the injury to Augusto Fernandez that required his entrance to Sunday's win over Deportivo La Coruna, Gabi would nonetheless have been happy to...Show More Summary

La Liga Hangover: Welcome to Zidane's New World, Where Cristiano Now Lives

Grown men instructing other grown men to sit down has become the main event, or so it might seem. Only a handful of hours after Made in Manchester gave us its latest episode on Saturday afternoon, dubbed "Roo Are Ya!" by the Mirror, Made in Madrid served us up its own equivalent. Show More Summary

PL Hangover: Has Jose Mourinho Sounded the Death Knell for Wayne Rooney?

On the day Jose Mourinho held a tentative pillow over Wayne Rooney's Manchester United career without smothering it completely, Gary Neville spoke with a disarming softness as if trying to convince an elderly relative perhaps now isShow More Summary

West Ham Accused of Playing Crowd Noise Through London Stadium PA by Rival Fans

West Ham United's move to the London Stadium has not gone as smoothly as they would have liked, but the Hammers' transition into their new ground seemingly hit a new low on Sunday as they were accused of playing recorded crowd noises...Show More Summary

Serge Aurier Given 2-Month Prison Sentence for Violence Towards Police Officers

Paris Saint-Germain defender Serge Aurier has been hit with a two-month prison sentence for violence towards police officers, although he’s unlikely to serve any jail time. Eurosport reported the sentence on Monday, although it was noted...Show More Summary

Cristiano Ronaldo Reportedly Insults Zinedine Zidane's Mother in Las Palmas Draw

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly insulted manager Zinedine Zidane after he was substituted against Las Palmas on Saturday evening. As reported by Sport, the 31-year-old was caught by cameras from Deportes Cuatro muttering to himself while on the bench after being withdrawn from the action. Show More Summary

How Carlo Ancelotti's Bayern Munich Match Up to Pep Guardiola's

Carlo Ancelotti's start at Bayern Munich has been impressive. Since succeeding the Manchester City-bound Pep Guardiola in July, the Italian tactician has won each of his eight competitive games so far, with an aggregate score of 27-1. Under...Show More Summary

Remembering the Sheer Brilliance of Marcello Lippi's Juventus

Italy has been creating and revering beauty for centuries, whether through grandiose art and architecture or expressing it with something as simple as a perfectly tailored suit. As such, "la bella figura "—literally “the beautiful figure”—has...Show More Summary

FIFA Disband Anti-Racism Task Force Ahead of 2018 Russia World Cup

FIFA have decided to disband an anti-racism task force looking at problems in Russia ahead of the 2018 World Cup, suggesting the initiative has "completely fulfilled its temporary mission." As reported by Rob Harris of the Associated...Show More Summary

Antonio Conte Reportedly Calls Chelsea Players 'Spineless' During Arsenal Defeat

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte reportedly tore into his “spineless” players at half-time during his team’s clash against Arsenal on Saturday. That’s according to Matt Law of the Daily Telegraph, who has stated the Italian held nothing...Show More Summary

Vincenzo Montella Shows Pragmatism vs. Old Club as AC Milan Draw with Fiorentina

Vincenzo Montella ’s Fiorentina legacy was one of excellent results and beautiful football. But in his first return visit to the Stadio Artemio Franchi since becoming AC Milan head coach, he displayed an entirely different side to his managerial style. Milan’s trip to face Fiorentina was seen as a genuine test of the team’s recent resurgence. Show More Summary

UEFA Champions League 250: Ranking the Top 250 Footballers After Matchday 1

Who is the UEFA Champions League’s best footballer? One might have an overall answer such as Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo, but what about from week to week? Sometimes top footballers have off games, sometimes less heralded players...Show More Summary

Champions League 2016: Groups, Live Stream, TV Schedule and Predictions

The cream of the European crop will return to the UEFA Champions League fray this week as the likes of Bayern Munich, Barcelona, Borussia Dortmund and Leicester City attempt to keep top spot in their respective groups. All four of those...Show More Summary

Zinedine Zidane Right to Remove Cristiano Ronaldo Until He's Closer to Top Gear

Real Madrid drew their second La Liga fixture in succession on Saturday, 2-2 at Las Palmas to follow up a midweek 1-1 scoreline at home to Villarreal, but remain top of the table by a point ahead of Barcelona. Just as Los Blancos found...Show More Summary

La Liga Table 2016 Week 6: Standings and Final Scores After Sunday

Atletico Madrid and Villarreal made up some ground in the La Liga table with important wins Sunday. With Real Madrid earning only a draw against Las Palmas the day before, everyone in the league knew this would be an opportunity to gain two points with victories. Show More Summary

Premier League Results: 2016 EPL Week 6 Scores, Table and Top Sunday Scorers

Charlie Austin, Dusan Tadic and substitute James Ward-Prowse all scored as Southampton won 3-0 at West Ham United's new London Stadium on Sunday. It was the day's only Premier League fixture, and the result has moved the increasingly...Show More Summary

Alexis Sanchez Proves He Deserves Centre Stage in Arsenal's Attack

As Arsenal thrashed Chelsea 3-0 on Saturday to extend their unbeaten run in the Premier League to five matches, Gunners fans must have felt as though they were watching a new team finally click. Many of the faces are familiar, but this particular composition appears to be jelling beautifully. Show More Summary

Tottenham Beat Middlesbrough as Mainstays Help Sustain Premier League Momentum

It might sounds like a dance craze, but in the eyes of Tottenham Hotspur fans, it has come to represent valuable parts of their club's squad committing their futures. The #PochettinoPose is that of Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino...Show More Summary

Alex Sandro and Dani Alves: Juventus' Deadly Brazilian Duo

Just as they have in each of the two previous seasons, Juventus have got off to a slow start in 2016/17. Both times, coach Massimiliano Allegri has arrested his side’s poor form, but despite the fact he has yet to do so this term, the...Show More Summary

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