Nerves give way to joy as 15th European crown celebrated in Madrid

Real Madrid fans had to bite their nails before victory was sealed, but at the end the kings of Europe were back on their Champions League throne on Saturday. For…

‘Brilliant’: Dortmund boss Terzic lauds Sancho on Wembley return

Borussia Dortmund coach Edin Terzic praised the “brilliant” Jadon Sancho after the England winger impressed again in Saturday’s 2-0 Champions League final loss to Real Madrid. Returning to England for…

Champions Madrid will retain same winning ‘desire’ — Ancelotti

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti said his team would be back for more silverware with the same hunger next season after claiming a record-extending 15th Champions League trophy at Wembley…

Dortmund face tough challenges after Champions League defeat

They threatened to shock Real Madrid in the Champions League final on Saturday before succumbing to a bitter 2-0 defeat at Wembley, but Borussia Dortmund face an uncertain future. The…

‘Evolving’ Vinicius picks Champions League over Ballon d’Or

The campaign for Vinicius Junior to land his first Ballon d’Or is well under way, but the Real Madrid forward has his priorities straight. Before worrying about individual accolades, the…

Madrid might stands in way of Dortmund fairytale in Champions League final

Borussia Dortmund face the acid test after a fairytale run to Saturday’s Champions League final as a star-studded Real Madrid roll into Wembley expecting to be crowned European champions for…

Ancelotti’s ‘quiet leadership’ key to his Champions League success

Real Madrid’s superstars usually grab the headlines but quietly steering the ship in the direction of Champions League success yet again is coach Carlo Ancelotti. If Real Madrid beat Borussia…

Barcelona claim throne as Europe’s dominant women’s football force

For years Barcelona have looked up at Lyon, the established elite at the top of the women’s game, working intensely to surpass them. The Catalans finally avenged final defeats by…

Mbappe gets ready to say goodbye as PSG digest Champions League exit

Kylian Mbappe is set to play his last game for Paris Saint-Germain at the Parc des Princes when they host Toulouse on Sunday, in their first outing since being eliminated…

Roma host Juve as Serie A’s Champions League tussle nears climax

Roma and Juventus face off at the Stadio Olimpico on Sunday as a clutch of teams do battle for Serie A’s fifth and final Champions League spot. With Inter already…