Champions League

Apr 26, 2014 01:10pm

Twenty years ago this week, on a chilly spring evening in Paris, a man in a grey and black sweater kicked off a football match at the Parc des Princes. It would be Ayrton Senna's last public appearance before the San Marino Grand Prix at Imola,...

Apr 26, 2014 01:16pm

Everyone has experienced that crushing silence that comes when a conversation with someone you don't really know or like is grinding to an inevitable halt. You should get up and leave while there's still time to save yourself but...

Apr 26, 2014 01:18pm

When Bayern Munich announced that Pep Guardiola was to become their manager the club's decision was hailed by fans and pundits. Here was a serial winner who had transformed Barcelona into the dominant force in European football and had two...

Apr 26, 2014 01:19pm

There is an image from Upton Park last Saturday that sums up a season. In it 12 Crystal Palace players, all but the goalkeeper clad in yellow with hands interlocked and arms held aloft, are saluting an away contingent joyously spilling from the...

Apr 26, 2014 01:20pm

These are unexpectedly heady times for San Lorenzo. They are the Argentinian champions, and Wednesday night's 1-0 over Grêmio in the first leg of their last-16 tie took them a step closer to winning the Copa Libertadores for the first time....

Apr 26, 2014 01:21pm

No matter how many times the incident was replayed, no one could be certain beyond doubt that Sergio Ramos had fouled Neymar in last month's clásico. Some people, squinting hard and slowing down the replay as much as possible, claimed that they...

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