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UEFA Champions League: Zinedine Zidane delighted with semi-final win
UEFA Champions League: Zinedine Zidane delighted with semi-final win

Real Madrid will now face cross-town rivals Atletico Madrid in the finalReal Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane has heaped praise on his footballers for putting up an impressive performance that helped them beat Manchester City 1-0 in the second leg of the UEFA Champions League semi-final on Wednesday.Real Madrid will now face cross-town rivals Atletico Madrid, who earlier defeated Bayern Munich, in summit clash in Milan on May 28. Real Madri

May 5 2016
Barcelona intent on avoiding history repeating itself
Barcelona intent on avoiding history repeating itself

Football Soccer - Real Betis v Barcelona- Spanish Liga BBVA - Benito de Villamarin stadium, Seville - 30/4/16 Barcelona's Ivan Rakitic celebrates with team mates after scoring. REUTERS / Marcelo del PozoBy Richard MartinBARCELONA (Reuters) - When Barcelona host local rivals Espanyol on Saturday hoping to edge closer to the La Liga title, many may be haunted by Raul Tamudo’s 89th minute equaliser which wrecked their title bid in 2006/07.Just as

May 5 2016
Comic: Clever Fox
Comic: Clever Fox

 

May 5 2016
Leicester have shattered glass ceiling, says Pardew
Leicester have shattered glass ceiling, says Pardew

Britain Football Soccer - Newcastle United v Crystal Palace - Barclays Premier League - St James' Park - 30/4/16 Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew Action Images via Reuters / Lee Smith Livepic/FilesLONDON (Reuters) - Leicester City have shattered the glass ceiling in English football and given fresh hope to all those clubs that usually make up the numbers in the Premier League, Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew said on Thursday.Claudio Ranieri'

May 5 2016
Guardiola has failed Bayern, says their former forward Olic
Guardiola has failed Bayern, says their former forward Olic

Hamburg SV's Ivica Olic celebrates after scoring a goal against fourth division FC Carl Zeiss Jena during their German Cup (DFB Pokal) first round soccer match in Jena, Germany, August 9, 2015. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski/FilesZAGREB (Reuters) - Bayern Munich's outgoing coach Pep Guardiola has failed to make an impact at the club despite keeping the Bavarian giants as the dominant force in Germany, the club's former forward Ivica Olic said on Thursday

Bayern keen to dispel Champions League gloom with league title
Bayern keen to dispel Champions League gloom with league title

Britain Football Soccer - Bayern Munich v Atletico Madrid - UEFA Champions League Semi Final Second Leg - Allianz Arena, Munich - 3/5/16 Bayern Munich team group Reuters / Kai Pfaffenbach LivepicBy Karolos GrohmannBERLIN (Reuters) - Bayern Munich will be eager to clinch a record fourth consecutive Bundesliga title on Saturday to dispel some of the gloom of their mid-week Champions League exit to Atletico Madrid, which scuppered their chances of a

May 5 2016
UEFA Champions League: Real Madrid 1-0 Manchester City - Tactical Analysis
UEFA Champions League: Real Madrid 1-0 Manchester City - Tactical Analysis

The match was far from the most enthralling of spectaclesSo, the stage has been set for the grand final in Milan on May 28 as it will be an all-Spanish clash between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid in a repeat of the 2014 match which saw Los Blancos secure the famous La Decima.During the week, Zinedine Zidane helped secure Real’s 14th appearance in a European Cup final by guiding them to a 1-0 win over Manchester City at the

May 5 2016
Manchester City vs Arsenal - Combined XI for 2015/16
Manchester City vs Arsenal - Combined XI for 2015/16

Manchester City lost 2-1 to Arsenal at the Emirates earlier this seasonWith nothing left to play for but a top four finish, Manchester City and Arsenal lock horns on Sunday in the Premier League in their penultimate game of the campaign. Arsenal are back to finishing trophyless while City’s disastrous Premier Leauge campaign (they are yet to beat a side in the top six this season) sees them looking to secure Champions League football before

May 5 2016
Yaya Toure thought he was signing for Manchester United when Manchester City bought him from Barcelona
Yaya Toure thought he was signing for Manchester United when Manchester City bought him from Barcelona

Yaya Toure’s form for Manchester City has taken a dip this seasonYaya Toure has made the stunning revelation that he thought he was signing for Manchester United when he was recruited by Manchester City from Barcelona. The Ivorian was eventually corrected about his assumption by his agent, but has no regrets over the move, being glad to have been part of a League and Cup winning Manchester City side.Toure made the comments when speaking to

May 5 2016
Cazorla hands Wenger fitness boost before Man City trip
Cazorla hands Wenger fitness boost before Man City trip

Britain Soccer Football - Arsenal v Blackburn Rovers - Barclays Under 21 Premier League Division Two Play-Off Semi Final - Emirates Stadium - 3/5/16 Arsenal's Santi Cazorla in action Action Images via Reuters / Paul Childs LivepicREUTERS - Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla has returned to fitness after a five-month injury layoff, handing manager Arsene Wenger a late-season boost before Sunday's away clash with Manchester City.The 31-year-old Spain

May 5 2016
Real Madrid beat us with a lucky goal, says Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart
Real Madrid beat us with a lucky goal, says Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart

Joe Hart believes Real Madrid's win was one based on luckMadrid, May 5 (IANS) Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart described Fernando's own goal - the only one of two-legged Champions League semi-final - as "Real's lucky goal" that handed the Spanish giants a passage to the final. The first leg ended 0-0 at Manchester and Madrid won the second leg 1-0 at home here on Wednesday, reports Xinhua.The Englishman had a great g

May 5 2016
Watch: Manchester City fans punched by riot police during Champions League semi final vs Real Madrid.
Watch: Manchester City fans punched by riot police during Champions League semi final vs Real Madrid.

Riot police manhandle a Manchester City supporter during their match against Real Madrid (Image courtesy of Manchester evening news Footage has emerged of Manchester City fans being assaulted by Spanish Police during City’s Champions League semi-final against Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu.The recording, taken by a Real Madrid supporter shows Madrid police escorting away a City supporter in a white striped t-shirt from the away f

May 5 2016
Real braced for tough Atletico sequel in Milan finale
Real braced for tough Atletico sequel in Milan finale

Football Soccer - Real Madrid v Manchester City - UEFA Champions League Semi Final Second Leg - Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid, Spain - 4/5/16. Real Madrid's Gareth Bale celebrates scoring their first goalReuters / Juan Medina/ LivepicBy Richard MartinMADRID (Reuters) - As soon as the final whistle confirmed Real Madrid's berth in the Champions League final against local rivals Atletico with a 1-0 aggregate victory over Manchester City on Wedn

May 5 2016
UEFA Champions League: Real Madrid 1-0 Manchester City- Five Talking Points
UEFA Champions League: Real Madrid 1-0 Manchester City- Five Talking Points

Real Madrid players celebrate their winReal Madrid set-up yet another all-Madrid final in the Champions League after ousting Manchester City 1-0 at the Bernabeu. Gareth Bale’s strike in the 19th minute took a looping deflection off Fernando to hit the bar and crash into the net, well beyond the reach of Joe Hart.Los Blancos, bolstered by the return of Cristiano Ronaldo, dominated the game for large spells and kept the visitors at

May 5 2016
UEFA Champions League: Real Madrid vs Manchester City- Player Ratings
UEFA Champions League: Real Madrid vs Manchester City- Player Ratings

Real Madrid players celebrate after beating Manchester CityReal Madrid sealed a place in the finals of UEFA Champions League as they beat Manchester City 1-0 (aggregate 1-0) in the second leg at the Santiago Bernabeu thanks to a deflection off Fernando.With this win, Real Madrid will face their crosstown rivals Atletico Madrid in the Finals at San Siro on May 28. Real Madrid had the upper hand throughout the second leg as Manchester City players

May 5 2016
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