Juventus’ striker  Alvaro Morata celebrates after scoring his side’s winner. Photograph: Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters

Juventus 2 Borussia Dortmund 1Juventus overcame a blunder by defender Giorgio Chiellini and a first-half injury to playmaker Andrea Pirlo to beat Boru(...)

Juventus’ Andrea Pirlo scores a spectacular winner against Atalanta last Friday at Juventus Stadium in Turin. Photo: Gorgio Perottino/Reuters

Juventus playmaker Andrea Pirlo hopes this could be the season they finally re-establish themselves on the European stage as he dreams of winning the (...)

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal: Questioned whether the Premier League short-changed supporters over the busy Christmas period

Louis van Gaal’s complaints about the English fixture schedulehave continued with him questioning whether the Premier League short-changed supporters(...)

Napoli players celebrate their victory as they hold their trophy after defeating Juventus FC in the Italian Super Cup final at the Al Sadd Stadium in Doha, Qatar. Photograph:  EPA

Napoli ended Juventus’s hopes of securing a record seventh Italian Super Cup after snatching a dramatic 6-5 shootout win that stretched to 18 nerve-ja(...)

Atletico Madrid’s Raul Garcia celebrates putting last year’s finalists 1-0 against Olympiakos at the Vicente Calderon

Atletico Madrid swept into the Champions League last 16 with a game to spare as Mario Mandzukic netted a hat-trick in a crushing 4-0 win at home to Ol(...)

Portugal’s Raphael Guerreiro stoops to head in his side’s late winner against Argentina at Old Trafford

Portugal 1 Argentina 0There was scant sign of the apparent animus between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo before the start of this friendly encount(...)

  Sergio Agüero of Manchester City misses with the rebound from his team’ssecond penalty attempt against Tottenham Hotspur at Etihad Stadium. Photograph:  Michael Regan/Getty Images

Manchester City 4 Tottenham 1A virtuoso performance from Sergio Agüero earned Manchester City a 4-1 victory over Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier Leag(...)

West Ham were fined £5.5 million after it emerged two offshore companies, represented by the Iranian-born businessman Kia Joorabchian, owned the players’ registrations when they signed on loan from Corinthians in August 2006. Photograph: PA Wire

Uefa is poised to introduce new rules to tackle urgently what it sees as the scourge of third-party ownership of players in Europe as early as next s(...)

The father of Juventus striker Carlos Tevez has been kidnapped and is being held for ransom according to reports in Argentina. Photograph: Giorgio Perottino/Reuters

Carlos Tevez’s adoptive father was freed by kidnappers after being held for eight hours, Gustavo Galazzo, a legal adviser for the family, told report(...)

Rioters clash with police in Buenos Aires following Argentina’s defeat to Germany in Sunday night’s World Cup Final in Brazil. Photograph. Ivan Alvarado/Reuters

‘Tell Me How You Feel Now’ was Monday’s gloating front page headline of Brazilian sports daily Lance!All month the Argentine fans at the World Cup hav(...)