Gareth Bale only flickered sporadically during Real Madrid’s 0-0 draw with Manchester City. Photograph: Epa

In the end Cristiano Ronaldo didn’t make it out on to the pitch at the Etihad. He wasn’t the only one. Midway through the second half on a still, clea(...)

Manchester City’s Joe Hart saves from Real Madrid’s Pepe during the sides’ Champions League semi-final clash. Photo: Carl Recine/Reuters

Manchester City 0 Real Madrid 0 The most important factor for Manchester City, reflecting on a night of surprising torpor, is that they at least pr(...)

Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale in training ahead of their Champions League semi-final clash with Manchester City. Photo: peter Powell/PA

Manchester City v Real Madrid Champions League semi-final Kick off: 7.45pm TV3 from 7.30pm, BT Sport Europe from 7pm When it comes to experie(...)

Gareth Bale scores his side’s third goal as Real Madrid came from two goals down to beat Rayo Vallecano. Photograph: Denis Doyle/Getty Images

in Madrid The plan was for Gareth Bale to be withdrawn early but his team needed him and he eventually emerged victorious having led a rescue mission(...)

Gareth Bale of Real Madrid reacts during the La Liga match between Rayo Vallecano and Real Madrid at Estadio de Vallecas. Photograph: Getty Images

Gareth Bale has revealed he has an excellent relationship with Real Madrid team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo and has never had an argument with the Portugal(...)

Leicester City’s Riyad Mahrez poses with his PFA Player of the year award during the 2016 PFA Awards at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London. Photo: Barrington Coombs/PA Wire.

Riyad Mahrez won the PFA Player of the Year award and then dedicated the prize to all his Leicester team-mates. Mahrez was presented with the prestig(...)

Barcelona’s Luis Suarez celebrates a goal against Sporting Gijon. Photograph: Albert Gea/Reuters

La Liga round-up: Red-hot Luis Suarez hit four goals for the second game in a row as Barcelona, helped by three penalties in the second half, stayed t(...)

Real Madrid have confirmed Cristiano Ronaldo has a thigh strain. Photograph: Epa

Cristiano Ronaldo has suffered a thigh muscle injury, but Real Madrid have given no indication if he will be fit for their Champions League clash with(...)

Cristiano Ronaldo limped off during Real Madrid’s win over Villarreal. Photograph: Getty

Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo needed to take time off and even miss games if he is to see out an arduous season after he limped off before the (...)

Atletico Madrid’s players celebrate their win during the Champions League quarter-final second leg at the Vicente Calderon stadium. Photograph: Getty Images

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique fears his side’s shock elimination from the Champions League could disturb their bid to retain the La Liga title as th(...)